The table below looks at the statistics for BS7799 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank 570 542 566
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +24
Contract jobs citing BS7799 12 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.006% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.29% 0.081% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 5
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£508 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 - £309
10% offered a daily rate of more than £571 - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £508 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+26.87% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4115 3695 4267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.84% 7.66% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2523 2210 2418
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £353 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 146 207
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

BS7799
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

BS7799 Jobs Demand Trend in England

BS7799
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

BS7799 Daily Rate Trend in England

BS7799
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BS7799 across the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

BS7799 Daily Rate Histogram in England

BS7799
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

BS7799 Hourly Rate Trend in England

BS7799
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BS7799 within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 6 £554 -
South East - 3 £225 -
London +3 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 15 (65.22%) Management Information System
2 14 (60.87%) CESG
3 13 (56.52%) Zachman Framework
3 13 (56.52%) TOGAF
3 13 (56.52%) Information Security
3 13 (56.52%) CISSP
3 13 (56.52%) Protective Monitoring
4 12 (52.17%) Data Protection
4 12 (52.17%) CISA
5 11 (47.83%) Security Architecture
6 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
7 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
8 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
8 7 (30.43%) Information Security Management
8 7 (30.43%) Security Management
8 7 (30.43%) ITIL
9 4 (17.39%) Finance
9 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (13.04%) Degree
10 3 (13.04%) WSUS
10 3 (13.04%) MCITP
10 3 (13.04%) VMware
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
10 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
10 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (13.04%) SAN
10 3 (13.04%) Windows
10 3 (13.04%) MCSE
10 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
10 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.04%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.04%) Lync
1 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DHCP
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
1 3 (13.04%) SAN
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Architect
2 10 (43.48%) Security Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (13.04%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Lead Security Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Security Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 2 (8.70%) Information Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.35%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Service Operations Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.35%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 15 (65.22%) Management Information System
2 14 (60.87%) CESG
3 7 (30.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Zachman Framework
1 13 (56.52%) TOGAF
1 13 (56.52%) Information Security
1 13 (56.52%) Protective Monitoring
2 12 (52.17%) Data Protection
3 11 (47.83%) Security Architecture
4 7 (30.43%) ITIL
4 7 (30.43%) Information Security Management
4 7 (30.43%) Security Management
5 3 (13.04%) MOF
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) Time Management
5 3 (13.04%) QMS
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.70%) Service Management
6 2 (8.70%) Process Management
6 2 (8.70%) CMMI
6 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
6 2 (8.70%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) CISSP
2 12 (52.17%) CISA
3 9 (39.13%) Security Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) MCITP
5 3 (13.04%) Degree
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (13.04%) MCSE
6 2 (8.70%) ISEB
7 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.04%) ISO 9001
3 2 (8.70%) SLA
3 2 (8.70%) BS15000
3 2 (8.70%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) WSUS
1 3 (13.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.04%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco