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 30 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.

ISO/IEC 27001
England / South East
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 167 192
Rank change year-on-year -9 +25  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 72 102 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.91% 1.08% 0.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.73% 9.50% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 69 29
Median daily rate £475 £430 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.46% +5.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +31.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -61.90% +31.25%  

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 932 1074 1287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.77% 11.42% 13.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 619 655
Median daily rate £425 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +1.97%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 53 37
Median hourly rate £27.00 £23.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.89% -27.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £52.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 30 March 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 30 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
Hampshire +11 35 £475 +11.76% 6
Berkshire +29 18 £458 +3.09% 9
Surrey -5 9 £500 +5.26% 8
Oxfordshire -15 4 - - 2
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £500 +125.98% 2
Middlesex +5 2 £475 -9.52%
Kent - 1 £400 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 South East region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 56 (41.79%) Information Security
2 51 (38.06%) ITIL
3 46 (34.33%) PCI DSS
4 42 (31.34%) CISSP
5 38 (28.36%) Cisco
6 33 (24.63%) Data Centre
7 32 (23.88%) Security Cleared
8 31 (23.13%) Firewall
9 28 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (20.15%) Service Management
10 27 (20.15%) CISM
11 26 (19.40%) SC Cleared
12 24 (17.91%) Service Design
13 21 (15.67%) Degree
13 21 (15.67%) Risk Management
14 20 (14.93%) Scrum
14 20 (14.93%) CheckPoint
15 19 (14.18%) CISA
15 19 (14.18%) Converged Infrastructure
15 19 (14.18%) Cisco Nexus
16 17 (12.69%) ISMS
16 17 (12.69%) Finance
17 16 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
17 16 (11.94%) Cybersecurity
18 15 (11.19%) CRISC
18 15 (11.19%) Management Information System
18 15 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
19 14 (10.45%) Network Security
19 14 (10.45%) Palo Alto
20 13 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement

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 (2.24%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.24%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.49%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.75%) CMS
3 1 (0.75%) ColdFusion
3 1 (0.75%) Railo
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Project
2 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.46%) IaaS
2 7 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.73%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (3.73%) PaaS
4 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.49%) Office 365
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.75%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (0.75%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.75%) G Suite
6 1 (0.75%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.75%) SaaS
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.13%) Firewall
2 19 (14.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (10.45%) Network Security
4 13 (9.70%) Intrusion Detection
5 8 (5.97%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (5.22%) ATM
6 7 (5.22%) NetScaler
7 5 (3.73%) TCP/IP
8 3 (2.24%) DNS
8 3 (2.24%) LAN
8 3 (2.24%) SAN
8 3 (2.24%) WAN
8 3 (2.24%) Wireless
9 2 (1.49%) BGP
9 2 (1.49%) Internet
9 2 (1.49%) ISDN
9 2 (1.49%) MPLS
9 2 (1.49%) PBX
9 2 (1.49%) VoIP
9 2 (1.49%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.73%) Star Schema
2 2 (1.49%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.75%) Hudson
1 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.75%) Redmine
1 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (12.69%) Finance
2 11 (8.21%) Retail
3 9 (6.72%) Legal
4 7 (5.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.49%) Back Office
5 2 (1.49%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (20.15%) Architect
2 20 (14.93%) Analyst
2 20 (14.93%) Consultant
3 19 (14.18%) Security Architect
4 16 (11.94%) Security Specialist
5 15 (11.19%) Security Consultant
6 11 (8.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.21%) Security Analyst
6 11 (8.21%) Security Engineer
7 10 (7.46%) Network Engineer
7 10 (7.46%) Security Manager
8 9 (6.72%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (5.97%) IT Analyst
10 7 (5.22%) Information Security Consultant
11 6 (4.48%) Information Assurance Consultant
11 6 (4.48%) Information Manager
11 6 (4.48%) Information Security Manager
11 6 (4.48%) Risk Analyst
11 6 (4.48%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.22%) SAML
2 4 (2.99%) Web Services
3 1 (0.75%) .NET
3 1 (0.75%) CGI
3 1 (0.75%) CSS
3 1 (0.75%) HTML
3 1 (0.75%) HTML5
3 1 (0.75%) jQuery
3 1 (0.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (24.63%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.19%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.46%) PKI
4 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (5.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 6 (4.48%) CESG
7 5 (3.73%) Cyber Defence
7 5 (3.73%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.73%) Reference Data
8 4 (2.99%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.24%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (1.49%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (1.49%) Driving Licence
10 2 (1.49%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.75%) Digital TV
11 1 (0.75%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.75%) NHS
11 1 (0.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.99%) Windows
2 3 (2.24%) Unix
3 2 (1.49%) Linux
4 1 (0.75%) CentOS
4 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (41.79%) Information Security
2 51 (38.06%) ITIL
3 28 (20.90%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (20.15%) Service Management
5 24 (17.91%) Service Design
6 21 (15.67%) Risk Management
7 20 (14.93%) Scrum
8 19 (14.18%) Converged Infrastructure
9 17 (12.69%) ISMS
10 16 (11.94%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (11.19%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (9.70%) Business Continuity
12 13 (9.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (9.70%) Information Assurance
12 13 (9.70%) Security Management
13 12 (8.96%) Data Security
13 12 (8.96%) Information Security Management
13 12 (8.96%) Project Management
14 11 (8.21%) Security Architecture
15 10 (7.46%) Database Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.49%) C
2 1 (0.75%) C#
2 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.75%) PHP
2 1 (0.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (31.34%) CISSP
2 32 (23.88%) Security Cleared
3 27 (20.15%) CISM
4 26 (19.40%) SC Cleared
5 21 (15.67%) Degree
6 19 (14.18%) CISA
7 16 (11.94%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (11.19%) CRISC
9 13 (9.70%) CCSP
10 9 (6.72%) CISMP
11 8 (5.97%) SANS
12 7 (5.22%) CLAS
13 6 (4.48%) GIAC
14 5 (3.73%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 5 (3.73%) CCIE
14 5 (3.73%) CEH
14 5 (3.73%) CGEIT
15 4 (2.99%) CCNP
16 3 (2.24%) CREST Certified
16 3 (2.24%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (34.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.97%) ISO22301
3 7 (5.22%) COBIT
4 6 (4.48%) SLA
5 3 (2.24%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (2.24%) ISO27005
5 3 (2.24%) RMADS
5 3 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.49%) GDPR
6 2 (1.49%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.75%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.75%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.72%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.73%) vCloud
3 3 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.49%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (0.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (5.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (3.73%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.49%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.75%) Ansible
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.75%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.75%) Nagios
4 1 (0.75%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.75%) Puppet
4 1 (0.75%) SCCM
4 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 38 (28.36%) Cisco
2 20 (14.93%) CheckPoint
3 14 (10.45%) Palo Alto
4 13 (9.70%) VMware
5 8 (5.97%) Oracle
6 7 (5.22%) Juniper
7 6 (4.48%) Blue Coat
7 6 (4.48%) FireEye
7 6 (4.48%) Intel Security
7 6 (4.48%) TippingPoint
8 5 (3.73%) Splunk
9 4 (2.99%) F5
9 4 (2.99%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.49%) Genesys
10 2 (1.49%) Google
11 1 (0.75%) Adobe
11 1 (0.75%) Intel
11 1 (0.75%) Qualys
11 1 (0.75%) Sourcefire
11 1 (0.75%) Veritas
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