Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for BS25999 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BS25999 over the 6 months to 24 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.

BS 25999
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 859 848 862
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14 -4
Contract jobs citing BS25999 10 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.076% 0.045% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 6
UK median daily rate £600 £475 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% +56.38% -60.16%
10th Percentile £376 £433 £178
90th Percentile £638 £498 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £500 £304
% change year-on-year +20.00% +64.61% -60.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £147.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £147.50

BS25999 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 13,152 11,167 12,720
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.08% 11.52% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,635 7,295 7,965
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £260 £228 £230
90th Percentile £638 £625 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £385
% change year-on-year +1.07% +2.79% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 406 465
UK median hourly rate £20.80 £22.84 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.91% -8.66% +25.00%
10th Percentile £11.36 £10.84 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.73 £47.50 £53.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +25.00%

BS25999
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing BS25999 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for BS25999 in the UK

BS25999
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BS25999 in the UK

BS25999
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing BS25999 over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for BS25999 in the UK

BS25999
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BS25999 within the UK over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. 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
UK excluding London +18 10 £600 +20.00% 1
England -11 10 £600 +26.32% 1
South West - 9 £625 - 1
South East - 1 £300 -

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing BS25999 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 with a requirement for BS25999.

1 10 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Law
2 9 (90.00%) Data Protection
3 8 (80.00%) SaaS
3 8 (80.00%) PaaS
3 8 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
3 8 (80.00%) IaaS
4 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) BC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Change Control
6 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Coaching
6 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (10.00%) ISO 22301
6 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
6 1 (10.00%) Compliance Management
6 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
6 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Marketing
6 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Electronics
6 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing

BS25999
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) IaaS
1 8 (80.00%) PaaS
1 8 (80.00%) SaaS
General
1 9 (90.00%) Law
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Architect
1 8 (80.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Specialist
2 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Technical Architect
2 1 (10.00%) Project Delivery Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Data Protection
3 8 (80.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Change Control
4 1 (10.00%) Coaching
4 1 (10.00%) Compliance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Contingency Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) BC Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO 22301
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP