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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 65 59 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.52% 0.46% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.63% 8.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
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£550 £550 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
+130.76% -39.53%
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
71 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.28% 5.61% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 27 10
Average daily rate £306 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £102 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £515 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £78.50 £16.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+390.62% +28.82%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -18.60%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) RMADS
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
2 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Local Government
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) CESG
4 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Information Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) CLAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (42.86%) RMADS
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
2 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco