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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 7799
Rank 583 563 568
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Contract jobs citing BS7799 6 14 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.028% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.34% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £514 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £514 -
% change year-on-year
-7.54% -
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
4237 4083 3634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.97% 8.11% 7.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2654 2507 2179
Average daily rate £425 £410 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £230 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 186 148
Average hourly rate £21.15 £19.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.94 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.60 £37.74
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 +20 3 £328 - 1
South East -20 2 - -
South West - 1 £475 -
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BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) Information Security
4 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
5 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (27.27%) BCP
5 3 (27.27%) Change Management
5 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (18.18%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (18.18%) Line Management
6 2 (18.18%) DataPower
6 2 (18.18%) CMMI
6 2 (18.18%) ISO 14001
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 2 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
6 2 (18.18%) VMware

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 2 (18.18%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Administrator
1 4 (36.36%) Security Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Information Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) PMO Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Quality Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
1 2 (18.18%) XML
1 2 (18.18%) XSD
1 2 (18.18%) XSLT
1 2 (18.18%) WSDL
2 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) DataPower
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) NHS
3 1 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (9.09%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
1 2 (18.18%) AIX
1 2 (18.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Business Continuity
3 4 (36.36%) Information Security
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
4 3 (27.27%) BCP
4 3 (27.27%) Incident Management
4 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Change Management
4 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (18.18%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (18.18%) Line Management
5 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) CMMI
5 2 (18.18%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) Network+ Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) CISSP
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (81.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 2 (18.18%) SLA
2 2 (18.18%) BS15000
2 2 (18.18%) ISO 14001
3 1 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (9.09%) HMG Infosec
3 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) NetApp
1 2 (18.18%) VMware