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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 321 375 443
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +68
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 323 211 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.57% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.30% 5.34% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 110 98
Average daily rate
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£450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £313 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £415
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -39.53%

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
4427 3949 4523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.85% 7.41% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2680 2313 2453
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 165 259
Average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 August 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
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 August 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 +50 306 £450 - 109
London +60 134 £450 -4.50% 47
South East 0 62 £425 +6.25% 26
South West -1 47 £431 -6.75% 11
City of London +34 38 £500 -0.99% 14
Berkshire +17 21 £425 -13.26% 11
North West +7 20 £450 +8.17% 6
Reading +18 14 £425 -11.45% 2
Devon +1 14 £375 - 1
Somerset -1 14 £495 - 1
East of England -21 14 £350 -12.50% 4
West Midlands -21 13 £525 +9.37% 4
Hampshire -5 12 £340 -9.33% 6
Exeter - 11 £385 - 1
East Midlands +8 10 £413 +26.92% 1
Manchester -2 10 £500 +9.58% 1
Yorkshire +5 9 £450 +2.85% 10
Surrey -7 8 £445 +31.85% 3
Scotland -7 8 £454 - 3
Taunton -12 8 £495 -
Gloucestershire -16 8 £425 -15.00% 4
West Yorkshire +11 7 £450 +2.85% 8
Wiltshire -10 7 £554 +31.78% 1
Buckinghamshire -11 7 £425 +21.42% 2
Nottingham +18 6 £413 +65.00%
Nottinghamshire +15 6 £413 +65.00%
Glasgow -8 6 £468 - 1
Leeds +9 5 £450 +28.57% 7
Middlesex +2 5 £350 -
Cheshire -4 5 £400 -1.17%

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 294 (53.45%) Information Security
2 193 (35.09%) CISSP
3 161 (29.27%) ITIL
4 125 (22.73%) Risk Management
5 105 (19.09%) Finance
6 97 (17.64%) CISM
7 96 (17.45%) Security Cleared
8 81 (14.73%) Management Information System
9 80 (14.55%) Security Management
10 79 (14.36%) Firewall
11 77 (14.00%) Windows
12 75 (13.64%) PCI DSS
13 69 (12.55%) Microsoft
14 65 (11.82%) Security Architecture
15 63 (11.45%) Information Assurance
16 62 (11.27%) SC Cleared
17 61 (11.09%) Degree
18 59 (10.73%) Service Management
18 59 (10.73%) Risk Assessment
19 58 (10.55%) Business Continuity
19 58 (10.55%) ISO 9001
20 56 (10.18%) CISA
21 55 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
22 54 (9.82%) Project Management
23 52 (9.45%) Data Protection
24 50 (9.09%) ISMS
25 47 (8.55%) COBIT
25 47 (8.55%) PRINCE2
26 44 (8.00%) Cisco
26 44 (8.00%) RMADS

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 29 (5.27%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.91%) IIS
3 10 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (0.55%) Lync
5 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.36%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.18%) SAS
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 34 (6.18%) MS Office
2 31 (5.64%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.82%) MS Project
5 9 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (2.00%) assyst
2 7 (1.27%) Summit
3 5 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.18%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.18%) SAP R/3
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.18%) IaaS
2 5 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.73%) SaaS
4 3 (0.55%) PaaS
5 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.18%) Office 365
6 1 (0.18%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (14.36%) Firewall
2 43 (7.82%) Network Security
2 43 (7.82%) Internet
3 24 (4.36%) SAN
4 22 (4.00%) DNS
4 22 (4.00%) TCP/IP
5 19 (3.45%) Intrusion Detection
6 16 (2.91%) DHCP
7 14 (2.55%) WAN
8 13 (2.36%) LAN
9 11 (2.00%) Intranet
10 9 (1.64%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (1.64%) LDAP
11 8 (1.45%) VPN
11 8 (1.45%) Broadband
11 8 (1.45%) VLAN
12 7 (1.27%) MPLS
12 7 (1.27%) Wireless
13 4 (0.73%) SSL
13 4 (0.73%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (0.91%) Data Mining
3 3 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.36%) EDRMS
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.18%) Big Data
5 1 (0.18%) SSDT
5 1 (0.18%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.18%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.18%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (0.18%) QlikView
5 1 (0.18%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.36%) AdminStudio
2 1 (0.18%) Hudson
2 1 (0.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.18%) Eclipse
General
1 105 (19.09%) Finance
2 38 (6.91%) Telecoms
3 24 (4.36%) Banking
4 22 (4.00%) Law
5 19 (3.45%) Retail
6 18 (3.27%) Manufacturing
7 12 (2.18%) Legal
8 10 (1.82%) Publishing
9 5 (0.91%) Marketing
9 5 (0.91%) Electronics
10 4 (0.73%) Local Government
11 3 (0.55%) Military
11 3 (0.55%) Games
11 3 (0.55%) Advertising
11 3 (0.55%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 119 (21.64%) Analyst
2 103 (18.73%) Consultant
3 86 (15.64%) Security Analyst
4 78 (14.18%) Security Consultant
5 63 (11.45%) Architect
6 59 (10.73%) Security Manager
7 41 (7.45%) Information Manager
8 36 (6.55%) Information Security Manager
9 34 (6.18%) Information Analyst
9 34 (6.18%) Project Manager
9 34 (6.18%) Security Architect
9 34 (6.18%) Information Security Analyst
10 27 (4.91%) Information Security Consultant
11 19 (3.45%) IT Security Consultant
11 19 (3.45%) IT Consultant
12 18 (3.27%) Administrator
12 18 (3.27%) Security Specialist
13 16 (2.91%) CLAS Consultant
14 14 (2.55%) IT Security Analyst
15 13 (2.36%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.18%) JSP
2 12 (2.18%) Web Services
3 9 (1.64%) XML
4 7 (1.27%) Middleware
5 6 (1.09%) EJB
5 6 (1.09%) .NET
6 5 (0.91%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.55%) J2EE
8 2 (0.36%) HTML
8 2 (0.36%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (0.18%) OpenID
9 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.18%) jQuery
9 1 (0.18%) WCF
9 1 (0.18%) WPF
9 1 (0.18%) Spring
9 1 (0.18%) SAML
9 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 81 (14.73%) Management Information System
2 44 (8.00%) RMADS
3 41 (7.45%) CESG
4 34 (6.18%) Data Protection Act
5 23 (4.18%) CESG CLAS
6 16 (2.91%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.36%) DTV
8 11 (2.00%) NHS
9 10 (1.82%) PKI
9 10 (1.82%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.64%) CMDB
10 9 (1.64%) PMI
11 7 (1.27%) Smart Meter
12 6 (1.09%) Open Source
13 5 (0.91%) Replication
14 4 (0.73%) E-Learning
14 4 (0.73%) Economics
14 4 (0.73%) Cryptography
14 4 (0.73%) Psychology
14 4 (0.73%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 77 (14.00%) Windows
2 36 (6.55%) UNIX
3 23 (4.18%) Linux
4 15 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.18%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.91%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.36%) Solaris
8 2 (0.36%) AIX
8 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.36%) zOS
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) Android
9 1 (0.18%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.18%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 294 (53.45%) Information Security
2 161 (29.27%) ITIL
3 125 (22.73%) Risk Management
4 80 (14.55%) Security Management
5 65 (11.82%) Security Architecture
6 63 (11.45%) Information Assurance
7 59 (10.73%) Service Management
7 59 (10.73%) Risk Assessment
8 58 (10.55%) Business Continuity
9 55 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
10 54 (9.82%) Project Management
11 52 (9.45%) Data Protection
12 50 (9.09%) ISMS
13 47 (8.55%) PRINCE2
14 38 (6.91%) Information Security Management
14 38 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
15 37 (6.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
16 32 (5.82%) Disaster Recovery
16 32 (5.82%) Cyber Security
17 31 (5.64%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.09%) C
2 13 (2.36%) SQL
3 10 (1.82%) Java
3 10 (1.82%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.55%) VB
4 3 (0.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.55%) C#
5 2 (0.36%) VBA
6 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.18%) Perl
6 1 (0.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 193 (35.09%) CISSP
2 97 (17.64%) CISM
3 96 (17.45%) Security Cleared
4 62 (11.27%) SC Cleared
5 61 (11.09%) Degree
6 56 (10.18%) CISA
7 28 (5.09%) CEH
8 23 (4.18%) GIAC
9 22 (4.00%) PMI Certification
10 21 (3.82%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (3.27%) PMP
12 17 (3.09%) MCSE
12 17 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
12 17 (3.09%) CRISC
13 13 (2.36%) DV Cleared
14 7 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 7 (1.27%) SSCP
15 6 (1.09%) MBA
15 6 (1.09%) ISEB
15 6 (1.09%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 58 (10.55%) ISO 9001
3 47 (8.55%) COBIT
4 30 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 26 (4.73%) ISO 9000
6 19 (3.45%) QA
7 18 (3.27%) JSP 440
8 14 (2.55%) SLA
9 13 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 11 (2.00%) ISO 14001
11 5 (0.91%) BS7799
12 4 (0.73%) BS25999
13 1 (0.18%) GPG13
13 1 (0.18%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.18%) COSO
13 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 37 (6.73%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.09%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 6 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.91%) vSphere
4 5 (0.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (0.73%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.73%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.55%) XenApp
6 3 (0.55%) Nmap
7 2 (0.36%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.18%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (2.73%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.45%) WSUS
3 7 (1.27%) SCCM
4 6 (1.09%) Tivoli
5 5 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 5 (0.91%) SCOM
6 4 (0.73%) Nessus
7 2 (0.36%) OpenView
7 2 (0.36%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 69 (12.55%) Microsoft
2 44 (8.00%) Cisco
3 26 (4.73%) VMware
4 18 (3.27%) Citrix
5 15 (2.73%) Symantec
6 14 (2.55%) Intel
6 14 (2.55%) SAP
7 13 (2.36%) IBM
8 12 (2.18%) Juniper
9 11 (2.00%) CheckPoint
10 10 (1.82%) HP
11 8 (1.45%) McAfee
11 8 (1.45%) Oracle
12 6 (1.09%) Dell
12 6 (1.09%) F5
13 5 (0.91%) Lumension
14 4 (0.73%) SonicWALL
14 4 (0.73%) NETGEAR
15 3 (0.55%) Cyber-Ark
15 3 (0.55%) Blue Coat
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Swan It Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
N T T Com Security
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
N T T Com Security
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
NTT Com Security
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 3 Months
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
JM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Barclay Simpson Corporate Governance Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Scotland
Net Talent
Rate: Excellent rate on offer
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Stott & May
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago