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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 255 308 398
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +90
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 506 383 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.94% 0.69% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.07% 7.56% 4.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 232 151
Median daily rate £450 £435 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £575 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £47.95 £51.17 £30.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.29% +67.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.57 £51.17 £18.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.95 £51.17 £43.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.95 £51.17 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.29% +241.13%

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
5026 5063 4998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.33% 9.18% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3228 3258 3092
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 178 211
Median hourly rate £28.00 £21.55 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.93% +2.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +4.88%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 28 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +70 460 £450 +5.88% 170
London +21 144 £500 +11.11% 44
South East +4 85 £450 - 34
North West +9 68 £550 +68.58% 24
South West +23 50 £450 -2.17% 16
Manchester -6 45 £375 +15.38% 18
West Midlands 0 39 £407 -14.36% 7
Yorkshire +26 34 £455 +51.66% 26
West Yorkshire +20 31 £418 +125.67% 17
City of London +37 30 £468 -1.57% 10
East of England +21 29 £425 +9.32% 7
Scotland -6 23 £475 +15.15% 3
Hampshire +22 21 £381 +5.40% 10
Bristol +19 21 £400 -13.51% 5
Wales +10 20 £500 +11.73% 3
Leeds +11 19 £435 +135.13% 9
South Wales +4 19 £500 +12.35% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 16 £450 - 1
Gloucestershire +4 15 £525 +23.52% 5
Edinburgh 0 15 £475 - 1
Berkshire -2 15 £450 +42.85% 10
Worcestershire - 15 £390 -
Newport +3 14 £500 +12.88% 1
Malvern - 14 £400 -
Lancashire +7 13 £658 +105.25% 3
West Sussex -1 12 £400 -
Cambridgeshire +22 11 £425 +9.67% 2
Warwickshire - 11 £550 -
Cambridge +25 10 £425 +9.67% 2
Kent +13 9 £475 -9.52% 1

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 512 (53.11%) Information Security
2 449 (46.58%) CISSP
3 241 (25.00%) CISM
4 236 (24.48%) PCI DSS
5 212 (21.99%) ITIL
6 185 (19.19%) Security Cleared
7 172 (17.84%) Finance
8 152 (15.77%) Risk Management
9 151 (15.66%) Project Management
10 150 (15.56%) Firewall
11 147 (15.25%) CISA
12 146 (15.15%) Windows
13 135 (14.00%) SC Cleared
14 124 (12.86%) PRINCE2
14 124 (12.86%) Cybersecurity
15 121 (12.55%) Microsoft
16 119 (12.34%) CLAS
17 115 (11.93%) Management Information System
18 114 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
19 113 (11.72%) Security Architecture
20 105 (10.89%) Security Management
21 104 (10.79%) COBIT
22 98 (10.17%) Data Protection
23 93 (9.65%) Active Directory
24 92 (9.54%) Information Assurance
25 91 (9.44%) SIEM
26 89 (9.23%) Cisco
26 89 (9.23%) TOGAF
27 88 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
28 85 (8.82%) Network Security

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 35 (3.63%) IIS
2 32 (3.32%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 9 (0.93%) Apache
5 7 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (0.41%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.31%) Skype for Business
9 3 (0.31%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.21%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.21%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.10%) CICS
11 1 (0.10%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.10%) Confluence
11 1 (0.10%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 53 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 33 (3.42%) MS Office
3 25 (2.59%) MS Visio
4 13 (1.35%) MS Project
5 4 (0.41%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.62%) CA PPM
1 6 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.31%) assyst
3 3 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.21%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (4.88%) SaaS
2 45 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (4.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 32 (3.32%) Office 365
5 17 (1.76%) IaaS
5 17 (1.76%) PaaS
6 6 (0.62%) Mimecast
7 4 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.31%) Yammer
9 2 (0.21%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.10%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.10%) Heroku
10 1 (0.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (15.56%) Firewall
2 85 (8.82%) Network Security
3 56 (5.81%) Internet
4 38 (3.94%) Intrusion Detection
5 36 (3.73%) WAN
6 35 (3.63%) VPN
7 34 (3.53%) LAN
8 30 (3.11%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (2.49%) TCP/IP
10 21 (2.18%) SAN
11 17 (1.76%) Wireless
12 16 (1.66%) DNS
13 15 (1.56%) SSL
14 13 (1.35%) Intranet
15 12 (1.24%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (1.14%) Cisco ISE
17 9 (0.93%) DHCP
17 9 (0.93%) VoIP
18 8 (0.83%) HTTP
19 7 (0.73%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (3.01%) NonStop SQL
2 24 (2.49%) SQL Server
3 11 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.41%) MySQL
5 4 (0.41%) PerformancePoint
5 4 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (0.31%) Big Data
6 3 (0.31%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.31%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.21%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.10%) DB2
8 1 (0.10%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.10%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (0.83%) Jenkins
2 7 (0.73%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.73%) Hudson
2 7 (0.73%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.62%) Selenium
3 6 (0.62%) SpecFlow
3 6 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (0.52%) JIRA
5 4 (0.41%) Subversion
5 4 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.21%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.10%) Bitbucket
7 1 (0.10%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (0.10%) Rational DOORS
General
1 172 (17.84%) Finance
2 41 (4.25%) Legal
3 38 (3.94%) Telecoms
4 28 (2.90%) Banking
5 15 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 14 (1.45%) Retail
7 13 (1.35%) Automotive
8 11 (1.14%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.14%) Law
9 10 (1.04%) Back Office
10 6 (0.62%) Billing
11 4 (0.41%) Games
11 4 (0.41%) Publishing
12 3 (0.31%) French Language
12 3 (0.31%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.21%) German Language
13 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.21%) Marketing
13 2 (0.21%) Polish Language
13 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 251 (26.04%) Consultant
2 216 (22.41%) Security Consultant
3 165 (17.12%) Architect
4 163 (16.91%) Analyst
5 139 (14.42%) Security Analyst
6 133 (13.80%) Security Architect
7 116 (12.03%) Security Manager
8 93 (9.65%) Information Security Consultant
9 58 (6.02%) Project Manager
10 55 (5.71%) Information Analyst
10 55 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
11 50 (5.19%) IT Manager
12 42 (4.36%) Security Specialist
13 36 (3.73%) IT Analyst
13 36 (3.73%) Security Project Manager
14 35 (3.63%) IT Security Analyst
15 33 (3.42%) Information Security Manager
15 33 (3.42%) IT Security Manager
16 32 (3.32%) IT Consultant
16 32 (3.32%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.35%) .NET
2 11 (1.14%) jQuery
3 8 (0.83%) Web Services
4 7 (0.73%) .NET Framework
4 7 (0.73%) REST
5 6 (0.62%) Ajax
5 6 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (0.62%) CSS
5 6 (0.62%) Entity Framework
5 6 (0.62%) HTML
5 6 (0.62%) WCF
6 4 (0.41%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.41%) HTML5
6 4 (0.41%) J2EE
6 4 (0.41%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (0.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (0.31%) LAMP
7 3 (0.31%) Middleware
8 2 (0.21%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.21%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 115 (11.93%) Management Information System
2 72 (7.47%) PKI
3 71 (7.37%) Data Centre
4 69 (7.16%) CESG
5 42 (4.36%) CESG CLAS
6 37 (3.84%) Security Operations Centre
7 31 (3.22%) Analytical Skills
8 28 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
9 20 (2.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 20 (2.07%) PMI
10 18 (1.87%) Computer Science
10 18 (1.87%) Cryptography
11 14 (1.45%) Private Cloud
12 13 (1.35%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (1.24%) Cyberthreat
13 12 (1.24%) Smartcard
14 8 (0.83%) Driving Licence
14 8 (0.83%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.83%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 146 (15.15%) Windows
2 72 (7.47%) Linux
3 55 (5.71%) Unix
4 47 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 38 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (1.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (1.14%) CentOS
8 11 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (1.14%) Solaris
9 10 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 6 (0.62%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.31%) Debian
12 2 (0.21%) Android
12 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
12 2 (0.21%) Kali Linux
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.21%) zOS
13 1 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (53.11%) Information Security
2 212 (21.99%) ITIL
3 152 (15.77%) Risk Management
4 151 (15.66%) Project Management
5 124 (12.86%) Cybersecurity
5 124 (12.86%) PRINCE2
6 114 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
7 113 (11.72%) Security Architecture
8 105 (10.89%) Security Management
9 98 (10.17%) Data Protection
10 92 (9.54%) Information Assurance
11 91 (9.44%) SIEM
12 89 (9.23%) TOGAF
13 88 (9.13%) Stakeholder Management
14 83 (8.61%) Vulnerability Management
15 74 (7.68%) ISMS
16 73 (7.57%) Security Operations
17 72 (7.47%) Information Security Management
17 72 (7.47%) Penetration Testing
18 59 (6.12%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 21 (2.18%) Java
2 20 (2.07%) SQL
3 19 (1.97%) Python
4 14 (1.45%) C
5 12 (1.24%) Perl
6 8 (0.83%) C#
7 7 (0.73%) JavaScript
8 6 (0.62%) Ruby
9 5 (0.52%) PHP
10 3 (0.31%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.21%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.21%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.21%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.21%) VB
12 1 (0.10%) C++
12 1 (0.10%) R
12 1 (0.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 449 (46.58%) CISSP
2 241 (25.00%) CISM
3 185 (19.19%) Security Cleared
4 147 (15.25%) CISA
5 135 (14.00%) SC Cleared
6 119 (12.34%) CLAS
7 81 (8.40%) Degree
8 68 (7.05%) CESG Certified Professional
9 53 (5.50%) CISMP
10 45 (4.67%) DV Cleared
11 40 (4.15%) Cisco Certification
12 33 (3.42%) ISEB
13 31 (3.22%) SANS
14 30 (3.11%) IISP
15 27 (2.80%) PMI Certification
16 26 (2.70%) CCNP
17 24 (2.49%) ITIL Certification
18 21 (2.18%) Microsoft Certification
19 20 (2.07%) CEH
20 16 (1.66%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 236 (24.48%) PCI DSS
2 104 (10.79%) COBIT
3 70 (7.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 59 (6.12%) RMADS
5 42 (4.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 38 (3.94%) ISO 9001
7 29 (3.01%) ISO27005
8 25 (2.59%) ISO27002
9 24 (2.49%) JSP 440
10 18 (1.87%) SLA
11 17 (1.76%) ISO22301
11 17 (1.76%) QA
12 16 (1.66%) Government Security Classifications
13 13 (1.35%) COSO
13 13 (1.35%) ISAE 3402
14 10 (1.04%) GPG13
15 9 (0.93%) Disclosure Scotland
16 7 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 5 (0.52%) SSAE 16
18 4 (0.41%) BS25999
System Software
1 93 (9.65%) Active Directory
2 53 (5.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.18%) RACF
4 10 (1.04%) vSphere
5 9 (0.93%) BitLocker
6 8 (0.83%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.73%) Docker
7 7 (0.73%) Postfix
7 7 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (0.62%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.62%) Snort
8 6 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.41%) DFS Replication
9 4 (0.41%) iptables
9 4 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.41%) Xen
10 2 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.10%) Sendmail
11 1 (0.10%) vCloud
11 1 (0.10%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (1.97%) CA Single Sign-On
2 18 (1.87%) SCCM
3 13 (1.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 12 (1.24%) SmoothWall
5 11 (1.14%) Puppet
6 10 (1.04%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 9 (0.93%) WSUS
8 8 (0.83%) Nagios
8 8 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
9 7 (0.73%) Salt
9 7 (0.73%) SCOM
10 6 (0.62%) Nessus
11 5 (0.52%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.52%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.41%) EMC NetWorker
12 4 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (0.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 2 (0.21%) BladeLogic
13 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
13 2 (0.21%) Nmap
Vendors
1 121 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 89 (9.23%) Cisco
3 81 (8.40%) VMware
4 38 (3.94%) Splunk
5 35 (3.63%) CheckPoint
6 31 (3.22%) Intel Security
7 30 (3.11%) Qualys
8 25 (2.59%) ArcSight
8 25 (2.59%) Citrix
9 21 (2.18%) Oracle
10 20 (2.07%) Red Hat
11 19 (1.97%) CA
12 18 (1.87%) Cyber-Ark
12 18 (1.87%) Symantec
13 16 (1.66%) Juniper
14 13 (1.35%) IBM
15 12 (1.24%) Clearswift
15 12 (1.24%) Forcepoint
15 12 (1.24%) HP
16 11 (1.14%) SolarWinds
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Posted: 22 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Wiltshire
LA International
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
AAP3
Rate: Attractive based on experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150.00 - £190 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £150 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 5 days ago