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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 25999
Rank 645 658 634
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -24
Contract jobs citing BS25999 2 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.014% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.040% 0.14% 0.092%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 4
Median daily rate £205 £200 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -50.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £178 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £207 £208 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £200 £405
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -50.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £147.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £147.50 -

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
5046 5591 5434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.54% 9.63% 9.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3250 3431 3387
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 239 239
Median hourly rate £27.60 £25.41 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% +27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.41 £49.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +47.50%

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
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 4 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 24 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
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £205 +2.50%
South East +11 2 £205 +2.50%
Milton Keynes +9 2 £205 +2.50%
England +4 2 £205 +2.50%

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (50.00%) ISO22301
3 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CISSP
4 1 (25.00%) MPLS
4 1 (25.00%) BCP
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Data Security
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (25.00%) Legal
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) CESG
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) CISMP
4 1 (25.00%) Ruby
4 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (25.00%) Open Source
4 1 (25.00%) Network Management
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Service Design
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Officer
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity Support
1 2 (50.00%) Support Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Chief Technology Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (25.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (75.00%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISMP
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO22301
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft