The table below looks at the statistics for MBCS 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 MBCS over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
Rank 152 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing MBCS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.056% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £675 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £300 £475
% change year-on-year
+125.00% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
MBCS
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
623 856 624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 17.58% 19.36% 19.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 370 499 335
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 60 58
Median hourly rate £25.00 £34.95 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.46% +55.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.98 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £50.80 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £23.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+17.89% +18.75%

MBCS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

MBCS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MBCS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

MBCS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

MBCS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBCS within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cheshire - 1 £675 -
MBCS
England

MBCS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 North West region with a requirement for MBCS.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) CITP
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (100.00%) IISP
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) CISM

MBCS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Principal Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Principal Security Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Domain Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CITP
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) IISP
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CISM