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 27 June 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.

ISO/IEC 27001
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 260 332
Rank change year-on-year -55 +72  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 310 463 330
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.72% 0.93% 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.17% 8.26% 5.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 278 200
Median daily rate £478 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £36.81 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.96% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £49.90 £51.17
% change year-on-year -7.81% -2.48%  

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 5021 5606 5696
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.61% 11.30% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3255 3656 3744
Median daily rate £450 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 203 183
Median hourly rate £25.12 £28.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.28% +29.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.37 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £52.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in England over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 27 June 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 -13 130 £480 -4.00% 49
South East +18 83 £500 +11.11% 36
East of England +2 31 £408 -4.11% 18
North West -20 28 £550 - 24
South West -31 15 £513 +13.88% 7
West Midlands -14 9 £450 +10.63% 13
North East +79 8 £500 +11.11% 2
Yorkshire +3 6 £225 -50.54% 13
Midlands +11 1 £500 -16.66% 20
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 339 (55.57%) Information Security
2 216 (35.41%) CISSP
3 163 (26.72%) PCI DSS
4 158 (25.90%) CISM
5 141 (23.11%) ITIL
6 126 (20.66%) Cybersecurity
7 101 (16.56%) Risk Management
8 100 (16.39%) Firewall
9 95 (15.57%) Finance
9 95 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
10 94 (15.41%) Security Cleared
11 91 (14.92%) ISMS
12 86 (14.10%) Management Information System
13 81 (13.28%) Cisco
14 80 (13.11%) Security Management
14 80 (13.11%) Security Architecture
15 77 (12.62%) Data Protection
16 76 (12.46%) Windows
17 75 (12.30%) CISA
18 73 (11.97%) Microsoft
19 71 (11.64%) Information Security Management
20 69 (11.31%) SIEM
21 67 (10.98%) SC Cleared
22 65 (10.66%) Degree
22 65 (10.66%) GDPR
23 64 (10.49%) Penetration Testing
24 62 (10.16%) Information Assurance
25 60 (9.84%) COBIT
26 57 (9.34%) Project Management
27 54 (8.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring 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 9 (1.48%) MS Exchange
1 9 (1.48%) SharePoint
2 7 (1.15%) CMS
3 6 (0.98%) Apache
3 6 (0.98%) ColdFusion
3 6 (0.98%) Railo
4 4 (0.66%) IIS
5 3 (0.49%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.49%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.33%) JBoss
6 2 (0.33%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.16%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.16%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (4.92%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.28%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
4 7 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.82%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 51 (8.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (8.03%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (3.93%) Office 365
4 20 (3.28%) IaaS
4 20 (3.28%) SaaS
5 13 (2.13%) Mimecast
6 12 (1.97%) PaaS
7 8 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.16%) G Suite
9 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.16%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 100 (16.39%) Firewall
2 37 (6.07%) Network Security
3 25 (4.10%) WAN
4 22 (3.61%) Cisco Nexus
4 22 (3.61%) LAN
4 22 (3.61%) TCP/IP
5 20 (3.28%) DNS
5 20 (3.28%) Internet
5 20 (3.28%) VPN
6 17 (2.79%) SAN
7 16 (2.62%) Wireless
8 15 (2.46%) Intrusion Detection
9 11 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (1.64%) SSL
11 9 (1.48%) NetScaler
12 8 (1.31%) ATM
12 8 (1.31%) HTTP
13 7 (1.15%) IPsec
14 6 (0.98%) DHCP
14 6 (0.98%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (0.98%) Relational Database
3 6 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (0.82%) Big Data
4 5 (0.82%) SAP HANA
4 5 (0.82%) Star Schema
5 3 (0.49%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.49%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.33%) MySQL
6 2 (0.33%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.33%) Redis
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.16%) GIS
7 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.15%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.15%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.98%) Hudson
3 6 (0.98%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.49%) JIRA
4 3 (0.49%) Metasploit
5 2 (0.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.16%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.16%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 95 (15.57%) Finance
2 35 (5.74%) Legal
3 26 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.77%) Banking
5 20 (3.28%) Retail
6 12 (1.97%) Law
7 9 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 8 (1.31%) Marketing
9 7 (1.15%) Local Government
10 6 (0.98%) Electronics
10 6 (0.98%) Financial Institution
11 5 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.66%) Back Office
12 4 (0.66%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.33%) Digital Economy
14 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.16%) Billing
14 1 (0.16%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.16%) Publishing
14 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 140 (22.95%) Consultant
2 120 (19.67%) Analyst
3 110 (18.03%) Security Consultant
4 90 (14.75%) Security Analyst
5 83 (13.61%) Architect
6 53 (8.69%) Security Manager
7 51 (8.36%) Security Architect
8 46 (7.54%) Information Security Consultant
9 33 (5.41%) Information Analyst
9 33 (5.41%) Information Security Analyst
10 30 (4.92%) Project Manager
11 29 (4.75%) Security Engineer
12 27 (4.43%) IT Analyst
13 25 (4.10%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 24 (3.93%) Information Manager
15 23 (3.77%) Information Assurance Consultant
15 23 (3.77%) Information Security Manager
16 20 (3.28%) IT Manager
16 20 (3.28%) IT Security Analyst
16 20 (3.28%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (2.62%) Web Services
2 13 (2.13%) CSS
2 13 (2.13%) HTML
3 12 (1.97%) .NET
4 11 (1.80%) jQuery
5 7 (1.15%) .NET Framework
6 6 (0.98%) HTML5
6 6 (0.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (0.82%) OpenID
7 5 (0.82%) SailPoint
8 4 (0.66%) Ajax
8 4 (0.66%) OAuth
8 4 (0.66%) SAML
9 2 (0.33%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.33%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.33%) JAAS
9 2 (0.33%) JMS
9 2 (0.33%) JMX
9 2 (0.33%) JNDI
9 2 (0.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 86 (14.10%) Management Information System
2 51 (8.36%) Data Centre
3 40 (6.56%) CESG
4 36 (5.90%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (4.59%) Data Protection Act
6 20 (3.28%) PKI
7 16 (2.62%) Public Cloud
8 14 (2.30%) CESG CLAS
8 14 (2.30%) Computer Science
9 13 (2.13%) Cyberthreat
9 13 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
10 8 (1.31%) Clustering
11 6 (0.98%) Cyber Attack
11 6 (0.98%) Greenfield Project
12 5 (0.82%) BYOD
12 5 (0.82%) Virtual Team
13 4 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
13 4 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
13 4 (0.66%) Smart Meter
14 3 (0.49%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 76 (12.46%) Windows
2 34 (5.57%) Windows Server
3 33 (5.41%) Linux
3 33 (5.41%) Unix
4 19 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.30%) Windows 7
6 13 (2.13%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (1.15%) CentOS
8 7 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.66%) AIX
9 4 (0.66%) Solaris
10 1 (0.16%) Android
10 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 339 (55.57%) Information Security
2 141 (23.11%) ITIL
3 126 (20.66%) Cybersecurity
4 101 (16.56%) Risk Management
5 95 (15.57%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (14.92%) ISMS
7 80 (13.11%) Security Architecture
7 80 (13.11%) Security Management
8 77 (12.62%) Data Protection
9 71 (11.64%) Information Security Management
10 69 (11.31%) SIEM
11 64 (10.49%) Penetration Testing
12 62 (10.16%) Information Assurance
13 57 (9.34%) Project Management
14 47 (7.70%) Service Management
15 44 (7.21%) Risk Assessment
15 44 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (6.07%) Vulnerability Management
17 34 (5.57%) Business Continuity
18 33 (5.41%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (3.11%) SQL
2 13 (2.13%) JavaScript
3 11 (1.80%) Java
4 9 (1.48%) Python
5 8 (1.31%) PowerShell
6 7 (1.15%) C#
7 6 (0.98%) C
8 5 (0.82%) Perl
9 3 (0.49%) C++
9 3 (0.49%) Ruby
10 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.33%) PHP
10 2 (0.33%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.16%) Scala
11 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 216 (35.41%) CISSP
2 158 (25.90%) CISM
3 94 (15.41%) Security Cleared
4 75 (12.30%) CISA
5 67 (10.98%) SC Cleared
6 65 (10.66%) Degree
7 39 (6.39%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (5.90%) CLAS
9 34 (5.57%) SANS
10 31 (5.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 31 (5.08%) SSCP
11 30 (4.92%) CESG Certified Professional
12 24 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (3.61%) CCNP
13 22 (3.61%) CCSP
14 21 (3.44%) CEH
15 16 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (2.46%) CRISC
17 13 (2.13%) CCDP
18 12 (1.97%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 163 (26.72%) PCI DSS
2 65 (10.66%) GDPR
3 60 (9.84%) COBIT
4 54 (8.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 31 (5.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 31 (5.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 23 (3.77%) SLA
7 20 (3.28%) ISO 9001
8 19 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 18 (2.95%) Cyber Essentials
9 18 (2.95%) RMADS
10 15 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 11 (1.80%) ISO 22301
12 9 (1.48%) GPG13
13 7 (1.15%) ISO 14001
13 7 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 7 (1.15%) JSP 440
13 7 (1.15%) QA
14 6 (0.98%) NIST 800
14 6 (0.98%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 52 (8.52%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.66%) vSphere
5 3 (0.49%) Snort
6 2 (0.33%) Docker
6 2 (0.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.16%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.16%) vCloud
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.16%) Xen
7 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (2.95%) SCOM
2 14 (2.30%) McAfee ePO
3 9 (1.48%) SCCM
4 8 (1.31%) Puppet
5 7 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.98%) Nessus
7 5 (0.82%) Ansible
8 4 (0.66%) Terraform
9 3 (0.49%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.49%) Nmap
9 3 (0.49%) SmoothWall
9 3 (0.49%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.33%) Cobbler
10 2 (0.33%) Computer Incident Response Team
10 2 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.33%) RSA enVision
11 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.16%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 81 (13.28%) Cisco
2 73 (11.97%) Microsoft
3 39 (6.39%) CheckPoint
4 34 (5.57%) Splunk
4 34 (5.57%) VMware
5 27 (4.43%) McAfee
6 25 (4.10%) HP
6 25 (4.10%) Juniper
7 23 (3.77%) Palo Alto
8 21 (3.44%) Citrix
9 19 (3.11%) SAP
10 16 (2.62%) ArcSight
10 16 (2.62%) Qualys
11 15 (2.46%) F5
12 14 (2.30%) FireEye
12 14 (2.30%) Oracle
13 13 (2.13%) IBM
13 13 (2.13%) Tufin
14 11 (1.80%) Symantec
15 10 (1.64%) Sophos
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
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Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Rullion
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Empiric
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Harris Global
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £550 - £675 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £550 per day + excellent working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £200 to £450 per annum Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Polar Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £180.00 - £225.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £350.00 - £425.00 per day
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