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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 323 383 416
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +33
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 358 204 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.39% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.00% 5.35% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 125 105
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £341 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £558 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £419
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -6.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.53 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.28% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £25.53 -
% change year-on-year
+76.28% -

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
4475 3814 4376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.68% 7.24% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2803 2305 2519
Average daily rate £400 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 141 234
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.20
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.65 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £41.99
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -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 20 October 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
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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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 +85 347 £450 +5.88% 107
London +76 158 £465 -2.10% 27
South East +14 82 £450 +15.38% 22
City of London +32 36 £475 -7.31% 10
South West -5 34 £500 +19.04% 9
Surrey +21 33 £450 +23.71% 4
Berkshire +20 24 £480 +6.66% 7
North West -8 22 £450 +17.64% 14
Manchester 0 15 £450 +28.57% 5
West Midlands -7 15 £525 +31.25% 6
East of England -16 15 £350 -10.25% 7
Hampshire -16 14 £360 +7.46% 3
Yorkshire +1 13 £390 -25.71% 15
Staines +10 12 £488 - 1
West Yorkshire -4 11 £400 -23.80% 14
Reading +12 10 £500 -9.09% 2
Somerset - 9 £475 -
Leeds +1 8 £400 - 13
Hook -18 7 £360 +7.46% 1
Hertfordshire -23 7 £425 +8.97% 3
Slough +2 6 £475 +5.55%
Scotland -3 6 £468 - 3
Gloucestershire -13 6 £425 -10.52% 2
East Midlands +10 5 £413 +8.55% 1
Uxbridge - 5 £550 -
Glasgow - 5 £468 - 1
Swindon -7 4 £525 +28.04% 2
Wiltshire -10 4 £525 +28.04% 3
Oxfordshire - 4 £475 - 1
Essex - 4 £340 -

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 328 (51.98%) Information Security
2 243 (38.51%) CISSP
3 187 (29.64%) ITIL
4 149 (23.61%) Risk Management
5 133 (21.08%) CISM
6 113 (17.91%) Finance
7 106 (16.80%) Security Cleared
8 104 (16.48%) PCI DSS
9 93 (14.74%) Firewall
10 87 (13.79%) Management Information System
11 81 (12.84%) Information Assurance
12 80 (12.68%) Penetration Testing
12 80 (12.68%) Security Management
13 78 (12.36%) Security Architecture
14 73 (11.57%) Microsoft
15 71 (11.25%) CISA
15 71 (11.25%) SC Cleared
16 69 (10.94%) Service Management
17 66 (10.46%) ISO 9001
17 66 (10.46%) Data Protection
17 66 (10.46%) Degree
18 65 (10.30%) Windows
19 63 (9.98%) Network Security
20 59 (9.35%) PRINCE2
21 56 (8.87%) Cisco
21 56 (8.87%) Internet
21 56 (8.87%) ISMS
22 55 (8.72%) Risk Assessment
23 54 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
24 53 (8.40%) Telecoms

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 20 (3.17%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.85%) IIS
3 9 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (0.48%) Lync
4 3 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.32%) SAS
5 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.16%) Documentum
6 1 (0.16%) CICS
6 1 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 32 (5.07%) MS Office
2 22 (3.49%) MS Excel
3 14 (2.22%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.74%) MS Project
5 8 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.32%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.06%) assyst
2 10 (1.58%) Summit
3 5 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.32%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.32%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.16%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.16%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.54%) IaaS
2 5 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.79%) SaaS
2 5 (0.79%) PaaS
3 1 (0.16%) Office 365
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 93 (14.74%) Firewall
2 63 (9.98%) Network Security
3 56 (8.87%) Internet
4 27 (4.28%) TCP/IP
4 27 (4.28%) DNS
5 25 (3.96%) Intrusion Detection
6 21 (3.33%) DHCP
7 19 (3.01%) SAN
8 16 (2.54%) LDAP
8 16 (2.54%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (2.38%) Intranet
10 14 (2.22%) WAN
11 13 (2.06%) Broadband
12 11 (1.74%) LAN
12 11 (1.74%) VLAN
13 7 (1.11%) Wireless
13 7 (1.11%) MPLS
13 7 (1.11%) VPN
13 7 (1.11%) NAS
14 4 (0.63%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (3.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.48%) Data Mining
6 3 (0.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (0.32%) SSDT
7 2 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 2 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (0.32%) PerformancePoint
7 2 (0.32%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.16%) DB2
8 1 (0.16%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (0.32%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.16%) Hudson
2 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 113 (17.91%) Finance
2 53 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 36 (5.71%) Law
4 30 (4.75%) Banking
5 24 (3.80%) Manufacturing
6 20 (3.17%) Retail
7 17 (2.69%) Legal
8 10 (1.58%) Publishing
9 7 (1.11%) Marketing
10 6 (0.95%) Games
11 5 (0.79%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.79%) Electronics
12 4 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.63%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.48%) Advertising
14 2 (0.32%) Local Government
15 1 (0.16%) Military
15 1 (0.16%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 153 (24.25%) Consultant
2 111 (17.59%) Analyst
2 111 (17.59%) Security Consultant
3 81 (12.84%) Security Analyst
4 77 (12.20%) Architect
5 64 (10.14%) Security Manager
6 47 (7.45%) Security Architect
7 41 (6.50%) Information Manager
8 36 (5.71%) Information Security Consultant
9 35 (5.55%) Information Security Manager
10 33 (5.23%) Information Security Analyst
10 33 (5.23%) Project Manager
10 33 (5.23%) Information Analyst
11 28 (4.44%) Security Specialist
12 21 (3.33%) IT Security Consultant
12 21 (3.33%) IT Consultant
13 18 (2.85%) Service Manager
13 18 (2.85%) CLAS Consultant
14 16 (2.54%) Information Specialist
14 16 (2.54%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.54%) JSP
2 11 (1.74%) Web Services
3 10 (1.58%) .NET
4 9 (1.43%) Middleware
5 7 (1.11%) XML
6 5 (0.79%) Software Packaging
7 3 (0.48%) J2EE
7 3 (0.48%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.32%) EJB
8 2 (0.32%) SAML
8 2 (0.32%) ASP.NET
8 2 (0.32%) OpenID
8 2 (0.32%) HTML
9 1 (0.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 1 (0.16%) WCF
9 1 (0.16%) WPF
9 1 (0.16%) LINQ
9 1 (0.16%) jQuery
9 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 87 (13.79%) Management Information System
2 48 (7.61%) RMADS
3 42 (6.66%) Data Protection Act
3 42 (6.66%) CESG
4 28 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (3.96%) CESG CLAS
6 23 (3.65%) Computer Science
7 18 (2.85%) DTV
8 15 (2.38%) PKI
9 13 (2.06%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.58%) Smart Meter
11 9 (1.43%) Cryptography
12 7 (1.11%) PMI
13 6 (0.95%) NHS
14 5 (0.79%) Thin Client
14 5 (0.79%) Replication
14 5 (0.79%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (0.63%) Kindle
15 4 (0.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 65 (10.30%) Windows
2 25 (3.96%) Linux
3 24 (3.80%) UNIX
4 13 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (1.58%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.79%) Android
7 5 (0.79%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.63%) Solaris
9 2 (0.32%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.32%) zOS
10 1 (0.16%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 328 (51.98%) Information Security
2 187 (29.64%) ITIL
3 149 (23.61%) Risk Management
4 81 (12.84%) Information Assurance
5 80 (12.68%) Security Management
5 80 (12.68%) Penetration Testing
6 78 (12.36%) Security Architecture
7 69 (10.94%) Service Management
8 66 (10.46%) Data Protection
9 59 (9.35%) PRINCE2
10 56 (8.87%) ISMS
11 55 (8.72%) Risk Assessment
12 54 (8.56%) Agile Software Development
13 49 (7.77%) Project Management
14 45 (7.13%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 44 (6.97%) Stakeholder Management
16 43 (6.81%) Cyber Security
17 41 (6.50%) TOGAF
17 41 (6.50%) Information Security Management
18 38 (6.02%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 24 (3.80%) SQL
2 13 (2.06%) C
3 8 (1.27%) C#
3 8 (1.27%) PowerShell
4 6 (0.95%) Java
5 4 (0.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.48%) VB
6 3 (0.48%) VBA
7 2 (0.32%) Python
8 1 (0.16%) REXX
8 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.16%) Perl
8 1 (0.16%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.16%) R
Qualifications
1 243 (38.51%) CISSP
2 133 (21.08%) CISM
3 106 (16.80%) Security Cleared
4 71 (11.25%) SC Cleared
4 71 (11.25%) CISA
5 66 (10.46%) Degree
6 39 (6.18%) CEH
7 29 (4.60%) GIAC
8 26 (4.12%) CRISC
9 25 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (3.49%) MCSE
10 22 (3.49%) PMI Certification
11 21 (3.33%) PMP
12 20 (3.17%) DV Cleared
13 9 (1.43%) CCNA
13 9 (1.43%) SSCP
14 8 (1.27%) CCNP
14 8 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 8 (1.27%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (16.48%) PCI DSS
2 66 (10.46%) ISO 9001
3 51 (8.08%) COBIT
4 38 (6.02%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 22 (3.49%) QA
6 20 (3.17%) ISO 9000
7 18 (2.85%) SLA
8 13 (2.06%) ISO 14001
9 12 (1.90%) JSP 440
10 10 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 4 (0.63%) BS7799
12 3 (0.48%) BS25999
13 1 (0.16%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.16%) COSO
13 1 (0.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 41 (6.50%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.79%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 5 (0.79%) vSphere
4 3 (0.48%) Nmap
5 2 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.32%) XenApp
6 1 (0.16%) Novell eDirectory
6 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.16%) RACF
6 1 (0.16%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (1.90%) Nessus
2 8 (1.27%) WSUS
3 5 (0.79%) SCCM
3 5 (0.79%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (0.48%) SCOM
5 2 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.32%) OpenView
6 1 (0.16%) OVSD
6 1 (0.16%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 73 (11.57%) Microsoft
2 56 (8.87%) Cisco
3 23 (3.65%) VMware
4 21 (3.33%) Oracle
5 18 (2.85%) Juniper
6 17 (2.69%) HP
7 15 (2.38%) Citrix
7 15 (2.38%) SAP
7 15 (2.38%) IBM
8 8 (1.27%) Symantec
8 8 (1.27%) EMC
9 7 (1.11%) CheckPoint
9 7 (1.11%) Dell
9 7 (1.11%) ArcSight
10 6 (0.95%) SonicWALL
10 6 (0.95%) NETGEAR
10 6 (0.95%) Splunk
10 6 (0.95%) Sun
10 6 (0.95%) McAfee
11 5 (0.79%) Apple
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Rate: Unspecified Market Rate
Posted: 14 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
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Rate: Up to £350 per day
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Swindon, Wiltshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Research Councils UK
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
GA Global
Rate: From £500 to £600 per day 6 Month + Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Sandy, Bedfordshire
IT Connections
Rate: £50,000 Pro Rata
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: £17,500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Blue Octopus Recruitment LLP
Rate: £15,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £466.00 - £571.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Ashdown IT
Rate: £175 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £18.00 - £23.00 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dixons Retail
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £400 - £420 per day
Posted: 25 days ago