The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 100 117 137
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +20
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 23 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.93% 0.61% 0.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.22% 7.69% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 4
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£480 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £402 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £530 £655
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £433
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £25.53 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+76.28% +27.63%
ISO/IEC 27001
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
225 208 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.11% 7.95% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 72 76
Average daily rate £375 £318 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £182 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £449 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 16
Average hourly rate £24.00 £14.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+65.51% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £11.20 £9.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £20.46 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.25
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -9.09%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Berkshire region.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading +12 9 £500 -9.09% 2
Slough +2 6 £475 +5.55%
Windsor - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - - 3
ISO/IEC 27001
South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ISO/IEC 27001 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 27001.

1 20 (47.62%) Information Security
2 14 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 14 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 12 (28.57%) PMP
3 12 (28.57%) PMI Certification
3 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 11 (26.19%) ITIL
4 11 (26.19%) Service Management
4 11 (26.19%) CISM
5 10 (23.81%) CISSP
5 10 (23.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (21.43%) Degree
7 8 (19.05%) PCI DSS
7 8 (19.05%) Project Management
7 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 8 (19.05%) ISO 9001
8 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
9 6 (14.29%) CISA
9 6 (14.29%) Internet
9 6 (14.29%) MAPM
10 5 (11.90%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (11.90%) Network Security
10 5 (11.90%) Time Management
10 5 (11.90%) Supplier Management
10 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
10 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
10 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
10 5 (11.90%) Windows
10 5 (11.90%) MS Office
10 5 (11.90%) Finance

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ISO/IEC 27001 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 27001. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Office
1 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.76%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Internet
2 5 (11.90%) Network Security
3 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (7.14%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) 2G
4 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.38%) 3G
4 1 (2.38%) MPLS
4 1 (2.38%) SS7
4 1 (2.38%) 4G
4 1 (2.38%) SMS
4 1 (2.38%) SAN
General
1 14 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.90%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (4.76%) Legal
4 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Games
4 2 (4.76%) Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Project Manager
2 12 (28.57%) Consultant
3 11 (26.19%) Security Manager
4 9 (21.43%) Security Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Information Manager
5 5 (11.90%) Information Security Manager
6 4 (9.52%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) IT Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Quality Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) QA Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Telecoms Project Manager
7 3 (7.14%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Senior Quality Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Principal Security Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Implementation Manager
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) PKI
2 3 (7.14%) Smart Meter
2 3 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.76%) RMADS
4 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.38%) CESG
4 1 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (47.62%) Information Security
2 14 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 11 (26.19%) ITIL
4 11 (26.19%) Service Management
5 8 (19.05%) Project Management
5 8 (19.05%) Service Delivery
6 5 (11.90%) Programme Management
6 5 (11.90%) Supplier Management
6 5 (11.90%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) Time Management
7 4 (9.52%) Matrix Management
7 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Information Assurance
7 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.52%) Security Management
7 4 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (9.52%) Database Security
8 3 (7.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) PMP
1 12 (28.57%) PMI Certification
2 11 (26.19%) CISM
3 10 (23.81%) CISSP
4 9 (21.43%) Degree
5 6 (14.29%) MAPM
5 6 (14.29%) CISA
6 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.76%) CRISC
7 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (19.05%) PCI DSS
2 8 (19.05%) ISO 9001
3 3 (7.14%) COBIT
3 3 (7.14%) QA
4 1 (2.38%) JSP 440
4 1 (2.38%) BS25999
4 1 (2.38%) COSO
4 1 (2.38%) ISO 14001
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco
3 1 (2.38%) EMC
3 1 (2.38%) Juniper
3 1 (2.38%) F5