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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank 583 554 530
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -24
Contract jobs citing BS7799 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.011% 0.009%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.15% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 3
Average daily rate
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- £270 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £270 £160
% change year-on-year
- +68.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £23.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - -
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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
3885 3498 3390
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.70% 7.41% 7.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2463 2141 1985
Average daily rate £403 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 112 227
Average hourly rate £19.50 £18.70 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.27% -13.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.99 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.20 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

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 19 December 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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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 +14 2 - - 1
South East - - - -
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BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (66.67%) Information Security
2 11 (61.11%) Management Information System
2 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
3 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 9 (50.00%) Data Protection
5 7 (38.89%) CISSP
6 6 (33.33%) ITIL
6 6 (33.33%) CISA
6 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (27.78%) Computer Security
7 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
7 5 (27.78%) Protective Monitoring
7 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
7 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
7 5 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (27.78%) CESG
7 5 (27.78%) Zachman Framework
7 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
8 4 (22.22%) BCP
8 4 (22.22%) HND
8 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
8 4 (22.22%) Information Management
8 4 (22.22%) Security Management
8 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (22.22%) Degree
9 3 (16.67%) MCITP
9 3 (16.67%) WSUS

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (16.67%) Lync
1 3 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) DHCP
1 3 (16.67%) DNS
1 3 (16.67%) SAN
2 2 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Information Security Officer
1 5 (27.78%) Security Officer
1 5 (27.78%) Security Architect
1 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 3 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Lead Security Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Information Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Lead Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Service Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (5.56%) IT Risk Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Operations Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Services Delivery Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Management Information System
2 5 (27.78%) CESG
3 4 (22.22%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Information Security
2 9 (50.00%) Data Protection
3 6 (33.33%) ITIL
4 5 (27.78%) Computer Security
4 5 (27.78%) Security Architecture
4 5 (27.78%) Protective Monitoring
4 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
4 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
4 5 (27.78%) Risk Assessment
4 5 (27.78%) Zachman Framework
4 5 (27.78%) TOGAF
5 4 (22.22%) BCP
5 4 (22.22%) Information Management
5 4 (22.22%) Security Management
5 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (16.67%) QMS
6 3 (16.67%) Time Management
6 3 (16.67%) Information Security Management
6 3 (16.67%) MOF
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
2 10 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) CISSP
4 6 (33.33%) CISA
5 4 (22.22%) HND
5 4 (22.22%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) MCITP
6 3 (16.67%) MCSE
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (11.11%) ISEB
8 1 (5.56%) CRISC
8 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
3 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 2 (11.11%) BS15000
3 2 (11.11%) ISO 14001
4 1 (5.56%) COBIT
4 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
4 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) WSUS
1 3 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco