The table below looks at the statistics for BS25999 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS25999 over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 25999
Rank 430 - 433
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BS25999 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% - 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate £675 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BS25999
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1998 1967 2247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.68% 8.77% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1414 1360 1590
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 35
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £115.00 £75.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

BS25999
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BS25999 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

BS25999 Jobs Demand Trend in London

BS25999
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BS25999 across the London region.

BS25999 Daily Rate Trend in London

BS25999
Top 25 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing BS25999 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BS25999.

1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) MiFID
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) COSO
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Change Management
2 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (50.00%) ISO27002
3 1 (25.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing BS25999 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BS25999. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Audit Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Audit Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Change Management
1 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Presales
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) IT Audit
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) COSO
2 2 (50.00%) ISO27002
2 2 (50.00%) MiFID
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec