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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 112 114 110
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 20 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.39% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.81% 4.24% 6.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 5
Median daily rate £500 £475 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +22.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £694 £550 £406
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £45.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -4.21%
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
256 236 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.36% 9.17% 7.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 135 94
Median daily rate £400 £405 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +20.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £270 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 16
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -18.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.05 £11.00 £13.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £40.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +13.63%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Birmingham -3 10 £500 -13.97% 2
Coventry - 6 £500 -
Solihull -1 1 £550 +22.22%
Warwickshire - 1 £850 -
Worcestershire - 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 28 (63.64%) Information Security
2 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 15 (34.09%) Risk Management
3 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
4 13 (29.55%) Management Information System
4 13 (29.55%) ITIL
5 12 (27.27%) Security Management
5 12 (27.27%) ISMS
5 12 (27.27%) PCI DSS
5 12 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (25.00%) CISSP
7 9 (20.45%) CESG
7 9 (20.45%) Data Protection
8 8 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (18.18%) Data Security
8 8 (18.18%) Finance
8 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (15.91%) Information Security Management
10 6 (13.64%) CISM
10 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
10 6 (13.64%) Information Assurance
11 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
11 5 (11.36%) Freedom of Information
11 5 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (11.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (9.09%) CLAS
12 4 (9.09%) SDLC
12 4 (9.09%) SaaS
12 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (9.09%) Scrum

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 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.27%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.27%) MS Office
1 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (4.55%) Sentinel
2 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) SaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
1 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (4.55%) Network Security
1 2 (4.55%) PABX
1 2 (4.55%) WAN
2 1 (2.27%) BGP
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (2.27%) HSRP
2 1 (2.27%) NX-OS
2 1 (2.27%) OSPF
2 1 (2.27%) VLAN
2 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Legal
2 1 (2.27%) Military
2 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.27%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Security Manager
2 10 (22.73%) Information Security Manager
3 8 (18.18%) Information Manager
4 7 (15.91%) Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Security Officer
6 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Security Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Head of Information
8 2 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Compliance Officer
8 2 (4.55%) Head of Information Security
8 2 (4.55%) Head of Security
8 2 (4.55%) Information Officer
8 2 (4.55%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Security Compliance Officer
8 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Telephony Manager
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Management Information System
2 9 (20.45%) CESG
3 8 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
4 5 (11.36%) Freedom of Information
5 4 (9.09%) CESG CLAS
6 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
6 3 (6.82%) Fintech
7 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Information Security
2 15 (34.09%) Risk Management
3 13 (29.55%) ITIL
4 12 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
4 12 (27.27%) ISMS
4 12 (27.27%) Security Management
5 9 (20.45%) Data Protection
6 8 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (18.18%) Data Security
7 7 (15.91%) Information Security Management
8 6 (13.64%) Information Assurance
8 6 (13.64%) PRINCE2
9 5 (11.36%) Incident Management
10 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (9.09%) IT Governance
10 4 (9.09%) Project Management
10 4 (9.09%) Scrum
10 4 (9.09%) SDLC
10 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 14 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 11 (25.00%) CISSP
4 6 (13.64%) CISM
5 4 (9.09%) CEH
5 4 (9.09%) CLAS
5 4 (9.09%) ISEB
6 3 (6.82%) CRISC
6 3 (6.82%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.55%) CISMP
8 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
8 1 (2.27%) CASP
8 1 (2.27%) CCNP
8 1 (2.27%) CGEIT
8 1 (2.27%) CISA
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (2.27%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) PCI DSS
2 5 (11.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (11.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (6.82%) COBIT
4 2 (4.55%) GPG13
4 2 (4.55%) RMADS
5 1 (2.27%) COSO
5 1 (2.27%) ISO27002
5 1 (2.27%) ISO27005
5 1 (2.27%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) Nagios
2 1 (2.27%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Cisco
1 3 (6.82%) Symantec
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.27%) BMC
3 1 (2.27%) FireEye
3 1 (2.27%) IBM
3 1 (2.27%) Imperva
3 1 (2.27%) Juniper
3 1 (2.27%) Lotus
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.27%) Remedy
3 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.27%) VMware