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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 288 350 376
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +26
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 421 287 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.52% 0.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.21% 6.65% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 199 114
Average daily rate
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£470 £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.42% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £329 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £546 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Average hourly rate £51.17 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+241.13% -23.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+241.13% -23.07%

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
4573 4317 3874
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.02% 7.90% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2942 2607 2305
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 201 148
Average hourly rate £21.50 £20.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.87% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £42.80 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.73% +18.57%

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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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 +44 378 £468 +10.00% 129
London +48 156 £475 - 44
South East -12 64 £450 +5.88% 37
South West +9 54 £450 +5.88% 6
City of London 0 43 £473 -5.50% 17
North West +1 39 £540 +20.00% 10
East of England +14 26 £431 +32.69% 14
Somerset +13 19 £450 -9.09%
Buckinghamshire +9 17 £455 +7.05% 3
Scotland +8 17 £425 -3.40% 3
Wales - 16 £550 - 1
South Wales - 15 £550 - 1
Taunton +20 14 £450 -9.09%
Yorkshire -26 14 £450 +23.28% 6
Milton Keynes +8 13 £455 - 3
Berkshire +1 13 £450 +5.88% 16
Manchester -11 13 £275 -45.00% 8
Surrey +2 12 £550 +46.66% 4
Liverpool +1 12 £828 +83.88%
Merseyside -1 12 £828 +83.88%
Newport - 12 £563 - 1
Wiltshire +11 11 £506 +1.25% 1
Hampshire -2 11 £361 +4.63% 7
East Midlands -4 11 £417 +9.34% 4
Nottingham -4 11 £417 -
Nottinghamshire -8 11 £417 -
West Yorkshire -23 11 £450 +23.28% 5
Glasgow +11 9 £400 -10.11% 1
Gloucestershire -2 9 £425 - 2
Bedfordshire +17 8 £525 - 1

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 404 (49.45%) Information Security
2 307 (37.58%) CISSP
3 218 (26.68%) ITIL
4 197 (24.11%) CISM
5 169 (20.69%) Finance
6 164 (20.07%) Firewall
7 150 (18.36%) Risk Management
8 135 (16.52%) PCI DSS
9 132 (16.16%) Management Information System
10 127 (15.54%) Security Cleared
11 116 (14.20%) Security Architecture
12 103 (12.61%) Windows
13 102 (12.48%) Security Management
14 99 (12.12%) CISA
14 99 (12.12%) Microsoft
15 95 (11.63%) SC Cleared
16 94 (11.51%) Data Protection
17 90 (11.02%) Penetration Testing
18 84 (10.28%) ISMS
19 82 (10.04%) Project Management
20 81 (9.91%) Information Security Management
20 81 (9.91%) Network Security
21 80 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
22 77 (9.42%) Data Centre
23 75 (9.18%) Cisco
23 75 (9.18%) Active Directory
24 72 (8.81%) PRINCE2
25 68 (8.32%) Cyber Security
26 67 (8.20%) SIEM
27 66 (8.08%) CESG

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (4.90%) IIS
2 23 (2.82%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.96%) CMS
4 14 (1.71%) MS Exchange
5 13 (1.59%) WebSphere
6 11 (1.35%) JBoss
7 10 (1.22%) Tomcat
8 6 (0.73%) Apache
9 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.49%) Node.js
9 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.24%) Drupal
11 2 (0.24%) CICS
12 1 (0.12%) ArcSDE
12 1 (0.12%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.12%) Lync
12 1 (0.12%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 26 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.47%) MS Visio
3 11 (1.35%) MS Office
4 8 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.37%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.37%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Summit
1 4 (0.49%) Sentinel
1 4 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.24%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
3 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.59%) SaaS
2 12 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (1.22%) PaaS
4 8 (0.98%) Office 365
5 6 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 164 (20.07%) Firewall
2 81 (9.91%) Network Security
3 58 (7.10%) WAN
4 47 (5.75%) VPN
5 44 (5.39%) SSL
6 42 (5.14%) LAN
7 40 (4.90%) Internet
8 36 (4.41%) SAN
8 36 (4.41%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 21 (2.57%) TCP/IP
10 21 (2.57%) Wireless
11 20 (2.45%) VLAN
12 19 (2.33%) DNS
13 12 (1.47%) Broadband
13 12 (1.47%) MPLS
14 8 (0.98%) VoIP
14 8 (0.98%) DHCP
14 8 (0.98%) Cisco Nexus
15 7 (0.86%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 14 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.47%) MySQL
4 10 (1.22%) Big Data
5 9 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (0.61%) Oracle Database
7 5 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (0.49%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.37%) QlikView
9 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (0.37%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Power View
9 3 (0.37%) DB2
9 3 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.37%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (1.71%) Visual Studio
1 14 (1.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.86%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.73%) Cucumber
3 6 (0.73%) Eclipse
3 6 (0.73%) Subversion
4 4 (0.49%) JIRA
5 2 (0.24%) Hudson
5 2 (0.24%) Trac
6 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.12%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.12%) Gradle
6 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.12%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.12%) Selenium
6 1 (0.12%) JMeter
6 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 169 (20.69%) Finance
2 44 (5.39%) Telecoms
3 40 (4.90%) Banking
4 33 (4.04%) Retail
5 29 (3.55%) Legal
6 23 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 12 (1.47%) Publishing
8 9 (1.10%) Investment Banking
9 7 (0.86%) Games
9 7 (0.86%) Law
9 7 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.73%) Local Government
11 5 (0.61%) Back Office
12 4 (0.49%) Advertising
12 4 (0.49%) Marketing
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.12%) International Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
Job Titles
1 201 (24.60%) Analyst
2 149 (18.24%) Security Analyst
3 147 (17.99%) Consultant
4 130 (15.91%) Architect
5 111 (13.59%) Security Consultant
6 92 (11.26%) Security Manager
7 76 (9.30%) Security Architect
8 66 (8.08%) Information Analyst
8 66 (8.08%) Information Security Analyst
9 37 (4.53%) Information Manager
10 36 (4.41%) Information Security Manager
11 35 (4.28%) Information Security Consultant
12 34 (4.16%) Project Manager
13 32 (3.92%) Technical Analyst
14 28 (3.43%) Solutions Architect
14 28 (3.43%) Security Officer
15 23 (2.82%) Developer
16 21 (2.57%) Business Analyst
17 18 (2.20%) Service Manager
17 18 (2.20%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (6.00%) Web Services
2 38 (4.65%) .NET
3 31 (3.79%) .NET Framework
4 22 (2.69%) XML
5 21 (2.57%) SOAP
6 17 (2.08%) REST
7 16 (1.96%) ASP.NET
8 14 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (1.22%) Spring
10 9 (1.10%) JSP
11 6 (0.73%) Java SE
12 5 (0.61%) MyBatis
12 5 (0.61%) HTML
12 5 (0.61%) Hibernate
13 4 (0.49%) Middleware
13 4 (0.49%) ASP.NET Web API
14 2 (0.24%) Application Packaging
14 2 (0.24%) HTML5
14 2 (0.24%) WSDL
14 2 (0.24%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 132 (16.16%) Management Information System
2 77 (9.42%) Data Centre
3 66 (8.08%) CESG
4 59 (7.22%) PKI
5 42 (5.14%) Data Protection Act
6 40 (4.90%) RMADS
7 35 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (3.30%) CESG CLAS
9 17 (2.08%) GIS
10 16 (1.96%) Client/Server
11 12 (1.47%) NHS
11 12 (1.47%) Thin Client
11 12 (1.47%) Computer Science
11 12 (1.47%) Fat Client
12 11 (1.35%) DTV
12 11 (1.35%) Replication
12 11 (1.35%) Smart Meter
13 10 (1.22%) Mainframe
14 8 (0.98%) Cryptography
14 8 (0.98%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 103 (12.61%) Windows
2 37 (4.53%) Linux
3 25 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (2.45%) UNIX
6 17 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 12 (1.47%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.73%) AIX
9 6 (0.73%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.49%) Solaris
11 3 (0.37%) CentOS
12 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.24%) HPUX
12 2 (0.24%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.12%) zOS
13 1 (0.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (49.45%) Information Security
2 218 (26.68%) ITIL
3 150 (18.36%) Risk Management
4 116 (14.20%) Security Architecture
5 102 (12.48%) Security Management
6 94 (11.51%) Data Protection
7 90 (11.02%) Penetration Testing
8 84 (10.28%) ISMS
9 82 (10.04%) Project Management
10 81 (9.91%) Information Security Management
11 80 (9.79%) Agile Software Development
12 72 (8.81%) PRINCE2
13 68 (8.32%) Cyber Security
14 67 (8.20%) SIEM
15 66 (8.08%) TOGAF
16 59 (7.22%) Stakeholder Management
17 54 (6.61%) SABSA
18 50 (6.12%) Risk Assessment
19 48 (5.88%) Migration
20 46 (5.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.26%) SQL
2 29 (3.55%) C#
3 22 (2.69%) C
4 18 (2.20%) Java
5 14 (1.71%) VB
6 6 (0.73%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.49%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.24%) Objective-C
8 2 (0.24%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.24%) PHP
9 1 (0.12%) REXX
9 1 (0.12%) JCL
Qualifications
1 307 (37.58%) CISSP
2 197 (24.11%) CISM
3 127 (15.54%) Security Cleared
4 99 (12.12%) CISA
5 95 (11.63%) SC Cleared
6 57 (6.98%) Degree
7 40 (4.90%) CISMP
8 38 (4.65%) CRISC
8 38 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
9 37 (4.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 32 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
11 24 (2.94%) MCSE
12 22 (2.69%) DV Cleared
13 21 (2.57%) GIAC
14 17 (2.08%) CCNP
14 17 (2.08%) CCNA
14 17 (2.08%) ISEB
15 16 (1.96%) PMI Certification
15 16 (1.96%) CCENT
16 13 (1.59%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (16.52%) PCI DSS
2 42 (5.14%) COBIT
3 41 (5.02%) ISO 9001
4 37 (4.53%) QA
5 25 (3.06%) ISO 9000
5 25 (3.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 24 (2.94%) SLA
7 14 (1.71%) ISO 14001
8 12 (1.47%) BS7799
9 9 (1.10%) JSP 440
10 7 (0.86%) HIPAA
11 6 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 17799
12 4 (0.49%) COSO
12 4 (0.49%) GPG13
13 3 (0.37%) BS25999
14 2 (0.24%) EMIR
15 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
15 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.12%) TickIT
15 1 (0.12%) MiFID
System Software
1 75 (9.18%) Active Directory
2 32 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (2.20%) Hyper-V
4 15 (1.84%) vSphere
5 10 (1.22%) BitLocker
6 9 (1.10%) XenApp
7 8 (0.98%) vCloud
8 7 (0.86%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (0.86%) MetaFrame
9 3 (0.37%) XenServer
9 3 (0.37%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.24%) Firmware
10 2 (0.24%) RACF
10 2 (0.24%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.24%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.24%) Snort
11 1 (0.12%) Squid
11 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (1.71%) SCCM
2 10 (1.22%) Puppet
2 10 (1.22%) Nagios
3 5 (0.61%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (0.49%) OpenView
4 4 (0.49%) Nessus
4 4 (0.49%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.49%) Cacti
4 4 (0.49%) SmokePing
5 3 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.24%) OVSD
6 2 (0.24%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.12%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.12%) SCOM
7 1 (0.12%) WSUS
7 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.12%) Legato
Vendors
1 99 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 75 (9.18%) Cisco
3 63 (7.71%) VMware
4 53 (6.49%) CheckPoint
5 51 (6.24%) Citrix
6 28 (3.43%) Clearswift
7 27 (3.30%) Kaspersky
8 22 (2.69%) SAP
9 20 (2.45%) AppSense
9 20 (2.45%) Oracle
9 20 (2.45%) HP
10 19 (2.33%) Juniper
11 17 (2.08%) McAfee
11 17 (2.08%) Splunk
12 14 (1.71%) F5
13 12 (1.47%) Cyber-Ark
14 11 (1.35%) Wyse
15 10 (1.22%) Websense
15 10 (1.22%) NetApp
15 10 (1.22%) ArcSight
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