The table below looks at the statistics for BS25999 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS25999 over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 25999
Rank 590 574 589
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Contract jobs citing BS25999 5 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.008% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.10% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 4
Average daily rate
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£360 £340 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -24.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £330 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £347 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £340 £110
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +209.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4427 3949 4523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.85% 7.41% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 2313 2453
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 165 259
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

BS25999
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BS25999 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

BS25999 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

BS25999
Top 12 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BS25999 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -25 5 £360 +5.88% 3
Yorkshire - 1 £360 - 1
City of London - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Leicester - - - -
London - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Leicestershire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 10 (90.91%) Business Continuity
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
4 6 (54.55%) Service Management
5 5 (45.45%) BCP
5 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
5 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
7 3 (27.27%) Project Management
7 3 (27.27%) SLA
7 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
7 3 (27.27%) Information Security
8 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Juniper
8 2 (18.18%) CISA
8 2 (18.18%) CISM
8 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
8 2 (18.18%) Economics
8 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 2 (18.18%) QA
8 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) F5
9 1 (9.09%) Change Control
9 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Services Delivery Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Service Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Risk Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Business Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Service Continuity Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) NHS Information Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Information Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Project Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Economics
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Business Continuity
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
3 7 (63.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (54.55%) Service Management
5 5 (45.45%) BCP
5 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
5 5 (45.45%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
6 3 (27.27%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 3 (27.27%) Information Security
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
7 1 (9.09%) Service Continuity Management
7 1 (9.09%) ISMS
7 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
7 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
7 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) CISA
2 2 (18.18%) CISM
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (27.27%) SLA
3 2 (18.18%) QA
4 1 (9.09%) BS7799
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Novell eDirectory
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Juniper
1 2 (18.18%) F5
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