The first table below looks at the demand for BS7799 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 18 April 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 City of London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank 207 - 221
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BS7799 3 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.046% - 0.037%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.49% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Average daily rate £525 - £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £423
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
607 541 804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.41% 8.68% 9.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 400 585
Average daily rate £450 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 25
Average hourly rate £17.50 £135.00 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-87.03% +655.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £15.85 £12.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £135.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%
BS7799
London

BS7799
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

BS7799 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

BS7799
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

BS7799 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

BS7799
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BS7799 across the City of London region.

BS7799 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

BS7799
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Risk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) PKI
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CISA
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS