Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 145 152
Rank change year-on-year +35 +7 -15
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 52 34 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.30% 0.76% 0.52%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.57% 5.98% 4.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 26 18
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £363 £421 £292
90th Percentile £561 £588 £516
South East median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 492 569 625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.35% 12.75% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 283 335
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £216 £220 £230
90th Percentile £574 £565 £550
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 39 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.00 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +76.00% -42.00% +10.51%
10th Percentile £15.00 £12.17 £15.73
90th Percentile £43.80 £25.35 £30.30
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £19.00 £21.55
% change year-on-year +31.58% -11.83% +24.67%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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
Maidenhead 0 10 - - 1
Bracknell +8 8 - -
Slough +10 6 £400 - 1
Reading +7 5 £400 -13.51% 1
Newbury +3 2 £538 +19.44%
ISO/IEC 27001
South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 36 (69.23%) CISSP
2 35 (67.31%) CISM
3 26 (50.00%) Information Security
3 26 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 21 (40.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (38.46%) COBIT
6 18 (34.62%) CISA
7 15 (28.85%) Risk Management
7 15 (28.85%) Telecoms
7 15 (28.85%) ITIL
8 14 (26.92%) Service Management
8 14 (26.92%) CESG
8 14 (26.92%) Public Cloud
9 13 (25.00%) Degree
9 13 (25.00%) eTOM
9 13 (25.00%) ITSM
9 13 (25.00%) Service Design
10 12 (23.08%) IT Audit
10 12 (23.08%) Legal
10 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
11 11 (21.15%) Time Management
11 11 (21.15%) SIEM
12 9 (17.31%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (15.38%) Security Management
13 8 (15.38%) PCI QSA
13 8 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (15.38%) Security Operations
13 8 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 8 (15.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

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 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) Intranet
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
2 4 (7.69%) Network Security
3 3 (5.77%) Internet
4 1 (1.92%) BGP
4 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Star Schema
2 2 (3.85%) Big Data
General
1 15 (28.85%) Telecoms
2 12 (23.08%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Law
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Publishing
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) Security Specialist
2 13 (25.00%) Architect
3 9 (17.31%) Consultant
4 8 (15.38%) Cloud Specialist
5 7 (13.46%) Security Architect
5 7 (13.46%) Security Consultant
5 7 (13.46%) Security Manager
6 6 (11.54%) CISSP Specialist
7 5 (9.62%) Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Compliance Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Compliance Specialist
7 5 (9.62%) Security Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Security Compliance Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Security Compliance Specialist
8 4 (7.69%) Information Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
8 4 (7.69%) Project Manager
9 3 (5.77%) IT Architect
9 3 (5.77%) OSS Architect
9 3 (5.77%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) CESG
1 14 (26.92%) Public Cloud
2 3 (5.77%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.92%) CMDB
4 1 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
1 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Information Security
2 21 (40.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (28.85%) ITIL
3 15 (28.85%) Risk Management
4 14 (26.92%) Service Management
5 13 (25.00%) eTOM
5 13 (25.00%) ITSM
5 13 (25.00%) Service Design
6 12 (23.08%) IT Audit
7 11 (21.15%) SIEM
7 11 (21.15%) Time Management
8 9 (17.31%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (15.38%) Security Management
9 8 (15.38%) Security Operations
10 6 (11.54%) Business Continuity
10 6 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
11 5 (9.62%) Project Management
11 5 (9.62%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 36 (69.23%) CISSP
2 35 (67.31%) CISM
3 18 (34.62%) CISA
4 13 (25.00%) Degree
5 12 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 9 (17.31%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (15.38%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 8 (15.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 8 (15.38%) PCI QSA
8 7 (13.46%) CCSP
9 5 (9.62%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
11 3 (5.77%) CISMP
12 2 (3.85%) PMI Certification
13 1 (1.92%) CCIE
13 1 (1.92%) CLAS
13 1 (1.92%) CRISC
13 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 20 (38.46%) COBIT
3 7 (13.46%) ISO 22301
4 6 (11.54%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (5.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (3.85%) GDPR
6 2 (3.85%) PMO
7 1 (1.92%) ISO 9001
7 1 (1.92%) JSP 440
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Qualys
1 3 (5.77%) Remedy
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco
2 1 (1.92%) Forcepoint
2 1 (1.92%) Genesys
2 1 (1.92%) Symantec
2 1 (1.92%) VMware