The first table below looks at the demand for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the West Midlands region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 113 92 88
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 8 13 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.34% 0.66% 0.79%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.55% 13.40% 10.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 9
Average daily rate
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£488 £480 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +15.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £391 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £555 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £475
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -39.53%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
176 97 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.43% 4.93% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 36 68
Average daily rate £375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £275 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £8.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.21 £58.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.17 £17.50 £18.68
% change year-on-year
+15.22% -6.29%
ISO/IEC 27001
England

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 6 £475 -7.76% 4
Solihull - 1 £550 -
Walsall - 1 £475 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
Coventry - - - - 4
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (70.83%) Information Security
2 9 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
2 9 (37.50%) ITIL
3 7 (29.17%) Information Security Management
3 7 (29.17%) Security Management
3 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (20.83%) COBIT
6 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (16.67%) CISM
6 4 (16.67%) CISSP
6 4 (16.67%) Matrix Management
6 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
7 3 (12.50%) RMADS
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 3 (12.50%) Cisco
7 3 (12.50%) Wireless
7 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
8 2 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
8 2 (8.33%) Local Government
8 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) Wireless
2 2 (8.33%) LAN
2 2 (8.33%) WAN
2 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 2 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (4.17%) Firewall
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
General
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
1 2 (8.33%) Local Government
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Analyst
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 8 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Information Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Information Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) CLAS Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Audit Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) IT Security Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
7 1 (4.17%) Information Architect
7 1 (4.17%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (12.50%) RMADS
3 1 (4.17%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.17%) CCTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Information Security
2 9 (37.50%) ITIL
2 9 (37.50%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (29.17%) Information Security Management
3 7 (29.17%) Security Management
4 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (16.67%) Matrix Management
6 4 (16.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
7 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
7 3 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
8 2 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 2 (8.33%) Supplier Management
8 2 (8.33%) ISMS
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 6 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (16.67%) CISSP
3 4 (16.67%) CISM
4 2 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (8.33%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CISA
5 1 (4.17%) CEH
5 1 (4.17%) CHFI
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) COBIT
2 4 (16.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (4.17%) BS25999
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) XenApp
1 2 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco
2 2 (8.33%) Citrix