The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 17799 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 17799 over the 3 months to 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank 649 657 628
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -29
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 4 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.002% 0.012%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.079% 0.018% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £475 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £494
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
5043 5530 5407
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.32% 9.47% 9.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3250 3475 3320
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £403 £385
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 219 215
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.12 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.11% +23.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £60.61 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.06 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+12.33% +28.51%

ISO/IEC 17799
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 August 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 +6 4 - - 2
London -9 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Merseyside - 1 - -

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 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 ISO/IEC 17799.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) COBIT
3 2 (28.57%) COSO
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) Games
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) CCIE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNP
4 1 (14.29%) GIAC
4 1 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment

ISO/IEC 17799
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 (14.29%) IIS
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 1 (14.29%) 802.11
2 1 (14.29%) BGP
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) FTP
2 1 (14.29%) FWSM
2 1 (14.29%) HSRP
2 1 (14.29%) IOS XR
2 1 (14.29%) ISDN
2 1 (14.29%) MPLS
2 1 (14.29%) OSPF
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SNMP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
1 2 (28.57%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Chief Information Officer
1 2 (28.57%) Chief Information Security Officer
1 2 (28.57%) Chief Security Officer
1 2 (28.57%) CIO
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security Officer
1 2 (28.57%) Security Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Information Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) 802.1X
1 1 (14.29%) SailPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) NHS
2 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) HPUX
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Security Operations
3 1 (14.29%) BPR
3 1 (14.29%) Compliance Audit
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) SABSA
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Audit
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNP
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (28.57%) COBIT
2 2 (28.57%) COSO
2 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) F5
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sun
2 1 (14.29%) VMware