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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 287 331 362
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +31
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 334 241 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.69% 0.51% 0.37%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.47% 6.39% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 128 81
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£427 £433 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.32% +8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £308 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £652 £556 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -24.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -24.28%
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
3942 3770 3142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.11% 7.97% 7.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2272 1838
Average daily rate £400 £412 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +0.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 161 152
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.08
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £10.56 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £45.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £18.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% -5.94%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

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Rank Change
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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
London +46 124 £450 +16.12% 53
South East -20 75 £406 -18.75% 37
North West +3 40 £400 - 13
South West +2 39 £675 +42.10% 5
East of England +14 21 £413 +10.00% 8
East Midlands +3 12 £300 -25.00% 6
Yorkshire -8 12 £375 - 16
West Midlands -10 11 £325 -38.09% 9
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 3
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ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 314 (53.86%) Information Security
2 215 (36.88%) CISSP
3 185 (31.73%) ITIL
4 161 (27.62%) CISM
5 150 (25.73%) Risk Management
6 123 (21.10%) PCI DSS
7 116 (19.90%) Management Information System
8 108 (18.52%) Finance
9 97 (16.64%) Security Cleared
10 87 (14.92%) Security Management
11 84 (14.41%) Firewall
12 76 (13.04%) PRINCE2
13 71 (12.18%) SC Cleared
14 69 (11.84%) Data Protection
15 67 (11.49%) Security Architecture
16 63 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
17 62 (10.63%) ISMS
18 61 (10.46%) CISA
19 59 (10.12%) Network Security
20 54 (9.26%) Information Security Management
21 53 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
22 52 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
22 52 (8.92%) Degree
23 51 (8.75%) Cyber Security
24 50 (8.58%) Change Control
25 48 (8.23%) Information Assurance
26 47 (8.06%) Windows
27 46 (7.89%) CRISC
28 42 (7.20%) Microsoft
29 41 (7.03%) Risk Assessment

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 21 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.74%) CMS
3 15 (2.57%) IIS
4 5 (0.86%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.69%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.34%) Lync
8 1 (0.17%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Documentum
8 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.17%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 14 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.86%) MS Office
3 4 (0.69%) MS Project
3 4 (0.69%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (1.20%) Summit
2 4 (0.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.34%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.20%) IaaS
2 4 (0.69%) SaaS
2 4 (0.69%) PaaS
2 4 (0.69%) Office 365
3 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 84 (14.41%) Firewall
2 59 (10.12%) Network Security
3 35 (6.00%) WAN
4 31 (5.32%) LAN
5 25 (4.29%) Internet
6 19 (3.26%) TCP/IP
6 19 (3.26%) VPN
7 15 (2.57%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (2.40%) Intrusion Detection
9 13 (2.23%) Wireless
9 13 (2.23%) SSL
10 11 (1.89%) SAN
11 10 (1.72%) DNS
12 8 (1.37%) LDAP
13 7 (1.20%) Broadband
13 7 (1.20%) DHCP
14 5 (0.86%) HTTP
14 5 (0.86%) MPLS
14 5 (0.86%) Wireless Security
15 4 (0.69%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.34%) DB2
4 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (0.17%) MySQL
5 1 (0.17%) SSDT
5 1 (0.17%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.17%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.17%) Big Data
5 1 (0.17%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 6 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.51%) PVCS
3 3 (0.51%) ClearCase
3 3 (0.51%) Hudson
3 3 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.51%) Ant
3 3 (0.51%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.34%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.17%) ClearQuest
General
1 108 (18.52%) Finance
2 34 (5.83%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.97%) Retail
4 26 (4.46%) Manufacturing
5 20 (3.43%) Banking
6 15 (2.57%) Legal
7 14 (2.40%) Law
8 9 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.37%) Games
10 5 (0.86%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.69%) Local Government
11 4 (0.69%) Electronics
11 4 (0.69%) German Language
12 3 (0.51%) Marketing
13 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 160 (27.44%) Analyst
2 136 (23.33%) Consultant
3 119 (20.41%) Security Analyst
4 115 (19.73%) Security Consultant
5 67 (11.49%) Architect
6 66 (11.32%) Security Manager
7 47 (8.06%) Information Analyst
8 46 (7.89%) Information Security Analyst
9 36 (6.17%) Security Architect
9 36 (6.17%) Information Manager
10 34 (5.83%) Security Officer
11 31 (5.32%) Information Security Manager
12 28 (4.80%) Information Security Officer
12 28 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
13 27 (4.63%) Information Security Consultant
14 20 (3.43%) Business Analyst
15 17 (2.92%) Technical Analyst
16 16 (2.74%) IT Security Analyst
17 14 (2.40%) CLAS Consultant
17 14 (2.40%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (3.95%) .NET
2 19 (3.26%) Web Services
2 19 (3.26%) .NET Framework
3 7 (1.20%) JSP
3 7 (1.20%) Middleware
4 4 (0.69%) SOAP
4 4 (0.69%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.51%) XML
5 3 (0.51%) XSLT
5 3 (0.51%) CORBA
5 3 (0.51%) Servlets
5 3 (0.51%) LINQ
6 2 (0.34%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.34%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.17%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.17%) JMS
7 1 (0.17%) HTML
7 1 (0.17%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 116 (19.90%) Management Information System
2 30 (5.15%) RMADS
3 28 (4.80%) PKI
4 27 (4.63%) Data Protection Act
5 26 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (3.95%) CESG
7 14 (2.40%) GIS
8 13 (2.23%) CESG CLAS
9 10 (1.72%) Cryptography
9 10 (1.72%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.54%) DTV
10 9 (1.54%) Smart Meter
11 8 (1.37%) SCADA
12 7 (1.20%) CMDB
12 7 (1.20%) NHS
13 6 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
14 5 (0.86%) User Experience
14 5 (0.86%) Mobile App
14 5 (0.86%) Replication
15 4 (0.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (8.06%) Windows
2 28 (4.80%) Linux
3 22 (3.77%) UNIX
4 14 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.20%) Solaris
7 3 (0.51%) AIX
8 2 (0.34%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) HPUX
9 1 (0.17%) Android
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 314 (53.86%) Information Security
2 185 (31.73%) ITIL
3 150 (25.73%) Risk Management
4 87 (14.92%) Security Management
5 76 (13.04%) PRINCE2
6 69 (11.84%) Data Protection
7 67 (11.49%) Security Architecture
8 63 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
9 62 (10.63%) ISMS
10 54 (9.26%) Information Security Management
11 53 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
12 52 (8.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 51 (8.75%) Cyber Security
14 50 (8.58%) Change Control
15 48 (8.23%) Information Assurance
16 41 (7.03%) Risk Assessment
17 37 (6.35%) Service Management
18 34 (5.83%) Project Management
19 32 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
20 30 (5.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.26%) C#
2 15 (2.57%) SQL
3 12 (2.06%) VB
4 5 (0.86%) Perl
5 4 (0.69%) Java
5 4 (0.69%) JavaScript
5 4 (0.69%) C
6 3 (0.51%) Smalltalk
6 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.34%) PHP
7 2 (0.34%) Python
7 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.17%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.17%) Ruby
8 1 (0.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 215 (36.88%) CISSP
2 161 (27.62%) CISM
3 97 (16.64%) Security Cleared
4 71 (12.18%) SC Cleared
5 61 (10.46%) CISA
6 52 (8.92%) Degree
7 46 (7.89%) CRISC
8 22 (3.77%) CISMP
9 20 (3.43%) CEH
10 19 (3.26%) GIAC
10 19 (3.26%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (3.26%) DV Cleared
11 18 (3.09%) ISEB
12 13 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (1.89%) CCENT
14 10 (1.72%) CCNA
14 10 (1.72%) MCSE
14 10 (1.72%) SSCP
15 8 (1.37%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (21.10%) PCI DSS
2 34 (5.83%) ISO 9001
2 34 (5.83%) COBIT
3 28 (4.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 25 (4.29%) ISO 9000
5 19 (3.26%) QA
6 15 (2.57%) SLA
7 14 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 14 (2.40%) ISO 14001
8 7 (1.20%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.69%) BS7799
10 3 (0.51%) TickIT
11 2 (0.34%) BS25999
12 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.17%) COSO
System Software
1 34 (5.83%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.20%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.20%) XenApp
3 7 (1.20%) MetaFrame
3 7 (1.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 3 (0.51%) Snort
5 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) KVM
6 1 (0.17%) iptables
6 1 (0.17%) NFS
6 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.17%) Samba
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.86%) Nessus
2 4 (0.69%) OpenView
3 3 (0.51%) Nagios
3 3 (0.51%) OVSD
3 3 (0.51%) Puppet
3 3 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.34%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) SCOM
5 1 (0.17%) Nmap
5 1 (0.17%) MOM
5 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.17%) Opsview
Vendors
1 42 (7.20%) Microsoft
2 30 (5.15%) Cisco
3 29 (4.97%) Citrix
4 19 (3.26%) VMware
5 18 (3.09%) SAP
6 15 (2.57%) Oracle
7 14 (2.40%) Splunk
7 14 (2.40%) ArcSight
8 13 (2.23%) CheckPoint
8 13 (2.23%) McAfee
9 10 (1.72%) Clearswift
9 10 (1.72%) Kaspersky
10 9 (1.54%) HP
11 8 (1.37%) AppSense
12 7 (1.20%) Websense
12 7 (1.20%) Qualys
13 6 (1.03%) Juniper
14 5 (0.86%) IBM
15 4 (0.69%) BMC
15 4 (0.69%) EMC
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