The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 26 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
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 645 634
Rank change year-on-year +40 -11  
Contract jobs citing BS7799 2 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.013%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.036% 0.098% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 4
Median daily rate £250 £206 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.21% -38.88%  
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 with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 5482 6125 6404
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.66% 11.54% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3527 3958 4125
Median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 212 202
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £52.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  

BS7799
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

BS7799
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for BS7799 in the UK

BS7799
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for BS7799 in the UK

BS7799
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing BS7799 within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +31 2 £250 +17.64% 1
South East +30 1 - - 1
London -9 1 £250 +17.64%

For the 6 months to 26 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 with a requirement for BS7799.

1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Frameworx
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Records Management
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (33.33%) Service Design
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (33.33%) eTOM
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

BS7799
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Governance Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Information Governance Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Information Manager
1 1 (33.33%) NHS Information Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Service Architect
1 1 (33.33%) SOA Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (33.33%) Frameworx
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information
1 1 (33.33%) Freedom of Information Act
1 1 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Continuity
1 2 (66.67%) Data Protection
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) eTOM
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Requirements Management
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) TOGAF
2 1 (33.33%) UML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) GDPR
2 1 (33.33%) ISO 9001
2 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)