Period
to 16 February 2019

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 16 February 2019 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
16 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 127 80 139
Rank change year-on-year -47 +59 +6
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 50 92 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.20% 2.28% 0.65%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.24% 16.82% 5.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 30 15
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -27.27% +18.92%
10th Percentile £356 £363 £344
90th Percentile £530 £638 £590
South East median daily rate £500 £425 £507
% change year-on-year +17.65% -16.21% +16.95%
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% +4.76%

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 541 547 469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 12.98% 13.57% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 252 225
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £224 £256 £222
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £429 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +7.13% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 38
Berkshire median hourly rate £34.00 £33.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +109.38% -25.75%
10th Percentile £9.58 £13.27 £12.00
90th Percentile £63.75 £54.50 £43.43
South East median hourly rate £20.54 £26.87 £17.50
% change year-on-year -23.55% +53.51% -44.22%

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 16 February 2019.

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 16 February 2019. 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
Bracknell -8 12 £400 -23.81% 4
Newbury +10 9 £463 -24.18% 2
Reading -32 8 £475 +18.75% 6
Maidenhead -4 7 £411 -34.20% 2
Slough -9 5 £363 -2.03%
ISO/IEC 27001
South East

For the 6 months to 16 February 2019, 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 (46.00%) Information Security
2 18 (36.00%) PCI DSS
2 18 (36.00%) Risk Management
3 15 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (28.00%) Data Protection
5 13 (26.00%) SQL
6 12 (24.00%) CISSP
6 12 (24.00%) CISA
7 11 (22.00%) HP
8 10 (20.00%) CISM
8 10 (20.00%) SAP
8 10 (20.00%) SAP GRC
9 9 (18.00%) Workflow
9 9 (18.00%) Java
9 9 (18.00%) SAP Security
9 9 (18.00%) HP ALM
10 8 (16.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
10 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
10 8 (16.00%) Degree
11 7 (14.00%) Business Continuity
11 7 (14.00%) Security Architecture
11 7 (14.00%) SAP S/4HANA
12 6 (12.00%) GDPR
12 6 (12.00%) 4G
12 6 (12.00%) SIEM
12 6 (12.00%) IT Audit
12 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (12.00%) Network Security

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 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (20.00%) SAP GRC
2 7 (14.00%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (4.00%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Serverless
2 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) 2G
1 6 (12.00%) 3G
1 6 (12.00%) 4G
1 6 (12.00%) DNS
1 6 (12.00%) Firewall
1 6 (12.00%) Network Security
1 6 (12.00%) VPN
2 5 (10.00%) MPLS
2 5 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (10.00%) VoIP
3 4 (8.00%) DSL
3 4 (8.00%) HTTP
3 4 (8.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (8.00%) SDH
3 4 (8.00%) SMS
3 4 (8.00%) SS7
3 4 (8.00%) SSH
4 2 (4.00%) 2.5G
4 2 (4.00%) 5G
4 2 (4.00%) GGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Big Data
1 2 (4.00%) Cloudera CDH
1 2 (4.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.00%) Legal
3 4 (8.00%) Billing
3 4 (8.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Consultant
2 13 (26.00%) Analyst
3 12 (24.00%) Security Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Security Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Auditor
6 5 (10.00%) Architect
6 5 (10.00%) IT Auditor
6 5 (10.00%) Security Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Compliance Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Compliance Specialist
7 4 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Network Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) SAP Architect
7 4 (8.00%) SAP Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) SAP GRC Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) SAP Security Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Security Compliance Analyst
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (6.00%) Security Compliance Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) Middleware
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.00%) CESG
4 1 (2.00%) HACMP
4 1 (2.00%) LPAR
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Solaris
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) CentOS
4 1 (2.00%) AIX
4 1 (2.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) Information Security
2 18 (36.00%) Risk Management
3 15 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (28.00%) Data Protection
5 9 (18.00%) SAP Security
5 9 (18.00%) Workflow
6 8 (16.00%) Test Scripting
6 8 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (14.00%) Business Continuity
7 7 (14.00%) Security Architecture
8 6 (12.00%) IT Audit
8 6 (12.00%) SIEM
8 6 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (10.00%) Data Loss Prevention
9 5 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
9 5 (10.00%) Identity Management
9 5 (10.00%) ITIL
9 5 (10.00%) SAP Implementation
9 5 (10.00%) Security Testing
10 4 (8.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (26.00%) SQL
2 9 (18.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) C#
3 2 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) CISA
1 12 (24.00%) CISSP
2 10 (20.00%) CISM
3 8 (16.00%) Degree
3 8 (16.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 6 (12.00%) PCI QSA
5 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (4.00%) CRISC
6 2 (4.00%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.00%) CCNA
7 1 (2.00%) CCNP
7 1 (2.00%) CCSA
7 1 (2.00%) CEH
7 1 (2.00%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (2.00%) GIAC
7 1 (2.00%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.00%) OSCP
7 1 (2.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (36.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (12.00%) GDPR
3 4 (8.00%) COBIT
3 4 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (6.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) HP ALM
2 2 (4.00%) Ansible
2 2 (4.00%) Nessus
3 1 (2.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.00%) Nmap
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.00%) SCCM
3 1 (2.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) HP
2 10 (20.00%) SAP
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco
4 3 (6.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (4.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (4.00%) Fujitsu
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) BMC
6 1 (2.00%) Brocade
6 1 (2.00%) IBM
6 1 (2.00%) NetWitness
6 1 (2.00%) Palo Alto
6 1 (2.00%) Splunk
6 1 (2.00%) Sun
6 1 (2.00%) Tripwire