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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank 635 628 615
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -13
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 5 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.013% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.10% 0.14% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 7
Average daily rate £1,100 £220 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -51.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £220 £450
% change year-on-year
- -51.11%
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
4948 5014 4977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.86% 8.99% 9.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3141 3041 3012
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 187 161 221
Average hourly rate £25.50 £29.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.06% +45.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

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 10 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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -25 3 £1,100 +400.00%
London -13 2 £1,100 +309.30%
Manchester -8 1 - -
North West -10 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Guernsey - 1 - -
Jersey - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) CA
2 5 (55.56%) Peregrine
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) OpenView
2 5 (55.56%) HP
2 5 (55.56%) BS7799
2 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (55.56%) Network Management
3 4 (44.44%) Change Control
3 4 (44.44%) e-Health
3 4 (44.44%) OPNET
3 4 (44.44%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
4 2 (22.22%) COBIT
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (22.22%) Fault Management
4 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) COSO
5 1 (11.11%) FWSM
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) HSRP
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity

ISO/IEC 17799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (55.56%) LAN
1 5 (55.56%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) 802.11
2 1 (11.11%) BGP
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) FTP
2 1 (11.11%) FWSM
2 1 (11.11%) ISDN
2 1 (11.11%) MPLS
2 1 (11.11%) OSPF
2 1 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) SNMP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) VRRP
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Network Support
2 5 (55.56%) Network Support Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Chief Information Officer
3 2 (22.22%) Chief Information Security Officer
3 2 (22.22%) Chief Security Officer
3 2 (22.22%) CIO
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (22.22%) Security Officer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) e-Health
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Network Management
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Change Control
3 4 (44.44%) Validation
4 2 (22.22%) Fault Management
4 2 (22.22%) Information Security
5 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CISSP
1 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
2 1 (11.11%) CISA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CISM
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) BS7799
2 2 (22.22%) COBIT
2 2 (22.22%) COSO
2 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) OpenView
2 4 (44.44%) OPNET
3 1 (11.11%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) CA
1 5 (55.56%) HP
1 5 (55.56%) Peregrine
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Aruba
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) VMware