The table below looks at the statistics for BS25999 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS25999 over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 25999
Rank 248 235 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Contract jobs citing BS25999 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.034% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.25% 0.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£183 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £310 £110
% change year-on-year
-11.29% +181.81%
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 Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
813 671 873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.71% 7.71% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 301 355
Average daily rate £355 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £240 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 29 69
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

BS25999
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

BS25999 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

BS25999
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

BS25999 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 7 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (85.71%) Business Continuity Planning
2 6 (85.71%) BCP
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
4 2 (28.57%) Economics
4 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) SLA
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) CISA
5 1 (14.29%) CISM
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) Juniper
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) F5
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Business Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Service Continuity Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Project Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) Economics
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (85.71%) BCP
2 6 (85.71%) Business Continuity Planning
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) Information Security
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
1 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CISA
2 1 (14.29%) CISM
2 1 (14.29%) BC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Juniper
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco