The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 23 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
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 59 37
Rank change year-on-year +23 -22  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.21% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.78% 2.33% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £356 £515 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.82% +14.44%  
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 £33.00 £66.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +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 Cardiff with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cardiff
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 59 43 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 17.88% 11.75% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 29 11
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £28.75 - £14.13
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 - £12.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 - £16.23
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -27.27% +13.79%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cardiff

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CISM
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (66.67%) CISA
2 4 (66.67%) ISMS
3 3 (50.00%) COBIT
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) CRISC
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security Governance
4 2 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) GIAC
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Security
4 2 (33.33%) VMware

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Security Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Information Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) ISMS
3 3 (50.00%) Information Security Management
3 3 (50.00%) Security Management
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Security
4 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
4 2 (33.33%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Information Security Governance
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) SIEM
4 2 (33.33%) Threat Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (16.67%) Document Management
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CISM
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (66.67%) CISA
3 3 (50.00%) CRISC
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (50.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco
1 2 (33.33%) VMware