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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 25999
Rank 645 628 624
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing BS25999 2 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.040% 0.097% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Median daily rate £663 £663 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +89.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £650 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £813 £728 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £663 £350
% change year-on-year
-28.30% +89.28%
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
5048 5168 5083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.41% 9.21% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3230 3315 3148
Median daily rate £425 £418 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 186 213
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.35 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.75
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +8.43%

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 30 June 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 5 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 30 June 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 +8 2 £663 - 7
Sheffield - 1 £475 - 1
South Yorkshire - 1 £475 - 1
London - 1 £850 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £475 - 1

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) COBIT
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000
4 2 (25.00%) CISSP
4 2 (25.00%) MiFID
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) COSO
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) ISO22301
5 1 (12.50%) Presales
5 1 (12.50%) ISO27002
5 1 (12.50%) IT Audit
5 1 (12.50%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management

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 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Firewall
1 1 (12.50%) MPLS
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Legal
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Audit Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Chief Technology Officer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (12.50%) Information Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Internal Audit Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Audit Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 1 (12.50%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Security Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Business Continuity
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Change Management
4 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (12.50%) IT Audit
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Presales
5 1 (12.50%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Service Design
5 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (12.50%) CISMP
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (37.50%) COBIT
3 2 (25.00%) COSO
3 2 (25.00%) ISO 9000
3 2 (25.00%) MiFID
3 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (12.50%) ISO22301
4 1 (12.50%) ISO27002
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Symantec