The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO/IEC 27001
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 50 49 65
Rank change year-on-year -1 +16  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 6 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.97% 1.34% 0.15%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.00% 15.25% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% -  
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 £20.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year -61.90% -  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 40 59 67
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 6.47% 8.77% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 34 28
Median daily rate £406 £425 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.41% +26.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £174 £365 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £601 £588 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £18.00 £38.75 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.54% +15.67%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Hertfordshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 3 - -
Hatfield - 1 £350 - 2
ISO/IEC 27001
East of England

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (30.77%) SIEM
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
4 3 (23.08%) Compliance Management
4 3 (23.08%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) Legal
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Splunk
4 3 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) ISMS
5 2 (15.38%) CEH
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Docker

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
1 2 (15.38%) MS Project
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
1 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (7.69%) IPsec
2 1 (7.69%) Network Security
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
General
1 3 (23.08%) Legal
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Architect
1 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
1 3 (23.08%) Splunk Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Cybersecurity Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Operational Security Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Security Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SOC Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Head of Security
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Network Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Network Technical Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Officer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (15.38%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Unix
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Information Security
2 5 (38.46%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (30.77%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (30.77%) SIEM
4 3 (23.08%) Compliance Management
4 3 (23.08%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
4 3 (23.08%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (23.08%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 3 (23.08%) Security Monitoring
4 3 (23.08%) Security Operations
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (15.38%) ISMS
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CEH
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
1 2 (15.38%) CREST Certified
1 2 (15.38%) OSCP
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) PCI DSS
2 2 (15.38%) ISO27002
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Splunk
2 2 (15.38%) CA
2 2 (15.38%) IFS
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) F5
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper
3 1 (7.69%) Palo Alto