The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO/IEC 27001
UK / England
Rank 307 267 313
Rank change year-on-year -40 +46  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 296 422 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.71% 0.86% 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.05% 7.83% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 290 201
Median daily rate £465 £475 £426
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.10% +11.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £338 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £423
% change year-on-year - +6.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 £48.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.20% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year -61.90% -  

ISO/IEC 27001 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 4889 5389 5718
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.70% 10.99% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 3209 3487 3500
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £599 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 183 163
Median hourly rate £19.25 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.66% +66.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.05 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.70 £61.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London 0 114 £475 -9.52% 56
South East -16 70 £475 +9.51% 35
Yorkshire +17 26 £475 +15.85% 5
South West +1 25 £400 -11.11% 10
East of England -11 21 £450 +5.88% 6
North West -19 14 £373 -32.27% 11
West Midlands +17 13 £398 -6.47% 14
East Midlands -8 7 £488 -11.36% 4
Midlands +7 3 £500 -
North East - 1 £450 - 4
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 348 (59.28%) Information Security
2 216 (36.80%) CISSP
3 173 (29.47%) PCI DSS
4 151 (25.72%) ITIL
5 128 (21.81%) Security Cleared
6 126 (21.47%) Firewall
7 125 (21.29%) CISM
8 118 (20.10%) Cybersecurity
9 107 (18.23%) Risk Management
10 93 (15.84%) Security Management
10 93 (15.84%) SC Cleared
11 88 (14.99%) Management Information System
12 84 (14.31%) Cisco
13 81 (13.80%) CISA
14 76 (12.95%) Information Security Management
14 76 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
15 75 (12.78%) Finance
16 74 (12.61%) Data Protection
16 74 (12.61%) ISMS
17 71 (12.10%) SIEM
18 69 (11.75%) Security Architecture
19 64 (10.90%) Information Assurance
20 63 (10.73%) Microsoft
21 58 (9.88%) Penetration Testing
22 56 (9.54%) Project Management
23 55 (9.37%) Degree
24 54 (9.20%) Windows
25 53 (9.03%) Data Centre
25 53 (9.03%) Security Operations
26 50 (8.52%) Risk Assessment

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (1.87%) SharePoint
2 8 (1.36%) MS Exchange
3 7 (1.19%) CMS
3 7 (1.19%) Skype for Business
4 6 (1.02%) ColdFusion
4 6 (1.02%) Railo
5 4 (0.68%) Apache
5 4 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (0.68%) IIS
6 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.17%) JBoss
7 1 (0.17%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.17%) SAS
7 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 34 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 20 (3.41%) MS Office
3 14 (2.39%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (1.19%) MS Project
4 7 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.34%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.17%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 47 (8.01%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (4.26%) SaaS
4 21 (3.58%) IaaS
5 15 (2.56%) Office 365
6 13 (2.21%) Mimecast
7 12 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (1.70%) PaaS
9 4 (0.68%) Yammer
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudTrail
10 1 (0.17%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.17%) G Suite
10 1 (0.17%) GitHub
10 1 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 126 (21.47%) Firewall
2 45 (7.67%) Network Security
3 36 (6.13%) WAN
4 30 (5.11%) LAN
4 30 (5.11%) TCP/IP
5 25 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
6 23 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
7 21 (3.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 21 (3.58%) Wireless
8 19 (3.24%) DNS
9 17 (2.90%) Internet
10 15 (2.56%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 15 (2.56%) NetScaler
10 15 (2.56%) SAN
11 14 (2.39%) VPN
12 11 (1.87%) WebEx
13 9 (1.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (1.53%) IPsec
14 8 (1.36%) 2G
14 8 (1.36%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (2.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.04%) NonStop SQL
3 5 (0.85%) Star Schema
4 4 (0.68%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.51%) MySQL
6 2 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.17%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.17%) DB2
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.17%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (1.19%) Jenkins
2 6 (1.02%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.02%) Hudson
2 6 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.51%) JIRA
4 1 (0.17%) MSI
4 1 (0.17%) Redmine
4 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 75 (12.78%) Finance
2 34 (5.79%) Legal
3 32 (5.45%) Retail
4 19 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 8 (1.36%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.19%) Banking
7 6 (1.02%) Marketing
8 4 (0.68%) Electronics
9 3 (0.51%) Back Office
9 3 (0.51%) Law
9 3 (0.51%) Local Government
9 3 (0.51%) Military
10 1 (0.17%) Billing
10 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.17%) Publishing
10 1 (0.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 114 (19.42%) Analyst
2 107 (18.23%) Consultant
3 93 (15.84%) Architect
4 91 (15.50%) Security Manager
5 79 (13.46%) Security Analyst
6 74 (12.61%) Security Consultant
7 67 (11.41%) Security Architect
8 45 (7.67%) Information Manager
9 44 (7.50%) Information Security Manager
10 34 (5.79%) Security Engineer
11 32 (5.45%) Information Analyst
11 32 (5.45%) Information Security Analyst
12 31 (5.28%) Information Security Consultant
13 27 (4.60%) Security Specialist
14 26 (4.43%) IT Analyst
15 24 (4.09%) Information Assurance Consultant
16 21 (3.58%) Network Engineer
17 20 (3.41%) Project Manager
18 18 (3.07%) IT Consultant
19 17 (2.90%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (4.26%) Web Services
2 10 (1.70%) SAML
3 7 (1.19%) CSS
3 7 (1.19%) HTML
3 7 (1.19%) jQuery
4 6 (1.02%) HTML5
4 6 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (0.85%) .NET
6 4 (0.68%) COM
6 4 (0.68%) OpenID
7 3 (0.51%) OAuth
7 3 (0.51%) SailPoint
8 2 (0.34%) 802.1X
9 1 (0.17%) CGI
9 1 (0.17%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (0.17%) JAAS
9 1 (0.17%) JMS
9 1 (0.17%) JMX
9 1 (0.17%) LAPP Stack
9 1 (0.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 88 (14.99%) Management Information System
2 53 (9.03%) Data Centre
3 50 (8.52%) CESG
4 29 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
5 27 (4.60%) Data Protection Act
5 27 (4.60%) Security Operations Centre
6 24 (4.09%) CESG CLAS
7 23 (3.92%) PKI
8 20 (3.41%) Cyber Defence
9 19 (3.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 14 (2.39%) Reference Data
11 11 (1.87%) Computer Science
12 8 (1.36%) BYOD
12 8 (1.36%) Public Cloud
13 7 (1.19%) Freedom of Information
13 7 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (1.19%) NHS
14 5 (0.85%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.85%) Clustering
14 5 (0.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (9.20%) Windows
2 25 (4.26%) Linux
3 22 (3.75%) Unix
4 17 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.85%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (0.68%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.51%) AIX
8 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.17%) Android
9 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 348 (59.28%) Information Security
2 151 (25.72%) ITIL
3 118 (20.10%) Cybersecurity
4 107 (18.23%) Risk Management
5 93 (15.84%) Security Management
6 76 (12.95%) Agile Software Development
6 76 (12.95%) Information Security Management
7 74 (12.61%) Data Protection
7 74 (12.61%) ISMS
8 71 (12.10%) SIEM
9 69 (11.75%) Security Architecture
10 64 (10.90%) Information Assurance
11 58 (9.88%) Penetration Testing
12 56 (9.54%) Project Management
13 53 (9.03%) Security Operations
14 50 (8.52%) Risk Assessment
15 41 (6.98%) Business Continuity
15 41 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
16 39 (6.64%) Service Management
17 38 (6.47%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 17 (2.90%) SQL
2 8 (1.36%) Java
2 8 (1.36%) JavaScript
3 6 (1.02%) C
3 6 (1.02%) Python
4 5 (0.85%) Perl
4 5 (0.85%) Ruby
5 4 (0.68%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.34%) C#
6 2 (0.34%) C++
7 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.17%) PHP
7 1 (0.17%) Scala
7 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 216 (36.80%) CISSP
2 128 (21.81%) Security Cleared
3 125 (21.29%) CISM
4 93 (15.84%) SC Cleared
5 81 (13.80%) CISA
6 55 (9.37%) Degree
7 47 (8.01%) CLAS
8 33 (5.62%) SANS
9 31 (5.28%) Cisco Certification
10 28 (4.77%) CRISC
11 26 (4.43%) CISMP
12 23 (3.92%) CEH
13 19 (3.24%) DV Cleared
14 18 (3.07%) CCSP
14 18 (3.07%) CESG Certified Professional
15 17 (2.90%) GIAC
15 17 (2.90%) ISEB
16 14 (2.39%) SSCP
17 13 (2.21%) ITIL Certification
18 12 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 173 (29.47%) PCI DSS
2 43 (7.33%) COBIT
3 35 (5.96%) GDPR
4 31 (5.28%) ISO27002
5 25 (4.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 25 (4.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (2.73%) ISO 9001
6 16 (2.73%) SLA
7 15 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
8 11 (1.87%) ISO22301
9 8 (1.36%) ISO27005
9 8 (1.36%) RMADS
10 7 (1.19%) Disclosure Scotland
11 6 (1.02%) GPG13
11 6 (1.02%) QA
12 5 (0.85%) PMO
13 4 (0.68%) JSP 440
14 3 (0.51%) BS25999
14 3 (0.51%) ISO 14001
14 3 (0.51%) ISO19770
System Software
1 39 (6.64%) Active Directory
2 20 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.53%) BitLocker
3 9 (1.53%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.36%) vSphere
5 6 (1.02%) vCloud
6 3 (0.51%) Snort
7 2 (0.34%) Docker
7 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.17%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.17%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.17%) Xen
8 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (3.24%) McAfee ePO
2 11 (1.87%) Nessus
3 10 (1.70%) SCOM
4 8 (1.36%) SCCM
5 7 (1.19%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 7 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 6 (1.02%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 5 (0.85%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.51%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.51%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 3 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.34%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.34%) Puppet
9 2 (0.34%) SmoothWall
9 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 84 (14.31%) Cisco
2 63 (10.73%) Microsoft
3 46 (7.84%) VMware
4 44 (7.50%) CheckPoint
5 35 (5.96%) Splunk
6 34 (5.79%) Palo Alto
7 31 (5.28%) Juniper
8 27 (4.60%) Intel Security
9 25 (4.26%) F5
10 19 (3.24%) FireEye
11 18 (3.07%) Oracle
12 16 (2.73%) Tufin
13 15 (2.56%) Citrix
14 13 (2.21%) Blue Coat
14 13 (2.21%) HP
14 13 (2.21%) Qualys
14 13 (2.21%) TippingPoint
15 12 (2.04%) SAP
16 10 (1.70%) Symantec
17 9 (1.53%) SolarWinds
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