The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 198 189 184
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 63 62 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.66% 0.67% 0.60%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.50% 8.28% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 43 18
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £330 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+241.13% -23.07%
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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 South East region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
840 749 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.81% 8.14% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 408 285
Average daily rate £398 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.67% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £483 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 32 39
Average hourly rate £18.68 £20.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.87% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.04 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 31 July 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.

Location
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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
Buckinghamshire +8 15 £455 +7.05% 2
Berkshire 0 13 £450 +5.88% 17
Hampshire -6 13 £361 +4.63% 8
Surrey +4 12 £550 +46.66% 4
Kent 0 7 £425 -5.66% 3
West Sussex -5 3 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 92 (60.93%) Information Security
2 62 (41.06%) CISSP
3 45 (29.80%) CISM
4 40 (26.49%) Security Management
5 39 (25.83%) Risk Management
6 37 (24.50%) Firewall
6 37 (24.50%) Penetration Testing
7 36 (23.84%) Management Information System
8 35 (23.18%) ISMS
9 34 (22.52%) PCI DSS
9 34 (22.52%) ITIL
10 30 (19.87%) Information Security Management
11 27 (17.88%) Cyber Security
12 26 (17.22%) Vulnerability Management
13 24 (15.89%) Finance
13 24 (15.89%) OWASP
14 22 (14.57%) Security Testing
15 21 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 21 (13.91%) Telecoms
16 20 (13.25%) Security Architecture
17 18 (11.92%) PRINCE2
18 17 (11.26%) ISO 9001
19 16 (10.60%) Six Sigma
19 16 (10.60%) CISA
19 16 (10.60%) Data Centre
20 15 (9.93%) Security Patching
20 15 (9.93%) GIAC
20 15 (9.93%) Internet
20 15 (9.93%) Microsoft
20 15 (9.93%) Degree

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 11 (7.28%) IIS
2 7 (4.64%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.66%) Lync
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) MS Office
2 4 (2.65%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.66%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.99%) PaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (24.50%) Firewall
2 15 (9.93%) Internet
3 13 (8.61%) SAN
3 13 (8.61%) Network Security
4 12 (7.95%) Broadband
5 9 (5.96%) TCP/IP
6 8 (5.30%) VPN
7 7 (4.64%) VoIP
7 7 (4.64%) Wireless
7 7 (4.64%) iSCSI
8 4 (2.65%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (2.65%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (1.99%) WAN
9 3 (1.99%) LAN
9 3 (1.99%) DNS
9 3 (1.99%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.99%) SSL
10 2 (1.32%) HTTP
10 2 (1.32%) TACACS
10 2 (1.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.99%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.32%) MySQL
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 24 (15.89%) Finance
2 21 (13.91%) Telecoms
3 14 (9.27%) Legal
4 4 (2.65%) Banking
4 4 (2.65%) Retail
5 1 (0.66%) Advertising
5 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.66%) Automotive
5 1 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 40 (26.49%) Consultant
2 37 (24.50%) Security Consultant
3 25 (16.56%) Architect
4 24 (15.89%) Security Architect
5 22 (14.57%) Analyst
6 20 (13.25%) Security Analyst
7 18 (11.92%) Security Manager
8 14 (9.27%) Information Manager
8 14 (9.27%) Information Security Manager
9 13 (8.61%) Service Manager
10 11 (7.28%) Transition Manager
10 11 (7.28%) Service Transition Manager
11 10 (6.62%) Information Security Analyst
11 10 (6.62%) Information Analyst
12 8 (5.30%) Security Specialist
13 7 (4.64%) Support Engineer
13 7 (4.64%) Security Officer
14 6 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 6 (3.97%) Lead Security Architect
14 6 (3.97%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.99%) JSP
1 3 (1.99%) SOAP
2 2 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 36 (23.84%) Management Information System
2 16 (10.60%) Data Centre
3 14 (9.27%) PKI
4 11 (7.28%) DTV
5 10 (6.62%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (6.62%) RMADS
6 9 (5.96%) Smart Meter
7 7 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.97%) Computer Science
8 6 (3.97%) Replication
9 5 (3.31%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.99%) SCADA
11 2 (1.32%) Mathematics
11 2 (1.32%) NHS
11 2 (1.32%) CMDB
11 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.66%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.66%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.96%) Linux
2 8 (5.30%) Windows
3 3 (1.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.66%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.66%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (60.93%) Information Security
2 40 (26.49%) Security Management
3 39 (25.83%) Risk Management
4 37 (24.50%) Penetration Testing
5 35 (23.18%) ISMS
6 34 (22.52%) ITIL
7 30 (19.87%) Information Security Management
8 27 (17.88%) Cyber Security
9 26 (17.22%) Vulnerability Management
10 24 (15.89%) OWASP
11 22 (14.57%) Security Testing
12 21 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
13 20 (13.25%) Security Architecture
14 18 (11.92%) PRINCE2
15 16 (10.60%) Six Sigma
16 15 (9.93%) Security Patching
17 14 (9.27%) Risk Assessment
18 13 (8.61%) Service Management
18 13 (8.61%) Disaster Recovery
18 13 (8.61%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.64%) SQL
2 6 (3.97%) C
3 2 (1.32%) PHP
4 1 (0.66%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (41.06%) CISSP
2 45 (29.80%) CISM
3 16 (10.60%) CISA
4 15 (9.93%) Degree
4 15 (9.93%) GIAC
5 14 (9.27%) Security Cleared
5 14 (9.27%) SC Cleared
6 13 (8.61%) CRISC
7 8 (5.30%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.65%) CCIE
9 3 (1.99%) CCSP
9 3 (1.99%) CCNP
9 3 (1.99%) CCSA
9 3 (1.99%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.32%) PMP
10 2 (1.32%) HND
10 2 (1.32%) CCSE
10 2 (1.32%) CCNA
10 2 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (22.52%) PCI DSS
2 17 (11.26%) ISO 9001
3 10 (6.62%) COBIT
4 4 (2.65%) ISO 14001
5 3 (1.99%) ISO 9000
5 3 (1.99%) JSP 440
6 2 (1.32%) SLA
7 1 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.66%) TickIT
7 1 (0.66%) BS25999
7 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 14 (9.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.97%) vSphere
3 5 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.66%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (2.65%) Nessus
2 3 (1.99%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.66%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.66%) OVSD
3 1 (0.66%) Nagios
3 1 (0.66%) WSUS
3 1 (0.66%) SCCM
3 1 (0.66%) Puppet
3 1 (0.66%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.66%) Icinga
Vendors
1 15 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.61%) VMware
3 9 (5.96%) Cisco
4 7 (4.64%) Citrix
5 4 (2.65%) CheckPoint
6 3 (1.99%) Tripwire
6 3 (1.99%) HP
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle
7 2 (1.32%) Juniper
7 2 (1.32%) Qualys
7 2 (1.32%) F5
8 1 (0.66%) Splunk
8 1 (0.66%) QNAP
8 1 (0.66%) Symantec
8 1 (0.66%) NetApp
8 1 (0.66%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.66%) Apple
8 1 (0.66%) SAP
8 1 (0.66%) EMC
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