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 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 277 342 373
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +31
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 380 267 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.49% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.60% 6.25% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 150 90
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£427 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £305 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £572 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -24.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -24.28%

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
4417 4272 3495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.92% 7.89% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2617 2550 2013
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £246 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.05% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 179 167
Average hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.83 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £46.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+26.76% -6.57%

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015.

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 1 April 2015. 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
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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 +48 340 £425 - 135
London +52 125 £450 +16.12% 41
South East -13 75 £400 -20.00% 35
South West +10 41 £675 +42.10% 2
North West +1 41 £400 +3.22% 15
Surrey -2 32 £420 -13.84% 8
Scotland +7 30 £450 +36.36% 3
City of London +38 26 £463 -7.50% 12
Somerset +17 24 £675 +42.10%
Staines +6 24 £500 +23.07% 2
Manchester +1 21 £350 -6.66% 9
East of England +19 20 £431 +15.00% 7
Taunton +7 19 £675 +42.10%
Glasgow - 19 £500 - 1
East Midlands +4 13 £300 -14.28% 5
Yorkshire -1 13 £338 - 17
West Midlands -11 11 £325 -38.09% 6
Buckinghamshire +7 10 £400 +17.64% 2
West Yorkshire 0 10 £400 - 11
Edinburgh -2 10 £250 -24.24% 2
Cheshire +2 9 £563 +32.35% 6
Berkshire -11 9 £375 -24.81% 17
East Sussex 0 8 - - 1
Leeds -4 8 £400 - 8
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £336 -
Milton Keynes - 8 £450 - 2
Lancashire +9 7 £425 -5.55%
Bedfordshire - 7 £450 - 3
Oxfordshire - 7 £450 - 2
Hampshire -12 6 £361 -15.05% 3

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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.

1 325 (50.94%) Information Security
2 223 (34.95%) CISSP
3 200 (31.35%) ITIL
4 168 (26.33%) CISM
5 151 (23.67%) Risk Management
6 130 (20.38%) Finance
7 126 (19.75%) PCI DSS
8 122 (19.12%) Management Information System
9 114 (17.87%) Security Cleared
10 99 (15.52%) Firewall
11 92 (14.42%) Security Management
12 87 (13.64%) PRINCE2
13 84 (13.17%) SC Cleared
14 81 (12.70%) Security Architecture
15 69 (10.82%) Data Protection
16 68 (10.66%) Network Security
17 67 (10.50%) Penetration Testing
18 65 (10.19%) ISMS
19 61 (9.56%) CISA
20 59 (9.25%) Degree
21 58 (9.09%) Cyber Security
22 56 (8.78%) Information Security Management
22 56 (8.78%) Windows
23 55 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
23 55 (8.62%) Vulnerability Management
24 53 (8.31%) Information Assurance
25 52 (8.15%) Risk Assessment
26 49 (7.68%) Change Control
27 48 (7.52%) WAN
28 47 (7.37%) Microsoft

