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 3 May 2016 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 265 297 394
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +97
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 494 406 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.73% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.95% 8.02% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 244 144
Median daily rate £475 £426 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.63% +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £580 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £420 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.47% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 17
Median hourly rate £67.50 £40.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.75% +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £22.50 £25.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £79.50 £40.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £67.50 £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+68.75% +50.94%

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
4967 5065 5075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.93% 9.08% 9.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3148 3099 3068
Median daily rate £425 £405 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +4.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 166 227
Median hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.00% +19.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £47.33 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £29.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-1.72% +38.09%

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 3 May 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 3 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +31 452 £470 +11.90% 160
London +13 160 £525 +16.66% 49
South East +4 96 £440 +4.82% 43
North West +9 74 £550 +57.14% 16
Manchester -4 44 £425 +30.76% 11
South West +14 35 £450 -30.76% 6
West Midlands +9 29 £400 +23.07% 20
Hampshire +18 28 £430 +19.11% 13
East of England +12 28 £425 -5.55% 10
Scotland -6 28 £475 -5.00% 6
City of London +25 21 £468 -1.57% 9
Gloucestershire +17 21 £450 - 2
Edinburgh 0 20 £475 +90.00% 3
Yorkshire +13 19 £410 +36.66% 9
Surrey -17 18 £475 +5.55% 9
Berkshire +15 16 £419 +3.07% 9
West Yorkshire +21 15 £410 +124.65% 7
Cambridgeshire +19 15 £425 -5.55% 2
Cambridge +10 13 £425 -5.55%
Leeds +2 13 £410 +124.65% 4
Hertfordshire +21 12 £400 -20.00% 5
Lancashire +10 12 £668 +61.93%
Winchester +4 12 £440 +2.08%
Birmingham +8 10 £425 -1.73% 5
Blackpool - 10 £668 -
Cheshire -8 9 £600 +4.34% 1
Worcestershire - 9 £400 - 4
Warrington -10 8 £600 +4.34%
Basingstoke - 8 - - 2
West Sussex - 8 £472 - 1

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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.

1 502 (53.80%) Information Security
2 425 (45.55%) CISSP
3 258 (27.65%) PCI DSS
4 249 (26.69%) CISM
5 194 (20.79%) Security Cleared
6 181 (19.40%) ITIL
7 172 (18.44%) Finance
8 164 (17.58%) Risk Management
9 157 (16.83%) CISA
10 133 (14.26%) Firewall
11 129 (13.83%) SC Cleared
12 118 (12.65%) Project Management
13 114 (12.22%) Management Information System
13 114 (12.22%) Data Protection
14 112 (12.00%) CLAS
14 112 (12.00%) Windows
15 110 (11.79%) PRINCE2
16 107 (11.47%) Security Architecture
17 105 (11.25%) Security Management
18 104 (11.15%) Cybersecurity
19 102 (10.93%) Information Assurance
20 96 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
21 91 (9.75%) COBIT
22 90 (9.65%) Microsoft
23 88 (9.43%) Degree
24 82 (8.79%) Risk Assessment
25 81 (8.68%) SIEM
26 77 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
27 75 (8.04%) Cisco
27 75 (8.04%) TOGAF

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 45 (4.82%) IIS
2 21 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.50%) MS Exchange
4 7 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
5 6 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (0.54%) Apache
6 5 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.32%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.21%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.21%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.11%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.11%) CICS
10 1 (0.11%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.11%) IBM Domino
10 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 35 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 18 (1.93%) MS Office
4 12 (1.29%) MS Project
5 6 (0.64%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
2 6 (0.64%) CA PPM
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.11%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 35 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (2.25%) SaaS
4 18 (1.93%) IaaS
5 12 (1.29%) Office 365
5 12 (1.29%) PaaS
6 6 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.54%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 1 (0.11%) Heroku
8 1 (0.11%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 133 (14.26%) Firewall
2 69 (7.40%) Network Security
3 47 (5.04%) Internet
4 35 (3.75%) VPN
5 30 (3.22%) WAN
6 29 (3.11%) TCP/IP
7 25 (2.68%) Intrusion Detection
8 24 (2.57%) LAN
9 22 (2.36%) DNS
10 13 (1.39%) Cisco ASA
10 13 (1.39%) SAN
11 12 (1.29%) DHCP
11 12 (1.29%) Wireless
12 10 (1.07%) SSL
13 9 (0.96%) HTTP
14 7 (0.75%) IP Telephony
14 7 (0.75%) Wireshark
15 6 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (0.64%) Intranet
15 6 (0.64%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (2.79%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (0.75%) NonStop SQL
3 7 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (0.64%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 6 (0.64%) PerformancePoint
5 4 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (0.43%) DataStage
5 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (0.43%) WebFOCUS
6 3 (0.32%) MySQL
7 2 (0.21%) Big Data
8 1 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.11%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.11%) DB2
8 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.11%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.11%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (0.75%) Hudson
1 7 (0.75%) Jenkins
1 7 (0.75%) Selenium
1 7 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.64%) JIRA
2 6 (0.64%) SpecFlow
2 6 (0.64%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.32%) Metasploit
4 2 (0.21%) Subversion
4 2 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.11%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (0.11%) MSI
5 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.11%) WebDriver
General
1 172 (18.44%) Finance
2 52 (5.57%) Telecoms
3 31 (3.32%) Legal
4 26 (2.79%) Banking
5 20 (2.14%) Retail
6 17 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 11 (1.18%) Billing
7 11 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.07%) Automotive
8 10 (1.07%) Law
9 8 (0.86%) Back Office
9 8 (0.86%) Publishing
10 5 (0.54%) Games
10 5 (0.54%) Marketing
11 3 (0.32%) French Language
11 3 (0.32%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.21%) German Language
12 2 (0.21%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.21%) Polish Language
12 2 (0.21%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 261 (27.97%) Consultant
2 216 (23.15%) Security Consultant
3 175 (18.76%) Architect
4 160 (17.15%) Analyst
5 129 (13.83%) Security Architect
6 128 (13.72%) Security Analyst
7 112 (12.00%) Security Manager
8 94 (10.08%) Information Security Consultant
9 57 (6.11%) Information Analyst
9 57 (6.11%) Information Security Analyst
10 50 (5.36%) Project Manager
11 44 (4.72%) Information Security Manager
11 44 (4.72%) Security Specialist
12 42 (4.50%) Information Manager
13 39 (4.18%) IT Manager
14 35 (3.75%) Business Analyst
15 33 (3.54%) Solutions Architect
16 29 (3.11%) Cloud Architect
16 29 (3.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
16 29 (3.11%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.50%) jQuery
2 11 (1.18%) .NET
3 10 (1.07%) HTML
4 9 (0.96%) CSS
4 9 (0.96%) Web Services
5 7 (0.75%) J2EE
5 7 (0.75%) REST
6 6 (0.64%) .NET Framework
6 6 (0.64%) Ajax
6 6 (0.64%) AngularJS
6 6 (0.64%) ASP.NET Web API
6 6 (0.64%) Entity Framework
6 6 (0.64%) HTML5
6 6 (0.64%) KnockoutJS
6 6 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (0.64%) WCF
7 2 (0.21%) Hibernate
7 2 (0.21%) SAML
7 2 (0.21%) Spring
8 1 (0.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 114 (12.22%) Management Information System
2 64 (6.86%) PKI
3 51 (5.47%) Data Centre
4 36 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.86%) Security Operations Centre
5 31 (3.32%) CESG
6 27 (2.89%) Data Protection Act
7 19 (2.04%) Private Cloud
8 18 (1.93%) Embedded Systems
8 18 (1.93%) PMI
9 17 (1.82%) Smartcard
10 16 (1.71%) CESG CLAS
10 16 (1.71%) Cryptography
10 16 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 15 (1.61%) Driving Licence
12 14 (1.50%) Computer Science
13 10 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
13 10 (1.07%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.96%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.86%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 112 (12.00%) Windows
2 55 (5.89%) Linux
3 44 (4.72%) Windows Server
4 41 (4.39%) Unix
5 32 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 29 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.39%) Solaris
8 12 (1.29%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (0.75%) CentOS
11 7 (0.75%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.32%) Android
12 3 (0.32%) zOS
13 2 (0.21%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.21%) VMS
13 2 (0.21%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.11%) Data ONTAP
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.11%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 502 (53.80%) Information Security
2 181 (19.40%) ITIL
3 164 (17.58%) Risk Management
4 118 (12.65%) Project Management
5 114 (12.22%) Data Protection
6 110 (11.79%) PRINCE2
7 107 (11.47%) Security Architecture
8 105 (11.25%) Security Management
9 104 (11.15%) Cybersecurity
10 102 (10.93%) Information Assurance
11 96 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
12 82 (8.79%) Risk Assessment
13 81 (8.68%) SIEM
14 77 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 75 (8.04%) TOGAF
16 68 (7.29%) Security Operations
17 67 (7.18%) Information Security Management
18 58 (6.22%) Penetration Testing
19 51 (5.47%) Vulnerability Management
20 48 (5.14%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 28 (3.00%) Java
2 15 (1.61%) SQL
3 13 (1.39%) C
4 9 (0.96%) JavaScript
5 8 (0.86%) Python
6 7 (0.75%) C#
7 5 (0.54%) PHP
8 4 (0.43%) Perl
8 4 (0.43%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.32%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.32%) Ruby
10 2 (0.21%) C++
11 1 (0.11%) R
Qualifications
1 425 (45.55%) CISSP
2 249 (26.69%) CISM
3 194 (20.79%) Security Cleared
4 157 (16.83%) CISA
5 129 (13.83%) SC Cleared
6 112 (12.00%) CLAS
7 88 (9.43%) Degree
8 57 (6.11%) DV Cleared
9 56 (6.00%) CESG Certified Professional
10 52 (5.57%) CISMP
11 36 (3.86%) Cisco Certification
12 35 (3.75%) SANS
13 31 (3.32%) IISP
14 26 (2.79%) PMI Certification
15 25 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
16 24 (2.57%) CCNP
16 24 (2.57%) CEH
17 20 (2.14%) CCNA
17 20 (2.14%) GIAC
18 19 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (27.65%) PCI DSS
2 91 (9.75%) COBIT
3 67 (7.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 61 (6.54%) RMADS
5 57 (6.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 53 (5.68%) ISO 9001
7 35 (3.75%) ISO27005
8 26 (2.79%) ISO27002
9 23 (2.47%) QA
10 20 (2.14%) JSP 440
11 19 (2.04%) ISAE 3402
12 15 (1.61%) ISO22301
12 15 (1.61%) SLA
13 11 (1.18%) COSO
14 10 (1.07%) Disclosure Scotland
15 8 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 7 (0.75%) TickIT
17 6 (0.64%) BS25999
17 6 (0.64%) GPG13
17 6 (0.64%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 74 (7.93%) Active Directory
2 39 (4.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.04%) RACF
4 11 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 9 (0.96%) vSphere
6 8 (0.86%) VMware ESX
7 7 (0.75%) Docker
8 6 (0.64%) BitLocker
9 5 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 5 (0.54%) Xen
10 4 (0.43%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.21%) iptables
11 2 (0.21%) Postfix
11 2 (0.21%) Snort
12 1 (0.11%) vCloud
12 1 (0.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 20 (2.14%) SCCM
2 18 (1.93%) CA Single Sign-On
3 12 (1.29%) Nessus
4 9 (0.96%) Puppet
4 9 (0.96%) WSUS
5 7 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.75%) Salt
6 6 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (0.64%) SmoothWall
7 5 (0.54%) Backup Exec
7 5 (0.54%) NetBackup
7 5 (0.54%) SCOM
8 4 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
8 4 (0.43%) Nagios
9 3 (0.32%) Nmap
10 2 (0.21%) BladeLogic
10 2 (0.21%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.21%) QRadar
10 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (0.21%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 90 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 75 (8.04%) Cisco
3 61 (6.54%) VMware
4 35 (3.75%) Oracle
5 31 (3.32%) Splunk
6 30 (3.22%) CheckPoint
7 27 (2.89%) ArcSight
8 24 (2.57%) Qualys
9 22 (2.36%) IBM
9 22 (2.36%) Intel Security
10 18 (1.93%) CA
10 18 (1.93%) Red Hat
11 17 (1.82%) Citrix
12 13 (1.39%) Barracuda Networks
12 13 (1.39%) Cyber-Ark
12 13 (1.39%) Tripwire
13 12 (1.29%) Sun
13 12 (1.29%) Symantec
14 10 (1.07%) EMC
15 8 (0.86%) NetApp
London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
East London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: Competive
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: on application
Posted: 6 days ago
Greenock
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £380.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hook
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
aap3
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 days ago