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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BS 25999
UK
Rank 576 612 613
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +1
Contract jobs citing BS25999 5 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.12% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 3
Median daily rate £475 £500 £1,100
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% -54.54%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £500 £1,100
% change year-on-year
- -54.54%
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
4283 5197 4729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.72% 10.24% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2784 3196 2908
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 206 182
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £21.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +93.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £60.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +88.76%

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +36 5 £475 -5.00%
London +9 4 £450 -
Cheshire - 1 £500 -
North West - 1 £500 -

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) CITP
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) BC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) CISA
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Service Continuity Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISO22301
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) COSO
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Head of ICT
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Continuity
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Continuity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
3 2 (40.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (20.00%) BCP
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (20.00%) IT Governance
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) BC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
1 2 (40.00%) CITP
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO22301
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) COSO
2 1 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Avaya
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) VMware