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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 106 94 92
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 14 7 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.33% 1.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.61% 6.09% 14.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 8
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£525 £550 £456
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +20.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+130.76% -39.06%
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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
184 115 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.18% 5.45% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 58 68
Average daily rate £319 £358 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% -7.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £150 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £9.60 £11.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £134.50 £27.50 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -2 4 £500 -9.09% 1
Warwickshire -10 1 £225 +36.36% 2
Coventry - 1 - -
Solihull - - - -
Walsall - - - -
Shropshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (77.27%) Information Security
2 10 (45.45%) CISSP
3 9 (40.91%) CISM
4 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (31.82%) ISMS
6 6 (27.27%) ITIL
6 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (18.18%) Security Management
7 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
7 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Information Security Management
8 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
8 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
8 3 (13.64%) RMADS
8 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Project Management
9 2 (9.09%) SAN
9 2 (9.09%) Citrix
9 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
9 2 (9.09%) Firewall
9 2 (9.09%) Local Government
9 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
9 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
9 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (9.09%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (4.55%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) Firewall
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Local Government
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Consultant
2 9 (40.91%) Security Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Information Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (13.64%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Information Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Security Architect
6 1 (4.55%) IT Security Officer
6 1 (4.55%) Security Officer
6 1 (4.55%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Network Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (13.64%) RMADS
3 1 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) CESG
3 1 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Information Security
2 8 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (31.82%) ISMS
4 6 (27.27%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Security Management
5 4 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.64%) Information Security Management
6 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
7 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 1 (4.55%) Network Management
8 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
8 1 (4.55%) Network Design
8 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (4.55%) Strategic Planning
8 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) CISSP
2 9 (40.91%) CISM
3 4 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Qualys
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
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