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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 334 408 370
Rank change year-on-year
+74 -38
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 271 169 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.50% 0.33% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.58% 4.45% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 108 112
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£435 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £333 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.24% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £43.75 £31.56 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.64% +61.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £31.56 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £31.56 £49.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.56 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+50.53% +61.82%

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
4121 3796 3611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.56% 7.37% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2577 2285 2088
Average daily rate £400 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £601 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 135 236
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.55 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.42% -13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.53 £20.64
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -10.25%

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 22 December 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 22 December 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 22 December 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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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
England +53 252 £435 +2.35% 111
London +24 92 £485 +2.37% 36
South East +33 83 £400 +2.56% 21
Surrey +23 35 £500 +28.20% 1
Staines +15 30 £500 -
South West -18 30 £463 +4.22% 15
City of London +12 29 £470 -8.29% 15
Berkshire +17 25 £400 +2.56% 11
Scotland +14 16 £388 - 3
Yorkshire +4 13 £390 +20.00% 15
West Midlands -2 12 £400 - 8
West Yorkshire - 12 £390 - 11
East of England -10 11 £350 -10.25% 4
Reading +14 10 £386 +0.32% 2
Hampshire -12 9 £360 -0.27%
Glasgow - 9 £350 -
North West -7 8 £355 -2.06% 8
Leeds - 7 £390 - 9
Swindon -4 6 £513 +28.12% 1
Manchester -5 6 - - 4
Wiltshire -13 6 £513 +28.12% 1
Gloucestershire -16 6 - - 1
Kent - 6 £175 -
Somerset -4 5 £463 - 6
Buckinghamshire -4 5 £350 - 2
Cheltenham -10 5 - -
Essex - 5 £308 - 1
Slough - 5 £475 -
Hertfordshire +1 4 £463 +18.58%
Milton Keynes -10 4 £350 - 2

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 338 (51.21%) Information Security
2 272 (41.21%) CISSP
3 199 (30.15%) ITIL
4 165 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 161 (24.39%) CISM
6 137 (20.76%) Finance
7 123 (18.64%) PCI DSS
8 112 (16.97%) Security Cleared
9 103 (15.61%) Firewall
10 99 (15.00%) Management Information System
11 94 (14.24%) Information Assurance
12 91 (13.79%) Security Management
13 89 (13.48%) Security Architecture
14 85 (12.88%) Penetration Testing
15 79 (11.97%) CISA
16 77 (11.67%) SC Cleared
17 76 (11.52%) Degree
18 74 (11.21%) Network Security
19 72 (10.91%) PRINCE2
20 70 (10.61%) Data Protection
21 69 (10.45%) Microsoft
22 63 (9.55%) Service Management
22 63 (9.55%) Risk Assessment
23 61 (9.24%) ISMS
24 57 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
24 57 (8.64%) COBIT
24 57 (8.64%) Cyber Security
25 55 (8.33%) Internet
26 54 (8.18%) Windows
27 53 (8.03%) ISO 9001

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 24 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.97%) IIS
3 5 (0.76%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.76%) WebSphere
3 5 (0.76%) Lync
4 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.45%) CMS
4 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.30%) SAS
6 1 (0.15%) CICS
6 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.15%) Documentum
6 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.15%) JBoss
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 25 (3.79%) MS Office
2 18 (2.73%) MS Excel
3 13 (1.97%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.52%) MS Project
5 5 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.15%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.97%) assyst
2 11 (1.67%) Summit
3 4 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.30%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 19 (2.88%) IaaS
2 8 (1.21%) SaaS
2 8 (1.21%) PaaS
3 5 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.15%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 103 (15.61%) Firewall
2 74 (11.21%) Network Security
3 55 (8.33%) Internet
4 30 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
5 28 (4.24%) TCP/IP
6 25 (3.79%) DNS
7 20 (3.03%) DHCP
8 19 (2.88%) WAN
9 17 (2.58%) LDAP
9 17 (2.58%) LAN
9 17 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (2.27%) Intranet
11 13 (1.97%) SAN
12 10 (1.52%) VPN
13 8 (1.21%) Broadband
14 6 (0.91%) MPLS
14 6 (0.91%) Wireless
15 5 (0.76%) VLAN
16 4 (0.61%) NAS
16 4 (0.61%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 6 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (0.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.45%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.30%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.15%) SSDT
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.15%) DB2
7 1 (0.15%) EDRMS
7 1 (0.15%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.15%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
1 3 (0.45%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (0.45%) Hudson
1 3 (0.45%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.45%) Visual Studio
1 3 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.30%) Metasploit
General
1 137 (20.76%) Finance
2 48 (7.27%) Telecoms
3 37 (5.61%) Banking
4 36 (5.45%) Law
5 25 (3.79%) Manufacturing
6 23 (3.48%) Retail
7 15 (2.27%) Legal
8 9 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.21%) Games
10 6 (0.91%) Marketing
11 5 (0.76%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.76%) Electronics
12 4 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.61%) German Language
13 3 (0.45%) Local Government
13 3 (0.45%) Advertising
14 2 (0.30%) Publishing
14 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.15%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 180 (27.27%) Consultant
2 139 (21.06%) Security Consultant
3 121 (18.33%) Analyst
4 88 (13.33%) Security Analyst
5 77 (11.67%) Architect
6 73 (11.06%) Security Manager
7 58 (8.79%) Security Architect
8 40 (6.06%) Information Manager
9 39 (5.91%) Information Security Consultant
10 34 (5.15%) Information Security Manager
10 34 (5.15%) Information Analyst
11 33 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
12 31 (4.70%) Security Specialist
12 31 (4.70%) IT Security Consultant
12 31 (4.70%) IT Consultant
13 30 (4.55%) Project Manager
14 19 (2.88%) Information Specialist
15 18 (2.73%) Information Security Specialist
16 17 (2.58%) CLAS Consultant
16 17 (2.58%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.82%) Web Services
1 12 (1.82%) JSP
2 10 (1.52%) Middleware
2 10 (1.52%) .NET
3 7 (1.06%) XML
4 4 (0.61%) J2EE
5 3 (0.45%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.45%) XSLT
5 3 (0.45%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (0.45%) LINQ
6 2 (0.30%) OpenID
6 2 (0.30%) SAML
6 2 (0.30%) Application Packaging
6 2 (0.30%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.15%) Spring
7 1 (0.15%) SOAP
7 1 (0.15%) JMS
7 1 (0.15%) COM
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 99 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 53 (8.03%) RMADS
3 39 (5.91%) Data Protection Act
4 37 (5.61%) CESG
5 24 (3.64%) Computer Science
6 22 (3.33%) CESG CLAS
7 21 (3.18%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (3.03%) PKI
9 13 (1.97%) Cryptography
10 12 (1.82%) DTV
10 12 (1.82%) Mobile App
11 11 (1.67%) Smart Meter
12 7 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.06%) CMDB
13 6 (0.91%) PMI
14 5 (0.76%) NHS
15 4 (0.61%) Thin Client
15 4 (0.61%) Fat Client
15 4 (0.61%) Open Source
16 3 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 54 (8.18%) Windows
2 27 (4.09%) Linux
3 25 (3.79%) UNIX
4 8 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.76%) Android
7 4 (0.61%) Solaris
7 4 (0.61%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.45%) AIX
9 2 (0.30%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.30%) zOS
9 2 (0.30%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 338 (51.21%) Information Security
2 199 (30.15%) ITIL
3 165 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 94 (14.24%) Information Assurance
5 91 (13.79%) Security Management
6 89 (13.48%) Security Architecture
7 85 (12.88%) Penetration Testing
8 72 (10.91%) PRINCE2
9 70 (10.61%) Data Protection
10 63 (9.55%) Service Management
10 63 (9.55%) Risk Assessment
11 61 (9.24%) ISMS
12 57 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 57 (8.64%) Cyber Security
13 52 (7.88%) Project Management
14 51 (7.73%) Vulnerability Management
15 46 (6.97%) Agile Software Development
16 43 (6.52%) Information Security Management
17 42 (6.36%) Incident Management
18 39 (5.91%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 21 (3.18%) SQL
2 12 (1.82%) C
3 7 (1.06%) C#
4 4 (0.61%) Java
4 4 (0.61%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.61%) PowerShell
5 3 (0.45%) VB.NET
5 3 (0.45%) Python
6 2 (0.30%) PHP
7 1 (0.15%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.15%) VB
7 1 (0.15%) Perl
7 1 (0.15%) REXX
7 1 (0.15%) VBA
7 1 (0.15%) R
Qualifications
1 272 (41.21%) CISSP
2 161 (24.39%) CISM
3 112 (16.97%) Security Cleared
4 79 (11.97%) CISA
5 77 (11.67%) SC Cleared
6 76 (11.52%) Degree
7 42 (6.36%) CEH
8 41 (6.21%) CRISC
9 31 (4.70%) GIAC
10 25 (3.79%) DV Cleared
11 23 (3.48%) MCSE
11 23 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
12 20 (3.03%) PMP
12 20 (3.03%) PMI Certification
12 20 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (1.97%) SSCP
14 10 (1.52%) CCNA
15 8 (1.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 8 (1.21%) MCITP
16 7 (1.06%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (18.64%) PCI DSS
2 57 (8.64%) COBIT
3 53 (8.03%) ISO 9001
4 41 (6.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (2.88%) ISO 9000
6 17 (2.58%) SLA
6 17 (2.58%) QA
7 15 (2.27%) ISO 14001
8 12 (1.82%) JSP 440
9 11 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 6 (0.91%) BS7799
11 3 (0.45%) BS25999
12 2 (0.30%) TickIT
13 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.15%) COSO
System Software
1 34 (5.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.91%) vSphere
4 4 (0.61%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.45%) Snort
5 3 (0.45%) Nmap
6 2 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (0.15%) KVM
7 1 (0.15%) XenApp
7 1 (0.15%) Novell eDirectory
7 1 (0.15%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 13 (1.97%) Nessus
2 5 (0.76%) WSUS
3 3 (0.45%) SCOM
4 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.30%) OpenView
4 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.30%) OVSD
4 2 (0.30%) SCCM
4 2 (0.30%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.15%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (10.45%) Microsoft
2 53 (8.03%) Cisco
3 26 (3.94%) Oracle
4 19 (2.88%) VMware
5 17 (2.58%) Juniper
6 15 (2.27%) HP
6 15 (2.27%) IBM
7 12 (1.82%) SAP
7 12 (1.82%) ArcSight
8 10 (1.52%) Splunk
8 10 (1.52%) Citrix
9 7 (1.06%) Sun
9 7 (1.06%) EMC
10 6 (0.91%) Qualys
10 6 (0.91%) Dell
11 5 (0.76%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.76%) Apple
11 5 (0.76%) McAfee
11 5 (0.76%) Websense
12 4 (0.61%) Symantec
South East
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: £Neg
Posted: 1 hour ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
CK Group
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Via Resource
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £519.13 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
LA International
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: From £200 to £250 per day £250 a day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £470.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Brentwood
Real Staffing
Rate: £10 - £12 per hour + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £470.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £420.00 - £475.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago