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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO/IEC 27001
UK
Rank 355 266 376
Rank change year-on-year
-89 +110
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 243 437 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.86% 0.50%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.67% 8.41% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 262 134
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £602 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.81% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 23 2
Median hourly rate £65.00 £50.00 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -

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
4283 5197 4729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.72% 10.24% 9.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2784 3196 2908
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 206 182
Median hourly rate £25.00 £42.00 £21.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.47% +93.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.95 £60.98 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +88.76%

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 22 January 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
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 January 2017.

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 22 January 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 -88 232 £500 +5.26% 134
London -55 77 £513 -2.38% 61
South East -44 47 £525 +18.30% 18
South West +20 38 £450 +5.88% 14
North West -10 20 £575 +50.52% 13
West Midlands +9 19 £500 +5.26% 6
Wiltshire +12 16 £500 +10.49% 1
Yorkshire 0 14 £450 +9.75% 11
Hampshire -7 14 £469 +8.69% 1
Manchester -10 13 £600 +58.52% 8
Surrey +8 12 £550 -5.17% 6
West Yorkshire +17 11 £450 +7.14% 10
City of London -7 11 £520 +20.93% 19
East of England -19 11 £363 -17.14% 8
Gloucestershire +6 9 £450 - 4
Bristol +6 8 £425 +6.25% 4
Leeds +3 8 £450 +7.14% 5
Berkshire +1 8 £550 +18.91% 6
Buckinghamshire +6 7 £535 +12.63% 1
Coventry -9 7 £500 -
Birmingham - 7 £500 - 4
Bracknell +2 6 £550 +10.00%
Winchester -3 5 £438 -
Croydon -10 5 £551 -7.35%
Corsham - 5 £400 -
Scotland +17 4 £588 +9.30% 2
Milton Keynes +7 4 £520 +9.47% 1
Hertfordshire +3 4 £600 +19.10% 3
Essex -13 4 £300 -17.24%
Wales - 4 £350 - 1

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 375 (60.98%) Information Security
2 259 (42.11%) CISSP
3 178 (28.94%) CISM
4 170 (27.64%) PCI DSS
5 150 (24.39%) Firewall
6 146 (23.74%) Security Cleared
7 134 (21.79%) Cybersecurity
8 130 (21.14%) ITIL
9 117 (19.02%) Management Information System
10 107 (17.40%) Risk Management
11 103 (16.75%) SC Cleared
12 100 (16.26%) Cisco
13 92 (14.96%) Finance
13 92 (14.96%) Security Management
14 85 (13.82%) CISA
15 83 (13.50%) Security Operations
16 81 (13.17%) SIEM
17 73 (11.87%) Information Security Management
17 73 (11.87%) Data Protection
18 71 (11.54%) ISMS
18 71 (11.54%) Microsoft
19 65 (10.57%) Security Architecture
20 64 (10.41%) VMware
21 62 (10.08%) Risk Assessment
21 62 (10.08%) Degree
22 61 (9.92%) Project Management
23 59 (9.59%) CheckPoint
24 58 (9.43%) Windows
24 58 (9.43%) Information Assurance
25 55 (8.94%) Network Security

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 11 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.30%) Skype for Business
3 7 (1.14%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.98%) Apache
5 3 (0.49%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.33%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.33%) IIS
6 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.16%) JBoss
7 1 (0.16%) Liferay
7 1 (0.16%) nginx
7 1 (0.16%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.16%) SAS
7 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 37 (6.02%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.46%) MS Project
3 8 (1.30%) MS Office
4 5 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) SAP hybris
2 6 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.33%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.16%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (6.34%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (4.72%) SaaS
4 16 (2.60%) IaaS
5 12 (1.95%) Office 365
6 9 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.98%) Yammer
8 4 (0.65%) GitHub
9 3 (0.49%) Mimecast
10 2 (0.33%) PaaS
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.16%) Route 53
11 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 150 (24.39%) Firewall
2 55 (8.94%) Network Security
3 52 (8.46%) Cisco ASA
4 49 (7.97%) WAN
5 44 (7.15%) TCP/IP
6 39 (6.34%) LAN
7 34 (5.53%) Intrusion Detection
8 23 (3.74%) NetScaler
9 20 (3.25%) Wireless
10 19 (3.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 18 (2.93%) Internet
11 18 (2.93%) VPN
12 13 (2.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 11 (1.79%) DNS
14 10 (1.63%) Cisco ISE
15 9 (1.46%) IP Telephony
15 9 (1.46%) WebEx
15 9 (1.46%) WLAN
16 8 (1.30%) 2G
16 8 (1.30%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (2.44%) NonStop SQL
2 12 (1.95%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.49%) Star Schema
4 2 (0.33%) Big Data
4 2 (0.33%) DB2
4 2 (0.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.33%) MySQL
5 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.16%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.49%) JIRA
2 3 (0.49%) MSI
3 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.16%) Redmine
General
1 92 (14.96%) Finance
2 39 (6.34%) Legal
2 39 (6.34%) Retail
3 22 (3.58%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.11%) Marketing
5 11 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.30%) Banking
7 5 (0.81%) Law
8 3 (0.49%) Automotive
8 3 (0.49%) Back Office
8 3 (0.49%) Electronics
8 3 (0.49%) Military
9 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 122 (19.84%) Security Manager
2 111 (18.05%) Consultant
3 106 (17.24%) Analyst
4 104 (16.91%) Architect
5 88 (14.31%) Security Consultant
6 75 (12.20%) Security Analyst
7 71 (11.54%) Security Architect
8 67 (10.89%) Information Security Manager
9 64 (10.41%) Information Manager
10 34 (5.53%) Information Analyst
11 33 (5.37%) Information Security Analyst
11 33 (5.37%) Security Engineer
11 33 (5.37%) Security Officer
12 32 (5.20%) Information Security Consultant
13 26 (4.23%) Security Specialist
14 25 (4.07%) Information Security Officer
14 25 (4.07%) Network Engineer
15 24 (3.90%) Information Officer
16 21 (3.41%) Information Assurance Consultant
17 20 (3.25%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.58%) Web Services
2 10 (1.63%) SAML
3 8 (1.30%) COM
4 4 (0.65%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.33%) .NET
5 2 (0.33%) ELK Stack
5 2 (0.33%) REST
6 1 (0.16%) CGI
6 1 (0.16%) Django
6 1 (0.16%) Kafka
6 1 (0.16%) LAMP
6 1 (0.16%) Middleware
6 1 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.16%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 117 (19.02%) Management Information System
2 47 (7.64%) CESG
3 31 (5.04%) PKI
4 30 (4.88%) Data Centre
4 30 (4.88%) Data Protection Act
4 30 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 28 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 22 (3.58%) Cyber Defence
7 18 (2.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 16 (2.60%) CESG CLAS
9 13 (2.11%) Reference Data
10 12 (1.95%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.63%) Hybrid Cloud
11 10 (1.63%) NHS
12 9 (1.46%) Public Cloud
13 7 (1.14%) Cryptography
13 7 (1.14%) Freedom of Information
14 5 (0.81%) BYOD
14 5 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
14 5 (0.81%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 58 (9.43%) Windows
2 38 (6.18%) Linux
3 25 (4.07%) Unix
4 14 (2.28%) Windows Server
5 13 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.33%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.16%) NetWare
9 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 375 (60.98%) Information Security
2 134 (21.79%) Cybersecurity
3 130 (21.14%) ITIL
4 107 (17.40%) Risk Management
5 92 (14.96%) Security Management
6 83 (13.50%) Security Operations
7 81 (13.17%) SIEM
8 73 (11.87%) Data Protection
8 73 (11.87%) Information Security Management
9 71 (11.54%) ISMS
10 65 (10.57%) Security Architecture
11 62 (10.08%) Risk Assessment
12 61 (9.92%) Project Management
13 58 (9.43%) Information Assurance
14 55 (8.94%) Penetration Testing
15 53 (8.62%) Vulnerability Management
16 52 (8.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 51 (8.29%) Incident Management
18 48 (7.80%) PRINCE2
19 47 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (1.79%) SQL
2 6 (0.98%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.81%) Perl
3 5 (0.81%) Python
4 4 (0.65%) Java
4 4 (0.65%) Ruby
5 3 (0.49%) C
6 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.16%) C#
7 1 (0.16%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.16%) PHP
7 1 (0.16%) Scala
7 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 259 (42.11%) CISSP
2 178 (28.94%) CISM
3 146 (23.74%) Security Cleared
4 103 (16.75%) SC Cleared
5 85 (13.82%) CISA
6 62 (10.08%) Degree
7 46 (7.48%) CLAS
8 37 (6.02%) DV Cleared
9 35 (5.69%) Cisco Certification
10 31 (5.04%) CISMP
11 27 (4.39%) CRISC
12 24 (3.90%) CEH
13 22 (3.58%) CESG Certified Professional
13 22 (3.58%) ISEB
14 20 (3.25%) CCSP
15 19 (3.09%) SANS
16 16 (2.60%) GIAC
17 14 (2.28%) BPSS Clearance
17 14 (2.28%) ITIL Certification
18 13 (2.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (27.64%) PCI DSS
2 50 (8.13%) COBIT
3 27 (4.39%) ISO27002
4 26 (4.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 25 (4.07%) RMADS
6 17 (2.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (1.79%) ISO 9001
7 11 (1.79%) QA
8 10 (1.63%) Disclosure Scotland
8 10 (1.63%) ISO22301
9 9 (1.46%) GDPR
10 8 (1.30%) SLA
11 6 (0.98%) JSP 440
12 4 (0.65%) GPG13
13 2 (0.33%) ISAE 3402
13 2 (0.33%) ISO 14001
13 2 (0.33%) ISO 9000
14 1 (0.16%) BS7799
14 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 1 (0.16%) ISO27005
System Software
1 48 (7.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (4.39%) vSphere
3 23 (3.74%) Active Directory
4 16 (2.60%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.63%) vCloud
5 10 (1.63%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (1.63%) XenServer
6 9 (1.46%) XenDesktop
7 8 (1.30%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.49%) Snort
9 2 (0.33%) Docker
9 2 (0.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.16%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 33 (5.37%) Nessus
2 28 (4.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 15 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (1.63%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 7 (1.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 7 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 5 (0.81%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (0.65%) SCCM
7 4 (0.65%) SmoothWall
7 4 (0.65%) vRealize
8 3 (0.49%) Ansible
8 3 (0.49%) ArcSight ESM
8 3 (0.49%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.49%) Puppet
9 2 (0.33%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.33%) Packer
9 2 (0.33%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.33%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 100 (16.26%) Cisco
2 71 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 64 (10.41%) VMware
4 59 (9.59%) CheckPoint
5 34 (5.53%) Palo Alto
6 30 (4.88%) Splunk
7 29 (4.72%) Oracle
8 25 (4.07%) AlienVault
8 25 (4.07%) F5
9 24 (3.90%) Juniper
10 22 (3.58%) SAP
11 17 (2.76%) Intel Security
12 16 (2.60%) Citrix
13 15 (2.44%) FireEye
14 13 (2.11%) Blue Coat
14 13 (2.11%) Red Hat
14 13 (2.11%) TippingPoint
15 11 (1.79%) Symantec
16 9 (1.46%) Fortinet
16 9 (1.46%) HP
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day 3 months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day 3 months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 6 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £350 per day £250 - £350 Per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Colston Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Initial 3 months
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
set2recruit
Rate: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20.00 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £275.00 - £315.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago