Period
to 23 January 2020

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 6 months to 23 January 2020 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
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 73 80 82
Rank change year-on-year +7 +2 -4
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 19 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.72% 0.82% 1.20%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.00% 6.32% 8.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 13
Birmingham median daily rate £531 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +16.67% -9.09%
10th Percentile £337 £350 £380
90th Percentile £731 £713 £524
West Midlands median daily rate £550 £618 £438
% change year-on-year -10.93% +41.14% -9.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Birmingham median hourly rate - - £21.79
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £21.79

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 Birmingham with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 100 174 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 9.07% 12.96% 13.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 132 151
Birmingham median daily rate £500 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -3.03% +3.77%
10th Percentile £179 £313 £213
90th Percentile £683 £600 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 17
Birmingham median hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +75.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £13.10 £25.00 £8.39
90th Percentile £35.00 £41.00 £53.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.25 £16.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.56% -13.51% -26.00%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Birmingham over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 23 January 2020, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) JSON
4 5 (26.32%) CISSP
4 5 (26.32%) SQL
4 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Project Management
4 5 (26.32%) GDPR
4 5 (26.32%) NIST
5 4 (21.05%) SaaS
5 4 (21.05%) VBA
5 4 (21.05%) SNMP
5 4 (21.05%) ICMP
5 4 (21.05%) Telnet
5 4 (21.05%) WMI
5 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
6 3 (15.79%) Azure
6 3 (15.79%) ISMS
6 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
6 3 (15.79%) Legal
6 3 (15.79%) SABSA
7 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
7 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
7 2 (10.53%) Splunk
7 2 (10.53%) SIEM
7 2 (10.53%) Information Security Governance

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 (5.26%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) SaaS
2 3 (15.79%) Azure
3 2 (10.53%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) ICMP
1 4 (21.05%) SNMP
1 4 (21.05%) Telnet
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Public Sector
4 1 (5.26%) Automotive
4 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
2 5 (26.32%) Security Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Data Architect
4 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Head of IT
6 1 (5.26%) Information Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) IT Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Security Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) JSON
1 5 (26.32%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Information Security
2 7 (36.84%) ITIL
2 7 (36.84%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (15.79%) ISMS
4 3 (15.79%) SABSA
4 3 (15.79%) TOGAF
5 2 (10.53%) Cyber Resilience
5 2 (10.53%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Governance
5 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.53%) SDLC
5 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Security Management
5 2 (10.53%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) CISM
2 2 (10.53%) SANS
3 1 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 1 (5.26%) CCSP
3 1 (5.26%) CEH
3 1 (5.26%) CISA
3 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) GDPR
1 5 (26.32%) NIST
2 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
3 2 (10.53%) ISO 22301
3 2 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (5.26%) COBIT
4 1 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (5.26%) NCSC
4 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) WMI
2 2 (10.53%) QRadar
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Splunk
2 1 (5.26%) LogRhythm