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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank 579 550 566
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +16
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 9 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.017% 0.015%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.22% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Average daily rate
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£491 £405 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.37% -10.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £184 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £430 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £405 £525
% change year-on-year
+17.35% -22.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ISO/IEC 17799
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
4101 3640 4206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.86% 7.66% 7.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2526 2178 2383
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 145 204
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -18.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 - 4 £495 -
Yorkshire +3 2 £481 -
South East - 1 £575 - 2
South West - 1 £400 -
ISO/IEC 17799
UK

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 9 (90.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 8 (80.00%) CISM
3 7 (70.00%) Information Security
4 6 (60.00%) CISA
5 5 (50.00%) COBIT
6 4 (40.00%) Degree
6 4 (40.00%) Security Management
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) CEH
7 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (30.00%) SABSA
8 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
8 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
8 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
8 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
8 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (20.00%) MBA
8 2 (20.00%) GIAC
8 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (20.00%) Project Management
8 2 (20.00%) UNIX

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Toad
1 1 (10.00%) GCC
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Security Architect
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Auditor
3 1 (10.00%) Governance Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Auditor
3 1 (10.00%) Data Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (10.00%) SCADA
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (10.00%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) UNIX
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Security Management
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (30.00%) SABSA
4 2 (20.00%) Data Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Zachman Framework
4 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (20.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (10.00%) ETL
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CISSP
1 8 (80.00%) CISM
2 6 (60.00%) CISA
3 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) CEH
5 2 (20.00%) MBA
5 2 (20.00%) GIAC
6 1 (10.00%) GSEC
6 1 (10.00%) MCP
6 1 (10.00%) SSCP
6 1 (10.00%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (90.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) COBIT
3 3 (30.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco