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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 641 634
Contract jobs citing BS25999 0 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.032% 0.076%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Median daily rate - £663 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate - £475 £663
% change year-on-year - -28.30%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 5450 6177 6537
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.64% 11.48% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3504 3981 4196
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 217 206
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +19.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £51.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

BS25999
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing BS25999 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware