Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 94 142
Rank change year-on-year -49 +48 +9
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 30 74 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.74% 1.82% 0.72%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.92% 14.15% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 25
Berkshire median daily rate £475 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -5.26%
10th Percentile £378 £363 £425
90th Percentile £669 £513 £590
South East median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% - +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year - -9.09% -

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 507 523 515
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.48% 12.83% 12.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 248 266
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £195 £227 £220
90th Percentile £575 £573 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £23.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.68% +80.77% -39.68%
10th Percentile £22.85 £14.63 £12.00
90th Percentile £41.20 £52.50 £31.15
South East median hourly rate £20.08 £23.50 £21.36
% change year-on-year -14.57% +10.04% -0.90%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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
Newbury - 9 £475 - 1
Reading -17 7 £475 +18.75% 5
Bracknell -10 4 £475 - 1
Slough -12 3 £900 +125.00%
Maidenhead -7 1 - - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 18 (60.00%) Information Security
2 11 (36.67%) Risk Management
3 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
4 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (30.00%) CISSP
5 8 (26.67%) CISM
6 7 (23.33%) CISA
6 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
6 7 (23.33%) GDPR
7 6 (20.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 6 (20.00%) MPLS
7 6 (20.00%) VPN
7 6 (20.00%) SQL
8 5 (16.67%) VoIP
8 5 (16.67%) DNS
8 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
8 5 (16.67%) Firewall
8 5 (16.67%) SIEM
8 5 (16.67%) Degree
9 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
9 4 (13.33%) Network Security
9 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
9 4 (13.33%) Legal
9 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
9 4 (13.33%) HP
9 4 (13.33%) ITIL
9 4 (13.33%) Security Operations
10 3 (10.00%) Identity Access Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) SAP GRC
2 2 (6.67%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
1 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) MPLS
1 6 (20.00%) VPN
2 5 (16.67%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.67%) VoIP
3 4 (13.33%) Network Security
4 3 (10.00%) 2G
4 3 (10.00%) 3G
4 3 (10.00%) 4G
4 3 (10.00%) DSL
4 3 (10.00%) HTTP
4 3 (10.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (10.00%) SDH
4 3 (10.00%) SMS
4 3 (10.00%) SS7
4 3 (10.00%) SSH
5 2 (6.67%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
1 2 (6.67%) Cloudera CDH
1 2 (6.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Legal
3 3 (10.00%) Billing
3 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
1 12 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 5 (16.67%) Analyst
2 5 (16.67%) Security Analyst
3 3 (10.00%) Compliance Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Network Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) SAP GRC Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) SAP Security Consultant
3 3 (10.00%) Security Compliance Specialist
3 3 (10.00%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.67%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) GDPR Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 2 (6.67%) Security Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.67%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (6.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) CESG
3 1 (3.33%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (3.33%) HACMP
3 1 (3.33%) LPAR
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) CentOS
3 1 (3.33%) AIX
3 1 (3.33%) Solaris
3 1 (3.33%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) Information Security
2 11 (36.67%) Risk Management
3 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (23.33%) Data Protection
5 6 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (16.67%) SIEM
7 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
7 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (13.33%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
7 4 (13.33%) Security Operations
8 3 (10.00%) Database Security
8 3 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
8 3 (10.00%) Network Management
8 3 (10.00%) SAP Security
8 3 (10.00%) Security Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (10.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) CISSP
2 8 (26.67%) CISM
3 7 (23.33%) CISA
4 6 (20.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 5 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (10.00%) PCI QSA
6 3 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 7 (23.33%) GDPR
3 3 (10.00%) COBIT
3 3 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
1 1 (3.33%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Ansible
1 2 (6.67%) HP ALM
1 2 (6.67%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.33%) Nmap
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) HP
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (10.00%) SAP
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
3 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (3.33%) BMC
4 1 (3.33%) Brocade
4 1 (3.33%) IBM
4 1 (3.33%) NetWitness
4 1 (3.33%) Sun
4 1 (3.33%) Tripwire
4 1 (3.33%) Twitter