Period
to 28 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 31000 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 31000 over the 6 months to 28 February 2020 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 31000
UK
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 709 872 895
Rank change year-on-year +163 +23 -20
Contract jobs citing ISO 31000 9 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.014% 0.004%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.13% 0.13% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 3
UK median daily rate £500 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% - +16.67%
10th Percentile £440 £325 £511
90th Percentile £798 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £525 £525
% change year-on-year -7.14% - +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ISO 31000 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 6,774 10,697 13,029
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.03% 10.82% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,128 6,706 8,473
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £215 £254 £256
90th Percentile £636 £645 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 385 350
UK median hourly rate £25.68 £21.13 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.53% -1.72% -
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.00 £11.64
90th Percentile £53.00 £48.75 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.44 £20.80 £22.85
% change year-on-year +17.49% -8.96% +3.96%

ISO 31000
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 31000 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 31000 in the UK

ISO 31000
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO 31000.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO 31000 in the UK

ISO 31000
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 31000 over the 6 months to 28 February 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO 31000 in the UK

ISO 31000
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 31000.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO 31000 in the UK

ISO 31000
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 31000 within the UK over the 6 months to 28 February 2020. 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 +134 9 £500 -4.76% 5
UK excluding London +94 7 £488 -7.14% 5
Midlands +53 4 £475 +35.71%
East Midlands +37 4 £475 +35.71%
South West - 2 - - 3
South East +73 1 £550 +2.33% 1
London - 1 £925 -

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, IT contractor jobs citing ISO 31000 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 31000.

1 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
1 8 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (77.78%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (77.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 7 (77.78%) Security Management
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) CESG
2 7 (77.78%) IT Audit
3 6 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 6 (66.67%) Information Security Management
3 6 (66.67%) ISEB
3 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 6 (66.67%) Data Centre Operations
3 6 (66.67%) Data Protection
4 3 (33.33%) CISMP
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 1 (11.11%) Legal
6 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (11.11%) MOS
6 1 (11.11%) Information Management
6 1 (11.11%) Nessus
6 1 (11.11%) Tripwire
6 1 (11.11%) CISA
6 1 (11.11%) CISM
6 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
6 1 (11.11%) CISSP
6 1 (11.11%) Smartcard
6 1 (11.11%) McAfee
6 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley

ISO 31000
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 1 (11.11%) IIS
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SonarQube
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Audit Manager
1 5 (55.56%) Auditor
2 4 (44.44%) Information Assurance Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Information Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance Auditor
3 3 (33.33%) Information Assurance Leader
4 2 (22.22%) IT Auditor
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) IT Audit Manager
5 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
5 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) CESG
2 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
3 1 (11.11%) Smartcard
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Risk Management
2 7 (77.78%) Information Security
2 7 (77.78%) IT Audit
2 7 (77.78%) Security Management
3 6 (66.67%) Data Centre Operations
3 6 (66.67%) Data Protection
3 6 (66.67%) Information Security Management
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Dashboard Development
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Information Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance
4 1 (11.11%) Information Management
4 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
4 1 (11.11%) Records Management
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CESG Certified Professional
1 7 (77.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 6 (66.67%) ISEB
2 6 (66.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (33.33%) CISMP
4 1 (11.11%) CISA
4 1 (11.11%) CISM
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) IISP
4 1 (11.11%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (11.11%) COBIT
2 1 (11.11%) COSO
2 1 (11.11%) GDPR
2 1 (11.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (11.11%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 22301
2 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (11.11%) NIST
2 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) IBM Guardium
1 1 (11.11%) Nessus
1 1 (11.11%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) ArcSight
1 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
1 1 (11.11%) Centrify
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco
1 1 (11.11%) IBM
1 1 (11.11%) Imperva
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
1 1 (11.11%) Qualys
1 1 (11.11%) Splunk
1 1 (11.11%) Sun
1 1 (11.11%) Trend Micro
1 1 (11.11%) Tripwire