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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 331 373 427
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +54
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 287 203 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.40% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.69% 5.30% 3.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 109 97
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£438 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £314 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £463
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -39.53%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
4293 3828 4393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.85% 7.51% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2598 2277 2327
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 152 249
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £18.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.33 £42.50 £38.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.21 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+15.45% -7.89%

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 24 July 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
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 24 July 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
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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 +40 270 £425 -5.55% 108
London +21 107 £475 -1.04% 40
South East +8 65 £425 -5.55% 25
South West -16 41 £413 -2.94% 8
City of London +24 36 £500 - 11
Berkshire +12 19 £425 -13.26% 10
North West +6 17 £450 +4.34% 6
Devon +7 16 £367 - 1
Hampshire -9 15 £348 -17.26% 9
East of England -12 14 £325 +11.58% 6
Reading +13 11 £425 -11.45% 3
Yorkshire +9 11 £365 +12.30% 5
Exeter - 11 £373 - 1
West Yorkshire +8 10 £365 +4.28% 3
Leeds +12 9 £365 +4.28% 2
Manchester +4 9 £500 +21.21% 4
Scotland -9 9 £440 - 3
Somerset -16 9 £495 +22.22% 4
East Midlands +7 8 £381 +17.30% 3
West Midlands -18 8 £488 +1.56% 9
Glasgow +3 7 £445 - 2
Buckinghamshire -4 7 £425 +44.06%
Middlesex 0 6 £350 -
Wiltshire -1 6 £500 -
Birmingham -3 6 £475 -7.76% 4
Gloucestershire -16 6 £425 -12.82% 3
Surrey -17 6 £375 - 2
Hertfordshire - 6 £245 - 2
Taunton -22 5 £473 +16.66% 1
East Sussex - 5 £254 -

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 278 (52.45%) Information Security
2 164 (30.94%) CISSP
3 150 (28.30%) ITIL
4 113 (21.32%) Risk Management
5 94 (17.74%) Finance
6 87 (16.42%) Security Management
6 87 (16.42%) Management Information System
6 87 (16.42%) CISM
7 85 (16.04%) Windows
8 84 (15.85%) Security Cleared
9 69 (13.02%) Microsoft
10 65 (12.26%) PCI DSS
11 64 (12.08%) Firewall
11 64 (12.08%) Security Architecture
12 62 (11.70%) Business Continuity
13 58 (10.94%) ISO 9001
14 56 (10.57%) Risk Assessment
14 56 (10.57%) Information Assurance
14 56 (10.57%) Degree
15 55 (10.38%) SC Cleared
16 46 (8.68%) COBIT
17 45 (8.49%) Data Protection
18 44 (8.30%) CESG
18 44 (8.30%) Project Management
19 42 (7.92%) Penetration Testing
19 42 (7.92%) CISA
19 42 (7.92%) Information Security Management
19 42 (7.92%) PRINCE2
19 42 (7.92%) UNIX
20 40 (7.55%) Cisco

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 26 (4.91%) SharePoint
2 21 (3.96%) IIS
3 9 (1.70%) CMS
4 8 (1.51%) MS Exchange
5 7 (1.32%) ColdFusion
6 4 (0.75%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.75%) Railo
7 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.38%) Lync
8 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.19%) SAS
9 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.19%) WorkSite
Applications
1 31 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.09%) MS Office
3 17 (3.21%) MS Visio
4 11 (2.08%) MS Project
5 6 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.13%) Summit
2 4 (0.75%) assyst
3 2 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.38%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.19%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.19%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.32%) IaaS
2 4 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.75%) SaaS
3 3 (0.57%) PaaS
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.19%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (12.08%) Firewall
2 35 (6.60%) Network Security
3 26 (4.91%) SAN
4 25 (4.72%) Internet
5 17 (3.21%) TCP/IP
6 16 (3.02%) Intrusion Detection
7 14 (2.64%) DNS
8 13 (2.45%) WAN
9 12 (2.26%) LAN
10 9 (1.70%) VPN
10 9 (1.70%) Wireless
11 8 (1.51%) VLAN
11 8 (1.51%) DHCP
12 6 (1.13%) Broadband
13 4 (0.75%) NAS
13 4 (0.75%) Intranet
13 4 (0.75%) MPLS
13 4 (0.75%) SSL
14 3 (0.57%) LDAP
14 3 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (3.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (0.94%) Data Mining
4 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.38%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.38%) Big Data
6 1 (0.19%) SSDT
6 1 (0.19%) MarkLogic
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.19%) QlikView
6 1 (0.19%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.19%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 8 (1.51%) Git (software)
1 8 (1.51%) Eclipse
1 8 (1.51%) Hudson
1 8 (1.51%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.75%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.38%) NUnit
3 2 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.38%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.38%) MSTest
3 2 (0.38%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 94 (17.74%) Finance
2 30 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 19 (3.58%) Banking
4 18 (3.40%) Law
5 17 (3.21%) Legal
6 15 (2.83%) Retail
7 9 (1.70%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.51%) Publishing
9 4 (0.75%) Local Government
10 3 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.57%) Military
10 3 (0.57%) Marketing
11 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.38%) Games
11 2 (0.38%) Electronics
12 1 (0.19%) Advertising
12 1 (0.19%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 122 (23.02%) Analyst
2 95 (17.92%) Consultant
3 79 (14.91%) Security Analyst
4 76 (14.34%) Security Consultant
5 60 (11.32%) Architect
5 60 (11.32%) Security Manager
6 43 (8.11%) Information Manager
7 36 (6.79%) Information Security Manager
8 34 (6.42%) Security Architect
9 29 (5.47%) Project Manager
10 28 (5.28%) Information Security Consultant
11 26 (4.91%) Information Security Analyst
11 26 (4.91%) Information Analyst
12 20 (3.77%) IT Consultant
13 18 (3.40%) IT Security Consultant
13 18 (3.40%) Administrator
14 17 (3.21%) IT Security Analyst
15 15 (2.83%) CLAS Consultant
16 13 (2.45%) Security Project Manager
17 12 (2.26%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (3.77%) JSP
2 13 (2.45%) Web Services
3 9 (1.70%) HTML
3 9 (1.70%) XML
4 8 (1.51%) CSS
5 7 (1.32%) XHTML
5 7 (1.32%) .NET
5 7 (1.32%) Middleware
6 6 (1.13%) EJB
7 5 (0.94%) HTML5
7 5 (0.94%) CSS3
7 5 (0.94%) Software Packaging
8 4 (0.75%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 3 (0.57%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.57%) J2EE
9 3 (0.57%) jQuery
10 2 (0.38%) Ajax
10 2 (0.38%) ADO.NET
10 2 (0.38%) Castle Windsor
Miscellaneous
1 87 (16.42%) Management Information System
2 44 (8.30%) CESG
3 37 (6.98%) RMADS
4 26 (4.91%) Data Protection Act
5 24 (4.53%) CESG CLAS
6 12 (2.26%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.26%) NHS
7 10 (1.89%) Open Source
8 9 (1.70%) CMDB
9 8 (1.51%) PKI
9 8 (1.51%) DTV
9 8 (1.51%) Mobile App
10 7 (1.32%) Mobile Computing
10 7 (1.32%) PMI
11 5 (0.94%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.94%) Replication
11 5 (0.94%) Fat Client
12 4 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
12 4 (0.75%) Economics
12 4 (0.75%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 85 (16.04%) Windows
2 42 (7.92%) UNIX
3 21 (3.96%) Linux
4 19 (3.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (3.21%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.94%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.75%) Solaris
8 4 (0.75%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.57%) Android
10 2 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (0.38%) zOS
10 2 (0.38%) AIX
11 1 (0.19%) HPUX
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 278 (52.45%) Information Security
2 150 (28.30%) ITIL
3 113 (21.32%) Risk Management
4 87 (16.42%) Security Management
5 64 (12.08%) Security Architecture
6 62 (11.70%) Business Continuity
7 56 (10.57%) Risk Assessment
7 56 (10.57%) Information Assurance
8 45 (8.49%) Data Protection
9 44 (8.30%) Project Management
10 42 (7.92%) Penetration Testing
10 42 (7.92%) Information Security Management
10 42 (7.92%) PRINCE2
11 40 (7.55%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 39 (7.36%) Service Management
13 34 (6.42%) ISMS
14 32 (6.04%) Stakeholder Management
15 31 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
16 29 (5.47%) TOGAF
17 28 (5.28%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 14 (2.64%) C
2 13 (2.45%) Java
3 11 (2.08%) SQL
4 10 (1.89%) PowerShell
4 10 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 5 (0.94%) C#
6 3 (0.57%) VB
7 2 (0.38%) VBA
8 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.19%) Perl
8 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 164 (30.94%) CISSP
2 87 (16.42%) CISM
3 84 (15.85%) Security Cleared
4 56 (10.57%) Degree
5 55 (10.38%) SC Cleared
6 42 (7.92%) CISA
7 26 (4.91%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (3.21%) MCSE
8 17 (3.21%) PMI Certification
8 17 (3.21%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (3.02%) CEH
10 15 (2.83%) GIAC
10 15 (2.83%) CRISC
11 13 (2.45%) PMP
12 12 (2.26%) ISSAP
13 8 (1.51%) CISMP
13 8 (1.51%) DV Cleared
13 8 (1.51%) SSCP
13 8 (1.51%) CCNP
13 8 (1.51%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (12.26%) PCI DSS
2 58 (10.94%) ISO 9001
3 46 (8.68%) COBIT
4 30 (5.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 21 (3.96%) JSP 440
6 20 (3.77%) ISO 9000
7 16 (3.02%) QA
8 14 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 12 (2.26%) SLA
10 10 (1.89%) ISO 14001
11 7 (1.32%) BS25999
12 3 (0.57%) BS7799
12 3 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 1 (0.19%) GPG13
13 1 (0.19%) HIPAA
System Software
1 30 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 5 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 4 (0.75%) XenApp
5 4 (0.75%) XenDesktop
5 4 (0.75%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.75%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.57%) vSphere
7 2 (0.38%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.19%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 17 (3.21%) NetBackup
2 8 (1.51%) Tivoli
3 7 (1.32%) SCCM
3 7 (1.32%) WSUS
4 5 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 4 (0.75%) SCOM
6 2 (0.38%) OpenView
6 2 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.38%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.19%) Nessus
Vendors
1 69 (13.02%) Microsoft
2 40 (7.55%) Cisco
3 27 (5.09%) VMware
4 19 (3.58%) IBM
4 19 (3.58%) Citrix
5 16 (3.02%) Intel
5 16 (3.02%) Symantec
6 15 (2.83%) SAP
7 13 (2.45%) HP
7 13 (2.45%) CheckPoint
8 8 (1.51%) McAfee
9 7 (1.32%) F5
10 6 (1.13%) Juniper
10 6 (1.13%) Dell
10 6 (1.13%) EMC
11 5 (0.94%) Lumension
12 4 (0.75%) NETGEAR
12 4 (0.75%) SonicWALL
12 4 (0.75%) Oracle
13 3 (0.57%) Cyber-Ark
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