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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 25999
Rank 647 646 630
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -16
Contract jobs citing BS25999 3 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.015% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.059% 0.16% 0.093%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 5
Median daily rate £208 £205 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% -43.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £722 £395 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £205 £205 £360
% change year-on-year
- -43.05%
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
5050 5505 5371
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.31% 9.42% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3254 3471 3315
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £562
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-0.06% +5.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 217 217
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.75 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.13% +26.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.69 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.41 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.80% +27.02%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -12 3 £208 +1.21%
Milton Keynes +8 2 £205 +2.50%
Buckinghamshire +8 2 £205 +2.50%
South East +2 2 £205 +2.50%
London - 1 £850 -

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 6 (85.71%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) COBIT
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) ISO22301
3 2 (28.57%) COSO
3 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (28.57%) MiFID
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) MPLS
4 1 (14.29%) BCP
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) CESG
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) CISMP

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 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Officer
1 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity Support
1 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Support Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Audit Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Chief Technology Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (14.29%) Information Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Audit Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 1 (14.29%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Security Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Service Transition Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Network Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Protective Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISMP
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) COBIT
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) COSO
2 2 (28.57%) ISO22301
2 2 (28.57%) MiFID
3 1 (14.29%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft