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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 167 196 186
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -10
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 96 68 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.09% 0.71% 0.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.32% 7.12% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 44 44
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £338 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £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
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
930 955 832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 10.52% 9.97% 9.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 536 437
Median daily rate £425 £400 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £261 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 51 34
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.35 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.10% +1.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £13.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 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 27 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire +24 30 £450 +24.65% 5
Berkshire +10 17 £450 +4.34% 2
Buckinghamshire +8 13 £450 - 1
Surrey -3 13 £523 +1.95% 3
West Sussex -4 9 £400 -
Kent +10 8 £463 +8.82% 1
East Sussex +15 5 £350 - 2
Oxfordshire - 3 £250 - 2
Sussex - 2 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 112 (58.33%) Information Security
2 85 (44.27%) CISSP
3 62 (32.29%) PCI DSS
4 47 (24.48%) CISM
5 44 (22.92%) Windows
6 43 (22.40%) ITIL
6 43 (22.40%) Security Cleared
7 35 (18.23%) Firewall
7 35 (18.23%) Information Assurance
8 34 (17.71%) Cisco
8 34 (17.71%) Management Information System
9 30 (15.63%) Risk Management
9 30 (15.63%) Microsoft
9 30 (15.63%) SC Cleared
10 29 (15.10%) ISMS
11 28 (14.58%) Security Management
11 28 (14.58%) Data Protection
12 26 (13.54%) Cybersecurity
13 24 (12.50%) CISA
13 24 (12.50%) Project Management
14 23 (11.98%) CLAS
14 23 (11.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 22 (11.46%) Vulnerability Management
15 22 (11.46%) Degree
16 21 (10.94%) Active Directory
16 21 (10.94%) RMADS
17 20 (10.42%) CESG Certified Professional
17 20 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
17 20 (10.42%) Internet
17 20 (10.42%) VMware

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 8 (4.17%) Apache
2 6 (3.13%) IIS
2 6 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.56%) Apache Pig
4 2 (1.04%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.04%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.60%) MS Office
2 5 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.08%) Office 365
2 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.56%) Mimecast
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (1.04%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.04%) CloudFront
3 2 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (18.23%) Firewall
2 20 (10.42%) Internet
3 12 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (6.25%) VPN
4 9 (4.69%) Intranet
5 7 (3.65%) DNS
5 7 (3.65%) Network Security
6 6 (3.13%) Broadband
6 6 (3.13%) DHCP
7 5 (2.60%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (2.60%) TCP/IP
8 4 (2.08%) Kerberos
8 4 (2.08%) LAN
9 3 (1.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (1.56%) SAN
9 3 (1.56%) SSH
10 2 (1.04%) Cisco PIX
10 2 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (1.04%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (1.04%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.56%) Big Data
1 3 (1.56%) Hadoop
1 3 (1.56%) MySQL
2 2 (1.04%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.04%) Subversion
2 1 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (9.90%) Legal
2 17 (8.85%) Finance
3 12 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.60%) Retail
5 4 (2.08%) Law
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (30.21%) Consultant
2 53 (27.60%) Security Consultant
3 41 (21.35%) Analyst
4 29 (15.10%) Information Security Consultant
5 27 (14.06%) Security Analyst
6 23 (11.98%) Architect
7 21 (10.94%) Security Architect
8 13 (6.77%) Information Analyst
8 13 (6.77%) Information Security Analyst
8 13 (6.77%) Security Manager
9 10 (5.21%) Designer
9 10 (5.21%) Information Manager
9 10 (5.21%) Information Security Manager
9 10 (5.21%) IT Consultant
