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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 293 316 387
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +71
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 420 341 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.61% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.11% 7.70% 5.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 236 108
Average daily rate
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£463 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £345 £311
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
- +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 9
Average hourly rate £51.17 £15.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+241.13% -23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.53 £15.00 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.87 £15.00 £20.00
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
4608 4429 3890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 7.87% 7.96% 7.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2838 2684 2283
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 £260 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 196 198 163
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.17 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +10 377 £450 - 105
London +10 146 £475 +5.55% 34
South East -17 67 £425 - 23
South West -8 47 £450 +5.88% 5
North West -9 43 £540 +16.75% 5
City of London +5 41 £458 -8.40% 12
East of England +16 28 £431 +27.77% 15
Scotland +4 17 £450 -0.82% 2
Wales - 16 £485 - 1
Wiltshire +8 15 £475 -14.18% 2
East Midlands -1 15 £409 -0.90% 2
Manchester -14 15 £338 -32.50% 2
Hampshire -6 14 £361 +6.17% 3
South Wales - 14 £489 - 1
Buckinghamshire -5 13 £475 +11.76% 1
Berkshire -13 13 £450 +2.85% 12
Yorkshire -25 13 £460 +2.22% 8
Surrey -1 12 £475 +6.14% 4
Somerset +1 11 £450 -9.09%
Newport - 11 £505 -
Kent +14 10 £425 -24.44% 1
Liverpool +4 10 £855 -
Swindon +2 10 £506 -8.53% 2
Merseyside 0 10 £855 -
Gloucestershire 0 10 £413 -2.94% 2
Milton Keynes -2 10 £475 - 1
Warrington -3 10 £550 +46.66% 1
Cheshire -3 10 £550 +37.50% 3
Bedfordshire - 10 £525 -
Glasgow +6 9 £350 -25.13%

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 421 (49.12%) Information Security
2 317 (36.99%) CISSP
3 235 (27.42%) ITIL
4 200 (23.34%) CISM
5 177 (20.65%) Firewall
6 170 (19.84%) Finance
7 151 (17.62%) Risk Management
8 133 (15.52%) PCI DSS
9 132 (15.40%) Security Cleared
10 122 (14.24%) Management Information System
11 111 (12.95%) Security Management
11 111 (12.95%) Security Architecture
12 107 (12.49%) CISA
13 101 (11.79%) Windows
14 100 (11.67%) Microsoft
15 94 (10.97%) Data Protection
16 92 (10.74%) Penetration Testing
17 90 (10.50%) Information Security Management
18 88 (10.27%) SC Cleared
18 88 (10.27%) Data Centre
19 87 (10.15%) Cisco
20 86 (10.04%) ISMS
21 80 (9.33%) Network Security
22 79 (9.22%) SIEM
22 79 (9.22%) Project Management
23 78 (9.10%) Agile Software Development
24 74 (8.63%) PKI
25 70 (8.17%) Degree
25 70 (8.17%) CESG
25 70 (8.17%) Active Directory

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (6.07%) IIS
2 30 (3.50%) SharePoint
3 15 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 14 (1.63%) CMS
5 13 (1.52%) JBoss
6 12 (1.40%) MS Exchange
7 10 (1.17%) Tomcat
7 10 (1.17%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.70%) Apache
9 4 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.47%) Node.js
10 3 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (0.23%) CICS
11 2 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.23%) Drupal
12 1 (0.12%) Lync
12 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 25 (2.92%) MS Excel
2 19 (2.22%) MS Office
3 17 (1.98%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.58%) MS Project
5 5 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.35%) PowerPivot
6 3 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (0.58%) Summit
2 4 (0.47%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.23%) CA PPM
5 1 (0.12%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.75%) SaaS
2 14 (1.63%) PaaS
3 12 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.05%) Office 365
5 6 (0.70%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.23%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 177 (20.65%) Firewall
2 80 (9.33%) Network Security
3 58 (6.77%) WAN
4 57 (6.65%) SSL
5 51 (5.95%) Internet
6 46 (5.37%) Cisco ASA
7 43 (5.02%) VPN
8 37 (4.32%) SAN
9 36 (4.20%) LAN
10 22 (2.57%) Intrusion Detection
11 20 (2.33%) TCP/IP
11 20 (2.33%) Wireless
12 19 (2.22%) VLAN
13 18 (2.10%) DNS
14 12 (1.40%) Broadband
14 12 (1.40%) MPLS
15 8 (0.93%) VoIP
16 7 (0.82%) HTTP
16 7 (0.82%) SNMP
16 7 (0.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 25 (2.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (2.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (1.63%) MySQL
5 9 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.05%) Big Data
6 5 (0.58%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.35%) PerformancePoint
8 3 (0.35%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.35%) QlikView
8 3 (0.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.35%) Microsoft Power View
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.23%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.23%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (2.92%) Visual Studio
1 25 (2.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (1.28%) Selenium
2 11 (1.28%) SpecFlow
3 10 (1.17%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.82%) Jenkins
5 6 (0.70%) Cucumber
5 6 (0.70%) Eclipse
5 6 (0.70%) Subversion
6 4 (0.47%) JIRA
7 2 (0.23%) Hudson
7 2 (0.23%) Trac
8 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.12%) Gradle
8 1 (0.12%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.12%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.12%) JMeter
8 1 (0.12%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.12%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 170 (19.84%) Finance
2 51 (5.95%) Banking
3 46 (5.37%) Telecoms
4 34 (3.97%) Retail
5 33 (3.85%) Legal
6 25 (2.92%) Manufacturing
7 18 (2.10%) Publishing
8 10 (1.17%) Back Office
9 9 (1.05%) Advertising
10 8 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 6 (0.70%) Local Government
11 6 (0.70%) Law
11 6 (0.70%) Marketing
12 5 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.58%) Games
13 1 (0.12%) Billing
13 1 (0.12%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.12%) International Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 209 (24.39%) Analyst
2 167 (19.49%) Consultant
3 150 (17.50%) Security Analyst
4 135 (15.75%) Architect
5 121 (14.12%) Security Consultant
6 94 (10.97%) Security Manager
7 77 (8.98%) Security Architect
8 65 (7.58%) Information Analyst
8 65 (7.58%) Information Security Analyst
9 43 (5.02%) Information Security Consultant
10 38 (4.43%) Technical Analyst
11 37 (4.32%) Information Manager
12 36 (4.20%) Project Manager
13 34 (3.97%) Developer
13 34 (3.97%) Information Security Manager
14 29 (3.38%) Security Engineer
15 26 (3.03%) Security Officer
16 25 (2.92%) .NET Developer
17 24 (2.80%) Solutions Architect
18 23 (2.68%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (5.48%) Web Services
2 45 (5.25%) .NET
3 39 (4.55%) .NET Framework
4 31 (3.62%) REST
5 27 (3.15%) XML
6 21 (2.45%) SOAP
7 15 (1.75%) ASP.NET
8 14 (1.63%) Spring
8 14 (1.63%) jQuery
8 14 (1.63%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (1.40%) Entity Framework
10 12 (1.40%) JSP
11 11 (1.28%) WCF
12 10 (1.17%) Ajax
12 10 (1.17%) HTML
13 7 (0.82%) CSS
14 6 (0.70%) Java SE
15 5 (0.58%) HTML5
15 5 (0.58%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 122 (14.24%) Management Information System
2 88 (10.27%) Data Centre
3 74 (8.63%) PKI
4 70 (8.17%) CESG
5 49 (5.72%) RMADS
6 44 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
7 35 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (3.15%) CESG CLAS
9 16 (1.87%) Client/Server
9 16 (1.87%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.63%) GIS
11 12 (1.40%) DTV
11 12 (1.40%) Thin Client
11 12 (1.40%) Fat Client
12 11 (1.28%) Smart Meter
13 10 (1.17%) Mainframe
14 9 (1.05%) NHS
14 9 (1.05%) Replication
15 8 (0.93%) Life Science
15 8 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 101 (11.79%) Windows
2 35 (4.08%) Linux
3 26 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (2.10%) UNIX
6 17 (1.98%) Windows 7
7 13 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (0.82%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.70%) Solaris
9 6 (0.70%) AIX
9 6 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 6 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.35%) CentOS
11 2 (0.23%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.23%) HPUX
11 2 (0.23%) Android
11 2 (0.23%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.12%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 421 (49.12%) Information Security
2 235 (27.42%) ITIL
3 151 (17.62%) Risk Management
4 111 (12.95%) Security Management
4 111 (12.95%) Security Architecture
5 94 (10.97%) Data Protection
6 92 (10.74%) Penetration Testing
7 90 (10.50%) Information Security Management
8 86 (10.04%) ISMS
9 79 (9.22%) SIEM
9 79 (9.22%) Project Management
10 78 (9.10%) Agile Software Development
11 67 (7.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 66 (7.70%) Cyber Security
13 65 (7.58%) PRINCE2
14 62 (7.23%) TOGAF
15 61 (7.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
15 61 (7.12%) Migration
16 60 (7.00%) Kalman Filter
17 52 (6.07%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 44 (5.13%) SQL
2 37 (4.32%) C#
3 30 (3.50%) C
4 21 (2.45%) Java
5 14 (1.63%) VB
6 6 (0.70%) T-SQL
7 5 (0.58%) PowerShell
8 4 (0.47%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.47%) PHP
9 1 (0.12%) REXX
9 1 (0.12%) JCL
9 1 (0.12%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 317 (36.99%) CISSP
2 200 (23.34%) CISM
3 132 (15.40%) Security Cleared
4 107 (12.49%) CISA
5 88 (10.27%) SC Cleared
6 70 (8.17%) Degree
7 45 (5.25%) ITIL Certification
8 40 (4.67%) CISMP
9 39 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
10 35 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 34 (3.97%) CRISC
12 23 (2.68%) DV Cleared
12 23 (2.68%) GIAC
13 22 (2.57%) MCSE
14 18 (2.10%) CCNA
15 17 (1.98%) CCNP
16 16 (1.87%) ISEB
17 15 (1.75%) CCENT
18 13 (1.52%) PMI Certification
19 10 (1.17%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (15.52%) PCI DSS
2 51 (5.95%) ISO 9001
3 48 (5.60%) COBIT
4 45 (5.25%) QA
5 34 (3.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 23 (2.68%) SLA
6 23 (2.68%) ISO 9000
7 12 (1.40%) BS7799
7 12 (1.40%) JSP 440
7 12 (1.40%) ISO 14001
8 9 (1.05%) COSO
9 8 (0.93%) HIPAA
10 5 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 17799
11 4 (0.47%) GPG13
12 2 (0.23%) EMIR
12 2 (0.23%) BS25999
12 2 (0.23%) HMG Infosec
12 2 (0.23%) TickIT
13 1 (0.12%) MiFID
13 1 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 70 (8.17%) Active Directory
2 40 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.45%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.63%) vSphere
5 10 (1.17%) BitLocker
6 9 (1.05%) XenApp
7 8 (0.93%) vCloud
8 7 (0.82%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 7 (0.82%) MetaFrame
9 3 (0.35%) XenServer
9 3 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.23%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.23%) Firmware
10 2 (0.23%) RACF
10 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.23%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.23%) Snort
11 1 (0.12%) Squid
11 1 (0.12%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.12%) NFS
Systems Management
1 15 (1.75%) SCCM
2 10 (1.17%) Puppet
3 8 (0.93%) Nagios
4 6 (0.70%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.47%) Nessus
5 4 (0.47%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.47%) Cacti
5 4 (0.47%) SmokePing
6 3 (0.35%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.12%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.12%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.12%) SCOM
8 1 (0.12%) WSUS
8 1 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.12%) OpenView
8 1 (0.12%) Control-M
8 1 (0.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 100 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 87 (10.15%) Cisco
3 69 (8.05%) VMware
4 63 (7.35%) CheckPoint
5 47 (5.48%) Citrix
6 35 (4.08%) Clearswift
6 35 (4.08%) Kaspersky
7 20 (2.33%) AppSense
7 20 (2.33%) SAP
8 19 (2.22%) Juniper
8 19 (2.22%) Oracle
9 16 (1.87%) HP
10 13 (1.52%) Splunk
11 11 (1.28%) McAfee
11 11 (1.28%) Wyse
12 10 (1.17%) NetApp
12 10 (1.17%) F5
13 9 (1.05%) Cyber-Ark
13 9 (1.05%) CommVault
14 8 (0.93%) Dell
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