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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank 595 569 592
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +23
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 6 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.019%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.14% 0.15% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 8
Average daily rate
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£495 £95 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+421.05% -81.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £95 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £95 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £95 £500
% change year-on-year
+400.00% -81.00%
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
4345 3935 4563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 7.40% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2642 2297 2478
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 167 256
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £37.40 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 22 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 20 August 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 -27 6 £495 +421.05% 4
London - 3 £498 - 1
North West - 2 £463 -
South East 0 1 £575 - 1
Hampshire -15 1 £575 - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 2
East Midlands - - - -
North East - - - -
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Sunderland - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Havant - - - - 1
Knutsford - - - -

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (83.33%) Information Security
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
3 6 (50.00%) Project Management
4 5 (41.67%) Security Management
5 4 (33.33%) CISA
5 4 (33.33%) CISM
5 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (33.33%) E-Learning
5 4 (33.33%) Information Security Governance
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) COBIT
6 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (16.67%) Linux
7 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) ITIL
7 2 (16.67%) Oracle
7 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
7 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (16.67%) Network Design
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (16.67%) MBA

ISO/IEC 17799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (8.33%) WebLogic
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Security Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Governance Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Data Governance Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) E-Learning
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (8.33%) SCADA
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) UNIX
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (8.33%) HPUX
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Information Security
2 6 (50.00%) Project Management
3 5 (41.67%) Security Management
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security Governance
5 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (16.67%) TOGAF
6 2 (16.67%) Network Design
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Data Governance
7 1 (8.33%) Cyber Security
7 1 (8.33%) SABSA
7 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (33.33%) CISA
2 4 (33.33%) CISM
3 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (16.67%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) COBIT
3 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Sun
2 1 (8.33%) Juniper
2 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (8.33%) McAfee
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