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 21 (3.29%) SharePoint
2 17 (2.66%) IIS
3 16 (2.51%) CMS
4 6 (0.94%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.63%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.31%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.31%) Lync
8 1 (0.16%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.16%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.16%) ArcSDE
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.16%) JBoss
8 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.16%) Documentum
8 1 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.10%) MS Visio
2 7 (1.10%) MS Office
3 5 (0.78%) MS Project
4 4 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.10%) Summit
2 4 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.31%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.25%) IaaS
2 5 (0.78%) SaaS
2 5 (0.78%) PaaS
3 4 (0.63%) Office 365
4 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 99 (15.52%) Firewall
2 68 (10.66%) Network Security
3 48 (7.52%) WAN
4 40 (6.27%) LAN
5 30 (4.70%) Internet
6 27 (4.23%) VPN
7 19 (2.98%) TCP/IP
7 19 (2.98%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
9 14 (2.19%) SSL
10 13 (2.04%) Wireless
11 12 (1.88%) SAN
12 11 (1.72%) DNS
13 8 (1.25%) DHCP
13 8 (1.25%) LDAP
14 7 (1.10%) Broadband
15 6 (0.94%) MPLS
15 6 (0.94%) Intranet
16 5 (0.78%) IP Telephony
16 5 (0.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.78%) MySQL
3 4 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (0.47%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database
4 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (0.47%) RDBMS
5 2 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.31%) DB2
5 2 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.16%) Big Data
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.16%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.16%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 7 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.47%) Hudson
4 3 (0.47%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.47%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.47%) Ant
4 3 (0.47%) PVCS
5 2 (0.31%) Metasploit
6 1 (0.16%) JIRA
6 1 (0.16%) ClearQuest
General
1 130 (20.38%) Finance
2 39 (6.11%) Telecoms
3 32 (5.02%) Retail
4 28 (4.39%) Banking
5 26 (4.08%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.66%) Legal
7 14 (2.19%) Law
8 9 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.25%) Games
10 5 (0.78%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.63%) Electronics
11 4 (0.63%) Local Government
11 4 (0.63%) German Language
12 3 (0.47%) Marketing
13 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.16%) Advertising
14 1 (0.16%) Automotive
14 1 (0.16%) Back Office
14 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 175 (27.43%) Analyst
2 135 (21.16%) Consultant
3 131 (20.53%) Security Analyst
4 113 (17.71%) Security Consultant
5 79 (12.38%) Architect
6 71 (11.13%) Security Manager
7 53 (8.31%) Information Analyst
8 52 (8.15%) Information Security Analyst
9 48 (7.52%) Security Architect
10 37 (5.80%) Information Manager
11 33 (5.17%) Security Officer
12 31 (4.86%) Information Security Manager
13 29 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
14 28 (4.39%) Information Security Officer
15 25 (3.92%) Information Security Consultant
16 22 (3.45%) Project Manager
17 21 (3.29%) Business Analyst
18 19 (2.98%) Technical Analyst
18 19 (2.98%) IT Security Analyst
19 15 (2.35%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.92%) .NET
2 21 (3.29%) .NET Framework
3 19 (2.98%) Web Services
4 7 (1.10%) JSP
4 7 (1.10%) Middleware
5 4 (0.63%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.63%) SOAP
6 3 (0.47%) LINQ
6 3 (0.47%) CORBA
6 3 (0.47%) XML
6 3 (0.47%) XSLT
6 3 (0.47%) Servlets
7 2 (0.31%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (0.31%) Application Packaging
8 1 (0.16%) SailPoint
8 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.16%) OAuth
8 1 (0.16%) JMS
8 1 (0.16%) J2EE
8 1 (0.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 122 (19.12%) Management Information System
2 30 (4.70%) PKI
3 29 (4.55%) RMADS
4 27 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
6 24 (3.76%) CESG
7 15 (2.35%) GIS
8 13 (2.04%) CESG CLAS
8 13 (2.04%) Cryptography
9 10 (1.57%) Smart Meter
9 10 (1.57%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.41%) DTV
11 8 (1.25%) Mainframe
11 8 (1.25%) NHS
11 8 (1.25%) SCADA
11 8 (1.25%) CMDB
12 5 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.78%) User Experience
13 4 (0.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (8.78%) Windows
2 30 (4.70%) Linux
3 22 (3.45%) UNIX
4 15 (2.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (1.10%) Solaris
8 3 (0.47%) AIX
9 2 (0.31%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.16%) Android
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
10 1 (0.16%) HPUX
10 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (50.94%) Information Security
2 200 (31.35%) ITIL
3 151 (23.67%) Risk Management
4 92 (14.42%) Security Management
5 87 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 81 (12.70%) Security Architecture
7 69 (10.82%) Data Protection
8 67 (10.50%) Penetration Testing
9 65 (10.19%) ISMS
10 58 (9.09%) Cyber Security
11 56 (8.78%) Information Security Management
12 55 (8.62%) Stakeholder Management
12 55 (8.62%) Vulnerability Management
13 53 (8.31%) Information Assurance
14 52 (8.15%) Risk Assessment
15 49 (7.68%) Change Control
16 44 (6.90%) Project Management
17 39 (6.11%) SIEM
18 37 (5.80%) Service Management
19 36 (5.64%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (2.98%) C#
2 17 (2.66%) SQL
3 12 (1.88%) VB
4 5 (0.78%) Perl
4 5 (0.78%) C
5 4 (0.63%) Java
5 4 (0.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.47%) PowerShell
6 3 (0.47%) VB.NET
6 3 (0.47%) Smalltalk
7 2 (0.31%) PHP
7 2 (0.31%) Python
8 1 (0.16%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.16%) Ruby
8 1 (0.16%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 223 (34.95%) CISSP
2 168 (26.33%) CISM
3 114 (17.87%) Security Cleared
4 84 (13.17%) SC Cleared
5 61 (9.56%) CISA
6 59 (9.25%) Degree
7 46 (7.21%) CRISC
8 30 (4.70%) CISMP
9 22 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
10 21 (3.29%) DV Cleared
11 18 (2.82%) CEH
11 18 (2.82%) ISEB
12 17 (2.66%) GIAC
13 15 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (2.19%) Cisco Certification
15 13 (2.04%) CCENT
16 11 (1.72%) CCNA
17 10 (1.57%) SSCP
17 10 (1.57%) PMI Certification
17 10 (1.57%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (19.75%) PCI DSS
2 41 (6.43%) COBIT
3 37 (5.80%) ISO 9001
4 32 (5.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 27 (4.23%) ISO 9000
6 19 (2.98%) QA
7 18 (2.82%) ISO 14001
8 15 (2.35%) SLA
8 15 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 7 (1.10%) JSP 440
10 4 (0.63%) BS7799
11 3 (0.47%) TickIT
12 2 (0.31%) BS25999
13 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.16%) COSO
System Software
1 36 (5.64%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.25%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.10%) XenApp
4 7 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 7 (1.10%) MetaFrame
5 3 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.47%) Snort
6 2 (0.31%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.31%) vSphere
7 1 (0.16%) iptables
7 1 (0.16%) KVM
7 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.16%) NFS
7 1 (0.16%) Samba
7 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.78%) Nessus
2 4 (0.63%) OpenView
2 4 (0.63%) OVSD
3 3 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.47%) Puppet
3 3 (0.47%) Nagios
4 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.31%) SCCM
4 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.16%) Opsview
5 1 (0.16%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.16%) SCOM
5 1 (0.16%) Nmap
5 1 (0.16%) Legato
5 1 (0.16%) MOM
Vendors
1 47 (7.37%) Microsoft
2 35 (5.49%) Cisco
3 32 (5.02%) Citrix
4 23 (3.61%) VMware
5 21 (3.29%) Oracle
6 18 (2.82%) SAP
7 17 (2.66%) CheckPoint
8 16 (2.51%) Splunk
8 16 (2.51%) ArcSight
9 13 (2.04%) McAfee
10 12 (1.88%) Clearswift
10 12 (1.88%) Kaspersky
11 10 (1.57%) HP
12 8 (1.25%) AppSense
13 7 (1.10%) F5
13 7 (1.10%) Websense
14 6 (0.94%) Juniper
14 6 (0.94%) Qualys
15 5 (0.78%) Varonis
15 5 (0.78%) Red Hat
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Experis Ltd
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Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Surrey
Sanderson
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Durham, County Durham
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £400 per day
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Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Via Resource
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Hook, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Posted: 4 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
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Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
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Cheshire
ICO
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Cheshire
ICO
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Wilmslow, near Manchester, Cheshire
Information Commissioner's Office
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Wilmslow, near Manchester, Cheshire
Information Commissioner's Office
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