The table below looks at the statistics for BS7799 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 7799
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing BS7799 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 - £510
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 South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
392 363 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.04% 11.22% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 238 149
Average daily rate £390 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £673 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 23 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £38.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.35 £10.13 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £53.75 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £25.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
+68.00% +45.77%

BS7799
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

BS7799 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

BS7799
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

BS7799 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

BS7799
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

BS7799 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

BS7799
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) PKI
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) HMG Infosec
1 5 (100.00%) Security Architecture
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (100.00%) CLAS
2 2 (40.00%) ISMS
2 2 (40.00%) QMS
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) CLAS Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 5 (100.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) ISMS
2 2 (40.00%) QMS
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Management
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CLAS
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) HMG Infosec
1 5 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001