The table below looks at the statistics for BS7799 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
BS 7799
Rank 602 569 581
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +12
Contract jobs citing BS7799 11 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.015% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.25% 0.21% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£540 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £400 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £400 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £540 £400 £475
% change year-on-year
+35.00% -15.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4458 3826 4294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.64% 7.29% 7.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 2795 2333 2466
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 148 224
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.45 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

BS7799
Jobs Demand Trend

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

BS7799 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

BS7799
Daily Rate Trend

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

BS7799 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

BS7799
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BS7799 within the UK.

BS7799 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

BS7799
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BS7799 within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -19 11 £540 - 2
North West -3 6 £554 -
London -7 1 - -
Fareham - 1 - -
South East - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
Harrow - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Crawley - - - - 1

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (68.18%) Management Information System
2 14 (63.64%) Data Protection
3 13 (59.09%) Protective Monitoring
3 13 (59.09%) Zachman Framework
3 13 (59.09%) TOGAF
4 12 (54.55%) CESG
4 12 (54.55%) Information Security
5 11 (50.00%) Security Architecture
6 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
6 10 (45.45%) CISSP
7 9 (40.91%) CISA
7 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
8 7 (31.82%) ITIL
9 5 (22.73%) Information Security Management
9 5 (22.73%) Security Management
9 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
10 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 3 (13.64%) Degree
11 3 (13.64%) MCITP
11 3 (13.64%) WSUS
11 3 (13.64%) VMware
11 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
11 3 (13.64%) Windows
11 3 (13.64%) MCSE
11 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
11 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
11 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.64%) Lync
1 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DHCP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
1 3 (13.64%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Architect
2 10 (45.45%) Security Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Lead Security Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security Officer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Security Officer
4 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Information Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Author
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Author
5 1 (4.55%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
5 1 (4.55%) IT Risk Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) IT Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Management Information System
2 12 (54.55%) CESG
3 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Data Protection
2 13 (59.09%) Protective Monitoring
2 13 (59.09%) Zachman Framework
2 13 (59.09%) TOGAF
3 12 (54.55%) Information Security
4 11 (50.00%) Security Architecture
5 7 (31.82%) ITIL
6 5 (22.73%) Information Security Management
6 5 (22.73%) Security Management
7 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (13.64%) MOF
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Time Management
7 3 (13.64%) QMS
8 2 (9.09%) Matrix Management
8 2 (9.09%) Computer Security
8 2 (9.09%) Information Management
8 2 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 2 (9.09%) Coaching
8 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CISSP
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) CISA
2 9 (40.91%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) MCITP
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
3 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (13.64%) MCSE
4 2 (9.09%) ISEB
4 2 (9.09%) HND
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) ISO 9001
3 2 (9.09%) SLA
3 2 (9.09%) BS15000
3 2 (9.09%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) WSUS
1 3 (13.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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