The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 357 339 398
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +59
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 253 211 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.45% 0.44% 0.32%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.73% 5.86% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 122 90
Average daily rate £425 £430 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% -11.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £572 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £410 £500
% change year-on-year
+9.75% -17.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 6 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.28% +150.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +150.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4414 3599 4540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.84% 7.54% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 2669 2121 2478
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £246 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 144 240
Average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £16.86
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% +10.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.86 £10.50 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.86 £55.00 £35.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £15.25 £16.43
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -7.15%

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -52 243 £425 -1.16% 109
London -60 72 £408 -6.32% 55
South East +6 64 £463 +8.82% 27
South West +2 37 £475 +1.06% 7
Surrey +18 30 £381 - 6
North West -7 23 £388 +181.81% 1
Staines +22 22 £406 - 2
West Midlands -7 15 £525 +162.50% 4
Berkshire -13 12 £500 +5.26% 9
East of England -27 11 £308 -12.14% 6
Somerset -5 9 £498 - 1
Wiltshire -10 9 £300 -
Merseyside - 9 £425 -
Liverpool - 9 £425 -
Manchester - 9 £375 - 1
Yorkshire -16 8 £350 -3.44% 7
Hampshire -6 7 £425 - 7
West Yorkshire -16 7 £358 -1.37% 4
East Midlands - 7 £400 - 1
Swindon - 7 £300 -
Middlesex -1 6 £525 +98.11%
Leeds -15 6 £358 -1.37% 2
Essex -23 6 £381 -
City of London -48 6 £475 +10.46% 21
West Sussex +2 5 £450 -
Bristol -11 4 £520 +163.29% 1
Reading -14 4 £450 -5.26% 5
North East - 4 - -
Hertfordshire - 4 £240 - 3
Devon - 4 £400 -

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 256 (55.17%) Information Security
2 139 (29.96%) CISSP
3 133 (28.66%) ITIL
4 99 (21.34%) Management Information System
4 99 (21.34%) Risk Management
5 90 (19.40%) Security Management
6 84 (18.10%) Finance
7 82 (17.67%) CISM
8 81 (17.46%) PCI DSS
9 77 (16.59%) Windows
10 64 (13.79%) Microsoft
11 58 (12.50%) Security Cleared
12 55 (11.85%) Business Continuity
13 50 (10.78%) Risk Assessment
13 50 (10.78%) Security Architecture
14 49 (10.56%) Firewall
14 49 (10.56%) Information Assurance
15 45 (9.70%) Telecoms
16 44 (9.48%) CISA
16 44 (9.48%) Cisco
17 42 (9.05%) UNIX
17 42 (9.05%) COBIT
18 41 (8.84%) Information Security Management
19 39 (8.41%) Data Protection
20 38 (8.19%) SC Cleared
20 38 (8.19%) CESG
21 36 (7.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
21 36 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
21 36 (7.76%) Project Management
22 33 (7.11%) Penetration Testing

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 20 (4.31%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.45%) IIS
3 9 (1.94%) CMS
4 7 (1.51%) ColdFusion
4 7 (1.51%) MS Exchange
5 6 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.86%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (0.65%) SAS
7 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.43%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.43%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.22%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.22%) WorkSite
Applications
1 23 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 20 (4.31%) MS Office
3 13 (2.80%) MS Project
3 13 (2.80%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.43%) SPSS
5 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.22%) FastStats
6 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.43%) assyst
3 1 (0.22%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.22%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.22%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.22%) Summit
3 1 (0.22%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.22%) IBM SmartCloud
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.56%) Firewall
2 26 (5.60%) Network Security
3 24 (5.17%) SAN
4 23 (4.96%) VPN
5 19 (4.09%) Wireless
6 16 (3.45%) DNS
7 15 (3.23%) LAN
8 14 (3.02%) TCP/IP
8 14 (3.02%) Internet
9 13 (2.80%) WAN
10 12 (2.59%) DHCP
11 10 (2.16%) FTP
11 10 (2.16%) MPLS
12 9 (1.94%) BGP
13 8 (1.72%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (1.72%) SSL
13 8 (1.72%) OSPF
13 8 (1.72%) Cisco Nexus
14 7 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
15 6 (1.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.02%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.08%) Data Mining
2 5 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.65%) Big Data
3 3 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.43%) NonStop SQL
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.43%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.22%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.22%) MarkLogic
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.22%) QlikView
5 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (1.94%) Eclipse
2 8 (1.72%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.72%) Hudson
2 8 (1.72%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.08%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.43%) NUnit
4 2 (0.43%) JIRA
4 2 (0.43%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.43%) MSTest
4 2 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.22%) FindBugs
General
1 84 (18.10%) Finance
2 45 (9.70%) Telecoms
3 19 (4.09%) Banking
4 18 (3.88%) Games
5 16 (3.45%) Legal
6 14 (3.02%) Retail
7 8 (1.72%) Law
8 5 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.86%) Marketing
9 4 (0.86%) Advertising
10 3 (0.65%) Local Government
11 2 (0.43%) Back Office
11 2 (0.43%) Military
12 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 113 (24.35%) Analyst
2 103 (22.20%) Consultant
3 76 (16.38%) Security Analyst
4 65 (14.01%) Security Consultant
5 55 (11.85%) Security Manager
6 37 (7.97%) Information Manager
7 33 (7.11%) Architect
8 31 (6.68%) Information Security Manager
9 22 (4.74%) Senior Analyst
10 21 (4.53%) Senior Security Analyst
10 21 (4.53%) Information Security Consultant
10 21 (4.53%) Security Architect
10 21 (4.53%) CLAS Consultant
11 20 (4.31%) IT Security Analyst
11 20 (4.31%) Project Manager
12 17 (3.66%) Administrator
12 17 (3.66%) Risk Analyst
12 17 (3.66%) Information Analyst
12 17 (3.66%) Information Security Analyst
13 14 (3.02%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.45%) JSP
2 8 (1.72%) HTML
3 7 (1.51%) CSS
3 7 (1.51%) XHTML
4 6 (1.29%) Web Services
4 6 (1.29%) XML
5 5 (1.08%) CSS3
5 5 (1.08%) HTML5
6 4 (0.86%) .NET
6 4 (0.86%) EJB
7 3 (0.65%) EDI
7 3 (0.65%) jQuery
8 2 (0.43%) Ajax
8 2 (0.43%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.43%) ADO.NET
8 2 (0.43%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (0.43%) Castle Windsor
9 1 (0.22%) OpenID
9 1 (0.22%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 99 (21.34%) Management Information System
2 38 (8.19%) CESG
3 27 (5.82%) CESG CLAS
4 25 (5.39%) RMADS
5 15 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
6 14 (3.02%) NHS
7 8 (1.72%) Smart Meter
7 8 (1.72%) Online Games
7 8 (1.72%) Mobile Computing
7 8 (1.72%) Mobile App
8 7 (1.51%) CMDB
9 6 (1.29%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.29%) Open Source
10 5 (1.08%) Social Media
10 5 (1.08%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (0.86%) Fat Client
11 4 (0.86%) PMI
11 4 (0.86%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.86%) E-Learning
11 4 (0.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 77 (16.59%) Windows
2 42 (9.05%) UNIX
3 21 (4.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (3.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (3.23%) Linux
6 14 (3.02%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.29%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.08%) Solaris
9 3 (0.65%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.65%) Android
10 2 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 256 (55.17%) Information Security
2 133 (28.66%) ITIL
3 99 (21.34%) Risk Management
4 90 (19.40%) Security Management
5 55 (11.85%) Business Continuity
6 50 (10.78%) Risk Assessment
6 50 (10.78%) Security Architecture
7 49 (10.56%) Information Assurance
8 41 (8.84%) Information Security Management
9 39 (8.41%) Data Protection
10 36 (7.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 36 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 36 (7.76%) Project Management
11 33 (7.11%) Penetration Testing
12 32 (6.90%) PRINCE2
13 29 (6.25%) ISMS
13 29 (6.25%) Business Continuity Management
14 26 (5.60%) Disaster Recovery
14 26 (5.60%) Service Management
15 25 (5.39%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (3.66%) C
2 10 (2.16%) PowerShell
2 10 (2.16%) Java
3 9 (1.94%) JavaScript
4 8 (1.72%) SQL
5 3 (0.65%) C#
6 2 (0.43%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.22%) R
7 1 (0.22%) VB
7 1 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 139 (29.96%) CISSP
2 82 (17.67%) CISM
3 58 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 44 (9.48%) CISA
5 38 (8.19%) SC Cleared
6 27 (5.82%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (5.60%) Degree
8 17 (3.66%) CCNP
9 16 (3.45%) CRISC
10 14 (3.02%) CCNA
11 13 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (2.80%) MCSE
12 10 (2.16%) GIAC
13 9 (1.94%) ISSAP
14 8 (1.72%) CEH
14 8 (1.72%) DV Cleared
14 8 (1.72%) MCSA
15 7 (1.51%) CCIE
16 6 (1.29%) CISMP
16 6 (1.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 81 (17.46%) PCI DSS
2 42 (9.05%) COBIT
3 24 (5.17%) ISO 9001
4 23 (4.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (3.45%) BS25999
6 15 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 12 (2.59%) JSP 440
8 11 (2.37%) SLA
9 8 (1.72%) ISO 9000
10 6 (1.29%) QA
11 5 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 3 (0.65%) BS7799
12 3 (0.65%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.22%) CESG Infosec
System Software
1 20 (4.31%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.94%) VMware ESX
4 8 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 5 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.08%) ProxySG
6 4 (0.86%) XenApp
6 4 (0.86%) XenDesktop
6 4 (0.86%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.65%) vSphere
8 1 (0.22%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.22%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.22%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 17 (3.66%) NetBackup
2 9 (1.94%) SCCM
3 8 (1.72%) WSUS
3 8 (1.72%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.86%) Nessus
5 2 (0.43%) SCOM
5 2 (0.43%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.43%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.22%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 64 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 44 (9.48%) Cisco
3 28 (6.03%) VMware
4 23 (4.96%) CheckPoint
5 20 (4.31%) SAP
6 16 (3.45%) Intel
6 16 (3.45%) IBM
7 14 (3.02%) Citrix
8 13 (2.80%) HP
9 12 (2.59%) Symantec
10 10 (2.16%) Juniper
11 8 (1.72%) Oracle
11 8 (1.72%) F5
12 6 (1.29%) NetApp
12 6 (1.29%) McAfee
13 5 (1.08%) Blue Coat
14 4 (0.86%) EMC
14 4 (0.86%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 3 (0.65%) Aruba
15 3 (0.65%) Acunetix
London
Acumin
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Experis IT
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Acumin
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West
CPS Group UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
TribePost.co.uk
Rate: From £400 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Taunton
Swan IT Recruitment Limited
Rate: £540 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Telford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £360 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Telford
Interquest - IQ ESM
Rate: £360 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago