The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for BS7799 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited BS7799 over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

BS 7799
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 417 420 431
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11  
Contract jobs citing BS7799 1 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.019% 0.017%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.042% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £250 £213 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.64% -37.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £200 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

BS7799 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 2406 2344 2663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.76% 10.96% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1705 1669 1930
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 30
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.88% +4.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.30 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.70 £101.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -10.71% +13.13%  

BS7799
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing BS7799 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for BS7799 in London

BS7799
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing BS7799 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for BS7799 in London

BS7799
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing BS7799 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BS7799 in London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing BS7799 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for BS7799.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Records Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity

BS7799
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Governance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Governance Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) NHS Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (50.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Records Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)