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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank - 610 578
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 0 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.011% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category - 0.14% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate
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- £500 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £513 £405
% change year-on-year
- +26.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
4608 4429 3890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.87% 7.96% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2838 2684 2283
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 198 163
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 5 (41.67%) DHCP
3 5 (41.67%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 5 (41.67%) SSL
3 5 (41.67%) Network Management
3 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Local Government
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (16.67%) ISSAP
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) BCP
5 2 (16.67%) BS7799
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
5 2 (16.67%) OWASP
5 2 (16.67%) COBIT
5 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 2 (16.67%) ArcSight

ISO/IEC 17799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 5 (41.67%) DHCP
2 5 (41.67%) VPN
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
2 5 (41.67%) SSL
2 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 4 (33.33%) Wireless
4 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (16.67%) Local Government
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 4 (33.33%) Security Architect
1 4 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Information Security
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Network Management
4 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
4 4 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 2 (16.67%) OWASP
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (16.67%) SABSA
5 2 (16.67%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
5 2 (16.67%) BCP
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
5 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (16.67%) COBIT
2 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) BS7799
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) ArcSight
1 2 (16.67%) FireEye