Period
to 19 January 2018

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 6 months to 19 January 2018 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
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 627 592 586
Rank change year-on-year -35 -6 +5
Contract jobs citing MBCS 1 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.002% 0.005% 0.027%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.013% 0.028% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 10
London median daily rate £600 - £480
England median daily rate £733 £675 £455
% change year-on-year +8.59% +48.35% -17.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 7,990 7,106 7,539
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.19% 16.96% 17.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,285 4,633 5,010
London median daily rate £488 £455 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £260
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +3.53% +4.87% +1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 124 122
London median hourly rate £20.75 £20.06 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -2.15% +20.59%
10th Percentile £13.75 £11.66 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.13 £49.76 £45.25
England median hourly rate £23.50 £25.94 £26.00
% change year-on-year -9.40% -0.24% +36.84%

MBCS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (100.00%) CITP
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) CESG
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (100.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Protective Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) SABSA
1 1 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Design
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CITP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) IISP
1 1 (100.00%) ISACA
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco