The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 28 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 159 184 186
Rank change year-on-year +25 +2  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 84 85 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.09% 0.95% 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.73% 8.03% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 58 44
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £372 £335 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £525 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.95 -
% change year-on-year -4.06% -  

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 962 1059 1104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.45% 11.80% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 774 786 716
Median daily rate £425 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +5.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 70 53
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.34 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.00% +15.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £12.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £48.75 £40.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year -10.71% +29.93%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 28 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
Hampshire +5 20 £500 +11.98% 10
Berkshire +24 19 £550 +22.22% 6
Surrey +12 12 £485 +2.10% 11
Kent -3 9 £500 +11.11% 1
West Sussex +11 7 £450 +12.50% 5
Oxfordshire -2 6 £425 -
Buckinghamshire -28 4 - -
Middlesex - 4 £475 -
M4 Corridor - 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 74 (47.44%) Information Security
2 55 (35.26%) CISSP
3 49 (31.41%) ITIL
4 48 (30.77%) CISM
5 36 (23.08%) Service Management
6 34 (21.79%) Cisco
7 31 (19.87%) Security Cleared
7 31 (19.87%) Service Design
8 30 (19.23%) ISMS
9 28 (17.95%) Finance
10 27 (17.31%) PCI DSS
10 27 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 26 (16.67%) COBIT
12 25 (16.03%) Data Centre
13 23 (14.74%) Risk Management
14 22 (14.10%) CISA
14 22 (14.10%) Scrum
15 21 (13.46%) Management Information System
15 21 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
16 20 (12.82%) Converged Infrastructure
17 19 (12.18%) Information Assurance
18 17 (10.90%) Degree
18 17 (10.90%) Firewall
18 17 (10.90%) Project Management
19 16 (10.26%) Information Security Management
19 16 (10.26%) Security Management
19 16 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
20 15 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
20 15 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 15288

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (1.92%) Apache
1 3 (1.92%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.64%) CMS
2 1 (0.64%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.64%) Railo
2 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (3.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.21%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.64%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.41%) IaaS
2 10 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.21%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.21%) PaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.64%) AWS CloudTrail
4 1 (0.64%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.64%) G Suite
4 1 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.64%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.64%) Office 365
4 1 (0.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.46%) Cisco Nexus
2 17 (10.90%) Firewall
3 10 (6.41%) Network Security
4 8 (5.13%) ATM
4 8 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (3.85%) TCP/IP
6 5 (3.21%) VPN
6 5 (3.21%) Wireless
7 4 (2.56%) Internet
7 4 (2.56%) SAN
8 3 (1.92%) BGP
8 3 (1.92%) Broadband
8 3 (1.92%) DNS
8 3 (1.92%) HTTP
9 2 (1.28%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.28%) LAN
9 2 (1.28%) VLAN
9 2 (1.28%) WAN
10 1 (0.64%) WAAS
10 1 (0.64%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.21%) Big Data
1 5 (3.21%) SAP HANA
1 5 (3.21%) Star Schema
2 3 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.28%) MySQL
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.64%) GIS
4 1 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.64%) Hudson
1 1 (0.64%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (17.95%) Finance
2 13 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (5.77%) Legal
4 4 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.28%) Digital Economy
6 1 (0.64%) Banking
6 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.64%) Law
6 1 (0.64%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 34 (21.79%) Consultant
2 30 (19.23%) Security Consultant
3 23 (14.74%) Analyst
4 22 (14.10%) Architect
5 20 (12.82%) Security Analyst
6 17 (10.90%) Security Manager
7 12 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (7.69%) Security Specialist
8 11 (7.05%) Information Manager
8 11 (7.05%) Information Security Manager
9 10 (6.41%) Information Analyst
9 10 (6.41%) Information Security Analyst
9 10 (6.41%) Risk Consultant
10 9 (5.77%) Information Security Consultant
10 9 (5.77%) Service Manager
10 9 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) Security Architect
12 6 (3.85%) Cybersecurity Analyst
12 6 (3.85%) IT Manager
13 5 (3.21%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.85%) Web Services
2 2 (1.28%) XML
3 1 (0.64%) CSS
3 1 (0.64%) HTML
3 1 (0.64%) HTML5
3 1 (0.64%) jQuery
3 1 (0.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.03%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.46%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 7 (4.49%) CESG
5 6 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.56%) PKI
7 3 (1.92%) Digital TV
7 3 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.92%) PMI
7 3 (1.92%) Smart Energy
8 2 (1.28%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.28%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.64%) BYOD
9 1 (0.64%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.64%) Mobile Payment
9 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.64%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.92%) Linux
1 3 (1.92%) Windows
2 2 (1.28%) CentOS
2 2 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (1.28%) Unix
2 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (47.44%) Information Security
2 49 (31.41%) ITIL
3 36 (23.08%) Service Management
4 31 (19.87%) Service Design
5 30 (19.23%) ISMS
6 27 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (14.74%) Risk Management
8 22 (14.10%) Scrum
9 20 (12.82%) Converged Infrastructure
10 19 (12.18%) Information Assurance
11 17 (10.90%) Project Management
12 16 (10.26%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (10.26%) Information Security Management
12 16 (10.26%) Security Management
13 15 (9.62%) Incident Management
13 15 (9.62%) Risk Assessment
14 14 (8.97%) Business Continuity
14 14 (8.97%) Service Delivery
15 13 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
15 13 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.28%) C
1 2 (1.28%) PHP
2 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (35.26%) CISSP
2 48 (30.77%) CISM
3 31 (19.87%) Security Cleared
4 26 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 22 (14.10%) CISA
6 17 (10.90%) Degree
7 15 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (7.69%) CCSP
9 10 (6.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 8 (5.13%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 7 (4.49%) CCNP
12 6 (3.85%) CCDP
12 6 (3.85%) CRISC
12 6 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (3.85%) SANS
13 5 (3.21%) SSCP
14 4 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (2.56%) Security+ Certification
15 3 (1.92%) CGEIT
15 3 (1.92%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.31%) PCI DSS
2 26 (16.67%) COBIT
3 15 (9.62%) ISO/IEC 15288
4 11 (7.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 10 (6.41%) GDPR
5 10 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 10 (6.41%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 8 (5.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 8 (5.13%) ISO 22301
7 5 (3.21%) ISO 9001
7 5 (3.21%) RMADS
7 5 (3.21%) SLA
7 5 (3.21%) SSAE 16
8 4 (2.56%) ISAE 3402
8 4 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (2.56%) JSP 440
9 3 (1.92%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (1.28%) QA
11 1 (0.64%) BS7799
11 1 (0.64%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.28%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.92%) Ansible
1 3 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.92%) Puppet
2 2 (1.28%) Terraform
3 1 (0.64%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.64%) Nagios
3 1 (0.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (21.79%) Cisco
2 10 (6.41%) CheckPoint
3 9 (5.77%) VMware
4 8 (5.13%) SAP
5 6 (3.85%) IBM
6 5 (3.21%) Microsoft
7 3 (1.92%) Genesys
7 3 (1.92%) HP
7 3 (1.92%) Mercator
8 2 (1.28%) Splunk
8 2 (1.28%) Tufin
9 1 (0.64%) Aruba
9 1 (0.64%) Blue Coat
9 1 (0.64%) F5
9 1 (0.64%) FireEye
9 1 (0.64%) Google
9 1 (0.64%) LogLogic
9 1 (0.64%) Palo Alto
9 1 (0.64%) Qualys
9 1 (0.64%) Sourcefire
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