Period
to 10 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 6 months to 10 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ISO/IEC 27001
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 140 151
Rank change year-on-year +46 +11 -15
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 80 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.96% 0.71% 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.07% 5.69% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 21
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £391 £325
90th Percentile £638 £608 £513
South East median daily rate £450 £475 £425
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +5.56%

ISO/IEC 27001 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 531 527 629
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.00% 12.49% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 266 353
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £394 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% +3.62% +1.33%
10th Percentile £232 £226 £226
90th Percentile £573 £575 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 35 26
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.90 £14.25 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.77% -33.87% -10.21%
10th Percentile £14.45 £12.00 £15.92
90th Percentile £54.50 £31.50 £49.38
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £17.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year +42.86% -18.79% +26.24%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Berkshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Berkshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Berkshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in Berkshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +21 17 £400 -24.71%
Maidenhead +10 15 £625 - 2
Bracknell +2 8 - -
Slough +12 5 £400 -
ISO/IEC 27001
South East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 46 (57.50%) CISSP
1 46 (57.50%) CISM
2 45 (56.25%) Information Security
3 39 (48.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 33 (41.25%) PCI DSS
5 29 (36.25%) COBIT
6 28 (35.00%) CESG
7 24 (30.00%) Service Design
8 23 (28.75%) Telecoms
8 23 (28.75%) Service Management
8 23 (28.75%) ITIL
9 22 (27.50%) Time Management
10 21 (26.25%) Data Protection
11 20 (25.00%) Risk Management
12 19 (23.75%) Legal
12 19 (23.75%) Degree
13 17 (21.25%) CISA
14 16 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
14 16 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 16 (20.00%) Public Cloud
15 15 (18.75%) IT Audit
15 15 (18.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 15 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
15 15 (18.75%) eTOM
15 15 (18.75%) ITSM
16 14 (17.50%) Risk Assessment
16 14 (17.50%) Star Schema
16 14 (17.50%) CCSP
17 12 (15.00%) GDPR

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (2.50%) Confluence
1 2 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 3 (3.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.50%) IaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) Intranet
2 7 (8.75%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (7.50%) Firewall
4 5 (6.25%) Network Security
5 3 (3.75%) Internet
6 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) Star Schema
2 2 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
1 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.50%) JIRA
1 2 (2.50%) Maven
1 2 (2.50%) NuGet
1 2 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (2.50%) TeamCity
1 2 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (28.75%) Telecoms
2 19 (23.75%) Legal
3 3 (3.75%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Publishing
4 2 (2.50%) Finance
4 2 (2.50%) Law
5 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (33.75%) Security Specialist
2 17 (21.25%) Analyst
3 14 (17.50%) Architect
4 13 (16.25%) Consultant
5 12 (15.00%) Cloud Specialist
6 10 (12.50%) Business Analyst
7 9 (11.25%) CISSP Specialist
8 8 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture Specialist
9 7 (8.75%) Compliance Analyst
9 7 (8.75%) Security Analyst
9 7 (8.75%) Security Architect
9 7 (8.75%) Security Compliance Analyst
9 7 (8.75%) Security Consultant
9 7 (8.75%) Security Manager
10 6 (7.50%) Compliance Specialist
10 6 (7.50%) GDPR Business Analyst
10 6 (7.50%) Security Compliance Specialist
11 5 (6.25%) ITIL Service Architect
11 5 (6.25%) Strategy Architect
12 4 (5.00%) Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.50%) .NET
1 2 (2.50%) .NET Core
1 2 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.00%) CESG
2 16 (20.00%) Public Cloud
3 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (13.75%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.75%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.50%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.25%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.25%) CMDB
8 1 (1.25%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.50%) Linux
1 2 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (56.25%) Information Security
2 39 (48.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (30.00%) Service Design
4 23 (28.75%) ITIL
4 23 (28.75%) Service Management
5 22 (27.50%) Time Management
6 21 (26.25%) Data Protection
7 20 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 15 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 15 (18.75%) eTOM
8 15 (18.75%) IT Audit
8 15 (18.75%) ITSM
9 14 (17.50%) Risk Assessment
10 11 (13.75%) Security Management
11 10 (12.50%) Business Analysis
11 10 (12.50%) Data Management
11 10 (12.50%) Data Mapping
11 10 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
11 10 (12.50%) Security Operations
11 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) C#
1 2 (2.50%) C++
1 2 (2.50%) CQL
1 2 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 46 (57.50%) CISM
1 46 (57.50%) CISSP
2 19 (23.75%) Degree
3 17 (21.25%) CISA
4 16 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 15 (18.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 14 (17.50%) CCSP
7 10 (12.50%) PCI QSA
8 7 (8.75%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 6 (7.50%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (6.25%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
12 3 (3.75%) CISMP
13 1 (1.25%) CCIE
13 1 (1.25%) CLAS
13 1 (1.25%) CRISC
13 1 (1.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (41.25%) PCI DSS
2 29 (36.25%) COBIT
3 12 (15.00%) GDPR
4 11 (13.75%) ISO 22301
5 10 (12.50%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 4 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (3.75%) ISO 9001
8 1 (1.25%) JSP 440
8 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Opsview
2 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (3.75%) Qualys
1 3 (3.75%) Remedy
2 2 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (1.25%) Forcepoint
3 1 (1.25%) Symantec