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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
BS 7799
Rank 618 638 627
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -11
Contract jobs citing BS7799 3 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.062% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £675 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £525 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £23.50

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
4870 5556 5266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.79% 10.06% 9.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3165 3421 3393
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £614 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 210 214
Median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.63%

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 8 December 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 2 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 8 December 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 +22 3 £675 +28.57%
London -1 3 £675 -

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) CESG
2 2 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (66.67%) CISA
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) CISSP
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (66.67%) CLAS
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (33.33%) IaaS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) IaaS
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Security Technical Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (33.33%) BCP
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISA
1 2 (66.67%) CISSP
1 2 (66.67%) CLAS
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Rackspace
1 1 (33.33%) VMware