Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MBCS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Member of the British Computer Society (MBCS)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 840 865
Rank change year-on-year -18 +25 -33
Contract jobs citing MBCS 4 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.004% 0.015% 0.001%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.022% 0.075% 0.005%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 12 3
England median daily rate £625 £555 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.61% +85.00% -36.84%
UK median daily rate £625 £555 £300
% change year-on-year +12.61% +85.00% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

MBCS is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17830 19900 20816
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 18.81% 20.40% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10958 12436 12673
England median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £231 £250 £250
90th Percentile £605 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 830 784 1009
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.99% +5.21% +26.32%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.15 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £48.84
UK median hourly rate £25.69 £25.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year -0.23% +3.00% +31.58%

MBCS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MBCS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MBCS in England

MBCS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MBCS in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for MBCS in England

MBCS
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBCS within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -15 3 £625 +13.64%
South West - 1 - -
MBCS
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing MBCS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for MBCS.

1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (75.00%) ISACA
1 3 (75.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) CITP
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (50.00%) ISSMP
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) CLAS
2 2 (50.00%) Security Auditing
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing

MBCS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (25.00%) Confluence
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Electronics
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) CLAS Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) CLAS Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) CESG
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (75.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 2 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Security Auditing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (25.00%) Information Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Process Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Protective Monitoring
3 1 (25.00%) SABSA
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 3 (75.00%) CISM
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) ISACA
2 2 (50.00%) CITP
2 2 (50.00%) CLAS
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 2 (50.00%) ISSMP
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) IISP
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) PMP
3 1 (25.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) SAP