The table below looks at the statistics for BS25999 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS25999 over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 25999
Rank 640 636 621
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -15
Contract jobs citing BS25999 4 8 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.014% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.078% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Median daily rate £341 £650 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.50% +83.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £197 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £738 £705 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £208 £650 £355
% change year-on-year
-68.07% +83.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
5136 5409 5010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.49% 9.50% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3265 3505 3060
Median daily rate £425 £425 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £576 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 197 204
Median hourly rate £27.60 £21.64 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.54% +8.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.22 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +9.31%

BS25999
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BS25999 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

BS25999 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BS25999
Daily Rate Trend

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

BS25999 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BS25999
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BS25999 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

BS25999 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BS25999
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BS25999 within the UK.

BS25999 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BS25999
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BS25999 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England -28 4 £341 -47.50% 2
Milton Keynes +11 2 £205 -
Buckinghamshire +11 2 £205 -
South East -3 2 £205 -
London - 1 £850 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £475 -
Sheffield - 1 £475 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £475 -

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BS25999 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BS25999.

1 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) COBIT
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (33.33%) ISO22301
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) COSO
3 2 (22.22%) MiFID
3 2 (22.22%) ISO 9000
3 2 (22.22%) BCP
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) C#

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Firewall
1 1 (11.11%) MPLS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity Support
2 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Officer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Support Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Audit Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Chief Technology Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Internal Audit Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) CESG
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Continuity
2 3 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 2 (22.22%) BCP
3 2 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Information Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISMP
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) COBIT
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (33.33%) ISO22301
2 2 (22.22%) COSO
2 2 (22.22%) ISO 9000
2 2 (22.22%) MiFID
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft