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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 320 299 369
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +70
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 318 422 310
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.77% 0.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.54% 7.59% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 268 167
Median daily rate £450 £460 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £65.00 £46.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.78% +6.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £42.00 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.00 £47.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £46.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+39.78% -2.10%

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
4863 5561 5271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.81% 10.11% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3165 3424 3396
Median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £600 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 210 211
Median hourly rate £20.50 £25.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.40 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £21.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +13.67%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -31 306 £451 +0.27% 141
London -49 80 £475 -9.52% 45
South East -26 71 £525 +23.52% 19
South West +23 55 £438 +2.94% 12
North West -18 28 £450 +10.56% 23
Wiltshire +17 23 £475 -8.65% 1
Hampshire +5 23 £444 -1.38% 1
Yorkshire +27 19 £670 +45.65% 12
West Midlands -8 19 £500 +5.26% 12
West Yorkshire +29 16 £675 +49.17% 10
East of England 0 16 £300 -33.33% 10
Manchester -21 16 £600 +57.06% 16
Surrey +12 15 £525 +22.09% 2
Leeds +24 13 £675 +49.17% 10
Berkshire +3 13 £550 +22.22% 7
North East -14 13 £400 -20.00% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £400 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 13 £400 - 1
Buckinghamshire +21 10 £525 +23.52% 3
Dorset +7 10 £400 -23.80% 1
Birmingham +4 10 £500 -13.97% 9
City of London -16 10 £520 +15.55% 17
Essex +9 9 £300 -27.27% 2
Gloucestershire +1 8 £450 - 7
Lancashire 0 8 £450 -
Croydon -12 8 £551 +57.50%
Bristol +9 7 £400 +3.22% 1
Milton Keynes +10 6 £525 +23.52% 1
Bracknell +8 6 £550 - 1
Chippenham +1 6 £300 -22.07% 1

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 459 (58.03%) Information Security
2 350 (44.25%) CISSP
3 216 (27.31%) PCI DSS
4 214 (27.05%) CISM
5 199 (25.16%) Security Cleared
6 187 (23.64%) ITIL
7 165 (20.86%) Firewall
8 151 (19.09%) Cybersecurity
9 145 (18.33%) SC Cleared
10 140 (17.70%) Management Information System
10 140 (17.70%) Risk Management
11 122 (15.42%) Cisco
12 114 (14.41%) Finance
12 114 (14.41%) Security Management
13 113 (14.29%) Project Management
14 110 (13.91%) CISA
15 96 (12.14%) PRINCE2
16 95 (12.01%) SIEM
16 95 (12.01%) Security Operations
17 94 (11.88%) Microsoft
18 89 (11.25%) ISMS
19 83 (10.49%) Information Security Management
20 77 (9.73%) CheckPoint
21 76 (9.61%) Vulnerability Management
22 75 (9.48%) Data Protection
22 75 (9.48%) VMware
23 74 (9.36%) CESG
24 73 (9.23%) Windows
25 72 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
26 71 (8.98%) Agile Software Development

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 13 (1.64%) SharePoint
2 12 (1.52%) Apache
3 8 (1.01%) Skype for Business
4 7 (0.88%) IIS
5 5 (0.63%) Apache Pig
5 5 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (0.63%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.25%) SAS
6 2 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.25%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.13%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.13%) JBoss
7 1 (0.13%) Liferay
7 1 (0.13%) nginx
7 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (5.18%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.64%) MS Office
2 13 (1.64%) MS Project
3 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.51%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.88%) SAP hybris
2 4 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.38%) Sentinel
4 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.25%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.13%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 50 (6.32%) SaaS
2 31 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (3.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 21 (2.65%) Office 365
5 15 (1.90%) IaaS
6 9 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.51%) Yammer
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.38%) GitHub
9 2 (0.25%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.25%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.13%) Route 53
10 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 165 (20.86%) Firewall
2 68 (8.60%) Cisco ASA
3 64 (8.09%) Network Security
4 53 (6.70%) TCP/IP
5 52 (6.57%) WAN
6 42 (5.31%) Intrusion Detection
6 42 (5.31%) LAN
7 26 (3.29%) VPN
8 25 (3.16%) Internet
9 24 (3.03%) Wireless
10 23 (2.91%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 22 (2.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 20 (2.53%) NetScaler
13 18 (2.28%) DNS
14 17 (2.15%) DHCP
15 15 (1.90%) BIG-IP
15 15 (1.90%) Cisco Nexus
16 14 (1.77%) WAAS
17 13 (1.64%) Wireshark
18 12 (1.52%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (4.80%) NonStop SQL
2 10 (1.26%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.63%) Big Data
3 5 (0.63%) Hadoop
3 5 (0.63%) MySQL
4 4 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.38%) Star Schema
6 2 (0.25%) DB2
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.13%) Pentaho
7 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (0.38%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.38%) MSI
2 2 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.13%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.13%) JIRA
3 1 (0.13%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.13%) Redmine
General
1 114 (14.41%) Finance
2 49 (6.19%) Legal
3 36 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 34 (4.30%) Retail
5 13 (1.64%) Marketing
6 12 (1.52%) Banking
6 12 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.01%) Law
8 5 (0.63%) Back Office
9 4 (0.51%) Military
10 3 (0.38%) Automotive
10 3 (0.38%) Electronics
11 2 (0.25%) Games
11 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) French Language
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
12 1 (0.13%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 160 (20.23%) Consultant
2 150 (18.96%) Security Manager
3 145 (18.33%) Analyst
4 135 (17.07%) Security Consultant
5 112 (14.16%) Architect
6 105 (13.27%) Security Analyst
7 80 (10.11%) Information Security Manager
7 80 (10.11%) Security Architect
8 76 (9.61%) Information Manager
9 52 (6.57%) Information Security Consultant
10 44 (5.56%) Information Analyst
11 43 (5.44%) Information Security Analyst
12 37 (4.68%) Security Officer
13 36 (4.55%) IT Consultant
13 36 (4.55%) IT Security Consultant
14 32 (4.05%) IT Analyst
15 29 (3.67%) IT Manager
15 29 (3.67%) Project Manager
15 29 (3.67%) Security Specialist
16 27 (3.41%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (1.90%) Web Services
2 9 (1.14%) SAML
3 6 (0.76%) COM
4 4 (0.51%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.51%) LAMP
5 3 (0.38%) .NET
6 2 (0.25%) REST
7 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.13%) CGI
7 1 (0.13%) CSS
7 1 (0.13%) Django
7 1 (0.13%) ELK Stack
7 1 (0.13%) HTML
7 1 (0.13%) Kafka
7 1 (0.13%) Middleware
7 1 (0.13%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (0.13%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 140 (17.70%) Management Information System
2 74 (9.36%) CESG
3 43 (5.44%) PKI
4 40 (5.06%) CESG CLAS
5 38 (4.80%) Security Operations Centre
6 35 (4.42%) Data Protection Act
7 32 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
8 29 (3.67%) Data Centre
9 23 (2.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 15 (1.90%) Computer Science
11 13 (1.64%) Reference Data
12 10 (1.26%) NHS
13 9 (1.14%) Cryptography
14 8 (1.01%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.88%) Freedom of Information
16 6 (0.76%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
17 5 (0.63%) BYOD
17 5 (0.63%) Digital TV
17 5 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 73 (9.23%) Windows
2 46 (5.82%) Linux
3 33 (4.17%) Unix
4 24 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 19 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (1.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (0.63%) Solaris
10 3 (0.38%) Debian
11 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.25%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) Android
12 1 (0.13%) NetWare
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 459 (58.03%) Information Security
2 187 (23.64%) ITIL
3 151 (19.09%) Cybersecurity
4 140 (17.70%) Risk Management
5 114 (14.41%) Security Management
6 113 (14.29%) Project Management
7 96 (12.14%) PRINCE2
8 95 (12.01%) Security Operations
8 95 (12.01%) SIEM
9 89 (11.25%) ISMS
10 83 (10.49%) Information Security Management
11 76 (9.61%) Vulnerability Management
12 75 (9.48%) Data Protection
13 72 (9.10%) Stakeholder Management
14 71 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
15 69 (8.72%) Penetration Testing
16 68 (8.60%) Security Architecture
17 65 (8.22%) Information Assurance
18 64 (8.09%) Risk Assessment
19 59 (7.46%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (1.26%) Perl
1 10 (1.26%) SQL
2 7 (0.88%) Python
3 6 (0.76%) Ruby
4 5 (0.63%) Java
5 4 (0.51%) PHP
5 4 (0.51%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.38%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.25%) C
7 2 (0.25%) VB
8 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.13%) C#
8 1 (0.13%) Go
8 1 (0.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.13%) R
8 1 (0.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 350 (44.25%) CISSP
2 214 (27.05%) CISM
3 199 (25.16%) Security Cleared
4 145 (18.33%) SC Cleared
5 110 (13.91%) CISA
6 70 (8.85%) Degree
7 69 (8.72%) CLAS
8 50 (6.32%) DV Cleared
9 48 (6.07%) Cisco Certification
10 43 (5.44%) ISEB
11 36 (4.55%) CESG Certified Professional
12 33 (4.17%) CISMP
13 29 (3.67%) CRISC
14 28 (3.54%) CCNP
14 28 (3.54%) CEH
15 25 (3.16%) ITIL Certification
16 24 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 23 (2.91%) CCSP
18 22 (2.78%) APMP
19 20 (2.53%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 216 (27.31%) PCI DSS
2 64 (8.09%) COBIT
3 38 (4.80%) RMADS
4 36 (4.55%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 35 (4.42%) ISO27002
6 25 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (1.90%) JSP 440
8 14 (1.77%) ISO 9001
8 14 (1.77%) SLA
9 12 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
10 11 (1.39%) QA
11 9 (1.14%) ISO22301
12 6 (0.76%) GPG13
12 6 (0.76%) ISAE 3402
13 4 (0.51%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.25%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.25%) ISO 9000
14 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 2 (0.25%) ISO27005
15 1 (0.13%) BS7799
System Software
1 55 (6.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (4.42%) Active Directory
3 28 (3.54%) vSphere
4 15 (1.90%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.39%) XenServer
6 10 (1.26%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (1.14%) BitLocker
7 9 (1.14%) XenDesktop
8 8 (1.01%) vCloud
9 5 (0.63%) Snort
10 4 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.38%) Docker
11 3 (0.38%) Postfix
11 3 (0.38%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 2 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 1 (0.13%) etcd
13 1 (0.13%) flannel
13 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 33 (4.17%) Nessus
2 27 (3.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 14 (1.77%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (1.26%) SCCM
5 9 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 9 (1.14%) SCOM
6 8 (1.01%) SmoothWall
7 7 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 7 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (0.76%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 6 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.76%) WSUS
9 4 (0.51%) vRealize
10 3 (0.38%) Ansible
10 3 (0.38%) ArcSight ESM
10 3 (0.38%) Puppet
11 2 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.25%) Nagios
11 2 (0.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 122 (15.42%) Cisco
2 94 (11.88%) Microsoft
3 77 (9.73%) CheckPoint
4 75 (9.48%) VMware
5 37 (4.68%) Palo Alto
6 36 (4.55%) Splunk
7 34 (4.30%) Juniper
8 27 (3.41%) Oracle
9 25 (3.16%) AlienVault
9 25 (3.16%) F5
10 21 (2.65%) Blue Coat
10 21 (2.65%) SAP
11 19 (2.40%) FireEye
12 18 (2.28%) Intel Security
12 18 (2.28%) TippingPoint
13 17 (2.15%) Citrix
13 17 (2.15%) Red Hat
13 17 (2.15%) SolarWinds
14 14 (1.77%) Aruba
14 14 (1.77%) Riverbed
Bristol, Avon
Spencer Rose
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £650 to £800 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Venn Group
Rate: £550 - £600 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
FDM Group
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Bankside Recruitment
Rate: £400- £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Essex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago