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 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 99 97 96
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 47 45 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.39% 1.42% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.15% 12.86% 8.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 3
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£450 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £359 £421
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £540 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
- +11.80%
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
291 350 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 8.59% 11.06% 6.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 233 76
Average daily rate £418 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.76% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 28 14
Average hourly rate £22.50 £25.50 £17.23
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +48.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £8.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £43.00 £27.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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 31 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 31 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
Wiltshire +5 15 £475 -14.18% 2
Somerset -1 11 £450 -9.09%
Gloucestershire 0 10 £413 -2.94% 2
Devon -10 5 £401 +7.00%
Bristol - 2 £463 - 3
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 42 (51.85%) Information Security
2 38 (46.91%) Security Cleared
3 32 (39.51%) CISSP
4 24 (29.63%) ITIL
5 21 (25.93%) UML
5 21 (25.93%) Data Centre
6 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
6 19 (23.46%) PRINCE2
6 19 (23.46%) Management Information System
6 19 (23.46%) DV Cleared
7 17 (20.99%) SC Cleared
8 16 (19.75%) Information Assurance
8 16 (19.75%) Manufacturing
8 16 (19.75%) ISO 9000
9 15 (18.52%) SOA
9 15 (18.52%) Security Architecture
10 14 (17.28%) PCI DSS
10 14 (17.28%) Retail
10 14 (17.28%) SAP
10 14 (17.28%) GIS
10 14 (17.28%) ISEB
10 14 (17.28%) Change Control
11 13 (16.05%) .NET
11 13 (16.05%) Web Services
11 13 (16.05%) CRM
11 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (14.81%) CMS
12 12 (14.81%) .NET Framework
12 12 (14.81%) C#
12 12 (14.81%) VB

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

For the 6 months to 31 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 12 (14.81%) CMS
2 3 (3.70%) IIS
2 3 (3.70%) JBoss
3 2 (2.47%) Apache
4 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.23%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.23%) NServiceBus
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Summit
2 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (4.94%) Network Security
3 3 (3.70%) Internet
4 2 (2.47%) LAN
4 2 (2.47%) WAN
4 2 (2.47%) VPN
5 1 (1.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.23%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
General
1 16 (19.75%) Manufacturing
2 14 (17.28%) Retail
3 12 (14.81%) Finance
4 2 (2.47%) Law
4 2 (2.47%) Legal
4 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) Architect
2 24 (29.63%) Consultant
3 18 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (12.35%) Security Consultant
5 8 (9.88%) Security Architect
6 6 (7.41%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Security Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) CLAS Consultant
8 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.94%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Splunk Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 3 (3.70%) Head of IT Security
9 3 (3.70%) Head of IT
9 3 (3.70%) Head of Security
10 2 (2.47%) Information Manager
10 2 (2.47%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (16.05%) .NET
1 13 (16.05%) Web Services
2 12 (14.81%) .NET Framework
3 4 (4.94%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 19 (23.46%) Management Information System
3 14 (17.28%) GIS
4 11 (13.58%) CESG
4 11 (13.58%) CESG CLAS
5 6 (7.41%) Client/Server
6 5 (6.17%) RMADS
6 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.70%) Replication
7 3 (3.70%) PKI
8 2 (2.47%) Clustering
9 1 (1.23%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Windows
1 7 (8.64%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.47%) CentOS
2 2 (2.47%) UNIX
3 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.85%) Information Security
2 24 (29.63%) ITIL
3 21 (25.93%) UML
4 19 (23.46%) PRINCE2
5 16 (19.75%) Information Assurance
6 15 (18.52%) Security Architecture
6 15 (18.52%) SOA
7 14 (17.28%) Change Control
8 13 (16.05%) CRM
8 13 (16.05%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (14.81%) Workflow
10 11 (13.58%) Content Management
11 10 (12.35%) ArchiMate
12 9 (11.11%) TOGAF
12 9 (11.11%) Business Continuity
13 7 (8.64%) Programme Management
13 7 (8.64%) Change Management
13 7 (8.64%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (8.64%) Data Protection
14 6 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.81%) C#
1 12 (14.81%) VB
2 9 (11.11%) C
3 2 (2.47%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (46.91%) Security Cleared
2 32 (39.51%) CISSP
3 19 (23.46%) DV Cleared
4 17 (20.99%) SC Cleared
5 14 (17.28%) ISEB
6 9 (11.11%) CISM
7 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.47%) ISSMP
7 2 (2.47%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.47%) CCNP
7 2 (2.47%) CISA
7 2 (2.47%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.47%) Degree
8 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.23%) MCP
8 1 (1.23%) MCSA
8 1 (1.23%) CHFI
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.75%) ISO 9000
2 14 (17.28%) PCI DSS
3 7 (8.64%) ISO 9001
4 5 (6.17%) ISO 14001
5 4 (4.94%) JSP 440
6 2 (2.47%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (1.23%) BS7799
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) Hyper-V
1 2 (2.47%) XenApp
1 2 (2.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 14 (17.28%) SAP
3 9 (11.11%) Splunk
4 5 (6.17%) Cisco
5 3 (3.70%) ESRI
5 3 (3.70%) Veeam
5 3 (3.70%) Zerto
6 2 (2.47%) ArcSight
6 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 2 (2.47%) HP
6 2 (2.47%) Citrix
6 2 (2.47%) Juniper
6 2 (2.47%) CommVault
6 2 (2.47%) Hitachi
6 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
6 2 (2.47%) McAfee