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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 105 114 79
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -35
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 33 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.10% 0.79% 1.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.84% 7.77% 16.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 16
Average daily rate
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£480 £520 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £391 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £705 £610 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £427
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -
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
257 296 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.56% 10.13% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 190 114
Average daily rate £400 £397 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.81% -2.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £609 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 30 12
Average hourly rate £42.25 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.71% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £13.80 £12.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.90 £146.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £21.00 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+2.61% +12.00%

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 2 June 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 2 June 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 +18 12 £525 -0.94%
Gloucestershire 0 9 £425 -5.55% 4
Wiltshire +5 4 £352 - 3
Devon -6 3 £350 -1.40%
Bristol -5 2 - - 3
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 63 (76.83%) Information Security
2 48 (58.54%) Security Cleared
3 36 (43.90%) ITIL
4 32 (39.02%) UML
5 29 (35.37%) CISSP
6 28 (34.15%) SC Cleared
7 26 (31.71%) PRINCE2
7 26 (31.71%) Management Information System
8 22 (26.83%) Retail
8 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
9 21 (25.61%) ISO 9000
9 21 (25.61%) Manufacturing
9 21 (25.61%) Change Control
10 16 (19.51%) .NET Framework
10 16 (19.51%) .NET
10 16 (19.51%) ISEB
11 15 (18.29%) SAP
11 15 (18.29%) SOA
11 15 (18.29%) Security Management
11 15 (18.29%) PCI DSS
11 15 (18.29%) DV Cleared
12 14 (17.07%) Workflow
12 14 (17.07%) GIS
12 14 (17.07%) CMS
12 14 (17.07%) Content Management
12 14 (17.07%) Web Services
12 14 (17.07%) CRM
12 14 (17.07%) CISM
13 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (15.85%) Data Protection

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

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 14 (17.07%) CMS
2 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.22%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.22%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.54%) Summit
2 1 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.63%) Firewall
2 6 (7.32%) LAN
2 6 (7.32%) WAN
2 6 (7.32%) VPN
3 4 (4.88%) Network Security
4 2 (2.44%) SAN
5 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.22%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (26.83%) Retail
2 21 (25.61%) Manufacturing
3 11 (13.41%) Finance
4 3 (3.66%) Law
4 3 (3.66%) Legal
4 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Electronics
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (46.34%) Architect
2 26 (31.71%) Solutions Architect
3 14 (17.07%) Consultant
4 6 (7.32%) Security Officer
4 6 (7.32%) Security Architect
4 6 (7.32%) Security Consultant
4 6 (7.32%) Technical Architect
5 5 (6.10%) Analyst
5 5 (6.10%) CLAS Consultant
6 4 (4.88%) Security Analyst
6 4 (4.88%) Deployment Manager
7 3 (3.66%) Information Analyst
7 3 (3.66%) IT Auditor
7 3 (3.66%) Head of IT
7 3 (3.66%) Auditor
7 3 (3.66%) Head of Security
7 3 (3.66%) Head of IT Security
7 3 (3.66%) IT Security Auditor
7 3 (3.66%) Information Assurance Consultant
8 2 (2.44%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) .NET Framework
1 16 (19.51%) .NET
2 14 (17.07%) Web Services
3 3 (3.66%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.71%) Management Information System
2 14 (17.07%) GIS
3 12 (14.63%) Data Centre
4 6 (7.32%) Client/Server
5 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.66%) Replication
6 3 (3.66%) CESG
6 3 (3.66%) CESG CLAS
7 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.44%) RMADS
7 2 (2.44%) PKI
7 2 (2.44%) Clustering
8 1 (1.22%) DTV
8 1 (1.22%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Windows
2 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 2 (2.44%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (76.83%) Information Security
2 36 (43.90%) ITIL
3 32 (39.02%) UML
4 26 (31.71%) PRINCE2
5 21 (25.61%) Change Control
6 15 (18.29%) SOA
6 15 (18.29%) Security Management
7 14 (17.07%) Workflow
7 14 (17.07%) Content Management
7 14 (17.07%) CRM
8 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (15.85%) Data Protection
9 11 (13.41%) TOGAF
9 11 (13.41%) Information Assurance
9 11 (13.41%) Security Architecture
9 11 (13.41%) Mentoring
10 9 (10.98%) Information Security Management
11 7 (8.54%) Business Continuity
11 7 (8.54%) Programme Management
11 7 (8.54%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) C#
1 12 (14.63%) VB
2 4 (4.88%) C
3 2 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (58.54%) Security Cleared
2 29 (35.37%) CISSP
3 28 (34.15%) SC Cleared
4 16 (19.51%) ISEB
5 15 (18.29%) DV Cleared
6 14 (17.07%) CISM
7 7 (8.54%) Degree
8 5 (6.10%) SSCP
9 4 (4.88%) CISA
9 4 (4.88%) MCP
10 3 (3.66%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (3.66%) GIAC
10 3 (3.66%) CEH
10 3 (3.66%) GSEC
10 3 (3.66%) ISACA
10 3 (3.66%) GPEN
11 2 (2.44%) ISSMP
11 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.44%) ISTQB
12 1 (1.22%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.61%) ISO 9000
2 15 (18.29%) PCI DSS
3 8 (9.76%) ISO 9001
3 8 (9.76%) ISO 14001
4 3 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 3 (3.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.66%) COBIT
5 2 (2.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.44%) XenApp
1 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
1 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (26.83%) Microsoft
2 15 (18.29%) SAP
3 4 (4.88%) Splunk
3 4 (4.88%) ArcSight
3 4 (4.88%) Citrix
3 4 (4.88%) McAfee
4 3 (3.66%) Cisco
4 3 (3.66%) VMware
4 3 (3.66%) Veeam
4 3 (3.66%) Zerto
5 2 (2.44%) HP
5 2 (2.44%) CommVault
5 2 (2.44%) Hitachi
6 1 (1.22%) Rackspace