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 3 months to 22 June 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
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 106 108
Rank change year-on-year +22 +2  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 19 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.04% 0.59% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.09% 4.52% 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 4
Median daily rate £550 £450 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +42.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £395 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £465 £409
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £49.90 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.81% +24.75%  

ISO/IEC 27001 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 235 310 274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 12.86% 13.01% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 143 114
Median daily rate £413 £380 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +6.29%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +52.00% -41.99%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. 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 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
Reading +15 5 £563 +25.00% 2
Newbury +5 3 £550 +22.22%
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Slough - 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 16 (43.24%) CISSP
1 16 (43.24%) Information Security
2 15 (40.54%) CISM
3 12 (32.43%) ITIL
3 12 (32.43%) COBIT
4 10 (27.03%) eTOM
4 10 (27.03%) Service Management
4 10 (27.03%) Project Management
4 10 (27.03%) ITSM
4 10 (27.03%) Public Cloud
4 10 (27.03%) Service Design
5 9 (24.32%) Finance
5 9 (24.32%) Degree
5 9 (24.32%) SIEM
6 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
6 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
7 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (18.92%) Data Privacy
8 6 (16.22%) ISO 22301
8 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (16.22%) CISA
8 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.51%) Data Security
9 5 (13.51%) Star Schema
9 5 (13.51%) CCSP
9 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
9 5 (13.51%) CESG
9 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared

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 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.70%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (2.70%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.70%) G Suite
3 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.70%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) BGP
1 3 (8.11%) Firewall
1 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (8.11%) SAN
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) IPsec
3 1 (2.70%) MPLS
3 1 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) VoIP
3 1 (2.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Star Schema
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 8 (21.62%) Telecoms
3 4 (10.81%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (5.41%) Digital Economy
5 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.70%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Architect
1 9 (24.32%) Security Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Information Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Security Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Security Specialist
4 5 (13.51%) Cloud Specialist
5 4 (10.81%) Information Security Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Genesys Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) OSS Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Service Design Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Business Manager
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL Service Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Public Cloud
2 5 (13.51%) CESG
3 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.41%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.41%) PMI
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Unix
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Information Security
2 12 (32.43%) ITIL
3 10 (27.03%) eTOM
3 10 (27.03%) ITSM
3 10 (27.03%) Project Management
3 10 (27.03%) Service Design
3 10 (27.03%) Service Management
4 9 (24.32%) SIEM
5 7 (18.92%) Data Privacy
6 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (16.22%) Risk Management
6 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.51%) Business Continuity
7 5 (13.51%) Data Security
7 5 (13.51%) ISMS
7 5 (13.51%) Time Management
8 4 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (10.81%) Configuration Management
8 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
8 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) CISSP
2 15 (40.54%) CISM
3 9 (24.32%) Degree
4 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (16.22%) CISA
6 5 (13.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (13.51%) CCSP
6 5 (13.51%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (13.51%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (5.41%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
9 1 (2.70%) CCNA
9 1 (2.70%) CCNP
9 1 (2.70%) MCSE
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.70%) SANS
9 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.70%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (32.43%) COBIT
2 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
3 6 (16.22%) ISO 22301
4 4 (10.81%) GDPR
4 4 (10.81%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (5.41%) SLA
7 1 (2.70%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
1 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Genesys
1 3 (8.11%) VMware
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco
3 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) SAP