The first table below looks at the demand for ISO/IEC 17799 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 17799 over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank 590 563 575
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 3 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.070% 0.13% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Average daily rate
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£463 £95 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+386.84% -81.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £95 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £95 £522
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £95 £500
% change year-on-year
+386.84% -81.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £15.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4281 3847 4392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.83% 7.54% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2586 2301 2328
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £274 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 149 249
Average hourly rate £20.35 £19.00 £18.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.11% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.89%

ISO/IEC 17799
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ISO/IEC 17799 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISO/IEC 17799
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 within the UK.

ISO/IEC 17799 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISO/IEC 17799
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 within the UK.

ISO/IEC 17799 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -31 2 £463 +386.84% 1
North West - 2 £463 -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Havant - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -
London - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 14 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (85.71%) Information Security
3 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) UNIX
4 8 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 7 (50.00%) CISSP
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) Security Management
6 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Network Design
6 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (35.71%) Security Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Information Security Governance
7 4 (28.57%) E-Learning
7 4 (28.57%) Project Management
8 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
8 3 (21.43%) Data Security
8 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
9 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
9 2 (14.29%) Firewall
9 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
9 2 (14.29%) ITIL
9 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 1 (7.14%) VPN
10 1 (7.14%) Cisco
10 1 (7.14%) IBM
10 1 (7.14%) Sun
10 1 (7.14%) Juniper
10 1 (7.14%) HPUX

ISO/IEC 17799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.14%) IIS
1 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
1 4 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Security Operations Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) E-Learning
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) UNIX
3 1 (7.14%) HPUX
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
3 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Information Security
2 8 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (35.71%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (35.71%) Network Design
3 5 (35.71%) Security Testing
3 5 (35.71%) Security Management
3 5 (35.71%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
4 4 (28.57%) Information Security Governance
5 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Security
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.14%) BPR
7 1 (7.14%) Service Management
7 1 (7.14%) ITSM
7 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) McAfee
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) Sun
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper