Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for MBCS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 24 February 2020 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 > Midlands
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 190 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing MBCS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.021% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Midlands median daily rate £500 - -
England median daily rate £575 £625 £733
% change year-on-year -8.00% -14.73% +8.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Midlands 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 the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 947 1,519 1,561
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 20.08% 20.20% 19.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 592 888 945
Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.43% +0.06% +1.27%
10th Percentile £213 £207 £225
90th Percentile £581 £561 £550
England median daily rate £474 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.22% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 64 97
Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -30.00% +19.62%
10th Percentile £11.65 £11.27 £12.85
90th Percentile £34.93 £47.50 £52.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -9.09%

MBCS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for MBCS in the Midlands

MBCS
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MBCS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 24 February 2020. 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
East Midlands - 1 £500 -
MBCS
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing MBCS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for MBCS.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) NCSC
1 1 (100.00%) NIST
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector

MBCS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (100.00%) NCSC
1 1 (100.00%) NIST
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle