The table below looks at the statistics for BS7799 skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank 413 419 385
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -34
Contract jobs citing BS7799 2 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.012% 0.014%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% 0.15% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate - £335 £293
% change year-on-year
- +14.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 - -
BS7799
England

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 London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
1915 1965 1769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.96% 7.93% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1343 1392 1250
Average daily rate £450 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 40
Average hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £11.60 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.10 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.99 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -7.89%

BS7799
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing BS7799 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

BS7799 Jobs Demand Trend in London

BS7799
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing BS7799 across the London region.

BS7799 Daily Rate Trend in London

BS7799
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BS7799 across the London region.

BS7799 Hourly Rate Trend in London

BS7799
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BS7799 within the London region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Harrow - - - -
City of London - - - - 1
BS7799
England

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (33.33%) CISA
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) E-business
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (33.33%) Author
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Author
1 1 (33.33%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) E-business
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Security
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) E-Discovery
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (33.33%) COBIT
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory