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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO/IEC 27001
UK
Rank 351 274 341
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +67
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 261 446 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.86% 0.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.03% 7.41% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 279 187
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £652
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 25 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £52.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.47% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.47% -

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
5189 6022 6199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.59% 11.59% 11.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3409 3835 3795
Median daily rate £439 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.30% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 166 203 180
Median hourly rate £22.70 £42.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.95% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.99 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-50.88% +87.77%

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 26 February 2017.

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
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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -84 248 £475 - 123
London -25 98 £481 -8.33% 48
South East -27 53 £475 +7.04% 21
Yorkshire +10 26 £463 +12.80% 8
Hampshire 0 22 £500 +17.64% 2
South West 0 21 £450 - 10
East of England -13 16 £450 +5.88% 10
West Yorkshire +11 15 £450 +9.75% 7
West Midlands +9 13 £363 -23.28% 9
Surrey -6 13 £525 +2.43% 7
North West -32 13 £588 +6.81% 9
Berkshire +10 12 £450 +1.40% 3
Sheffield +4 9 £575 +40.24%
South Yorkshire +1 9 £575 +40.24%
City of London -2 8 £475 -2.56% 7
Leeds -10 8 £450 +9.75% 6
South Wales +19 7 £356 -28.39% 1
Wales +9 7 £356 -28.21% 2
Gloucestershire -4 7 £475 +5.55% 2
Cardiff +25 6 £356 -30.82% 1
Bristol +8 6 - - 4
Bedfordshire +3 6 £450 -28.00%
Manchester -22 6 £600 +14.28% 4
Scotland +16 5 £438 -7.89% 2
Hertfordshire -3 5 £550 +4.76% 8
Edinburgh +13 4 £450 -5.26% 1
Leicester +11 4 £488 +170.83% 4
Leicestershire +6 4 £488 +170.83% 4
Birmingham +2 4 £450 -7.69% 5
Wiltshire +2 4 £365 -14.11%

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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.

1 364 (60.77%) Information Security
2 247 (41.24%) CISSP
3 175 (29.22%) PCI DSS
4 149 (24.87%) CISM
5 146 (24.37%) Firewall
6 137 (22.87%) ITIL
7 129 (21.54%) Security Cleared
8 125 (20.87%) Cybersecurity
9 106 (17.70%) Risk Management
10 96 (16.03%) Security Management
11 94 (15.69%) Management Information System
12 92 (15.36%) SC Cleared
13 89 (14.86%) Finance
14 87 (14.52%) CISA
15 82 (13.69%) Cisco
16 75 (12.52%) Information Security Management
17 74 (12.35%) Data Protection
17 74 (12.35%) SIEM
18 72 (12.02%) ISMS
19 70 (11.69%) Microsoft
20 68 (11.35%) Information Assurance
20 68 (11.35%) Security Architecture
21 64 (10.68%) Security Operations
21 64 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
22 62 (10.35%) Degree
23 61 (10.18%) Project Management
24 60 (10.02%) Windows
25 57 (9.52%) CheckPoint
25 57 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
26 56 (9.35%) VMware

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 10 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.17%) Skype for Business
3 5 (0.83%) Apache
3 5 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (0.83%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.33%) IIS
4 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.17%) JBoss
5 1 (0.17%) Liferay
5 1 (0.17%) nginx
5 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.17%) SAS
5 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (6.34%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.50%) MS Office
3 10 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.34%) MS Project
5 7 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.17%) SAP Hybris
2 4 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.33%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.17%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 48 (8.01%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (7.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (5.18%) SaaS
4 18 (3.01%) IaaS
5 15 (2.50%) Office 365
6 12 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.67%) Mimecast
8 4 (0.67%) PaaS
8 4 (0.67%) Yammer
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.33%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.33%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.17%) G Suite
10 1 (0.17%) GitHub
10 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 146 (24.37%) Firewall
2 48 (8.01%) Network Security
3 39 (6.51%) WAN
4 36 (6.01%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (6.01%) TCP/IP
5 33 (5.51%) LAN
6 24 (4.01%) Intrusion Detection
6 24 (4.01%) NetScaler
6 24 (4.01%) Wireless
7 22 (3.67%) VPN
8 19 (3.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 17 (2.84%) Internet
10 15 (2.50%) DNS
11 13 (2.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 11 (1.84%) WebEx
13 10 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 9 (1.50%) IP Telephony
14 9 (1.50%) WLAN
15 8 (1.34%) 3G
15 8 (1.34%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.50%) NonStop SQL
2 13 (2.17%) SQL Server
3 4 (0.67%) MySQL
3 4 (0.67%) Star Schema
4 3 (0.50%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.33%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.33%) DB2
5 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.17%) Big Data
6 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.17%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (0.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (0.50%) JIRA
2 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.17%) Mercurial
2 1 (0.17%) MSI
2 1 (0.17%) Redmine
General
1 89 (14.86%) Finance
2 36 (6.01%) Retail
3 35 (5.84%) Legal
4 22 (3.67%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.34%) Marketing
6 11 (1.84%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.34%) Banking
8 4 (0.67%) Electronics
9 3 (0.50%) Back Office
9 3 (0.50%) Military
10 2 (0.33%) Law
10 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.33%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 136 (22.70%) Analyst
2 109 (18.20%) Consultant
3 103 (17.20%) Architect
4 97 (16.19%) Security Manager
5 96 (16.03%) Security Analyst
6 76 (12.69%) Security Consultant
7 70 (11.69%) Security Architect
8 49 (8.18%) Information Security Manager
9 47 (7.85%) Information Manager
10 40 (6.68%) Information Analyst
11 39 (6.51%) Information Security Analyst
12 36 (6.01%) Security Engineer
13 33 (5.51%) Information Security Consultant
14 29 (4.84%) IT Analyst
15 27 (4.51%) Security Specialist
16 26 (4.34%) Information Assurance Consultant
17 23 (3.84%) Network Engineer
18 20 (3.34%) IT Security Analyst
19 19 (3.17%) IT Consultant
19 19 (3.17%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.17%) Web Services
2 9 (1.50%) SAML
3 5 (0.83%) .NET
4 4 (0.67%) 802.1X
4 4 (0.67%) COM
5 2 (0.33%) REST
6 1 (0.17%) CGI
6 1 (0.17%) Django
6 1 (0.17%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.17%) Kafka
6 1 (0.17%) LAMP
6 1 (0.17%) Middleware
6 1 (0.17%) OAuth
6 1 (0.17%) OpenID
6 1 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.17%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.17%) SailPoint
6 1 (0.17%) SOAP
6 1 (0.17%) Velocity
6 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (15.69%) Management Information System
2 47 (7.85%) CESG
3 33 (5.51%) Data Centre
4 30 (5.01%) Security Operations Centre
5 26 (4.34%) Data Protection Act
6 24 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (3.84%) CESG CLAS
8 22 (3.67%) PKI
9 21 (3.51%) Cyber Defence
10 20 (3.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 14 (2.34%) Reference Data
12 13 (2.17%) Computer Science
13 10 (1.67%) Hybrid Cloud
13 10 (1.67%) Public Cloud
14 8 (1.34%) BYOD
14 8 (1.34%) NHS
15 7 (1.17%) Freedom of Information
16 6 (1.00%) Client/Server
16 6 (1.00%) Virtual Team
17 5 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 60 (10.02%) Windows
2 39 (6.51%) Linux
3 21 (3.51%) Unix
4 19 (3.17%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 364 (60.77%) Information Security
2 137 (22.87%) ITIL
3 125 (20.87%) Cybersecurity
4 106 (17.70%) Risk Management
5 96 (16.03%) Security Management
6 75 (12.52%) Information Security Management
7 74 (12.35%) Data Protection
7 74 (12.35%) SIEM
8 72 (12.02%) ISMS
9 68 (11.35%) Information Assurance
9 68 (11.35%) Security Architecture
10 64 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (10.68%) Security Operations
11 61 (10.18%) Project Management
12 57 (9.52%) Penetration Testing
13 51 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
14 43 (7.18%) Incident Management
15 40 (6.68%) PRINCE2
15 40 (6.68%) TOGAF
16 39 (6.51%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (2.67%) SQL
2 6 (1.00%) Java
3 5 (0.83%) Perl
3 5 (0.83%) Python
4 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (0.67%) Ruby
5 3 (0.50%) C
6 2 (0.33%) PHP
6 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.17%) C#
7 1 (0.17%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.17%) Scala
7 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 247 (41.24%) CISSP
2 149 (24.87%) CISM
3 129 (21.54%) Security Cleared
4 92 (15.36%) SC Cleared
5 87 (14.52%) CISA
6 62 (10.35%) Degree
7 52 (8.68%) CLAS
8 33 (5.51%) CRISC
9 30 (5.01%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (4.84%) CISMP
10 29 (4.84%) SANS
11 25 (4.17%) DV Cleared
12 23 (3.84%) CEH
12 23 (3.84%) CESG Certified Professional
13 20 (3.34%) CCSP
14 18 (3.01%) ISEB
15 16 (2.67%) GIAC
16 13 (2.17%) SSCP
17 12 (2.00%) PCI QSA
18 10 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 175 (29.22%) PCI DSS
2 55 (9.18%) COBIT
3 33 (5.51%) ISO27002
4 30 (5.01%) GDPR
5 27 (4.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 25 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (2.50%) RMADS
8 11 (1.84%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (1.84%) SLA
9 10 (1.67%) ISO22301
10 9 (1.50%) ISO 9001
11 7 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
12 6 (1.00%) ISO27005
12 6 (1.00%) PMO
12 6 (1.00%) QA
13 4 (0.67%) GPG13
13 4 (0.67%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.50%) BS25999
14 3 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 3 (0.50%) ISO19770
System Software
1 37 (6.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (5.68%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.01%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.17%) vSphere
5 10 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.67%) XenDesktop
5 10 (1.67%) XenServer
6 9 (1.50%) BitLocker
7 8 (1.34%) vCloud
8 3 (0.50%) Snort
9 2 (0.33%) Docker
9 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (3.51%) Nessus
2 18 (3.01%) McAfee ePO
3 16 (2.67%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 8 (1.34%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (1.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (1.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 6 (1.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 6 (1.00%) SCCM
7 4 (0.67%) Puppet
7 4 (0.67%) SCOM
8 3 (0.50%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.50%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.33%) Ansible
9 2 (0.33%) ArcSight ESM
9 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.33%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 82 (13.69%) Cisco
2 70 (11.69%) Microsoft
3 57 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 56 (9.35%) VMware
5 36 (6.01%) Splunk
6 34 (5.68%) Palo Alto
7 26 (4.34%) F5
7 26 (4.34%) Juniper
8 22 (3.67%) Oracle
9 21 (3.51%) Citrix
9 21 (3.51%) Intel Security
10 18 (3.01%) SAP
11 17 (2.84%) FireEye
12 14 (2.34%) Tufin
13 13 (2.17%) AlienVault
13 13 (2.17%) Blue Coat
13 13 (2.17%) Red Hat
13 13 (2.17%) TippingPoint
14 12 (2.00%) Symantec
15 11 (1.84%) Qualys
London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £515 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Harris Global
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Harris Global
Rate: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Contingency Team
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: £400 - 450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Martin & Conley
Rate: £8.50 per hour
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Tangent International
Posted: 2 days ago