The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 301 374 424
Rank change year-on-year
+73 +50
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 353 214 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.40% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.89% 5.46% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 112 105
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£450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £315 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £550 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £415
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+130.76% -39.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4473 3923 4574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.91% 7.35% 7.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2715 2315 2488
Average daily rate £410 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £355 £360
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 162 250
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the UK.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the UK.

ISO/IEC 27001 Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

ISO/IEC 27001 Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
England +76 336 £450 - 117
London +66 158 £465 -3.12% 53
South East -1 73 £425 +6.25% 23
South West -8 45 £425 - 8
City of London +24 41 £500 -0.99% 18
Berkshire +19 23 £450 -6.25% 8
North West +5 17 £488 +17.18% 6
Reading +15 16 £425 -11.45% 2
Surrey -4 16 £448 +21.35% 3
East of England -12 16 £350 -12.50% 8
Somerset +2 14 £495 - 1
Devon - 14 £375 - 1
Hampshire -10 12 £340 -4.22% 6
West Midlands -13 12 £525 +9.37% 4
Exeter - 11 £385 - 1
Manchester -1 10 £500 +9.58% 3
East Midlands +8 9 £413 +26.92% 2
Yorkshire +5 9 £450 +2.85% 12
Taunton -7 8 £495 -
Scotland -14 8 £454 - 5
West Yorkshire +4 7 £450 +2.85% 10
Buckinghamshire -2 7 £425 +21.42% 2
Gloucestershire -12 7 £425 - 3
Glasgow -5 6 £468 - 2
Wiltshire -14 6 £554 +31.78%
Hertfordshire -14 6 £350 - 3
Essex - 6 £325 - 1
Nottinghamshire +22 5 £413 +65.00%
Nottingham +21 5 £413 +65.00%
Middlesex +4 5 £350 -

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 315 (54.97%) Information Security
2 204 (35.60%) CISSP
3 169 (29.49%) ITIL
4 127 (22.16%) Risk Management
5 102 (17.80%) CISM
6 101 (17.63%) Finance
6 101 (17.63%) Security Cleared
7 90 (15.71%) Firewall
8 84 (14.66%) PCI DSS
9 81 (14.14%) Security Management
10 77 (13.44%) Management Information System
11 75 (13.09%) Windows
12 74 (12.91%) Microsoft
12 74 (12.91%) Security Architecture
13 68 (11.87%) SC Cleared
14 65 (11.34%) Penetration Testing
15 64 (11.17%) Information Assurance
15 64 (11.17%) Service Management
16 62 (10.82%) CISA
16 62 (10.82%) ISO 9001
17 59 (10.30%) Risk Assessment
17 59 (10.30%) Degree
18 58 (10.12%) ISMS
19 53 (9.25%) Data Protection
19 53 (9.25%) Business Continuity
19 53 (9.25%) Project Management
20 52 (9.08%) Cisco
21 51 (8.90%) PRINCE2
22 50 (8.73%) RMADS
23 48 (8.38%) CESG

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 28 (4.89%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.14%) IIS
3 10 (1.75%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.52%) Lync
5 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.35%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.35%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.17%) CMS
7 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 34 (5.93%) MS Office
2 30 (5.24%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.62%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.75%) MS Project
5 9 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.17%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (2.09%) assyst
2 7 (1.22%) Summit
3 5 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.17%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.09%) IaaS
2 5 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.52%) SaaS
3 3 (0.52%) PaaS
4 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.17%) Office 365
5 1 (0.17%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (15.71%) Firewall
2 45 (7.85%) Internet
3 43 (7.50%) Network Security
4 29 (5.06%) DNS
5 23 (4.01%) TCP/IP
5 23 (4.01%) DHCP
5 23 (4.01%) SAN
6 19 (3.32%) Intrusion Detection
7 16 (2.79%) LDAP
8 15 (2.62%) Cisco ASA
9 14 (2.44%) WAN
10 13 (2.27%) LAN
10 13 (2.27%) Intranet
11 9 (1.57%) VLAN
12 8 (1.40%) Broadband
12 8 (1.40%) VPN
13 7 (1.22%) MPLS
14 6 (1.05%) Wireless
15 5 (0.87%) NAS
16 3 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.87%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.35%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.17%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.17%) Big Data
6 1 (0.17%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.17%) SSDT
6 1 (0.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.17%) QlikView
6 1 (0.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.35%) AdminStudio
1 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.17%) Hudson
2 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
General
1 101 (17.63%) Finance
2 35 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 29 (5.06%) Banking
4 25 (4.36%) Law
5 24 (4.19%) Retail
6 23 (4.01%) Manufacturing
7 13 (2.27%) Legal
8 10 (1.75%) Publishing
9 8 (1.40%) Games
10 6 (1.05%) Marketing
11 5 (0.87%) Electronics
12 4 (0.70%) Local Government
13 3 (0.52%) Military
13 3 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.52%) Advertising
14 1 (0.17%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.17%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 124 (21.64%) Analyst
2 114 (19.90%) Consultant
3 92 (16.06%) Security Analyst
4 84 (14.66%) Security Consultant
5 64 (11.17%) Architect
6 59 (10.30%) Security Manager
7 40 (6.98%) Information Manager
8 38 (6.63%) Information Security Analyst
8 38 (6.63%) Information Analyst
9 35 (6.11%) Information Security Manager
9 35 (6.11%) Security Architect
10 34 (5.93%) Project Manager
11 28 (4.89%) Information Security Consultant
12 21 (3.66%) Security Specialist
13 20 (3.49%) IT Security Consultant
13 20 (3.49%) IT Consultant
14 17 (2.97%) CLAS Consultant
15 16 (2.79%) Information Security Specialist
15 16 (2.79%) Information Specialist
16 14 (2.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.01%) JSP
2 12 (2.09%) Web Services
3 9 (1.57%) XML
4 7 (1.22%) Middleware
5 6 (1.05%) EJB
5 6 (1.05%) .NET
6 5 (0.87%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.52%) J2EE
8 2 (0.35%) HTML
8 2 (0.35%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.17%) CSS
9 1 (0.17%) Spring
9 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.17%) COM
9 1 (0.17%) SAML
9 1 (0.17%) WCF
9 1 (0.17%) WPF
9 1 (0.17%) jQuery
9 1 (0.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.17%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 77 (13.44%) Management Information System
2 50 (8.73%) RMADS
3 48 (8.38%) CESG
4 34 (5.93%) Data Protection Act
5 29 (5.06%) CESG CLAS
6 23 (4.01%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.27%) DTV
8 11 (1.92%) PKI
9 10 (1.75%) NHS
10 9 (1.57%) PMI
10 9 (1.57%) CMDB
11 8 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 7 (1.22%) Smart Meter
13 6 (1.05%) Open Source
13 6 (1.05%) E-Learning
14 4 (0.70%) Economics
14 4 (0.70%) Cryptography
14 4 (0.70%) Replication
14 4 (0.70%) Kindle
14 4 (0.70%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 75 (13.09%) Windows
2 32 (5.58%) UNIX
3 24 (4.19%) Linux
4 16 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.09%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.87%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.35%) zOS
8 2 (0.35%) Solaris
8 2 (0.35%) AIX
9 1 (0.17%) HPUX
9 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 315 (54.97%) Information Security
2 169 (29.49%) ITIL
3 127 (22.16%) Risk Management
4 81 (14.14%) Security Management
5 74 (12.91%) Security Architecture
6 65 (11.34%) Penetration Testing
7 64 (11.17%) Service Management
7 64 (11.17%) Information Assurance
8 59 (10.30%) Risk Assessment
9 58 (10.12%) ISMS
10 53 (9.25%) Data Protection
10 53 (9.25%) Business Continuity
10 53 (9.25%) Project Management
11 51 (8.90%) PRINCE2
12 43 (7.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 39 (6.81%) TOGAF
14 38 (6.63%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (6.46%) Information Security Management
16 35 (6.11%) SIEM
17 31 (5.41%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (2.62%) C
2 13 (2.27%) SQL
3 10 (1.75%) Java
3 10 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.52%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.52%) VB
4 3 (0.52%) C#
5 2 (0.35%) VBA
6 1 (0.17%) Perl
6 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 204 (35.60%) CISSP
2 102 (17.80%) CISM
3 101 (17.63%) Security Cleared
4 68 (11.87%) SC Cleared
5 62 (10.82%) CISA
6 59 (10.30%) Degree
7 29 (5.06%) CEH
8 25 (4.36%) GIAC
9 23 (4.01%) CRISC
10 22 (3.84%) PMI Certification
11 21 (3.66%) Cisco Certification
12 18 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (3.14%) MCSE
12 18 (3.14%) PMP
13 13 (2.27%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.22%) SSCP
14 7 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 6 (1.05%) MBA
15 6 (1.05%) ISEB
16 5 (0.87%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (14.66%) PCI DSS
2 62 (10.82%) ISO 9001
3 44 (7.68%) COBIT
4 35 (6.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (4.54%) ISO 9000
6 20 (3.49%) QA
7 18 (3.14%) JSP 440
7 18 (3.14%) SLA
8 13 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 10 (1.75%) ISO 14001
10 5 (0.87%) BS7799
11 4 (0.70%) BS25999
12 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.17%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.17%) COSO
12 1 (0.17%) GPG13
System Software
1 44 (7.68%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.87%) vSphere
3 5 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (0.87%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (0.70%) VMware ESX
4 4 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.52%) XenApp
5 3 (0.52%) Nmap
6 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.35%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.17%) Novell eDirectory
Systems Management
1 10 (1.75%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.40%) WSUS
3 7 (1.22%) SCCM
4 5 (0.87%) SCOM
4 5 (0.87%) Nessus
4 5 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.35%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.35%) OpenView
5 2 (0.35%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 74 (12.91%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.08%) Cisco
3 26 (4.54%) VMware
4 18 (3.14%) Citrix
5 17 (2.97%) Juniper
6 14 (2.44%) SAP
7 13 (2.27%) Oracle
8 11 (1.92%) IBM
9 10 (1.75%) CheckPoint
9 10 (1.75%) Intel
9 10 (1.75%) Symantec
10 9 (1.57%) McAfee
10 9 (1.57%) HP
11 7 (1.22%) Dell
12 6 (1.05%) Sun
13 5 (0.87%) SonicWALL
13 5 (0.87%) NETGEAR
13 5 (0.87%) ArcSight
13 5 (0.87%) Lumension
14 3 (0.52%) Cyber-Ark
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Rate: £500 - £525 a day
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