The table below looks at the statistics for BS7799 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
BS 7799
Rank - - 115
Contract jobs citing BS7799 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.042%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £514 -
% change year-on-year
-7.54% -
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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
236 178 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.16% 6.45% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 85 57
Average daily rate £375 £406 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £255 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £533 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
Average hourly rate £33.71 £15.77 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.77% +70.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.46 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £75.50 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.64 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.20% +14.28%

BS7799
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

BS7799 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

BS7799
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

BS7799 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
3 1 (33.33%) CA
3 1 (33.33%) REXX
3 1 (33.33%) zOS
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Control-M
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) COM+
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) JRun
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) ISAPI
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) ISPF

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (33.33%) IIS
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) JRun
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) COM+
1 1 (33.33%) ISAPI
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) ISPF
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) REXX
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CA