The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 17799 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 ISO/IEC 17799 over the 3 months to 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank 138 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.097% - -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.01% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£245 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £463 £200
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +131.25%
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 South West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
296 263 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.54% 9.30% 8.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 168 117
Average daily rate £483 £413 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.09% +11.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £180 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 9 13
Average hourly rate £29.00 £14.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.14% -62.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £8.41 £13.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £40.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+10.44% -16.25%

ISO/IEC 17799
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 17799 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ISO/IEC 17799
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 across the South West region.

ISO/IEC 17799 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ISO/IEC 17799
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 across the South West region.

ISO/IEC 17799 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing ISO/IEC 17799 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 ISO/IEC 17799.

1 4 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (100.00%) CISA
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
1 4 (100.00%) COBIT
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) ISACA
2 3 (75.00%) GPEN
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (75.00%) GSEC
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Security+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) GIAC
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) SSCP
3 1 (25.00%) Toad
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) GCC
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL

ISO/IEC 17799
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing ISO/IEC 17799 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 ISO/IEC 17799. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Toad
1 1 (25.00%) GCC
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) IT Auditor
1 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Auditor
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CISA
1 4 (100.00%) CISM
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) ISACA
2 3 (75.00%) GPEN
2 3 (75.00%) GSEC
2 3 (75.00%) CEH
2 3 (75.00%) Security+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) GIAC
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 3 (75.00%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (100.00%) COBIT
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001