Period
to 18 January 2018

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 18 January 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 86 81
Rank change year-on-year +3 -5 -1
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 18 17 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.13% 1.22% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.61% 12.50% 3.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 11 2
Birmingham median daily rate £438 £495 £581
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.62% -14.84% +66.07%
10th Percentile £378 £325 £507
90th Percentile £524 £575 £661
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £485 £473
% change year-on-year -12.37% +2.65% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Birmingham median hourly rate £21.79 - £22.64
10th Percentile £20.95 - £20.75
90th Percentile £22.64 - £23.64
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.79 - £22.64

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 209 136 109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 13.10% 9.72% 8.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 88 63
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% +23.08% +21.50%
10th Percentile £213 £257 £185
90th Percentile £525 £550 £523
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +3.33% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 4 9
Birmingham median hourly rate £20.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +26.67% -42.31%
10th Percentile £8.39 £12.99 £10.36
90th Percentile £53.75 £23.71 £56.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.25 £25.00 £21.53
% change year-on-year -27.00% +16.14% -4.33%

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 18 January 2018.

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 18 January 2018, 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 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 6 (33.33%) Security Management
3 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 6 (33.33%) ISMS
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
5 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
5 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
6 3 (16.67%) SLA
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Retail
6 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (16.67%) Line Management
6 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (11.11%) Freedom of Information Act
7 2 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (11.11%) Network Security
7 2 (11.11%) Information Governance
7 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (11.11%) Network Security
3 1 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (5.56%) SMS
3 1 (5.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Codeship
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Security Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Information Governance Officer
3 2 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Information Officer
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Information Security Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Information Security Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Supplier Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (11.11%) Freedom of Information
3 2 (11.11%) Freedom of Information Act
3 2 (11.11%) NHS
4 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Information Security
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL
3 6 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 6 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 6 (33.33%) ISMS
3 6 (33.33%) Security Management
4 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (16.67%) Line Management
5 3 (16.67%) Project Management
5 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (11.11%) Incident Management
6 2 (11.11%) Information Governance
6 2 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 2 (11.11%) Security Architecture
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) Process Management
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) AWS Certification
1 1 (5.56%) CISM
1 1 (5.56%) CISMP
1 1 (5.56%) CISSP
1 1 (5.56%) MCSE
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.56%) PMP
1 1 (5.56%) VCP5
1 1 (5.56%) VCP6
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (16.67%) SLA
3 2 (11.11%) ISO 9001
3 2 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (5.56%) COBIT
4 1 (5.56%) GCP
4 1 (5.56%) GDPR
4 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.56%) SCOM
1 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco
2 1 (5.56%) Dell
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) VMware