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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 98 117 111
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 35 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.19% 0.74% 1.09%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.55% 7.67% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 10 15
Average daily rate £450 £650 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £381 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £750 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £423 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.50% -6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.50 £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+68.75% +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
303 300 374
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.34% 9.59% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 184 230
Average daily rate £400 £420 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 13 32
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +27.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £22.60 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £42.50 £41.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +38.09%

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 1 May 2016.

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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Gloucestershire +20 21 £450 - 1
Bristol +5 6 £400 - 2
Wiltshire -4 4 £550 +56.36% 1
Somerset +6 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (57.14%) CISSP
3 32 (45.71%) Information Security
4 23 (32.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 22 (31.43%) DV Cleared
6 21 (30.00%) Information Assurance
7 20 (28.57%) Firewall
7 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
7 20 (28.57%) CLAS
8 17 (24.29%) PCI DSS
8 17 (24.29%) Finance
9 16 (22.86%) SIEM
10 15 (21.43%) ITIL
11 13 (18.57%) Compliance Audit
12 12 (17.14%) Security Architecture
13 10 (14.29%) Cisco
14 9 (12.86%) PRINCE2
14 9 (12.86%) Internet
14 9 (12.86%) RMADS
14 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
14 9 (12.86%) Threat Management
15 8 (11.43%) ITIL V3
15 8 (11.43%) Security Operations
15 8 (11.43%) Security Operations Centre
15 8 (11.43%) JSP 440
15 8 (11.43%) TOGAF
15 8 (11.43%) Project Management
16 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
16 7 (10.00%) C
16 7 (10.00%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 7 (10.00%) IIS
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
1 3 (4.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 20 (28.57%) Firewall
2 9 (12.86%) Internet
3 5 (7.14%) Cisco ISE
3 5 (7.14%) IP Telephony
4 4 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (5.71%) LAN
4 4 (5.71%) WAN
4 4 (5.71%) Wireless
4 4 (5.71%) WLAN
5 3 (4.29%) Network Security
6 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.43%) BGP
7 1 (1.43%) OSPF
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Legal
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Law
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Consultant
2 13 (18.57%) Architect
2 13 (18.57%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 10 (14.29%) Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Security Consultant
5 8 (11.43%) Security Analyst
6 7 (10.00%) Information Assurance Practitioner
7 6 (8.57%) CISSP Consultant
7 6 (8.57%) Security Architect
8 5 (7.14%) IT Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Security Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.71%) Information Security Architect
9 4 (5.71%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Security Officer
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.71%) Senior Security Analyst
10 3 (4.29%) Information Manager
10 3 (4.29%) Information Security Manager
10 3 (4.29%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.43%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.14%) Mainframe
4 5 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (4.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.86%) CESG
8 1 (1.43%) CESG CLAS
8 1 (1.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) Linux
1 7 (10.00%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Unix
2 3 (4.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) Information Security
2 21 (30.00%) Information Assurance
3 16 (22.86%) SIEM
4 15 (21.43%) ITIL
5 13 (18.57%) Compliance Audit
6 12 (17.14%) Security Architecture
7 9 (12.86%) PRINCE2
7 9 (12.86%) Threat Management
8 8 (11.43%) ITIL V3
8 8 (11.43%) Project Management
8 8 (11.43%) Security Operations
8 8 (11.43%) TOGAF
9 7 (10.00%) Malware Analysis
9 7 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
10 6 (8.57%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) C
2 2 (2.86%) C++
2 2 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (57.14%) CISSP
3 22 (31.43%) DV Cleared
4 20 (28.57%) CLAS
4 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.00%) IISP
5 7 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (7.14%) CCNA
6 5 (7.14%) CCNP
6 5 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.29%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (2.86%) CISM
8 2 (2.86%) CREST Certified
8 2 (2.86%) Degree
8 2 (2.86%) GCIA
8 2 (2.86%) GCIH
8 2 (2.86%) SANS
9 1 (1.43%) CISMP
9 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (32.86%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 17 (24.29%) PCI DSS
3 9 (12.86%) RMADS
4 8 (11.43%) JSP 440
5 5 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 5 (7.14%) ISO22301
6 4 (5.71%) COBIT
6 4 (5.71%) ISO27002
7 3 (4.29%) ISO27005
8 2 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
9 1 (1.43%) QA
9 1 (1.43%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.86%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Cisco
2 7 (10.00%) ArcSight
3 6 (8.57%) Splunk
4 5 (7.14%) Forcepoint
4 5 (7.14%) Nortel
5 4 (5.71%) Genesys
5 4 (5.71%) Meraki
5 4 (5.71%) Siemens
6 3 (4.29%) Cyber-Ark
6 3 (4.29%) Guidewire
6 3 (4.29%) IBM
6 3 (4.29%) LogRhythm
6 3 (4.29%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle
6 3 (4.29%) Polycom
6 3 (4.29%) VMware
7 1 (1.43%) Juniper
7 1 (1.43%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.43%) Qualys
7 1 (1.43%) SAP