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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 17799 over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank 587 589 554
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -35
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 7 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.020% 0.010%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.16% 0.25% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 1
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£220 £450 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% +50.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £450 £300
% change year-on-year
-51.11% +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £14.27
UK excluding London average 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
4248 4354 3682
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.62% 7.89% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2513 2638 2187
Average daily rate £400 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 184 141
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £10.74 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.25 £79.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £18.00 £15.13
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.00%

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 8 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 24 April 2015. 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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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 -6 6 £220 -51.11% 4
London +7 3 £269 -17.30% 3
North West -23 2 £220 -51.11% 1
Manchester - 2 £220 -
Kent - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £338 - 2
South East - 1 - -
Feltham - 1 - -

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 16 (76.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (61.90%) Information Security
3 12 (57.14%) CISSP
4 9 (42.86%) CEH
4 9 (42.86%) GIAC
5 8 (38.10%) Firewall
5 8 (38.10%) ITIL
5 8 (38.10%) PCI DSS
6 7 (33.33%) CISA
7 6 (28.57%) Finance
7 6 (28.57%) CISM
7 6 (28.57%) COBIT
8 5 (23.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (19.05%) SSCP
9 4 (19.05%) MCP
9 4 (19.05%) VoIP
9 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (19.05%) DHCP
9 4 (19.05%) VPN
9 4 (19.05%) DNS
9 4 (19.05%) SSL
9 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (19.05%) GSEC
9 4 (19.05%) Retail
9 4 (19.05%) Network Security
9 4 (19.05%) ISACA
9 4 (19.05%) GPEN
9 4 (19.05%) Network Management
10 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (14.29%) Data Protection

ISO/IEC 17799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (38.10%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) VoIP
2 4 (19.05%) DHCP
2 4 (19.05%) VPN
2 4 (19.05%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) SSL
2 4 (19.05%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security
3 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.76%) Wireless
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Local Government
3 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 6 (28.57%) Consultant
4 4 (19.05%) Information Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) IT Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Data Governance Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Database Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (4.76%) Data Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Security Officer
6 1 (4.76%) IT Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (4.76%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Information Security
2 8 (38.10%) ITIL
3 4 (19.05%) Network Management
4 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Security Management
5 2 (9.52%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
5 2 (9.52%) Business Continuity
5 2 (9.52%) SIEM
6 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (4.76%) Data Governance
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 1 (4.76%) Computer Security
6 1 (4.76%) E-Discovery
6 1 (4.76%) Digital Forensics
Qualifications
1 12 (57.14%) CISSP
2 9 (42.86%) CEH
2 9 (42.86%) GIAC
3 7 (33.33%) CISA
4 6 (28.57%) CISM
5 4 (19.05%) SSCP
5 4 (19.05%) MCP
5 4 (19.05%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (19.05%) GSEC
5 4 (19.05%) ISACA
5 4 (19.05%) GPEN
6 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
6 3 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (9.52%) CCNA
7 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (9.52%) CRISC
8 1 (4.76%) Degree
8 1 (4.76%) ISSAP
8 1 (4.76%) MBA
8 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (76.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (38.10%) PCI DSS
3 6 (28.57%) COBIT
4 5 (23.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (9.52%) BS7799
6 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago