The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent 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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 59 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +1
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.64% 1.23% 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.50% 16.67% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate £475 £275 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+72.72% -37.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £418 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.65% -7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.50 £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+68.75% +50.94%
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 Kent region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
24 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 5.11% 7.41% 7.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 9
Average daily rate £308 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £150 £367
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in Kent

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) IT Audit
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) COBIT
2 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (50.00%) OWASP
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Application Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) CISSP Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Security Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Security
1 3 (75.00%) IT Audit
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) OWASP
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Security Management
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CISM
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) COBIT
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS