Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 576 578 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 - -
Contract jobs citing MBCS 11 25 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.026% 0.055% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.16% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 25 0
London median daily rate £625 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
England median daily rate £625 £550 -
% change year-on-year +13.64% - -
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 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 6960 7854 7339
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 16.69% 17.32% 15.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4608 5439 4770
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £300 £275 £231
90th Percentile £638 £638 £613
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 80 186
London median hourly rate £21.90 £19.75 £20.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.89% -3.21% +2.41%
10th Percentile £13.34 £12.50 £13.10
90th Percentile £50.00 £49.04 £50.00
England median hourly rate £29.50 £27.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +7.27% +22.22% +12.50%

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

MBCS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MBCS in London over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 23 July 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
City of London +15 8 £625 +13.64%
MBCS
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 10 (90.91%) Information Assurance
3 7 (63.64%) ISACA
3 7 (63.64%) CESG Certified Professional
3 7 (63.64%) CISSP
3 7 (63.64%) CISM
4 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
4 6 (54.55%) Cryptography
4 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (54.55%) ISSMP
4 6 (54.55%) Security Auditing
4 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (54.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 5 (45.45%) CLAS
5 5 (45.45%) SABSA
5 5 (45.45%) CITP
5 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
5 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
6 4 (36.36%) Postgraduate
6 4 (36.36%) IIS
6 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
6 4 (36.36%) Information Security
6 4 (36.36%) Degree
6 4 (36.36%) IISP
6 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
6 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
7 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act

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 4 (36.36%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
2 5 (45.45%) Architect
2 5 (45.45%) Security Architect
3 4 (36.36%) CLAS Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) CLAS Security Consultant
3 4 (36.36%) Security Consultant
4 2 (18.18%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (27.27%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information
1 3 (27.27%) Freedom of Information Act
2 2 (18.18%) CESG
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
3 1 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 10 (90.91%) Information Assurance
3 6 (54.55%) Cryptography
3 6 (54.55%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (54.55%) Risk Management
3 6 (54.55%) Security Auditing
4 5 (45.45%) PRINCE2
4 5 (45.45%) SABSA
4 5 (45.45%) TOGAF
5 4 (36.36%) Information Security
5 4 (36.36%) Project Management
6 3 (27.27%) Data Protection
7 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
7 1 (9.09%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) CESG Certified Professional
1 7 (63.64%) CISM
1 7 (63.64%) CISSP
1 7 (63.64%) ISACA
2 6 (54.55%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 6 (54.55%) ISSMP
3 5 (45.45%) CITP
3 5 (45.45%) CLAS
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) IISP
4 4 (36.36%) Postgraduate
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) ISEB
6 1 (9.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
3 3 (27.27%) RMADS
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) TOWER Software