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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 289 365 446
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +81
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 381 234 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.56% 5.89% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 123 95
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£450 £425 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £352 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £585 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+130.76% -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
4451 3970 4497
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.73% 7.52% 7.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2693 2338 2482
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £620 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 220 161 237
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £41.94
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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.

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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 +80 366 £450 +4.65% 125
London +81 168 £450 -10.44% 49
South East +7 70 £445 +23.26% 27
South West -2 51 £456 +8.63% 12
City of London +28 39 £500 -2.43% 18
Berkshire +19 25 £463 -7.50% 10
North West -1 25 £450 +15.38% 11
Surrey -5 20 £385 +14.07% 5
Devon - 20 £395 - 4
East of England -7 18 £350 -12.50% 7
Manchester -4 16 £500 +42.85% 6
Reading +20 14 £425 - 3
West Midlands -12 14 £525 +10.52% 6
Somerset - 14 £495 - 1
Exeter - 13 £395 -
Yorkshire +1 11 £450 -14.28% 9
Hampshire -8 11 £345 +2.98% 7
East Midlands +11 9 £413 +65.00% 4
West Yorkshire +6 9 £450 -14.28% 7
Hertfordshire -18 9 £350 - 3
Gloucestershire - 9 £425 - 3
Scotland -8 8 £454 - 4
Taunton - 8 £495 -
Leeds +3 7 £450 - 6
Slough -1 6 £475 -5.00% 1
Glasgow -7 6 £468 - 1
Essex - 6 £325 -
Nottingham +21 5 £413 +65.00%
Nottinghamshire +13 5 £413 +65.00%
Hook -11 5 £360 +7.46%

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 328 (53.86%) Information Security
2 218 (35.80%) CISSP
3 176 (28.90%) ITIL
4 140 (22.99%) Risk Management
5 114 (18.72%) CISM
6 110 (18.06%) Finance
7 105 (17.24%) Security Cleared
8 95 (15.60%) Firewall
9 90 (14.78%) PCI DSS
10 87 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 84 (13.79%) Security Management
12 80 (13.14%) Microsoft
12 80 (13.14%) Information Assurance
13 79 (12.97%) Security Architecture
14 71 (11.66%) SC Cleared
14 71 (11.66%) Penetration Testing
15 70 (11.49%) Windows
16 67 (11.00%) Service Management
16 67 (11.00%) CISA
17 66 (10.84%) ISO 9001
18 63 (10.34%) Data Protection
18 63 (10.34%) Degree
18 63 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
19 61 (10.02%) ISMS
20 58 (9.52%) Cisco
21 57 (9.36%) Network Security
22 51 (8.37%) RMADS
22 51 (8.37%) PRINCE2
22 51 (8.37%) Project Management
23 50 (8.21%) CESG

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (4.11%) SharePoint
2 20 (3.28%) IIS
3 10 (1.64%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (0.49%) WebLogic
5 3 (0.49%) SAS
5 3 (0.49%) Lync
5 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.33%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.16%) CICS
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 33 (5.42%) MS Office
2 26 (4.27%) MS Excel
3 15 (2.46%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.64%) MS Project
5 9 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.16%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 13 (2.13%) assyst
2 10 (1.64%) Summit
3 5 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.33%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.30%) IaaS
2 5 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.82%) SaaS
2 5 (0.82%) PaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.16%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 95 (15.60%) Firewall
2 57 (9.36%) Network Security
3 49 (8.05%) Internet
4 30 (4.93%) DNS
5 28 (4.60%) TCP/IP
6 27 (4.43%) SAN
7 24 (3.94%) DHCP
8 23 (3.78%) Intrusion Detection
9 17 (2.79%) LDAP
10 16 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (2.63%) WAN
11 14 (2.30%) Intranet
12 13 (2.13%) LAN
13 11 (1.81%) VLAN
14 10 (1.64%) Broadband
15 8 (1.31%) NAS
16 7 (1.15%) MPLS
16 7 (1.15%) VPN
17 6 (0.99%) Wireless
18 4 (0.66%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (2.96%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.99%) Data Mining
4 5 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.49%) EDRMS
5 3 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 2 (0.33%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.16%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.16%) DB2
7 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.16%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (0.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.16%) AdminStudio
General
1 110 (18.06%) Finance
2 46 (7.55%) Telecoms
3 31 (5.09%) Law
4 29 (4.76%) Banking
5 25 (4.11%) Retail
6 23 (3.78%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.63%) Legal
8 10 (1.64%) Publishing
9 8 (1.31%) Games
10 6 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.99%) Marketing
11 5 (0.82%) Electronics
12 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.66%) Local Government
13 3 (0.49%) Advertising
14 2 (0.33%) Military
15 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 128 (21.02%) Consultant
2 121 (19.87%) Analyst
3 93 (15.27%) Security Analyst
4 91 (14.94%) Security Consultant
5 73 (11.99%) Architect
6 64 (10.51%) Security Manager
7 43 (7.06%) Security Architect
8 40 (6.57%) Information Security Analyst
8 40 (6.57%) Information Analyst
9 38 (6.24%) Information Manager
10 33 (5.42%) Information Security Manager
10 33 (5.42%) Project Manager
11 32 (5.25%) Information Security Consultant
12 28 (4.60%) Security Specialist
13 23 (3.78%) IT Consultant
13 23 (3.78%) IT Security Consultant
14 18 (2.96%) Information Specialist
15 17 (2.79%) Information Security Specialist
16 16 (2.63%) CLAS Consultant
17 14 (2.30%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (3.94%) JSP
2 10 (1.64%) Web Services
2 10 (1.64%) XML
3 7 (1.15%) Middleware
3 7 (1.15%) .NET
4 6 (0.99%) EJB
5 5 (0.82%) Software Packaging
6 3 (0.49%) J2EE
7 2 (0.33%) OpenID
7 2 (0.33%) HTML
7 2 (0.33%) SAML
7 2 (0.33%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.16%) Spring
8 1 (0.16%) WCF
8 1 (0.16%) WPF
8 1 (0.16%) jQuery
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.16%) COM
8 1 (0.16%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 87 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 51 (8.37%) RMADS
3 50 (8.21%) CESG
4 43 (7.06%) Data Protection Act
5 29 (4.76%) CESG CLAS
6 26 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (4.11%) Computer Science
8 15 (2.46%) DTV
9 13 (2.13%) PKI
10 9 (1.48%) Smart Meter
10 9 (1.48%) PMI
10 9 (1.48%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.31%) NHS
12 7 (1.15%) CMDB
13 6 (0.99%) Cryptography
14 4 (0.66%) Open Source
14 4 (0.66%) Kindle
14 4 (0.66%) Replication
14 4 (0.66%) Psychology
14 4 (0.66%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 70 (11.49%) Windows
2 25 (4.11%) UNIX
2 25 (4.11%) Linux
3 19 (3.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (1.81%) Windows 7
4 11 (1.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (0.82%) Android
5 5 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.33%) Solaris
6 2 (0.33%) AIX
6 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.33%) zOS
7 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (53.86%) Information Security
2 176 (28.90%) ITIL
3 140 (22.99%) Risk Management
4 84 (13.79%) Security Management
5 80 (13.14%) Information Assurance
6 79 (12.97%) Security Architecture
7 71 (11.66%) Penetration Testing
8 67 (11.00%) Service Management
9 63 (10.34%) Data Protection
9 63 (10.34%) Risk Assessment
10 61 (10.02%) ISMS
11 51 (8.37%) PRINCE2
11 51 (8.37%) Project Management
12 46 (7.55%) Business Continuity
13 45 (7.39%) Agile Software Development
14 44 (7.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 42 (6.90%) Information Security Management
16 41 (6.73%) TOGAF
17 39 (6.40%) Stakeholder Management
18 37 (6.08%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.12%) SQL
2 15 (2.46%) C
3 10 (1.64%) Java
4 9 (1.48%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.66%) C#
6 3 (0.49%) VB
6 3 (0.49%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.33%) Python
7 2 (0.33%) VBA
8 1 (0.16%) REXX
8 1 (0.16%) Perl
8 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 218 (35.80%) CISSP
2 114 (18.72%) CISM
3 105 (17.24%) Security Cleared
4 71 (11.66%) SC Cleared
5 67 (11.00%) CISA
6 63 (10.34%) Degree
7 34 (5.58%) CEH
8 26 (4.27%) GIAC
9 25 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (3.94%) Microsoft Certification
10 24 (3.94%) MCSE
11 23 (3.78%) PMI Certification
12 21 (3.45%) CRISC
13 19 (3.12%) PMP
14 15 (2.46%) DV Cleared
15 9 (1.48%) SSCP
16 8 (1.31%) CCNP
16 8 (1.31%) CCNA
16 8 (1.31%) MCITP
17 7 (1.15%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (14.78%) PCI DSS
2 66 (10.84%) ISO 9001
3 48 (7.88%) COBIT
4 37 (6.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 23 (3.78%) ISO 9000
6 22 (3.61%) QA
7 19 (3.12%) JSP 440
8 17 (2.79%) SLA
9 13 (2.13%) ISO 14001
10 10 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 4 (0.66%) BS7799
12 3 (0.49%) BS25999
13 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.16%) COSO
13 1 (0.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 44 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (0.82%) vSphere
5 4 (0.66%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.66%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.49%) XenApp
7 2 (0.33%) Nmap
8 1 (0.16%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.16%) Novell eDirectory
8 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.16%) RACF
8 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (1.31%) WSUS
2 6 (0.99%) SCCM
2 6 (0.99%) Nessus
3 5 (0.82%) SCOM
3 5 (0.82%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.33%) OpenView
5 1 (0.16%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.16%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 80 (13.14%) Microsoft
2 58 (9.52%) Cisco
3 29 (4.76%) VMware
4 18 (2.96%) HP
4 18 (2.96%) Citrix
5 17 (2.79%) Juniper
6 16 (2.63%) SAP
7 15 (2.46%) Oracle
7 15 (2.46%) IBM
8 9 (1.48%) McAfee
8 9 (1.48%) CheckPoint
9 8 (1.31%) Dell
9 8 (1.31%) EMC
9 8 (1.31%) Symantec
10 7 (1.15%) SonicWALL
10 7 (1.15%) NETGEAR
11 6 (0.99%) Sun
12 5 (0.82%) Apple
12 5 (0.82%) ArcSight
12 5 (0.82%) Lumension
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