Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 131 118 150
Rank change year-on-year -13 +32 +21
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 35 39 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 1.02% 0.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.62% 8.86% 4.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 29
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £520 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.27% +15.56% +10.77%
10th Percentile £391 £374 £363
90th Percentile £588 £603 £535
South East median daily rate £550 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £67.50

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 529 440 644
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.35% 11.56% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 208 323
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £224 £229 £189
90th Percentile £588 £569 £523
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £396
% change year-on-year +2.41% +4.93% +4.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 31
Berkshire median hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.89% +52.00% -42.00%
10th Percentile £18.75 £12.00 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £57.50 £21.33
South East median hourly rate £24.31 £19.00 £16.05
% change year-on-year +27.95% +18.42% -14.11%

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Reading -9 12 £425 -24.44% 8
Slough -7 3 £635 +41.11%
Newbury -15 3 £525 -4.55%
Bracknell +4 2 £525 - 2
ISO/IEC 27001
South East

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 23 (65.71%) Information Security
2 13 (37.14%) CISM
2 13 (37.14%) CISSP
3 11 (31.43%) Risk Management
3 11 (31.43%) GDPR
4 10 (28.57%) CISA
4 10 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
5 9 (25.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 9 (25.71%) Security Operations
6 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
7 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
7 7 (20.00%) Security Architecture
8 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
8 6 (17.14%) Project Management
9 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
9 5 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (14.29%) Threat Management
9 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (14.29%) Data Privacy
9 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (14.29%) Decision-Making
10 4 (11.43%) Data Loss Prevention
10 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (11.43%) Network Security
10 4 (11.43%) SIEM
10 4 (11.43%) Continuous Improvement

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 (5.71%) Confluence
1 2 (5.71%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) NuGet
3 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudTrail
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) Network Security
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.86%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.86%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
1 2 (5.71%) Maven
1 2 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
1 2 (5.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Security Architect
2 6 (17.14%) Security Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Information Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Information Security Project Manager
4 4 (11.43%) Security Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Business Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Security Officer
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) OAuth
1 3 (8.57%) OAuth2
1 3 (8.57%) OpenID
1 3 (8.57%) Web Services
1 3 (8.57%) XACML
2 2 (5.71%) .NET
2 2 (5.71%) .NET Core
2 2 (5.71%) REST
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) Security Operations Centre
3 4 (11.43%) PMI
4 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.57%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.71%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.86%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
1 4 (11.43%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Information Security
2 11 (31.43%) Risk Management
3 10 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (25.71%) Security Operations
5 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 7 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 6 (17.14%) Project Management
7 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (14.29%) Data Privacy
7 5 (14.29%) Decision-Making
7 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 5 (14.29%) Threat Management
8 4 (11.43%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (11.43%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (11.43%) Identity Management
8 4 (11.43%) Information Security Governance
8 4 (11.43%) Security Management
8 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C#
1 2 (5.71%) C++
1 2 (5.71%) CQL
1 2 (5.71%) Java
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) CISM
1 13 (37.14%) CISSP
2 10 (28.57%) CISA
3 9 (25.71%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 4 (11.43%) PMI Certification
5 2 (5.71%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) PCI QSA
6 1 (2.86%) CISMP
6 1 (2.86%) CLAS
6 1 (2.86%) CRISC
6 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) GDPR
2 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (5.71%) ISO 9001
4 2 (5.71%) PMO
4 2 (5.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.86%) COBIT
5 1 (2.86%) ISO 31000
5 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) vCloud
2 1 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Opsview
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Ping Identity
1 3 (8.57%) Twobo
1 3 (8.57%) VMware
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 1 (2.86%) Brocade
3 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.86%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.86%) F5
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle
3 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.86%) Twitter