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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 276 338 372
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +34
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 433 299 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.84% 0.58% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.55% 6.16% 4.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 177 135
Average daily rate £475 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £282 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £673 £573
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £416 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 2 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -

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
5065 4857 4461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.85% 9.38% 8.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3105 2979 2596
Average daily rate £425 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 174 170
Average hourly rate £42.00 £22.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +32.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £11.00 £10.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.98 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +89 409 £475 +5.55% 155
London +46 140 £525 +10.52% 53
South East +48 98 £431 +6.15% 30
North West +22 56 £538 +31.90% 25
Manchester +16 35 £414 -31.00% 14
South West -14 32 £448 -33.45% 14
Hampshire +31 30 £425 -1.44% 7
Yorkshire -4 27 £410 +2.50% 9
East of England +14 26 £425 +25.92% 6
East Midlands +2 21 £538 +164.77% 3
Berkshire +17 20 £431 +7.81% 2
Surrey -23 19 £600 +20.00% 9
Essex +10 16 £363 +31.81%
City of London +22 14 £475 +5.55% 16
Scotland -21 14 £488 +8.33% 3
Nottinghamshire +5 13 £600 - 1
Cheshire 0 13 £550 -2.22% 5
Leeds -3 13 £420 +5.00% 7
West Yorkshire -6 13 £420 +5.00% 7
Oxfordshire +9 11 £250 -44.44% 9
Nottingham -2 11 £563 -
Warrington -3 11 £550 -4.34% 3
Basingstoke - 11 £375 - 3
Gloucestershire +15 10 £450 - 7
South Yorkshire - 10 £410 - 1
Winchester -1 9 £425 -1.44%
Sheffield - 9 £410 - 1
West Midlands -7 8 £475 - 12
Bedfordshire - 8 £550 - 1
Reading -2 7 £450 +12.50% 1

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 492 (55.91%) Information Security
2 324 (36.82%) CISSP
3 248 (28.18%) PCI DSS
4 189 (21.48%) CISM
5 166 (18.86%) Risk Management
6 165 (18.75%) Security Cleared
7 159 (18.07%) Finance
8 150 (17.05%) ITIL
9 138 (15.68%) Firewall
10 132 (15.00%) CISA
11 127 (14.43%) Security Management
11 127 (14.43%) Management Information System
12 122 (13.86%) Information Assurance
13 120 (13.64%) Data Protection
14 116 (13.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 100 (11.36%) SC Cleared
16 91 (10.34%) RMADS
17 88 (10.00%) CLAS
18 86 (9.77%) Risk Assessment
19 85 (9.66%) Degree
19 85 (9.66%) Information Security Management
20 81 (9.20%) Security Architecture
21 80 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
22 79 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
23 69 (7.84%) SIEM
24 67 (7.61%) COBIT
25 66 (7.50%) Windows
25 66 (7.50%) Network Security
26 62 (7.05%) Cisco
27 61 (6.93%) Microsoft

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 48 (5.45%) IIS
2 27 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
3 21 (2.39%) SharePoint
4 19 (2.16%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
6 6 (0.68%) JBoss
6 6 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.57%) Mule
8 4 (0.45%) Apache
8 4 (0.45%) FileNet
8 4 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.23%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 1 (0.11%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 27 (3.07%) MS Excel
2 23 (2.61%) MS Visio
3 13 (1.48%) MS Office
4 11 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.80%) MS Project
6 6 (0.68%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (0.57%) CA PPM
2 5 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.34%) Relativity
4 2 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (1.93%) PaaS
2 16 (1.82%) IaaS
3 14 (1.59%) SaaS
4 11 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (0.68%) Office 365
6 3 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 138 (15.68%) Firewall
2 66 (7.50%) Network Security
3 50 (5.68%) Internet
4 46 (5.23%) VPN
5 34 (3.86%) TCP/IP
6 31 (3.52%) WAN
7 26 (2.95%) SAN
8 22 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
9 21 (2.39%) LAN
10 18 (2.05%) DNS
11 13 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (1.48%) SSL
12 10 (1.14%) DHCP
12 10 (1.14%) SMTP
13 9 (1.02%) MPLS
14 8 (0.91%) Wireless
15 6 (0.68%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (0.68%) DMZ
15 6 (0.68%) SNMP
15 6 (0.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 28 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
2 28 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.68%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.68%) PerformancePoint
5 5 (0.57%) Big Data
5 5 (0.57%) BusinessObjects
6 4 (0.45%) DataStage
6 4 (0.45%) MySQL
6 4 (0.45%) WebFOCUS
7 2 (0.23%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.11%) DB2
8 1 (0.11%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 29 (3.30%) Git (software)
2 27 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (3.07%) Visual Studio
3 25 (2.84%) Selenium
4 24 (2.73%) SpecFlow
5 6 (0.68%) JIRA
5 6 (0.68%) Subversion
6 5 (0.57%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.23%) Metasploit
8 1 (0.11%) JIRA Agile
8 1 (0.11%) MSI
8 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 159 (18.07%) Finance
2 50 (5.68%) Telecoms
3 46 (5.23%) Legal
4 33 (3.75%) Banking
5 31 (3.52%) Retail
6 15 (1.70%) Back Office
7 12 (1.36%) Billing
7 12 (1.36%) Publishing
8 11 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.02%) Financial Institution
10 8 (0.91%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.91%) Law
11 7 (0.80%) Advertising
11 7 (0.80%) Games
11 7 (0.80%) Marketing
12 5 (0.57%) Automotive
13 4 (0.45%) Local Government
14 2 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.23%) Electronics
15 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 259 (29.43%) Consultant
2 194 (22.05%) Security Consultant
3 160 (18.18%) Analyst
4 132 (15.00%) Security Analyst
5 119 (13.52%) Architect
6 101 (11.48%) Security Manager
7 85 (9.66%) Information Security Consultant
8 79 (8.98%) Security Architect
9 63 (7.16%) Information Analyst
10 60 (6.82%) Information Security Analyst
11 49 (5.57%) Information Manager
12 46 (5.23%) Security Specialist
13 45 (5.11%) Information Security Manager
14 38 (4.32%) Developer
15 34 (3.86%) IT Analyst
15 34 (3.86%) Project Manager
16 33 (3.75%) Information Assurance Consultant
16 33 (3.75%) IT Security Analyst
17 29 (3.30%) Business Analyst
17 29 (3.30%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.64%) REST
2 31 (3.52%) jQuery
3 30 (3.41%) .NET
4 26 (2.95%) .NET Framework
4 26 (2.95%) Entity Framework
4 26 (2.95%) WCF
5 25 (2.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (2.61%) Ajax
7 18 (2.05%) Web Services
8 12 (1.36%) Spring
9 9 (1.02%) HTML
10 8 (0.91%) CSS
10 8 (0.91%) J2EE
11 6 (0.68%) AngularJS
11 6 (0.68%) HTML5
11 6 (0.68%) Java SE
11 6 (0.68%) KnockoutJS
11 6 (0.68%) SOAP
11 6 (0.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (0.57%) Drools
Miscellaneous
1 127 (14.43%) Management Information System
2 48 (5.45%) PKI
3 45 (5.11%) Data Centre
4 34 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
4 34 (3.86%) CESG
5 31 (3.52%) Data Protection Act
6 17 (1.93%) Security Operations Centre
7 13 (1.48%) Cryptography
8 12 (1.36%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.36%) Computer Science
9 11 (1.25%) Performance Metrics
10 10 (1.14%) Private Cloud
10 10 (1.14%) Smart Meter
11 9 (1.02%) CESG CLAS
11 9 (1.02%) Clustering
11 9 (1.02%) Driving Licence
11 9 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
12 8 (0.91%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (0.91%) Mainframe
12 8 (0.91%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 66 (7.50%) Windows
2 27 (3.07%) Linux
3 22 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (2.27%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.93%) Unix
6 13 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.57%) Android
8 5 (0.57%) Solaris
9 3 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.34%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.34%) zOS
10 2 (0.23%) VMS
11 1 (0.11%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 492 (55.91%) Information Security
2 166 (18.86%) Risk Management
3 150 (17.05%) ITIL
4 127 (14.43%) Security Management
5 122 (13.86%) Information Assurance
6 120 (13.64%) Data Protection
7 86 (9.77%) Risk Assessment
8 85 (9.66%) Information Security Management
9 81 (9.20%) Security Architecture
10 80 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
11 79 (8.98%) Stakeholder Management
12 69 (7.84%) SIEM
13 58 (6.59%) Penetration Testing
14 57 (6.48%) ISMS
15 55 (6.25%) Project Management
16 54 (6.14%) Incident Management
17 50 (5.68%) TOGAF
18 49 (5.57%) Security Operations
19 47 (5.34%) Agile Software Development
19 47 (5.34%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 36 (4.09%) SQL
2 32 (3.64%) Java
3 26 (2.95%) C#
4 18 (2.05%) C
5 11 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 8 (0.91%) PowerShell
7 7 (0.80%) VB
8 5 (0.57%) PHP
9 4 (0.45%) Perl
9 4 (0.45%) Python
10 3 (0.34%) C++
10 3 (0.34%) Ruby
11 1 (0.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 324 (36.82%) CISSP
2 189 (21.48%) CISM
3 165 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 132 (15.00%) CISA
5 100 (11.36%) SC Cleared
6 88 (10.00%) CLAS
7 85 (9.66%) Degree
8 57 (6.48%) CESG Certified Professional
9 56 (6.36%) DV Cleared
10 33 (3.75%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (3.18%) GIAC
12 27 (3.07%) CCNA
13 22 (2.50%) IISP
14 21 (2.39%) CCNP
14 21 (2.39%) CISMP
15 20 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
16 19 (2.16%) SANS
17 17 (1.93%) CRISC
18 16 (1.82%) CEH
19 12 (1.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 248 (28.18%) PCI DSS
2 116 (13.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 91 (10.34%) RMADS
4 67 (7.61%) COBIT
5 60 (6.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 58 (6.59%) ISO 9001
7 30 (3.41%) ISO27002
8 29 (3.30%) QA
9 27 (3.07%) JSP 440
10 18 (2.05%) ISO27005
11 14 (1.59%) COSO
11 14 (1.59%) ISO22301
12 12 (1.36%) ISAE 3402
12 12 (1.36%) SLA
13 9 (1.02%) Disclosure Scotland
14 8 (0.91%) TickIT
15 6 (0.68%) ISO 14001
15 6 (0.68%) ISO 9000
16 5 (0.57%) BS7799
16 5 (0.57%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 44 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.45%) RACF
4 4 (0.45%) vSphere
4 4 (0.45%) XenServer
5 3 (0.34%) Terminal Server
5 3 (0.34%) vCloud
6 1 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (1.25%) Nessus
2 9 (1.02%) SCCM
3 8 (0.91%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (0.57%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.45%) SmoothWall
6 3 (0.34%) QRadar
7 2 (0.23%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.11%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco LMS
8 1 (0.11%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.11%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.11%) Nmap
8 1 (0.11%) RSA Security Analytics
8 1 (0.11%) SCDPM
8 1 (0.11%) SCOM
8 1 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 62 (7.05%) Cisco
2 61 (6.93%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.09%) Oracle
4 31 (3.52%) VMware
5 28 (3.18%) IBM
6 27 (3.07%) CheckPoint
7 20 (2.27%) HP
8 16 (1.82%) F5
9 14 (1.59%) Citrix
10 13 (1.48%) ArcSight
10 13 (1.48%) Dell
11 11 (1.25%) EMC
12 10 (1.14%) Splunk
13 9 (1.02%) Intel Security
13 9 (1.02%) Qualys
14 8 (0.91%) Juniper
14 8 (0.91%) NetApp
14 8 (0.91%) Sun
14 8 (0.91%) Tripwire
15 7 (0.80%) Altiris
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wales
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £525 Per Day Day rate
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Thebes IT
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom
Interquest - IQ Tech
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Hoople Ltd
Rate: £55,000 per annum Circa £55k
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Ascent People
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Wirral, Merseyside
adviserplus
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day + Please quote
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
Rate: £450 p/d contract
Posted: 17 days ago
Prudhoe, Northumberland
Daisy Group
Rate: £350/450 p/d contract
Posted: 17 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £550.00 - £700.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Oxford
Spectrum IT
Rate: £29000 - £39000 per annum + 9mth FTC
Posted: 23 days ago