The table below looks at the statistics for BS25999 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS25999 over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 25999
Rank - - 135
Contract jobs citing BS25999 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.069%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £205 £360 £340
% change year-on-year
-43.05% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £147.50 - -
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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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
357 198 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.14% 6.38% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 106 70
Average daily rate £425 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £148 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 22
Average hourly rate £17.33 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.62 £9.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £19.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

BS25999
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

BS25999 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BS25999
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

BS25999 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BS25999
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 1 (100.00%) HP SIM
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) ProCurve
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds