The table below looks at the statistics for BS7799 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 7799
Rank 636 626 615
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Contract jobs citing BS7799 6 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.012% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.12% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 9
Median daily rate £206 £338 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% -34.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £280 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £416 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 - £513
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
4938 5153 5072
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.31% 9.20% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3167 3303 3135
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £577
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 186 214
Median hourly rate £28.50 £23.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.91% +9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.40 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%

BS7799
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing BS7799 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing BS7799 within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

BS7799 Daily Rate Histogram 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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BS7799 within the UK over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England 0 5 £213 -37.03%
London +12 4 £213 -37.03%
City of London +32 1 £550 +62.96%
South East - 1 - -
Sussex - 1 - -

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing BS7799 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for BS7799.

1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) FTP
2 4 (33.33%) NetApp
2 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) SLA
4 2 (16.67%) ISDN
4 2 (16.67%) PBX
4 2 (16.67%) PSTN
4 2 (16.67%) Avaya
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) MPLS
4 2 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Legal
4 2 (16.67%) Replication
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) BT
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3

BS7799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
1 4 (33.33%) FTP
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (16.67%) ISDN
3 2 (16.67%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) PBX
3 2 (16.67%) PSTN
4 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Access Control Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Identity and Access Management Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Server Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Service Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (16.67%) Replication
2 1 (8.33%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (8.33%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (8.33%) e-Health
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
1 4 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) Facilities Management
2 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Fault Management
3 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
3 1 (8.33%) Network Management
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (8.33%) CISA
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
1 1 (8.33%) CLAS
1 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
3 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
1 1 (8.33%) OPNET
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
1 4 (33.33%) HP
1 4 (33.33%) NetApp
2 2 (16.67%) Avaya
2 2 (16.67%) BT
3 1 (8.33%) CA
3 1 (8.33%) Peregrine