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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank 613 576 581
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +5
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 9 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.015% 0.020%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.20% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 7
Average daily rate
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£491 £405 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.37% -19.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £184 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £531 £430 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £405 £500
% change year-on-year
+17.35% -19.05%
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
4448 3965 4650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 7.50% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2703 2340 2593
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 163 244
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £10.78
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -16.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

ISO/IEC 17799 Daily Rate Histogram 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 14 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 15 September 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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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 +3 9 £491 +21.37% 3
London - 4 £495 -
Yorkshire +5 2 £481 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £481 - 1
Hampshire - 1 £575 - 2
South East - 1 £575 - 2
South West - 1 £400 -
Hook - - - - 1
Surrey - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Wakefield - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Havant - - - - 1

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (92.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 8 (61.54%) CISM
3 8 (61.54%) CISSP
4 6 (46.15%) CISA
5 5 (38.46%) ITIL
5 5 (38.46%) COBIT
6 4 (30.77%) Degree
6 4 (30.77%) Project Management
6 4 (30.77%) Security Management
7 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
7 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) CEH
7 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
7 3 (23.08%) SABSA
8 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
8 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
8 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
8 2 (15.38%) Information Security Governance
8 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
8 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) Oracle
8 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
8 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling

ISO/IEC 17799
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 (7.69%) WebLogic
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) VPN
1 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
1 1 (7.69%) GCC
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Security Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Auditor
3 1 (7.69%) Data Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Data Governance Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) IT Auditor
3 1 (7.69%) Governance Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Management Information System
2 2 (15.38%) E-Learning
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (7.69%) SCADA
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) UNIX
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
3 1 (7.69%) HPUX
3 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) SABSA
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) Zachman Framework
5 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
5 2 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
5 2 (15.38%) Information Security Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Data Governance
5 2 (15.38%) Security Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (15.38%) Security Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) Perl
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) CISSP
1 8 (61.54%) CISM
2 6 (46.15%) CISA
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) CEH
5 2 (15.38%) MBA
5 2 (15.38%) GIAC
6 1 (7.69%) GSEC
6 1 (7.69%) MCP
6 1 (7.69%) SSCP
6 1 (7.69%) GPEN
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) COBIT
3 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
3 3 (23.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Sun
2 1 (7.69%) Juniper
2 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee
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