Period
to 16 August 2017

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 16 August 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.

BS 25999
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 864 886 875
Rank change year-on-year +22 -11 -29
Contract jobs citing BS25999 1 7 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.006% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.009% 0.057% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 10
UK median daily rate £300 £500 £208
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% +140.96% -40.29%
10th Percentile £290 £201 £176
90th Percentile £310 £770 £696
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £341 £208
% change year-on-year -12.09% +64.46% -42.36%
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 skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 11276 12219 13139
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.79% 11.21% 11.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7328 7895 8348
UK median daily rate £446 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.06% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £250 £225 £225
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 363 420 404
UK median hourly rate £21.90 £22.50 £21.54
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.67% +4.47% +7.69%
10th Percentile £11.02 £11.10 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £56.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.59 £23.25 £21.53
% change year-on-year -11.46% +8.01% +7.63%

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
Top 3 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 16 August 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
England +59 1 £300 -40.00% 2
UK excluding London +54 1 £300 -12.09% 2
South East +19 1 £300 +46.34%

For the 6 months to 16 August 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BS25999 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BS25999.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 22301
1 1 (100.00%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Management

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 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Contingency Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) BC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 22301