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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 171 207 201
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -6
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 86 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.87% 0.35% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.50% 4.83% 4.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 17 18
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£400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £374 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.56 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+50.53% +61.82%
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
819 621 654
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.26% 7.29% 7.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 297 323
Average daily rate £360 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £208 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £458 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 24 70
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £16.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +4.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £72.00 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.55 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.07% -7.25%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 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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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
Surrey +25 36 £500 +28.20% 1
Berkshire +12 26 £400 -4.76% 11
Hampshire -13 9 £360 -0.27%
Kent - 6 £175 -
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £350 - 2
West Sussex - 2 £306 -
East Sussex -1 1 £398 -20.50%
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 3
M4 Corridor - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 69 (44.23%) Information Security
2 54 (34.62%) CISSP
3 50 (32.05%) ITIL
4 48 (30.77%) CISM
4 48 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 45 (28.85%) PCI DSS
6 40 (25.64%) PRINCE2
7 30 (19.23%) ISO 9001
8 28 (17.95%) Security Management
9 27 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
11 25 (16.03%) Firewall
12 24 (15.38%) Telecoms
12 24 (15.38%) CRISC
13 22 (14.10%) Vulnerability Management
14 20 (12.82%) Service Management
14 20 (12.82%) Microsoft
15 18 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 18 (11.54%) Security Architecture
16 17 (10.90%) Change Control
16 17 (10.90%) Degree
16 17 (10.90%) Management Information System
17 16 (10.26%) Finance
17 16 (10.26%) OWASP
17 16 (10.26%) Network Security
18 15 (9.62%) CISA
18 15 (9.62%) Internet
19 14 (8.97%) Cisco
19 14 (8.97%) Project Management
19 14 (8.97%) Security Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 13 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.56%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.92%) Lync
3 3 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.28%) IIS
5 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (5.13%) MS Office
1 8 (5.13%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.28%) MS Project
4 1 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.64%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.03%) Firewall
2 16 (10.26%) Network Security
3 15 (9.62%) Internet
4 8 (5.13%) Broadband
5 7 (4.49%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (3.21%) TCP/IP
7 4 (2.56%) DNS
7 4 (2.56%) SAN
7 4 (2.56%) DHCP
8 3 (1.92%) LAN
8 3 (1.92%) WAN
8 3 (1.92%) MPLS
9 2 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (0.64%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.64%) FWSM
10 1 (0.64%) NAS
10 1 (0.64%) 4G
10 1 (0.64%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.28%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.28%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
General
1 24 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 16 (10.26%) Finance
3 4 (2.56%) Legal
3 4 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.56%) Banking
4 3 (1.92%) Retail
4 3 (1.92%) Law
4 3 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.28%) Games
5 2 (1.28%) Electronics
5 2 (1.28%) Marketing
5 2 (1.28%) German Language
6 1 (0.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (32.05%) Consultant
2 41 (26.28%) Security Consultant
3 31 (19.87%) Analyst
4 26 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 14 (8.97%) Architect
5 14 (8.97%) Security Manager
6 12 (7.69%) Project Manager
7 10 (6.41%) Service Manager
8 9 (5.77%) Security Architect
8 9 (5.77%) IT Security Consultant
8 9 (5.77%) IT Consultant
9 8 (5.13%) Transition Manager
9 8 (5.13%) Service Transition Manager
10 7 (4.49%) Information Manager
10 7 (4.49%) Information Security Manager
11 6 (3.85%) Coordinator
11 6 (3.85%) Information Analyst
11 6 (3.85%) Information Security Consultant
11 6 (3.85%) Information Security Analyst
12 5 (3.21%) CLAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.56%) Web Services
2 1 (0.64%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.90%) Management Information System
2 13 (8.33%) RMADS
3 12 (7.69%) PKI
4 10 (6.41%) DTV
4 10 (6.41%) Data Protection Act
5 8 (5.13%) Smart Meter
6 7 (4.49%) Mobile App
6 7 (4.49%) CMDB
7 6 (3.85%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.56%) Thin Client
8 4 (2.56%) CESG
8 4 (2.56%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.28%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.64%) SCADA
11 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (0.64%) CESG CLAS
11 1 (0.64%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.69%) Windows
2 5 (3.21%) UNIX
3 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.28%) Linux
5 1 (0.64%) CentOS
5 1 (0.64%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (0.64%) AIX
5 1 (0.64%) HPUX
5 1 (0.64%) Solaris
5 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (44.23%) Information Security
2 50 (32.05%) ITIL
3 48 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 40 (25.64%) PRINCE2
5 28 (17.95%) Security Management
6 27 (17.31%) Stakeholder Management
7 26 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
8 22 (14.10%) Vulnerability Management
9 20 (12.82%) Service Management
10 18 (11.54%) Security Architecture
11 17 (10.90%) Change Control
12 16 (10.26%) OWASP
13 14 (8.97%) Project Management
14 13 (8.33%) Data Protection
15 12 (7.69%) Security Testing
15 12 (7.69%) Information Assurance
15 12 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
16 9 (5.77%) TOGAF
16 9 (5.77%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.92%) C
2 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (34.62%) CISSP
2 48 (30.77%) CISM
3 24 (15.38%) CRISC
4 17 (10.90%) Degree
5 15 (9.62%) CISA
6 14 (8.97%) Security Cleared
7 11 (7.05%) PMP
7 11 (7.05%) PMI Certification
8 8 (5.13%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.21%) MAPM
9 5 (3.21%) CISMP
10 3 (1.92%) MCITP
10 3 (1.92%) MCSE
10 3 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.64%) CCSE
12 1 (0.64%) CCNP
12 1 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (28.85%) PCI DSS
2 30 (19.23%) ISO 9001
3 18 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (4.49%) COBIT
5 6 (3.85%) QA
6 4 (2.56%) JSP 440
7 3 (1.92%) BS7799
7 3 (1.92%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.64%) COSO
8 1 (0.64%) BS25999
8 1 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 6 (3.85%) vSphere
2 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.28%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.64%) XenApp
4 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) SCOM
1 3 (1.92%) WSUS
2 2 (1.28%) Nessus
2 2 (1.28%) OVSD
3 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 20 (12.82%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.97%) Cisco
3 10 (6.41%) Oracle
4 7 (4.49%) Sun
5 5 (3.21%) SAP
5 5 (3.21%) IBM
5 5 (3.21%) VMware
6 4 (2.56%) Tripwire
7 3 (1.92%) Qualys
7 3 (1.92%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (1.92%) ArcSight
7 3 (1.92%) McAfee
8 1 (0.64%) F5
8 1 (0.64%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.64%) HP
8 1 (0.64%) EMC
8 1 (0.64%) Citrix
8 1 (0.64%) Juniper
8 1 (0.64%) Symantec
8 1 (0.64%) CheckPoint