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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 56 45 54
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 3 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.44% 0.97% 0.18%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.50% 15.79% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 1
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £875
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -54.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.12% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £31.56 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+42.60% +66.07%
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
40 38 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 5.87% 6.16% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 26 9
Average daily rate £195 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £150 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £445 £875
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £10.75 £12.00 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% -3.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.99 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+19.95% -7.89%

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 28 November 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 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) RMADS
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Local Government
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Qualys
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Replication
4 1 (14.29%) CESG
4 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) CISM
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 3 (42.86%) Firewall
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) IT Security Officer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Officer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) CLAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) RMADS
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) CESG
3 1 (14.29%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Design
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Qualys
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft