The table below looks at the statistics for MBCS in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MBCS over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
UK / England
Rank 573 584 593
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs citing MBCS 1 27 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.057% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.012% 0.27% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 24 2
Median daily rate £501 £500 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.10% -13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £501 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
8580 10179 9652
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.79% 21.35% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5478 6402 5613
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £251 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 408 401 450
Median hourly rate £34.69 £35.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +61.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £57.50 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.91 £41.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-25.51% +84.44%

MBCS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing MBCS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Qualifications category.

MBCS Jobs Demand Trend in England

MBCS
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing MBCS across the England region.

MBCS Daily Rate Trend in England

MBCS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBCS within the England region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +23 1 £501 -
MBCS
UK

MBCS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MBCS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for MBCS.

1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 9 (100.00%) CESG
1 9 (100.00%) CITP
1 9 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 9 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 9 (100.00%) IISP
2 8 (88.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (88.89%) Load Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Network Security
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) CISM
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
6 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (11.11%) SFIA
6 1 (11.11%) Social Media
6 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture

MBCS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) Network Security
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Architect
2 6 (66.67%) Security Architect
3 5 (55.56%) Domain Architect
4 4 (44.44%) Principal Architect
4 4 (44.44%) Principal Security Architect
5 2 (22.22%) CISSP Architect
6 1 (11.11%) Data Architect
6 1 (11.11%) Lead Architect
6 1 (11.11%) Lead Security Architect
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Architect
6 1 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) CESG
2 8 (88.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (11.11%) Social Media
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 9 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 8 (88.89%) Load Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) SFIA
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 9 (100.00%) CISSP
1 9 (100.00%) CITP
1 9 (100.00%) IISP
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) DV Cleared
3 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) CISM
5 1 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance