The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 251 297 352
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +55
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 484 384 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.97% 0.74% 0.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.48% 7.77% 5.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 264 189
Median daily rate £450 £470 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £329 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 1
Median hourly rate £36.81 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £51.17 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.14% +241.13%
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

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 England region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4618 4943 4693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.27% 9.55% 9.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2957 3290 2874
Median daily rate £425 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 185 177 192
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £20.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +6.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.15 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Histogram in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the England region.

ISO/IEC 27001 Hourly Rate Trend in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

ISO/IEC 27001 Hourly Rate Histogram in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London -2 158 £480 +1.05% 47
South East +35 94 £450 - 19
South West -3 54 £463 +2.77% 12
Yorkshire +36 52 £435 -3.33% 14
North West +12 52 £355 -34.25% 17
West Midlands 0 31 £425 -10.52% 13
East of England +21 30 £406 +1.56% 10
East Midlands 0 8 £431 +3.38% 5
Midlands - 3 £600 -
North East -39 1 £450 +28.57%
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 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 England region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 503 (54.44%) Information Security
2 439 (47.51%) CISSP
3 242 (26.19%) CISM
4 227 (24.57%) ITIL
5 214 (23.16%) PCI DSS
6 210 (22.73%) Security Cleared
7 181 (19.59%) Project Management
8 152 (16.45%) Firewall
8 152 (16.45%) PRINCE2
9 151 (16.34%) Finance
9 151 (16.34%) SC Cleared
10 150 (16.23%) Windows
11 141 (15.26%) Risk Management
12 127 (13.74%) Microsoft
13 125 (13.53%) CISA
14 121 (13.10%) Cybersecurity
15 119 (12.88%) CLAS
16 113 (12.23%) Management Information System
17 111 (12.01%) Agile Software Development
18 110 (11.90%) Security Management
19 108 (11.69%) Cisco
20 101 (10.93%) COBIT
21 97 (10.50%) TOGAF
22 92 (9.96%) Security Architecture
23 89 (9.63%) Data Protection
23 89 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
24 88 (9.52%) VMware
24 88 (9.52%) SIEM
25 87 (9.42%) ISMS
26 85 (9.20%) Information Assurance

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 32 (3.46%) SharePoint
2 28 (3.03%) IIS
3 16 (1.73%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.08%) Apache
5 7 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (0.65%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.32%) Apache Pig
8 3 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.22%) SAS
9 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.11%) Confluence
Applications
1 52 (5.63%) MS Excel
2 36 (3.90%) MS Office
3 22 (2.38%) MS Visio
4 19 (2.06%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.65%) CA PPM
2 5 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.32%) assyst
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.32%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 57 (6.17%) SaaS
2 41 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 41 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (3.90%) Office 365
4 16 (1.73%) IaaS
4 16 (1.73%) PaaS
5 6 (0.65%) Mimecast
6 4 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.32%) Yammer
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
8 2 (0.22%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 152 (16.45%) Firewall
2 79 (8.55%) Network Security
3 44 (4.76%) Internet
4 37 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
5 35 (3.79%) WAN
6 34 (3.68%) Intrusion Detection
7 31 (3.35%) TCP/IP
8 30 (3.25%) LAN
9 28 (3.03%) VPN
10 22 (2.38%) Wireless
11 20 (2.16%) SAN
12 19 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (2.06%) DNS
13 17 (1.84%) DHCP
14 13 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 13 (1.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 13 (1.41%) Intranet
14 13 (1.41%) SSL
15 12 (1.30%) Cisco ISE
15 12 (1.30%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (4.33%) NonStop SQL
2 12 (1.30%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.43%) Big Data
4 4 (0.43%) Hadoop
4 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.32%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.32%) MySQL
6 2 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (0.87%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.76%) Hudson
3 5 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (0.43%) Subversion
5 2 (0.22%) JIRA
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.11%) JIRA Agile
6 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 151 (16.34%) Finance
2 46 (4.98%) Legal
3 39 (4.22%) Telecoms
4 25 (2.71%) Banking
5 14 (1.52%) Law
5 14 (1.52%) Retail
6 11 (1.19%) Manufacturing
7 10 (1.08%) Automotive
8 4 (0.43%) French Language
8 4 (0.43%) Games
9 3 (0.32%) Back Office
9 3 (0.32%) German Language
9 3 (0.32%) Italian Language
10 2 (0.22%) Billing
10 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.22%) Marketing
10 2 (0.22%) Polish Language
10 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.11%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 223 (24.13%) Consultant
2 194 (21.00%) Security Consultant
3 168 (18.18%) Analyst
4 137 (14.83%) Architect
5 134 (14.50%) Security Analyst
6 128 (13.85%) Security Manager
7 109 (11.80%) Security Architect
8 86 (9.31%) Information Security Consultant
9 66 (7.14%) Project Manager
10 60 (6.49%) Information Analyst
10 60 (6.49%) Information Security Analyst
11 50 (5.41%) IT Manager
12 44 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
13 39 (4.22%) Information Security Manager
13 39 (4.22%) Security Specialist
14 37 (4.00%) IT Analyst
15 36 (3.90%) Information Manager
15 36 (3.90%) IT Security Analyst
16 35 (3.79%) IT Consultant
16 35 (3.79%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (0.65%) .NET
2 5 (0.54%) Web Services
3 3 (0.32%) LAMP
3 3 (0.32%) Middleware
4 2 (0.22%) COM
4 2 (0.22%) CSS
4 2 (0.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (0.22%) HTML
4 2 (0.22%) J2EE
4 2 (0.22%) Spring
5 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.11%) jQuery
5 1 (0.11%) Memcached
5 1 (0.11%) NHibernate
5 1 (0.11%) OpenID
5 1 (0.11%) REST
5 1 (0.11%) SailPoint
5 1 (0.11%) SAML
5 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 113 (12.23%) Management Information System
2 79 (8.55%) CESG
3 67 (7.25%) PKI
4 55 (5.95%) Data Centre
5 53 (5.74%) CESG CLAS
6 41 (4.44%) Security Operations Centre
7 36 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (3.14%) Data Protection Act
9 20 (2.16%) Computer Science
9 20 (2.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 20 (2.16%) PMI
10 16 (1.73%) Private Cloud
11 9 (0.97%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (0.97%) Smartcard
12 8 (0.87%) Cryptography
12 8 (0.87%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
13 7 (0.76%) Driving Licence
13 7 (0.76%) Mathematics
14 6 (0.65%) Digital TV
Operating Systems
1 150 (16.23%) Windows
2 74 (8.01%) Linux
3 56 (6.06%) Unix
4 54 (5.84%) Windows Server
5 42 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 30 (3.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (2.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.52%) Solaris
10 12 (1.30%) Windows 7
11 11 (1.19%) CentOS
12 6 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.32%) Debian
14 2 (0.22%) Android
14 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.22%) Kali Linux
14 2 (0.22%) zOS
15 1 (0.11%) VMS
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (54.44%) Information Security
2 227 (24.57%) ITIL
3 181 (19.59%) Project Management
4 152 (16.45%) PRINCE2
5 141 (15.26%) Risk Management
6 121 (13.10%) Cybersecurity
7 111 (12.01%) Agile Software Development
8 110 (11.90%) Security Management
9 97 (10.50%) TOGAF
10 92 (9.96%) Security Architecture
11 89 (9.63%) Data Protection
11 89 (9.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 88 (9.52%) SIEM
13 87 (9.42%) ISMS
14 85 (9.20%) Information Assurance
15 83 (8.98%) Vulnerability Management
16 77 (8.33%) Information Security Management
17 67 (7.25%) Security Operations
18 65 (7.03%) SDLC
19 62 (6.71%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (2.16%) Python
2 16 (1.73%) Java
3 13 (1.41%) SQL
4 12 (1.30%) C
4 12 (1.30%) Perl
5 7 (0.76%) Ruby
6 5 (0.54%) PHP
7 3 (0.32%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.22%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.22%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.22%) R
8 2 (0.22%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.22%) VB
9 1 (0.11%) C#
9 1 (0.11%) C++
9 1 (0.11%) Go
9 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 439 (47.51%) CISSP
2 242 (26.19%) CISM
3 210 (22.73%) Security Cleared
4 151 (16.34%) SC Cleared
5 125 (13.53%) CISA
6 119 (12.88%) CLAS
7 77 (8.33%) Degree
8 53 (5.74%) Cisco Certification
9 52 (5.63%) CISMP
10 50 (5.41%) CESG Certified Professional
10 50 (5.41%) DV Cleared
11 43 (4.65%) ISEB
12 37 (4.00%) CCNP
13 33 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
14 29 (3.14%) IISP
15 27 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
16 25 (2.71%) CEH
16 25 (2.71%) PMI Certification
16 25 (2.71%) SANS
17 23 (2.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (23.16%) PCI DSS
2 101 (10.93%) COBIT
3 63 (6.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 42 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 37 (4.00%) RMADS
6 32 (3.46%) JSP 440
7 26 (2.81%) ISO 9001
8 20 (2.16%) ISO27002
8 20 (2.16%) SLA
9 19 (2.06%) ISO27005
10 16 (1.73%) Government Security Classifications
11 14 (1.52%) ISO22301
11 14 (1.52%) QA
12 10 (1.08%) GPG13
12 10 (1.08%) ISAE 3402
13 8 (0.87%) COSO
14 7 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 6 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
15 6 (0.65%) SSAE 16
16 3 (0.32%) BS25999
System Software
1 74 (8.01%) Active Directory
2 59 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.19%) VMware ESX
3 11 (1.19%) vSphere
4 9 (0.97%) BitLocker
4 9 (0.97%) Hyper-V
5 8 (0.87%) Docker
6 7 (0.76%) Postfix
6 7 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
6 7 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
7 6 (0.65%) Snort
8 4 (0.43%) DFS Replication
8 4 (0.43%) iptables
8 4 (0.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.43%) Xen
9 2 (0.22%) RACF
9 2 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.11%) etcd
10 1 (0.11%) flannel
10 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (2.60%) SCCM
2 14 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (1.52%) SCOM
3 13 (1.41%) WSUS
4 12 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 12 (1.30%) SmoothWall
5 11 (1.19%) Puppet
6 9 (0.97%) Nagios
7 8 (0.87%) NetBackup
7 8 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
8 7 (0.76%) Salt
9 5 (0.54%) Backup Exec
10 4 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Spacewalk
11 3 (0.32%) FortiGate
11 3 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.22%) BladeLogic
12 2 (0.22%) logstash
12 2 (0.22%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 127 (13.74%) Microsoft
2 108 (11.69%) Cisco
3 88 (9.52%) VMware
4 55 (5.95%) CheckPoint
5 36 (3.90%) Splunk
6 30 (3.25%) Juniper
6 30 (3.25%) Qualys
7 26 (2.81%) Citrix
7 26 (2.81%) Intel Security
8 23 (2.49%) Red Hat
9 21 (2.27%) ArcSight
10 18 (1.95%) SolarWinds
10 18 (1.95%) Symantec
11 17 (1.84%) Palo Alto
12 16 (1.73%) Blue Coat
13 15 (1.62%) Oracle
14 14 (1.52%) F5
15 13 (1.41%) Cyber-Ark
16 12 (1.30%) Aruba
16 12 (1.30%) Forcepoint
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