The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank 135 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing BS7799 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Average daily rate
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£530 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £514 - £525
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
200 157 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.40% 5.48% 6.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 69 104
Average daily rate £380 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £445 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -38.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.75 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.55 £47.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -17.64%

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 29 August 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
Manchester - - - -
BS7799
England

BS7799
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (88.24%) Management Information System
2 14 (82.35%) CESG
3 13 (76.47%) Zachman Framework
3 13 (76.47%) TOGAF
3 13 (76.47%) Information Security
3 13 (76.47%) CISSP
3 13 (76.47%) Protective Monitoring
4 12 (70.59%) Data Protection
4 12 (70.59%) CISA
5 11 (64.71%) Security Architecture
6 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
6 7 (41.18%) Information Security Management
6 7 (41.18%) Security Management
6 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
6 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) Finance
7 2 (11.76%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
8 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
8 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 1 (5.88%) UNIX
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco
8 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (5.88%) Internet
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Architect
2 10 (58.82%) Security Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Lead Security Architect
3 3 (17.65%) IT Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Information Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) IT Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) IT Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 15 (88.24%) Management Information System
2 14 (82.35%) CESG
3 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Information Security
1 13 (76.47%) Zachman Framework
1 13 (76.47%) TOGAF
1 13 (76.47%) Protective Monitoring
2 12 (70.59%) Data Protection
3 11 (64.71%) Security Architecture
4 7 (41.18%) Information Security Management
4 7 (41.18%) Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (11.76%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Cyber Security
6 1 (5.88%) Information Assurance
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) CISSP
2 12 (70.59%) CISA
3 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 7 (41.18%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco