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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
BS 7799
England / London
Rank 399 425 -
Rank change year-on-year +26 -  
Contract jobs citing BS7799 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.014% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.042% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £320 £425
% change year-on-year - -24.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50

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 2377 2417 2326
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 12.21% 10.96% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1675 1705 1628
Median daily rate £500 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £280 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 32 18
Median hourly rate £20.50 £22.06 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +1.41%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £14.02 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £34.00 £136.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BS7799 in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BS7799 in London

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (50.00%) CLAS
3 2 (50.00%) CESG
3 2 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) CISA
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) IIS
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Apache
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) DHCP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) DNS
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) CCNA
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

BS7799
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Back Office
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Security Technical Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) CESG
1 2 (50.00%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (25.00%) BCP
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CISA
1 2 (50.00%) CISSP
1 2 (50.00%) CLAS
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GDPR
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Rackspace
1 1 (25.00%) VMware