The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO/IEC 27001
England / West Midlands
Rank 101 110 105
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 19 10 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.81% 0.41% 0.38%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.05% 4.55% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
Median daily rate £500 £475 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £430 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £704 £510 £466
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.81% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -

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 West Midlands region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
236 220 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.00% 9.02% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 140 103
Median daily rate £410 £425 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +18.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -36.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £11.60 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.20 £20.80 £34.01
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +88.76%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry -9 7 £500 -
Birmingham - 7 £500 - 4
Wolverhampton - 3 £400 -
Worcestershire +4 1 - -
Warwickshire - 1 £850 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 24 (72.73%) Information Security
2 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
3 11 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 11 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 11 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
4 10 (30.30%) ISMS
4 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
4 10 (30.30%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (30.30%) Security Management
5 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 8 (24.24%) Data Protection Act
6 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (24.24%) Data Security
7 7 (21.21%) CISSP
8 6 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (18.18%) CESG
8 6 (18.18%) Information Security Management
8 6 (18.18%) CISM
8 6 (18.18%) Finance
8 6 (18.18%) Information Assurance
8 6 (18.18%) IT Governance
8 6 (18.18%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (15.15%) Freedom of Information
10 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
10 4 (12.12%) CEH
10 4 (12.12%) Windows
10 4 (12.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (9.09%) Records Management
11 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (3.03%) IBM Notes
1 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.06%) Sentinel
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) Firewall
1 2 (6.06%) Network Security
1 2 (6.06%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) NonStop SQL
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (27.27%) Security Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Information Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Security Officer
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Compliance Officer
6 2 (6.06%) Information Officer
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Compliance Officer
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.06%) IT Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Security Compliance Officer
6 2 (6.06%) Telephony Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (24.24%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (18.18%) CESG
3 6 (18.18%) Cyber Defence
4 5 (15.15%) Freedom of Information
5 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.03%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Information Security
2 13 (39.39%) Risk Management
3 11 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 10 (30.30%) Cybersecurity
4 10 (30.30%) ISMS
4 10 (30.30%) Security Management
5 9 (27.27%) ITIL
6 8 (24.24%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (24.24%) Data Security
7 6 (18.18%) Information Assurance
7 6 (18.18%) Information Security Management
7 6 (18.18%) IT Governance
8 4 (12.12%) Incident Management
9 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (9.09%) Records Management
10 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement Process
10 2 (6.06%) Line Management
10 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
10 2 (6.06%) Security Monitoring
10 2 (6.06%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) SC Cleared
1 10 (30.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.21%) CISSP
3 6 (18.18%) CISM
4 4 (12.12%) CEH
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (6.06%) CISMP
6 2 (6.06%) CRISC
7 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
7 1 (3.03%) CISA
7 1 (3.03%) CLAS
7 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 6 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (12.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (9.09%) GPG13
5 2 (6.06%) RMADS
6 1 (3.03%) COBIT
6 1 (3.03%) GDPR
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) FireEye
1 2 (6.06%) Imperva
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
1 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
1 2 (6.06%) Symantec
2 1 (3.03%) BMC
2 1 (3.03%) IBM
2 1 (3.03%) Lotus
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Remedy