Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 22301 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 22301 over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 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 22301
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 878 857 865
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8 +31
Contract jobs citing ISO 22301 25 31 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.030% 0.023%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.22% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 12 17
UK median daily rate £538 £488 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.26% +14.71% +17.24%
10th Percentile £389 £334 £285
90th Percentile £614 £609 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +13.16% +18.75% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ISO 22301 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 11,217 13,138 11,780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.69% 12.73% 11.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,107 8,620 7,657
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £250 £256 £225
90th Percentile £625 £638 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.27% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 364 425
UK median hourly rate £20.24 £20.80 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.72% -7.56% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.70 £50.00 £46.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £21.65 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.60% -13.42% +11.11%

ISO 22301
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 22301 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 22301 in the UK

ISO 22301
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO 22301.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO 22301 in the UK

ISO 22301
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 22301 over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO 22301 in the UK

ISO 22301
Top 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 22301 within the UK over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -1 25 £538 +7.50% 16
UK excluding London -39 18 £538 +13.16% 12
South East -12 15 £538 +10.26% 4
London +21 7 £575 +2.22% 4
North of England -10 2 £800 +82.86% 1
North West - 2 £800 - 1
Midlands -18 1 £425 - 5
East Midlands - 1 £425 - 1

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISO 22301 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for ISO 22301.

1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
1 12 (48.00%) Information Security
1 12 (48.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (44.00%) Business Continuity
2 11 (44.00%) Security Management
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 11 (44.00%) Cisco
3 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 10 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
3 10 (40.00%) GDPR
4 9 (36.00%) DevOps
4 9 (36.00%) Data Privacy
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
4 9 (36.00%) CISSP
4 9 (36.00%) Management Information System
4 9 (36.00%) CISA
4 9 (36.00%) CISM
5 8 (32.00%) Quality Management
5 8 (32.00%) Back Office
5 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
5 8 (32.00%) Nessus
5 8 (32.00%) Tripwire
5 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (32.00%) ISA Server
5 8 (32.00%) CCSP
5 8 (32.00%) McAfee
5 8 (32.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 8 (32.00%) IBM

ISO 22301
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (32.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (32.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (32.00%) NFC
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
3 2 (8.00%) DHCP
3 2 (8.00%) DNS
3 2 (8.00%) LAN
3 2 (8.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JIRA
1 8 (32.00%) SonarQube
1 8 (32.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (32.00%) Back Office
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Law
3 1 (4.00%) Legal
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Architect
1 8 (32.00%) Cloud Architect
1 8 (32.00%) Payments Architect
1 8 (32.00%) Security Architect
2 6 (24.00%) Business Continuity Manager
2 6 (24.00%) Business Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Business Consultant
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Business Continuity Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Information
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Head of Security
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Resilience Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (36.00%) Management Information System
3 8 (32.00%) Driving Licence
3 8 (32.00%) Public Cloud
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (32.00%) Linux
3 8 (32.00%) Solaris
4 2 (8.00%) Unix
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Information Security
1 12 (48.00%) ITIL
2 11 (44.00%) Business Continuity
2 11 (44.00%) Security Management
3 9 (36.00%) Data Privacy
3 9 (36.00%) DevOps
4 8 (32.00%) Business Development
4 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
4 8 (32.00%) Data Protection
4 8 (32.00%) Dynamic Code Analysis
4 8 (32.00%) Fuzz Testing
4 8 (32.00%) ITIL V3
4 8 (32.00%) Mathematics
4 8 (32.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (32.00%) Quality Management
4 8 (32.00%) Security Architecture
4 8 (32.00%) Security Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Static Code Analysis
4 8 (32.00%) TOGAF
4 8 (32.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) C#
1 8 (32.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CISA
1 9 (36.00%) CISM
1 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 8 (32.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 8 (32.00%) CCSP
2 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (32.00%) CLAS
2 8 (32.00%) CREST Certified
2 8 (32.00%) Degree
2 8 (32.00%) IISP
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (48.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (40.00%) GDPR
2 10 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 10 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 8 (32.00%) ISAE 3402
3 8 (32.00%) ISO 31000
3 8 (32.00%) ISO 9001
3 8 (32.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (4.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Nessus
1 8 (32.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 3 (12.00%) vRealize
3 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (32.00%) ArcSight
3 8 (32.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 8 (32.00%) Centrify
3 8 (32.00%) Google
3 8 (32.00%) IBM
3 8 (32.00%) Imperva
3 8 (32.00%) McAfee
3 8 (32.00%) Okta
3 8 (32.00%) Oracle
3 8 (32.00%) Qualys
3 8 (32.00%) Splunk
3 8 (32.00%) Trend Micro
3 8 (32.00%) Tripwire
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) Citrix
7 1 (4.00%) iManage