The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 55 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.32% 0.35% 0.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.70% 3.70% 9.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £600 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +200.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
ISO/IEC 27001
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
54 54 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 8.57% 9.46% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 19
Average daily rate £363 £370 £200
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +85.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £204 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £518 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +12.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Average hourly rate £26.00 £13.00 £13.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -1.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -15.00%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Birmingham region.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

ISO/IEC 27001
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISO/IEC 27001.

1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 2 (40.00%) Change Control
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (40.00%) Qualys
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (20.00%) Statistics
4 1 (20.00%) Replication
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) VCP4
4 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISO/IEC 27001. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Security Officer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
2 1 (20.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Change Control
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Line Management
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Qualys