The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MBCS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 April 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)
England / London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 406 430 -
Rank change year-on-year +24 -  
Contract jobs citing MBCS 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.022% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.087% 0.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £525 £555 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £593 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in contract job vacancies advertised in London.

Academic & Professional Certification
London
Contract job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3460 3907 3643
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.81% 16.98% 16.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2318 2761 2348
Median daily rate £450 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £567
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +6.57% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 49 88
Median hourly rate £40.00 £18.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +116.21% -15.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.00% +55.55%  

MBCS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing MBCS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MBCS in London

MBCS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for MBCS in London

MBCS
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBCS within the London region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
City of London - 3 £525 -
MBCS
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 London region with a requirement for MBCS.

1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) ISSMP
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) ISACA
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 3 (100.00%) Security Auditing
2 1 (33.33%) CLAS
2 1 (33.33%) RMADS
2 1 (33.33%) CESG

MBCS
Co-occurring 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
2 2 (66.67%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) CLAS Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) CLAS Security Consultant
3 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Security Auditing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 3 (100.00%) CISM
1 3 (100.00%) CISSP
1 3 (100.00%) ISACA
1 3 (100.00%) ISSMP
2 1 (33.33%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) RMADS
South West London
Heat Recruitment
Rate: From £600 to £750 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Berkeley Square IT
Rate: £650 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago