The first table below looks at the demand for BS7799 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Cheshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BS7799 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.87% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.11% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£526 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £514 £370 £525
% change year-on-year
+38.85% -29.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
63 42 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.87% 5.39% 7.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 39
Average daily rate £306 £326 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.13% +8.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £233 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £384 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 2
Average hourly rate £15.50 £22.50 £49.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.11% -54.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.10 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.87% -12.50%
BS7799
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BS7799
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BS7799 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

BS7799 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

BS7799
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BS7799 across the Cheshire region.

BS7799 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

BS7799
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing BS7799 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BS7799.

1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
1 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) CESG
2 6 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
2 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 6 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 6 (66.67%) CISA
2 6 (66.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (11.11%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing BS7799 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited BS7799. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Security Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (11.11%) IT Risk Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) IT Architect
4 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Management Information System
2 6 (66.67%) CESG
3 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 6 (66.67%) Zachman Framework
2 6 (66.67%) TOGAF
2 6 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 6 (66.67%) Protective Monitoring
3 5 (55.56%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Information Security Management
4 3 (33.33%) Security Management
5 2 (22.22%) Business Process Mapping
6 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (11.11%) GAP Analysis
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) CISA
3 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco