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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 7799
Rank 658 653 624
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Contract jobs citing BS7799 3 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.018% 0.026%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.060% 0.18% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 10
Median daily rate £213 £296 £514
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.27% -42.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £255 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £381 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £514
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
5034 5427 5162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.35% 9.51% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3189 3514 3137
Median daily rate £425 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 196 216
Median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.44% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.30 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

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 30 July 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 3 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 30 July 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 +13 3 £213 -28.27% 2
London -4 3 £213 -28.27% 1
City of London +48 1 £550 +49.15%

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
1 4 (50.00%) NetApp
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (25.00%) Facilities Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (25.00%) SLA
3 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) CESG
4 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 1 (12.50%) e-Health
4 1 (12.50%) OpenView
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (12.50%) Peregrine
4 1 (12.50%) CA

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 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) FTP
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Data Protection Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SAN Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Server Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
2 1 (12.50%) CESG
2 1 (12.50%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (12.50%) Cyber Attack
2 1 (12.50%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Facilities Management
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Fault Management
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Network Management
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) CISA
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) CLAS
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) OpenView
1 1 (12.50%) OPNET
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (12.50%) CA
2 1 (12.50%) Peregrine