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 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
UK
Rank 595 636 618
Rank change year-on-year +41 -18  
Contract jobs citing BS7799 1 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.019% 0.10% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £320 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -24.70%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £320 £425
% change year-on-year - -24.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £39.50
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 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 5286 5939 6240
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.67% 11.21% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3459 3779 3778
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £588 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 199 175
Median hourly rate £19.95 £39.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.84% +56.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £61.00 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing BS7799.

Contractor hourly rate trend for BS7799 in the UK

BS7799
Top 2 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 24 March 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 +30 1 - - 2
London +26 1 - -

BS7799
Top 30 Related IT Skills

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 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 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
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