The first table below looks at the demand for BS7799 skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the North West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank 122 - 135
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BS7799 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% - 0.061%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.37% - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£520 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £370 £600
% change year-on-year
+38.51% -38.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
183 158 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.09% 5.93% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 73 88
Average daily rate £371 £325 £292
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.23% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £423 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 19 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -38.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £20.60 £47.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+15.22% -6.29%
BS7799
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BS7799
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

BS7799 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

BS7799
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

BS7799 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

BS7799
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

BS7799 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

BS7799
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BS7799 within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
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Vacancies
Manchester - - - -
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BS7799
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 12 (92.31%) Management Information System
2 11 (84.62%) CESG
3 10 (76.92%) Zachman Framework
3 10 (76.92%) TOGAF
3 10 (76.92%) Data Protection
3 10 (76.92%) Protective Monitoring
4 9 (69.23%) Security Architecture
4 9 (69.23%) Information Security
4 9 (69.23%) CISSP
4 9 (69.23%) CISA
5 6 (46.15%) Information Security Management
5 6 (46.15%) Security Management
5 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
6 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
6 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (15.38%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
8 1 (7.69%) ITIL
8 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 7 (53.85%) Security Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Security Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) IT Architect
5 1 (7.69%) IT Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (92.31%) Management Information System
2 11 (84.62%) CESG
3 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Zachman Framework
1 10 (76.92%) TOGAF
1 10 (76.92%) Data Protection
1 10 (76.92%) Protective Monitoring
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 9 (69.23%) Security Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) Information Security Management
3 6 (46.15%) Security Management
4 2 (15.38%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) CISSP
1 9 (69.23%) CISA
2 4 (30.77%) SC Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared