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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 294 293 315
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 407 465 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.77% 0.81% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.01% 8.34% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 304 253
Median daily rate £433 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.98% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £325 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £460 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.32% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Median hourly rate £46.50 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £22.86 £36.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £60.87 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.50 £60.87 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-23.60% +35.26%

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
5081 5574 5423
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.65% 9.65% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3291 3408 3404
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 233 240
Median hourly rate £27.83 £25.41 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.52% +27.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.36 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +36.58%

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 1 October 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
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 1 October 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 +13 396 £438 -2.99% 135
London +2 163 £450 -4.76% 50
South East +13 84 £475 +11.76% 22
South West +13 41 £450 -5.26% 9
Hampshire +22 33 £475 +11.76% 7
Tyne and Wear -3 26 £400 -27.27%
North East -4 26 £400 -27.27%
Newcastle upon Tyne -7 26 £400 -27.27%
East of England +12 23 £350 -25.33% 3
City of London +10 22 £471 +4.72% 14
Wiltshire +16 21 £438 -13.58% 2
North West -19 20 £350 -32.69% 19
Berkshire +13 19 £470 -1.05% 5
Yorkshire +21 18 £400 -19.59% 13
West Midlands -9 18 £425 +30.76% 15
West Yorkshire +17 16 £400 -13.04% 9
Surrey +11 16 £520 +9.47% 1
Essex +11 15 £325 +6.80% 1
Manchester -15 15 £388 +10.71% 16
Croydon - 13 £470 -
Swindon +15 12 £450 -16.27% 2
Winchester +5 12 £475 +11.76%
Birmingham -1 9 £413 -29.03% 4
Bristol - 9 £365 - 1
Gloucestershire -5 8 £450 +12.50% 4
Staines -6 8 £400 -
Crawley +13 6 £525 +31.25%
West Sussex -3 6 £525 +31.25%
Chippenham - 6 £325 -
Cardiff +23 5 £375 -18.91%

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 496 (53.80%) Information Security
2 437 (47.40%) CISSP
3 259 (28.09%) CISM
4 239 (25.92%) PCI DSS
5 228 (24.73%) ITIL
6 217 (23.54%) Security Cleared
7 177 (19.20%) Firewall
8 162 (17.57%) SC Cleared
9 152 (16.49%) Project Management
10 143 (15.51%) Risk Management
11 142 (15.40%) Finance
12 134 (14.53%) Management Information System
13 131 (14.21%) Cisco
14 130 (14.10%) PRINCE2
14 130 (14.10%) Windows
14 130 (14.10%) Cybersecurity
15 128 (13.88%) Microsoft
16 122 (13.23%) Security Management
17 116 (12.58%) SIEM
18 108 (11.71%) CISA
19 106 (11.50%) Vulnerability Management
20 98 (10.63%) VMware
21 95 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
22 92 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
23 90 (9.76%) Security Architecture
23 90 (9.76%) Security Operations
24 89 (9.65%) ISMS
24 89 (9.65%) TOGAF
25 87 (9.44%) CESG
26 86 (9.33%) CLAS

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 29 (3.15%) SharePoint
2 21 (2.28%) IIS
3 12 (1.30%) Apache
4 10 (1.08%) MS Exchange
5 7 (0.76%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.54%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.33%) SAS
8 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.22%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.11%) Confluence
10 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.11%) JBoss
10 1 (0.11%) Liferay
10 1 (0.11%) nginx
10 1 (0.11%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 59 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 38 (4.12%) MS Office
3 21 (2.28%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.63%) MS Project
5 2 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.76%) SAP hybris
2 5 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.43%) Sentinel
4 3 (0.33%) assyst
5 2 (0.22%) CA PPM
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 65 (7.05%) SaaS
2 35 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (3.47%) Office 365
4 30 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (2.39%) IaaS
6 9 (0.98%) PaaS
7 7 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.65%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 4 (0.43%) Yammer
10 3 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.33%) GitHub
11 2 (0.22%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudTrail
12 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 177 (19.20%) Firewall
2 81 (8.79%) Network Security
3 65 (7.05%) Cisco ASA
4 58 (6.29%) WAN
5 48 (5.21%) LAN
6 44 (4.77%) Intrusion Detection
7 42 (4.56%) TCP/IP
8 41 (4.45%) Internet
9 24 (2.60%) VPN
9 24 (2.60%) Wireless
10 22 (2.39%) Cisco ISE
11 20 (2.17%) SAN
11 20 (2.17%) SSL
12 19 (2.06%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (1.63%) DNS
13 15 (1.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 14 (1.52%) DHCP
14 14 (1.52%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 14 (1.52%) NetScaler
15 11 (1.19%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (4.88%) NonStop SQL
2 13 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.54%) Big Data
3 5 (0.54%) Hadoop
3 5 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.43%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (0.43%) MySQL
4 4 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.33%) Data Mining
5 3 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.33%) Star Schema
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.11%) DB2
6 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.11%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (0.54%) Jenkins
1 5 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (0.43%) Subversion
3 2 (0.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.22%) JIRA
3 2 (0.22%) MSI
3 2 (0.22%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.11%) Hudson
4 1 (0.11%) Mercurial
4 1 (0.11%) Metasploit
4 1 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (15.40%) Finance
2 52 (5.64%) Legal
3 36 (3.90%) Telecoms
4 22 (2.39%) Retail
5 20 (2.17%) Banking
6 13 (1.41%) Law
7 11 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 10 (1.08%) Marketing
9 8 (0.87%) Automotive
10 3 (0.33%) Back Office
10 3 (0.33%) French Language
10 3 (0.33%) German Language
10 3 (0.33%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.22%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.22%) Games
11 2 (0.22%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.22%) Polish Language
11 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.11%) Advertising
12 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 191 (20.72%) Consultant
2 170 (18.44%) Security Consultant
3 163 (17.68%) Analyst
4 162 (17.57%) Security Manager
5 126 (13.67%) Security Analyst
6 119 (12.91%) Architect
7 88 (9.54%) Security Architect
8 68 (7.38%) Information Security Consultant
9 66 (7.16%) Information Security Manager
10 60 (6.51%) Information Manager
11 57 (6.18%) Information Analyst
12 56 (6.07%) Information Security Analyst
13 49 (5.31%) Project Manager
14 48 (5.21%) IT Manager
15 45 (4.88%) Security Officer
16 39 (4.23%) Security Project Manager
17 38 (4.12%) IT Analyst
18 37 (4.01%) IT Security Analyst
19 36 (3.90%) IT Security Manager
20 35 (3.80%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (0.76%) .NET
2 5 (0.54%) COM
2 5 (0.54%) SAML
3 4 (0.43%) LAMP
3 4 (0.43%) Middleware
3 4 (0.43%) Web Services
4 3 (0.33%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.33%) CSS
4 3 (0.33%) HTML
5 2 (0.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.22%) J2EE
5 2 (0.22%) REST
5 2 (0.22%) XML
6 1 (0.11%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.11%) Django
6 1 (0.11%) jQuery
6 1 (0.11%) Memcached
6 1 (0.11%) NHibernate
6 1 (0.11%) OpenID
6 1 (0.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (14.53%) Management Information System
2 87 (9.44%) CESG
3 63 (6.83%) PKI
4 57 (6.18%) Data Centre
5 52 (5.64%) CESG CLAS
6 46 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
7 40 (4.34%) Data Protection Act
8 38 (4.12%) Security Operations Centre
9 22 (2.39%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 20 (2.17%) Computer Science
11 10 (1.08%) Cryptography
12 9 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
12 9 (0.98%) Driving Licence
12 9 (0.98%) PMI
12 9 (0.98%) Private Cloud
13 8 (0.87%) Public Cloud
14 7 (0.76%) Digital TV
14 7 (0.76%) Smart Energy
15 6 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.65%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 130 (14.10%) Windows
2 74 (8.03%) Linux
3 56 (6.07%) Unix
4 50 (5.42%) Windows Server
5 43 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 26 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (2.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (1.52%) Solaris
10 11 (1.19%) CentOS
11 8 (0.87%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.76%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.33%) Apple iOS
13 3 (0.33%) Debian
14 2 (0.22%) Android
14 2 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
14 2 (0.22%) NetWare
14 2 (0.22%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.22%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 496 (53.80%) Information Security
2 228 (24.73%) ITIL
3 152 (16.49%) Project Management
4 143 (15.51%) Risk Management
5 130 (14.10%) Cybersecurity
5 130 (14.10%) PRINCE2
6 122 (13.23%) Security Management
7 116 (12.58%) SIEM
8 106 (11.50%) Vulnerability Management
9 95 (10.30%) Agile Software Development
10 92 (9.98%) Stakeholder Management
11 90 (9.76%) Security Architecture
11 90 (9.76%) Security Operations
12 89 (9.65%) ISMS
12 89 (9.65%) TOGAF
13 85 (9.22%) Data Protection
13 85 (9.22%) Information Security Management
14 75 (8.13%) Penetration Testing
15 70 (7.59%) Information Assurance
16 69 (7.48%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (2.17%) Python
2 17 (1.84%) SQL
3 13 (1.41%) Perl
4 10 (1.08%) C
5 7 (0.76%) Java
6 5 (0.54%) PHP
6 5 (0.54%) PowerShell
6 5 (0.54%) Ruby
7 4 (0.43%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.33%) Bash Shell
8 3 (0.33%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.22%) C#
9 2 (0.22%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.22%) R
9 2 (0.22%) VB
10 1 (0.11%) C++
10 1 (0.11%) Go
10 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 437 (47.40%) CISSP
2 259 (28.09%) CISM
3 217 (23.54%) Security Cleared
4 162 (17.57%) SC Cleared
5 108 (11.71%) CISA
6 86 (9.33%) CLAS
7 79 (8.57%) Degree
8 60 (6.51%) CISMP
9 55 (5.97%) CESG Certified Professional
10 54 (5.86%) Cisco Certification
10 54 (5.86%) DV Cleared
11 50 (5.42%) ISEB
12 35 (3.80%) ITIL Certification
13 32 (3.47%) CCNP
14 26 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 25 (2.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 24 (2.60%) APMP
17 23 (2.49%) IISP
18 22 (2.39%) SANS
19 21 (2.28%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 239 (25.92%) PCI DSS
2 85 (9.22%) COBIT
3 51 (5.53%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 50 (5.42%) RMADS
5 27 (2.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (2.82%) ISO27002
7 24 (2.60%) JSP 440
8 20 (2.17%) ISO 9001
8 20 (2.17%) SLA
9 18 (1.95%) ISO22301
10 13 (1.41%) QA
11 11 (1.19%) GPG13
12 10 (1.08%) ISO27005
13 9 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
14 6 (0.65%) COSO
14 6 (0.65%) ISAE 3402
14 6 (0.65%) SSAE 16
15 3 (0.33%) Government Security Classifications
16 2 (0.22%) FISMA
16 2 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 85 (9.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 70 (7.59%) Active Directory
3 29 (3.15%) vSphere
4 15 (1.63%) Hyper-V
5 11 (1.19%) XenServer
6 10 (1.08%) BitLocker
6 10 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (0.98%) XenDesktop
8 7 (0.76%) Postfix
9 6 (0.65%) RACF
9 6 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
10 5 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.43%) iptables
11 4 (0.43%) Snort
11 4 (0.43%) vCloud
11 4 (0.43%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 2 (0.22%) Docker
14 1 (0.11%) etcd
14 1 (0.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 22 (2.39%) Nessus
2 21 (2.28%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 16 (1.74%) SCCM
4 15 (1.63%) SCOM
4 15 (1.63%) SmoothWall
5 14 (1.52%) WSUS
6 12 (1.30%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 12 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
7 9 (0.98%) Nagios
8 8 (0.87%) Puppet
9 5 (0.54%) CA Single Sign-On
9 5 (0.54%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.54%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 4 (0.43%) Ansible
10 4 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
10 4 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
10 4 (0.43%) vRealize
11 3 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
11 3 (0.33%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 2 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 131 (14.21%) Cisco
2 128 (13.88%) Microsoft
3 98 (10.63%) VMware
4 65 (7.05%) CheckPoint
5 35 (3.80%) Splunk
6 33 (3.58%) Red Hat
7 29 (3.15%) Juniper
8 28 (3.04%) Citrix
9 27 (2.93%) Qualys
10 23 (2.49%) Intel Security
10 23 (2.49%) Oracle
11 22 (2.39%) Palo Alto
12 19 (2.06%) AlienVault
13 18 (1.95%) SolarWinds
14 17 (1.84%) Cyber-Ark
14 17 (1.84%) SAP
14 17 (1.84%) Symantec
15 16 (1.74%) Blue Coat
15 16 (1.74%) Clearswift
15 16 (1.74%) F5
Hampshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Rate: £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Proteus Europe
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Spencer Rose
Rate: Up to £65,000 per annum Plus benefits package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago