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 28 July 2016 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 117 108 111
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 32 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.01% 0.33% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.35% 4.44% 3.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 3 8
Median daily rate £425 £475 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £335 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £495 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £51.17 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.14% +241.13%
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
223 180 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.03% 7.52% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 113 91
Median daily rate £400 £376 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.31% -2.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £599
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 25
Median hourly rate £13.75 £33.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-59.01% +91.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £14.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £42.50 £30.86
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 28 July 2016.

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 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Warwickshire - 12 £500 - 1
Birmingham -8 9 £413 -15.38% 4
Worcestershire - 6 £350 -
Herefordshire - 2 £325 -
Solihull - 1 £425 - 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £350 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 30 (50.85%) Information Security
2 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
3 19 (32.20%) SC Cleared
4 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
5 14 (23.73%) System Testing
6 13 (22.03%) PCI DSS
6 13 (22.03%) MS Visio
6 13 (22.03%) MS Office
6 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
6 13 (22.03%) CISSP
7 12 (20.34%) Windows
8 10 (16.95%) ITIL
8 10 (16.95%) Security Management
8 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (15.25%) Risk Management
9 9 (15.25%) Linux
9 9 (15.25%) Cisco
10 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
10 8 (13.56%) CISM
10 8 (13.56%) Finance
10 8 (13.56%) CentOS
10 8 (13.56%) ISMS
10 8 (13.56%) COBIT
10 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
11 7 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
11 7 (11.86%) VMware
11 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
11 7 (11.86%) Information Security Management
11 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
12 6 (10.17%) Nagios

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 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (3.39%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (3.39%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.69%) Apache
3 1 (1.69%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 13 (22.03%) MS Excel
1 13 (22.03%) MS Office
1 13 (22.03%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) SaaS
2 2 (3.39%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (1.69%) Heroku
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
3 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.47%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (8.47%) Firewall
1 5 (8.47%) VPN
2 4 (6.78%) BGP
2 4 (6.78%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (6.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 4 (6.78%) HSRP
2 4 (6.78%) NX-OS
2 4 (6.78%) OSPF
2 4 (6.78%) VLAN
3 2 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.39%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.39%) Network Security
3 2 (3.39%) SSH
3 2 (3.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) NonStop SQL
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (1.69%) Big Data
2 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (3.39%) Subversion
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.39%) Automotive
3 1 (1.69%) Advertising
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
3 1 (1.69%) Military
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Analyst
2 7 (11.86%) Consultant
2 7 (11.86%) Security Consultant
2 7 (11.86%) Security Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Project Manager
3 6 (10.17%) Security Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Business Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (6.78%) Architect
5 4 (6.78%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (6.78%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Database Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Head of Information
6 3 (5.08%) Head of Information Security
6 3 (5.08%) Head of Security
6 3 (5.08%) Information Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Information Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) Memcached
1 1 (1.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) CESG
3 3 (5.08%) CESG CLAS
3 3 (5.08%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.08%) Fintech
4 2 (3.39%) BYOD
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.39%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.39%) Derivative
4 2 (3.39%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.39%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.39%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 10 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (15.25%) Linux
4 8 (13.56%) CentOS
4 8 (13.56%) Windows Server
5 5 (8.47%) Unix
6 2 (3.39%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Information Security
2 14 (23.73%) System Testing
3 10 (16.95%) ITIL
3 10 (16.95%) Security Management
4 9 (15.25%) Risk Management
5 8 (13.56%) ISMS
5 8 (13.56%) PRINCE2
6 7 (11.86%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (11.86%) Information Security Management
7 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.17%) Security Testing
7 6 (10.17%) TOGAF
8 5 (8.47%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.78%) IT Governance
9 4 (6.78%) Project Management
9 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (5.08%) Identity Access Management
10 3 (5.08%) Security Architecture
10 3 (5.08%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.08%) Python
2 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) Security Cleared
2 19 (32.20%) SC Cleared
3 13 (22.03%) CISSP
4 8 (13.56%) CISM
5 6 (10.17%) CISA
5 6 (10.17%) MCSE
5 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.78%) CCNP
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.78%) CRISC
6 4 (6.78%) JNCIP
7 3 (5.08%) CLAS
7 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
7 3 (5.08%) ISEB
7 3 (5.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.39%) Degree
8 2 (3.39%) IISP
8 2 (3.39%) RHCE
8 2 (3.39%) VCP5
9 1 (1.69%) CGEIT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) PCI DSS
2 8 (13.56%) COBIT
3 3 (5.08%) ISO 9001
3 3 (5.08%) ISO27005
4 2 (3.39%) ISAE 3402
4 2 (3.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.69%) COSO
5 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.69%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.69%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (8.47%) vSphere
2 3 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.39%) iptables
3 2 (3.39%) Postfix
4 1 (1.69%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (10.17%) Nagios
2 3 (5.08%) SCOM
3 2 (3.39%) NetBackup
3 2 (3.39%) Puppet
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (1.69%) logstash
4 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Cisco
3 7 (11.86%) Red Hat
3 7 (11.86%) VMware
4 5 (8.47%) SolarWinds
5 4 (6.78%) Juniper
6 3 (5.08%) Sophos
7 2 (3.39%) ArcSight
7 2 (3.39%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (3.39%) Citrix
7 2 (3.39%) Dell
7 2 (3.39%) IBM
7 2 (3.39%) Intel Security
7 2 (3.39%) ION Trading
7 2 (3.39%) NetApp
7 2 (3.39%) Oracle
7 2 (3.39%) Sun
7 2 (3.39%) Symantec
7 2 (3.39%) Tripwire
7 2 (3.39%) Wyse