The table below looks at the statistics for MBCS in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited MBCS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
Rank 407 - 380
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MBCS 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% - 0.005%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.052% - 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£575 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Qualifications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
3848 3756 3256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 16.69% 15.49% 15.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2673 2432 2052
Average daily rate £425 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £588
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 85 129
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.25 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.08% +1.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.40 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -26.31%

MBCS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing MBCS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MBCS Jobs Demand Trend in London

MBCS
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

MBCS Daily Rate Trend in London

MBCS
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing MBCS across the London region.

MBCS Hourly Rate Trend in London

MBCS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MBCS 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 MBCS.

1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) Postgraduate
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 2 (100.00%) CITP
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) ISACA
1 2 (100.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2

MBCS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing MBCS 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 MBCS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Security Advisor
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) CESG CLAS
1 2 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Postgraduate
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) CITP
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) ISACA
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB