The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 90 97 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 52 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.60% 1.45% 1.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 18.31% 13.21% 16.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 13
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £355 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £540 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
284 333 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.73% 10.94% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 216 97
Average daily rate £400 £428 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +4.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £298 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £540 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 31 14
Average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +30.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £16.35 £11.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £21.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.21 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.65% +15.45%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

ISO/IEC 27001
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Somerset +7 19 £450 -9.09%
Wiltshire +7 12 £506 +1.25% 2
Gloucestershire -2 7 £425 - 1
Devon -12 7 £371 +1.15%
Bristol - 3 £463 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 39 (52.70%) Information Security
2 32 (43.24%) Security Cleared
3 28 (37.84%) CISSP
4 25 (33.78%) ITIL
5 23 (31.08%) UML
6 22 (29.73%) Data Centre
7 20 (27.03%) PRINCE2
7 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
8 19 (25.68%) Management Information System
9 17 (22.97%) Manufacturing
9 17 (22.97%) ISO 9000
10 16 (21.62%) SOA
10 16 (21.62%) SC Cleared
10 16 (21.62%) DV Cleared
11 15 (20.27%) PCI DSS
11 15 (20.27%) Security Architecture
11 15 (20.27%) Change Control
11 15 (20.27%) ISEB
11 15 (20.27%) SAP
11 15 (20.27%) GIS
11 15 (20.27%) Retail
12 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (18.92%) .NET
12 14 (18.92%) Web Services
12 14 (18.92%) CRM
13 13 (17.57%) C#
13 13 (17.57%) VB
13 13 (17.57%) Workflow
13 13 (17.57%) Finance
13 13 (17.57%) CMS

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 (17.57%) CMS
2 3 (4.05%) JBoss
2 3 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 1 (1.35%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.35%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Summit
2 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) Firewall
2 4 (5.41%) Network Security
3 2 (2.70%) LAN
3 2 (2.70%) WAN
3 2 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (1.35%) SAN
4 1 (1.35%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.35%) Data Mining
General
1 17 (22.97%) Manufacturing
2 15 (20.27%) Retail
3 13 (17.57%) Finance
4 2 (2.70%) Law
4 2 (2.70%) Legal
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (45.95%) Architect
2 20 (27.03%) Solutions Architect
3 19 (25.68%) Consultant
4 9 (12.16%) Security Consultant
5 7 (9.46%) Security Architect
6 6 (8.11%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Splunk Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Head of Security
8 3 (4.05%) Head of IT Security
8 3 (4.05%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) CLAS Consultant
8 3 (4.05%) Head of IT
8 3 (4.05%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Security Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Deployment Manager
8 3 (4.05%) Analyst
9 2 (2.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.92%) .NET
1 14 (18.92%) Web Services
2 13 (17.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.70%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 19 (25.68%) Management Information System
3 15 (20.27%) GIS
4 9 (12.16%) CESG
4 9 (12.16%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (8.11%) Client/Server
6 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.05%) Replication
8 2 (2.70%) Clustering
8 2 (2.70%) PKI
8 2 (2.70%) RMADS
9 1 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 7 (9.46%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) UNIX
3 2 (2.70%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (52.70%) Information Security
2 25 (33.78%) ITIL
3 23 (31.08%) UML
4 20 (27.03%) PRINCE2
5 16 (21.62%) SOA
6 15 (20.27%) Security Architecture
6 15 (20.27%) Change Control
7 14 (18.92%) CRM
7 14 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (17.57%) Workflow
9 12 (16.22%) Content Management
10 11 (14.86%) Information Assurance
11 10 (13.51%) ArchiMate
12 9 (12.16%) TOGAF
13 8 (10.81%) Business Continuity
14 7 (9.46%) Programme Management
14 7 (9.46%) Change Management
14 7 (9.46%) Disaster Recovery
14 7 (9.46%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (9.46%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) C#
1 13 (17.57%) VB
2 7 (9.46%) C
3 2 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (43.24%) Security Cleared
2 28 (37.84%) CISSP
3 16 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 16 (21.62%) DV Cleared
4 15 (20.27%) ISEB
5 8 (10.81%) CISM
6 2 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (2.70%) ISSMP
6 2 (2.70%) ISTQB
6 2 (2.70%) CCNP
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.35%) CISA
7 1 (1.35%) MCP
7 1 (1.35%) MCSA
7 1 (1.35%) CHFI
7 1 (1.35%) Degree
7 1 (1.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (22.97%) ISO 9000
2 15 (20.27%) PCI DSS
3 6 (8.11%) ISO 9001
4 4 (5.41%) ISO 14001
5 2 (2.70%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.70%) XenApp
1 2 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Puppet
2 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.27%) SAP
3 10 (13.51%) Splunk
4 5 (6.76%) Cisco
5 3 (4.05%) Citrix
5 3 (4.05%) ArcSight
5 3 (4.05%) Zerto
5 3 (4.05%) McAfee
5 3 (4.05%) ESRI
5 3 (4.05%) Veeam
6 2 (2.70%) VMware
6 2 (2.70%) Juniper
6 2 (2.70%) CommVault
6 2 (2.70%) Hitachi
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.70%) HP