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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank 131 111 123
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +12
Contract jobs citing BS7799 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.23% 2.86% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £340 - £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 - £423
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
224 140 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.29% 5.79% 6.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 71 78
Average daily rate £350 £244 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.58% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £134 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £426 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 14
Average hourly rate £16.75 £22.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.86% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £10.52 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £49.30 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BS7799 across the North West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

BS7799 Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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
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BS7799
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 10 (90.91%) CISSP
1 10 (90.91%) CISA
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 9 (81.82%) Information Security Management
2 9 (81.82%) Security Management
2 9 (81.82%) Management Information System
2 9 (81.82%) CESG
3 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
3 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
3 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 8 (72.73%) Security Architecture
4 7 (63.64%) Protective Monitoring
4 7 (63.64%) Data Protection
5 6 (54.55%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
6 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Finance
7 2 (18.18%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (9.09%) ISMS
8 1 (9.09%) PCI QSA
8 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (9.09%) Risk Management

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Architect
1 7 (63.64%) Security Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Solutions Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Security Architect
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Architect
3 4 (36.36%) Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Information Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Management Information System
1 9 (81.82%) CESG
2 8 (72.73%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Information Security
2 9 (81.82%) Information Security Management
2 9 (81.82%) Security Management
3 8 (72.73%) Security Architecture
4 7 (63.64%) Protective Monitoring
4 7 (63.64%) Data Protection
5 6 (54.55%) Zachman Framework
5 6 (54.55%) TOGAF
6 3 (27.27%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
8 1 (9.09%) ISMS
8 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) CISSP
1 10 (90.91%) CISA
2 8 (72.73%) SC Cleared
2 8 (72.73%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001