The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for BS25999 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BS25999 over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BS 25999
England / London
Rank 405 437 -
Rank change year-on-year +32 -  
Contract jobs citing BS25999 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.014% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.042% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £675 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £500 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BS25999 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 2376 2410 2339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.20% 10.89% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 1696 1642
Median daily rate £500 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 33 16
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.12 £22.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.30% -0.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.04 £19.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £146.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

BS25999
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing BS25999 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for BS25999 in London

BS25999
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BS25999 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for BS25999 in London

BS25999
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 across the London region with a requirement for BS25999.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
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%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (40.00%) Service Continuity Management
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) ISO22301
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Service Design
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) SAN

BS25999
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Administrator
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Head of ICT
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
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%) Mentoring
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
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
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
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 Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) BC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
1 2 (40.00%) CITP
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (40.00%) ISO22301
2 1 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) HP
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware