Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 25 July 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
England > East of England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 136 131 165
Rank change year-on-year -5 +34 +26
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 68 58 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.46% 1.12% 0.77%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.70% 10.39% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 36 37
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +59.29%
10th Percentile £320 £375 £313
90th Percentile £525 £506 £563
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 3
East of England median hourly rate £46.00 £36.81 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.97% -7.98% -
England median hourly rate £33.00 £46.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -29.03% +16.25% +50.94%

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 the East of England with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 581 558 607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 12.44% 10.82% 10.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 299 340
East of England median daily rate £420 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £196 £204 £163
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +8.96% +3.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 59 54
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £31.00 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.94% +11.71% +4.72%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.40 £16.00
90th Percentile £45.60 £47.35 £43.23
England median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year -13.33% +4.65% +7.50%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the East of England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the East of England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the East of England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the East of England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the East of England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the East of England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. 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
Bedfordshire +13 27 £475 +15.15% 1
Hertfordshire -7 22 £363 -12.12% 2
Cambridgeshire -9 9 £400 -5.88% 2
Essex -31 5 £408 -6.86%
Suffolk +16 4 £250 -
Norfolk -1 1 £450 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 East of England region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 40 (58.82%) Information Security
2 35 (51.47%) PCI DSS
3 31 (45.59%) CISSP
4 27 (39.71%) CISM
5 20 (29.41%) CISA
6 17 (25.00%) GDPR
7 15 (22.06%) Finance
7 15 (22.06%) Project Management
8 13 (19.12%) ISMS
8 13 (19.12%) Security Architecture
9 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
10 11 (16.18%) Compliance Management
10 11 (16.18%) Risk and Compliance Management
10 11 (16.18%) Programme Delivery
10 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
11 10 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
11 10 (14.71%) Data Protection
11 10 (14.71%) SDLC
11 10 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 9 (13.24%) Data Loss Prevention
12 9 (13.24%) SIEM
12 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (13.24%) Retail
13 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
13 8 (11.76%) Risk Management
13 8 (11.76%) Business Continuity
13 8 (11.76%) GIAC
13 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
13 8 (11.76%) SANS
13 8 (11.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Project
1 6 (8.82%) MS Visio
1 6 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.88%) Office 365
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
3 1 (1.47%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Firewall
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco ISE
General
1 15 (22.06%) Finance
2 9 (13.24%) Retail
3 7 (10.29%) Legal
4 4 (5.88%) Law
5 2 (2.94%) Local Government
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (33.82%) Consultant
2 22 (32.35%) Security Consultant
3 13 (19.12%) Information Security Consultant
3 13 (19.12%) Security Manager
4 10 (14.71%) Project Manager
4 10 (14.71%) Security Project Manager
5 9 (13.24%) Architect
6 8 (11.76%) Security Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Splunk Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (7.35%) Security Architect
9 4 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Information Officer
9 4 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
9 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
9 4 (5.88%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Security Officer
9 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.35%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (5.88%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.88%) Unix
2 2 (2.94%) Linux
2 2 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (58.82%) Information Security
2 15 (22.06%) Project Management
3 13 (19.12%) ISMS
3 13 (19.12%) Security Architecture
4 11 (16.18%) Compliance Management
4 11 (16.18%) Programme Delivery
4 11 (16.18%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 10 (14.71%) Data Protection
5 10 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (14.71%) SDLC
6 9 (13.24%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.24%) Data Loss Prevention
6 9 (13.24%) SIEM
7 8 (11.76%) Business Continuity
7 8 (11.76%) Privileged Access Management
7 8 (11.76%) Risk Management
8 7 (10.29%) Information Security Management
8 7 (10.29%) ITIL
8 7 (10.29%) Security Management
8 7 (10.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) Java
1 1 (1.47%) Perl
1 1 (1.47%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (45.59%) CISSP
2 27 (39.71%) CISM
3 20 (29.41%) CISA
4 8 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (11.76%) GIAC
4 8 (11.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 8 (11.76%) SANS
5 7 (10.29%) Degree
6 6 (8.82%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 6 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (7.35%) CCSP
8 3 (4.41%) CEH
8 3 (4.41%) CREST Certified
8 3 (4.41%) OSCP
8 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.41%) Security Cleared
8 3 (4.41%) SSCP
9 2 (2.94%) CCDP
9 2 (2.94%) CCNP
9 2 (2.94%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (51.47%) PCI DSS
2 17 (25.00%) GDPR
3 10 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (4.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (2.94%) GPG13
5 2 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (1.47%) COBIT
6 1 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 3 (4.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 11 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.82%) CA
2 6 (8.82%) Cisco
2 6 (8.82%) Palo Alto
2 6 (8.82%) Splunk
3 5 (7.35%) CheckPoint
3 5 (7.35%) IFS
3 5 (7.35%) McAfee
4 4 (5.88%) Citrix
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle
5 3 (4.41%) FireEye
5 3 (4.41%) Symantec
6 2 (2.94%) Computacenter
6 2 (2.94%) CyberArk
6 2 (2.94%) F5
6 2 (2.94%) Forcepoint
6 2 (2.94%) Juniper
6 2 (2.94%) Sourcefire
6 2 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (1.47%) Aruba