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 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 283 365 342
Rank change year-on-year
+82 -23
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 385 243 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.45% 0.44%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.09% 5.67% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 145 124
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £323 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £572 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £416 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-7.55% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 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
4236 4286 3610
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.61% 7.87% 7.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2506 2604 2145
Average daily rate £400 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £369 £338
% change year-on-year
+1.69% +9.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 139 182 139
Average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.90 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.61 £86.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+18.42% +26.66%

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 27 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 27 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 27 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 +65 339 £423 -0.58% 141
London +36 119 £450 +12.50% 46
South East 0 80 £416 -7.50% 33
North West +19 63 £350 -9.67% 8
Manchester +26 44 £325 -13.33% 7
City of London +28 25 £500 +11.11% 13
Surrey -7 25 £425 +11.47% 4
South West -18 21 £650 +36.84% 15
Wales - 21 £435 - 3
East of England +21 19 £450 +46.34% 12
South Wales - 19 £435 - 3
Newport - 19 £430 - 2
Scotland +21 18 £500 - 4
Staines +3 15 - - 1
East Sussex +6 13 £275 -60.71% 5
Buckinghamshire +7 12 £425 +25.00% 6
West Midlands -18 12 £325 -38.09% 6
Milton Keynes - 11 £450 - 5
Hampshire -3 10 £361 -21.94% 2
Lewes - 10 £275 -
Edinburgh +1 9 £250 - 4
Cheshire -2 9 £563 +32.35% 1
East Midlands -2 9 £425 +6.25% 8
Yorkshire -25 9 £300 -14.28% 9
Bedfordshire - 9 £450 - 4
Oxfordshire - 9 £435 - 1
Glasgow - 8 £500 - 1
Lancashire +12 7 £425 -5.55%
Somerset +6 7 £650 +30.65%
Berkshire 0 7 £400 -19.79% 7

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 326 (48.80%) Information Security
2 230 (34.43%) CISSP
3 210 (31.44%) ITIL
4 179 (26.80%) CISM
5 142 (21.26%) Risk Management
6 139 (20.81%) PCI DSS
7 132 (19.76%) Finance
8 128 (19.16%) Firewall
9 122 (18.26%) Management Information System
10 116 (17.37%) Security Cleared
11 98 (14.67%) Security Management
12 89 (13.32%) SC Cleared
13 83 (12.43%) PRINCE2
13 83 (12.43%) Security Architecture
14 80 (11.98%) Network Security
15 75 (11.23%) Penetration Testing
16 70 (10.48%) ISMS
17 67 (10.03%) Data Protection
18 66 (9.88%) Windows
19 64 (9.58%) Microsoft
20 62 (9.28%) WAN
21 61 (9.13%) Information Security Management
22 60 (8.98%) CISA
23 59 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
24 57 (8.53%) Cisco
25 55 (8.23%) Active Directory
25 55 (8.23%) Degree
26 54 (8.08%) Cyber Security
27 52 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
27 52 (7.78%) Vulnerability Management

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 34 (5.09%) IIS
2 21 (3.14%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.40%) CMS
4 15 (2.25%) WebSphere
5 11 (1.65%) MS Exchange
6 7 (1.05%) JBoss
6 7 (1.05%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (0.30%) Lync
9 1 (0.15%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.15%) FileNet
9 1 (0.15%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.15%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.15%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.15%) Node.js
Applications
1 19 (2.84%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.80%) MS Visio
3 10 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.90%) MS Office
5 4 (0.60%) MS Project
6 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.90%) Summit
2 4 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.35%) SaaS
2 8 (1.20%) PaaS
3 6 (0.90%) IaaS
4 5 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (0.60%) Office 365
6 2 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 128 (19.16%) Firewall
2 80 (11.98%) Network Security
3 62 (9.28%) WAN
4 47 (7.04%) LAN
5 41 (6.14%) VPN
6 36 (5.39%) SSL
7 33 (4.94%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (4.04%) Internet
9 25 (3.74%) SAN
10 21 (3.14%) TCP/IP
11 17 (2.54%) Intrusion Detection
12 14 (2.10%) MPLS
12 14 (2.10%) DNS
13 12 (1.80%) Wireless
14 10 (1.50%) VLAN
15 8 (1.20%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (1.20%) LDAP
15 8 (1.20%) DHCP
16 7 (1.05%) SMTP
16 7 (1.05%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.20%) MySQL
4 7 (1.05%) Big Data
5 5 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.45%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.45%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.45%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.30%) DB2
9 1 (0.15%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.15%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (1.80%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.90%) Subversion
3 6 (0.90%) Eclipse
3 6 (0.90%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.45%) ClearCase
5 3 (0.45%) PVCS
5 3 (0.45%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.45%) Ant
6 2 (0.30%) JIRA
7 1 (0.15%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.15%) Selenium
7 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.15%) Hudson
7 1 (0.15%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.15%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.15%) Gradle
7 1 (0.15%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.15%) ClearQuest
General
1 132 (19.76%) Finance
2 37 (5.54%) Telecoms
3 34 (5.09%) Retail
4 28 (4.19%) Banking
4 28 (4.19%) Manufacturing
5 20 (2.99%) Legal
6 10 (1.50%) Law
7 9 (1.35%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.35%) Games
8 5 (0.75%) Local Government
9 4 (0.60%) Marketing
9 4 (0.60%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.60%) Electronics
10 3 (0.45%) Back Office
10 3 (0.45%) German Language
11 2 (0.30%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.30%) Advertising
12 1 (0.15%) Billing
12 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.15%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 199 (29.79%) Analyst
2 148 (22.16%) Security Analyst
3 123 (18.41%) Consultant
4 104 (15.57%) Security Consultant
5 87 (13.02%) Architect
6 71 (10.63%) Security Manager
7 54 (8.08%) Information Analyst
8 53 (7.93%) Information Security Analyst
9 50 (7.49%) Security Architect
10 34 (5.09%) Information Manager
11 33 (4.94%) Technical Analyst
12 29 (4.34%) Information Security Manager
13 28 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
13 28 (4.19%) Security Officer
14 22 (3.29%) Project Manager
14 22 (3.29%) Information Security Officer
15 21 (3.14%) Business Analyst
15 21 (3.14%) Developer
16 20 (2.99%) Information Security Consultant
17 17 (2.54%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (5.84%) Web Services
2 31 (4.64%) .NET
3 29 (4.34%) .NET Framework
4 18 (2.69%) SOAP
5 15 (2.25%) XML
6 14 (2.10%) REST
7 12 (1.80%) ASP.NET
8 11 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (1.20%) JSP
10 6 (0.90%) Spring
10 6 (0.90%) Java SE
11 5 (0.75%) Middleware
11 5 (0.75%) Hibernate
11 5 (0.75%) MyBatis
12 3 (0.45%) CORBA
12 3 (0.45%) Servlets
13 2 (0.30%) HTML
13 2 (0.30%) WebSphere MQ
14 1 (0.15%) HTML5
14 1 (0.15%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 122 (18.26%) Management Information System
2 51 (7.63%) PKI
3 30 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (3.89%) RMADS
5 24 (3.59%) Data Protection Act
6 23 (3.44%) CESG
7 15 (2.25%) GIS
8 12 (1.80%) CESG CLAS
8 12 (1.80%) Cryptography
8 12 (1.80%) Mainframe
9 11 (1.65%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.50%) CMDB
11 9 (1.35%) Smart Meter
11 9 (1.35%) DTV
11 9 (1.35%) NHS
11 9 (1.35%) Replication
11 9 (1.35%) BYOD
12 8 (1.20%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.20%) SCADA
13 7 (1.05%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 66 (9.88%) Windows
2 27 (4.04%) Linux
3 16 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (2.10%) UNIX
5 12 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.35%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.75%) Solaris
9 3 (0.45%) AIX
10 2 (0.30%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.30%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.30%) CentOS
10 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.15%) Android
11 1 (0.15%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (48.80%) Information Security
2 210 (31.44%) ITIL
3 142 (21.26%) Risk Management
4 98 (14.67%) Security Management
5 83 (12.43%) PRINCE2
5 83 (12.43%) Security Architecture
6 75 (11.23%) Penetration Testing
7 70 (10.48%) ISMS
8 67 (10.03%) Data Protection
9 61 (9.13%) Information Security Management
10 59 (8.83%) Stakeholder Management
11 54 (8.08%) Cyber Security
12 52 (7.78%) Vulnerability Management
12 52 (7.78%) Agile Software Development
13 51 (7.63%) Risk Assessment
13 51 (7.63%) Project Management
14 47 (7.04%) Change Control
15 46 (6.89%) Information Assurance
15 46 (6.89%) Kalman Filter
16 44 (6.59%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 24 (3.59%) C#
2 21 (3.14%) SQL
3 12 (1.80%) VB
4 11 (1.65%) Java
5 5 (0.75%) Perl
6 4 (0.60%) C
7 3 (0.45%) Smalltalk
7 3 (0.45%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.30%) Python
8 2 (0.30%) PHP
8 2 (0.30%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.15%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.15%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.15%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.15%) Ruby
9 1 (0.15%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 230 (34.43%) CISSP
2 179 (26.80%) CISM
3 116 (17.37%) Security Cleared
4 89 (13.32%) SC Cleared
5 60 (8.98%) CISA
6 55 (8.23%) Degree
7 46 (6.89%) CRISC
8 43 (6.44%) CISMP
9 33 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
10 23 (3.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 22 (3.29%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (2.99%) GIAC
13 19 (2.84%) ISEB
14 18 (2.69%) DV Cleared
15 16 (2.40%) CCENT
16 15 (2.25%) CEH
17 12 (1.80%) PMI Certification
17 12 (1.80%) MCSE
18 11 (1.65%) CCNA
19 10 (1.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (20.81%) PCI DSS
2 40 (5.99%) COBIT
3 37 (5.54%) ISO 9001
4 31 (4.64%) QA
5 30 (4.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 27 (4.04%) ISO 9000
7 20 (2.99%) ISO 14001
8 16 (2.40%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 13 (1.95%) SLA
10 7 (1.05%) JSP 440
11 5 (0.75%) BS7799
12 3 (0.45%) BS25999
12 3 (0.45%) TickIT
13 1 (0.15%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.15%) COSO
13 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 55 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 18 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.10%) Hyper-V
3 14 (2.10%) vSphere
4 7 (1.05%) vCloud
4 7 (1.05%) XenApp
4 7 (1.05%) MetaFrame
4 7 (1.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 5 (0.75%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.45%) Snort
6 3 (0.45%) XenServer
6 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.30%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.15%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.15%) Samba
8 1 (0.15%) NFS
8 1 (0.15%) KVM
8 1 (0.15%) iptables
8 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.20%) SCCM
2 6 (0.90%) Nagios
3 5 (0.75%) Puppet
4 4 (0.60%) OpenView
5 3 (0.45%) OVSD
5 3 (0.45%) Nessus
5 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.45%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.30%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.30%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.30%) SCOM
7 1 (0.15%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.15%) Cacti
7 1 (0.15%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.15%) MOM
7 1 (0.15%) Legato
7 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.15%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 64 (9.58%) Microsoft
2 57 (8.53%) Cisco
3 48 (7.19%) Citrix
4 40 (5.99%) VMware
5 37 (5.54%) CheckPoint
6 27 (4.04%) Clearswift
7 26 (3.89%) Kaspersky
8 18 (2.69%) SAP
9 16 (2.40%) HP
10 15 (2.25%) Oracle
11 14 (2.10%) AppSense
11 14 (2.10%) ArcSight
12 13 (1.95%) Splunk
12 13 (1.95%) F5
13 12 (1.80%) McAfee
14 11 (1.65%) Juniper
15 10 (1.50%) IBM
16 9 (1.35%) Dell
17 8 (1.20%) Websense
18 7 (1.05%) Qualys
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South West
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Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Rate: £350.00 - £372.00 per annum
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Rate: £325 - £350 per day
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East Sussex
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Connectus
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Posted: 2 days ago
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Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + neg.
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Rate: £460 per day
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Reed Professional Services
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
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Rate: up to £400 per day
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Rate: Market related
Posted: 3 days ago
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