The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 25 April 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
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 54 65
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 3 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.51% 1.19% 0.24%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.08% 7.56% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £66.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -46.96% +65.00%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Birmingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 59 119 93
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 9.95% 15.72% 11.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 91 64
Median daily rate £413 £369 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.86% +11.74%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £42.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.76% +203.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -24.24% +13.79%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 5 (50.00%) ISMS
3 5 (50.00%) Security Management
4 4 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (20.00%) Retail
6 2 (20.00%) Symantec
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) CESG
6 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (20.00%) PABX
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) FireEye
6 2 (20.00%) Imperva
6 2 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
7 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (10.00%) SaaS
7 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
7 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
7 1 (10.00%) Office 365
7 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
7 1 (10.00%) Line Management

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (10.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) PABX
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Information Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Information Security Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Telephony Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Incident Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Incident Manager
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Freedom of Information
2 2 (20.00%) CESG
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) ISMS
2 5 (50.00%) Security Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) Change Management
4 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) ERP
6 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (10.00%) Information Security Management
6 1 (10.00%) Line Management
6 1 (10.00%) Project Governance
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (20.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) FireEye
1 2 (20.00%) Imperva
1 2 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) BMC
2 1 (10.00%) Casewise
2 1 (10.00%) Lotus
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy