The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 17799 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 ISO/IEC 17799 over the 3 months to 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank 577 546 552
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +6
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 11 7 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.021% 0.015% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.20% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 9
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£500 £420 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.18% -23.72%
UK excluding London average daily rate £544 £420 -
% change year-on-year
+29.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ISO/IEC 17799
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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
4109 3562 3890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.76% 7.44% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2609 2204 2287
Average daily rate £410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 130 192
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.40
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -9.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.04 £11.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.10 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

ISO/IEC 17799
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 17799 Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISO/IEC 17799
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 across the England region.

ISO/IEC 17799 Daily Rate Trend in England

ISO/IEC 17799
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

ISO/IEC 17799 Daily Rate Histogram in England

ISO/IEC 17799
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 across the England region.

ISO/IEC 17799 Hourly Rate Trend in England

ISO/IEC 17799
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 ISO/IEC 17799 within the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
London - 5 £495 -
South East - 1 £575 -
South West - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
North West - - - -
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ISO/IEC 17799
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ISO/IEC 17799 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 ISO/IEC 17799.

1 11 (84.62%) CISSP
2 10 (76.92%) Information Security
2 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (69.23%) CISA
4 8 (61.54%) CISM
5 6 (46.15%) COBIT
5 6 (46.15%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
6 5 (38.46%) Security Management
6 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
7 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
7 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
7 4 (30.77%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (23.08%) CEH
8 3 (23.08%) Linux
8 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (23.08%) SABSA
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
9 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
9 2 (15.38%) OWASP
9 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
9 2 (15.38%) SIEM
9 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
9 2 (15.38%) Firewall
9 2 (15.38%) Data Security

ISO/IEC 17799
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing ISO/IEC 17799 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 ISO/IEC 17799. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) VPN
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
1 1 (7.69%) GCC
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
2 1 (7.69%) Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Architect
1 4 (30.77%) Security Architect
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Auditor
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Governance Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Architect
4 1 (7.69%) IT Auditor
4 1 (7.69%) Governance Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.69%) SCADA
3 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Linux
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Security Management
2 5 (38.46%) Risk Management
2 5 (38.46%) Security Architecture
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
4 3 (23.08%) SABSA
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) OWASP
5 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security
5 2 (15.38%) SIEM
5 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Security
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) CISSP
2 9 (69.23%) CISA
3 8 (61.54%) CISM
4 4 (30.77%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) CEH
6 2 (15.38%) MBA
6 2 (15.38%) GIAC
7 1 (7.69%) GSEC
7 1 (7.69%) MCP
7 1 (7.69%) SSCP
7 1 (7.69%) CRISC
7 1 (7.69%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (46.15%) COBIT
3 4 (30.77%) PCI DSS
4 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (7.69%) BS7799
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco