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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank 560 552 509
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -43
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 12 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.023% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.30% 0.29% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 3
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£400 £450 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +125.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £370 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £485 £280
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £475 £200
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +137.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.55
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
3942 3770 3142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.11% 7.97% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2272 1838
Average daily rate £400 £412 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 161 152
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £10.56 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £45.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 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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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
Yorkshire - 5 £433 -
London +4 3 £350 +7.69%
South East - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
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UK

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) CISSP
1 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (68.42%) Information Security
3 9 (47.37%) CEH
3 9 (47.37%) CISA
3 9 (47.37%) GIAC
4 8 (42.11%) Finance
5 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 7 (36.84%) PCI DSS
6 6 (31.58%) COBIT
6 6 (31.58%) CISM
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
7 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
7 5 (26.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (21.05%) SSCP
8 4 (21.05%) MCP
8 4 (21.05%) VPN
8 4 (21.05%) GSEC
8 4 (21.05%) Retail
8 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
8 4 (21.05%) ISACA
8 4 (21.05%) GPEN
8 4 (21.05%) SIEM
9 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
9 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
9 3 (15.79%) Security+ Certification
9 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (15.79%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) VoIP
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (10.53%) Network Security
General
1 8 (42.11%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Security Consultant
2 6 (31.58%) Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Information Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Information Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Governance Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) IT Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) Security Architecture
4 4 (21.05%) SIEM
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
5 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Security Management
6 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (10.53%) OWASP
6 2 (10.53%) Network Management
7 1 (5.26%) Data Governance
7 1 (5.26%) Change Control
7 1 (5.26%) Digital Forensics
7 1 (5.26%) E-Discovery
7 1 (5.26%) Database Security
7 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
7 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 14 (73.68%) CISSP
2 9 (47.37%) CISA
2 9 (47.37%) GIAC
2 9 (47.37%) CEH
3 6 (31.58%) CISM
4 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (21.05%) SSCP
4 4 (21.05%) MCP
4 4 (21.05%) GSEC
4 4 (21.05%) ISACA
4 4 (21.05%) GPEN
5 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (10.53%) CRISC
6 2 (10.53%) CCNA
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.26%) ISEB
7 1 (5.26%) MBA
7 1 (5.26%) ISSAP
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (73.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (36.84%) PCI DSS
3 6 (31.58%) COBIT
4 5 (26.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (5.26%) BS7799
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) ArcSight