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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 7799
Rank 592 592 568
Rank change year-on-year
0 -24
Contract jobs citing BS7799 4 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.002% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.088% 0.023% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate £320 - £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 - £510
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
BS7799
UK

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
4568 4416 4069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.68% 9.38% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2864 2741 2391
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.18% -3.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 162 158
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £11.00 £10.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £48.30 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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
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 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
London +8 2 - - 1
South East - 2 £320 -
BS7799
UK

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) Firewall
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) HMG Infosec
2 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
2 4 (44.44%) CLAS
2 4 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
2 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
2 4 (44.44%) PKI
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) ISDN
4 2 (22.22%) PBX
4 2 (22.22%) PSTN
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (22.22%) Avaya
4 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Management
4 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) BT
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Internet
3 2 (22.22%) ISDN
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) PBX
3 2 (22.22%) PSTN
4 1 (11.11%) IP Telephony
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) CLAS Consultant
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Access Control Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Algorithms
1 4 (44.44%) PKI
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Business Continuity
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Analysis
1 4 (44.44%) Security Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Identity Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) ISMS
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Project Management
3 2 (22.22%) QMS
3 2 (22.22%) Quality Management
3 2 (22.22%) Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CLAS
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (44.44%) HMG Infosec
2 4 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Avaya
1 2 (22.22%) BT