9 10 (5.21%) IT Security Consultant
9 10 (5.21%) Security Designer
10 9 (4.69%) CISSP Consultant
11 8 (4.17%) Business Analyst
11 8 (4.17%) IT Manager
11 8 (4.17%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.56%) LAMP
2 1 (0.52%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 34 (17.71%) Management Information System
2 20 (10.42%) PKI
3 12 (6.25%) CESG
4 7 (3.65%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (3.13%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (3.13%) Digital TV
5 6 (3.13%) Smartcard
6 5 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.60%) VCE vBlock
7 4 (2.08%) CESG CLAS
7 4 (2.08%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.56%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.04%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.04%) Derivative
9 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.04%) FMCG
10 1 (0.52%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 44 (22.92%) Windows
2 16 (8.33%) Linux
2 16 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (5.21%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.60%) Unix
7 4 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 3 (1.56%) CentOS
8 3 (1.56%) Debian
9 2 (1.04%) Kali Linux
9 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (58.33%) Information Security
2 43 (22.40%) ITIL
3 35 (18.23%) Information Assurance
4 30 (15.63%) Risk Management
5 29 (15.10%) ISMS
6 28 (14.58%) Data Protection
6 28 (14.58%) Security Management
7 26 (13.54%) Cybersecurity
8 24 (12.50%) Project Management
9 22 (11.46%) Vulnerability Management
10 20 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
11 19 (9.90%) Information Security Management
12 15 (7.81%) Security Architecture
12 15 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 13 (6.77%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (6.77%) SDLC
14 12 (6.25%) Security Testing
15 11 (5.73%) Incident Management
16 10 (5.21%) OWASP
16 10 (5.21%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.13%) Python
2 5 (2.60%) Perl
3 3 (1.56%) Java
3 3 (1.56%) PHP
4 2 (1.04%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.04%) SQL
4 2 (1.04%) VB
5 1 (0.52%) C
Qualifications
1 85 (44.27%) CISSP
2 47 (24.48%) CISM
3 43 (22.40%) Security Cleared
4 30 (15.63%) SC Cleared
5 24 (12.50%) CISA
6 23 (11.98%) CLAS
7 22 (11.46%) Degree
8 20 (10.42%) CESG Certified Professional
8 20 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (8.33%) CCSP
10 13 (6.77%) CCNP
11 12 (6.25%) CCDP
11 12 (6.25%) DV Cleared
12 8 (4.17%) CompTIA Security+
12 8 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (4.17%) Security+ Certification
13 6 (3.13%) SANS
14 5 (2.60%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (2.60%) IISP
14 5 (2.60%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (32.29%) PCI DSS
2 23 (11.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 21 (10.94%) RMADS
4 19 (9.90%) COBIT
5 16 (8.33%) ISO 9001
6 15 (7.81%) JSP 440
7 12 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (3.65%) ISAE 3402
8 7 (3.65%) ISO27005
8 7 (3.65%) SLA
9 6 (3.13%) ISO27002
10 5 (2.60%) ISO22301
11 3 (1.56%) SSAE 16
12 1 (0.52%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.52%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 21 (10.94%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.65%) BitLocker
3 7 (3.65%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.13%) VMware ESX
5 5 (2.60%) Postfix
6 3 (1.56%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.04%) iptables
8 1 (0.52%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.52%) vSphere
8 1 (0.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) NetBackup
2 5 (2.60%) SCCM
3 3 (1.56%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (1.56%) Nagios
3 3 (1.56%) WSUS
4 2 (1.04%) Puppet
4 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (1.04%) SCOM
5 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.52%) BladeLogic
5 1 (0.52%) Nessus
5 1 (0.52%) Nmap
Vendors
1 34 (17.71%) Cisco
2 30 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.42%) VMware
4 19 (9.90%) CheckPoint
5 10 (5.21%) Qualys
6 9 (4.69%) Oracle
7 7 (3.65%) Intel Security
7 7 (3.65%) Juniper
8 6 (3.13%) NetApp
9 5 (2.60%) Splunk
9 5 (2.60%) Tripwire
10 4 (2.08%) ArcSight
10 4 (2.08%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (2.08%) IBM
11 3 (1.56%) Avaya
11 3 (1.56%) Blue Coat
11 3 (1.56%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.56%) ServiceNow
11 3 (1.56%) Sun
12 2 (1.04%) F5