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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank 563 554 559
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing BS7799 20 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.006% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.49% 0.082% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 7
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£518 - £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 - £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 - £589
UK excluding London average daily rate £518 - £525
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
4076 3675 4218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.00% 7.55% 7.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 2500 2194 2358
Average daily rate £410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £265 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 151 227
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 August 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 August 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
(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
North West - 14 £530 -
South East - 3 £225 - 1
London +13 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
BS7799
UK

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 14 (58.33%) Information Security
2 14 (58.33%) CESG
2 14 (58.33%) CISSP
3 13 (54.17%) Zachman Framework
3 13 (54.17%) TOGAF
3 13 (54.17%) Protective Monitoring
4 12 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 12 (50.00%) CISA
5 11 (45.83%) Security Architecture
6 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
7 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 8 (33.33%) Information Security Management
7 8 (33.33%) Security Management
8 7 (29.17%) ITIL
8 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
9 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
11 3 (12.50%) VMware
11 3 (12.50%) Degree
11 3 (12.50%) WSUS
11 3 (12.50%) MCITP
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
11 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
11 3 (12.50%) ISEB
11 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (12.50%) SAN
11 3 (12.50%) Windows
11 3 (12.50%) MCSE
11 3 (12.50%) MS Excel

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Lync
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
1 3 (12.50%) DHCP
1 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Internet
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Architect
2 10 (41.67%) Security Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (12.50%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Business Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Lead Security Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Information Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.17%) IT Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Service Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 16 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 14 (58.33%) CESG
3 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Information Security
2 13 (54.17%) Zachman Framework
2 13 (54.17%) TOGAF
2 13 (54.17%) Protective Monitoring
3 12 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 11 (45.83%) Security Architecture
5 8 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 8 (33.33%) Security Management
6 7 (29.17%) ITIL
7 3 (12.50%) MOF
7 3 (12.50%) Project Management
7 3 (12.50%) Time Management
7 3 (12.50%) QMS
8 2 (8.33%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
8 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 2 (8.33%) Matrix Management
8 2 (8.33%) Service Management
8 2 (8.33%) Six Sigma
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) CISSP
2 12 (50.00%) CISA
3 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 8 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (12.50%) Degree
5 3 (12.50%) MCITP
5 3 (12.50%) ISEB
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (8.33%) BS15000
3 2 (8.33%) SLA
3 2 (8.33%) ISO 14001
4 1 (4.17%) BS25999
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) WSUS
1 3 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) VMware
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco