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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 7799
Rank 406 - 412
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BS7799 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.022% - 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% - 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£338 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - £495 £370
% change year-on-year
- +33.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1837 1872 2004
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.03% 8.17% 8.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1309 1322 1406
Average daily rate £475 £450 £484
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £627 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 32
Average hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £14.25 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.95 £51.05 £44.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +6.34%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BS7799 across the London region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

BS7799 Daily Rate Histogram 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 7 July 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
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Vacancies
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BS7799
England

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (60.00%) BCP
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Local Government
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (60.00%) BCP
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 2 (40.00%) Server Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (40.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (40.00%) MCSE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) ISACA
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) NetApp
1 2 (40.00%) VMware