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 22 June 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
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 54 71
Rank change year-on-year +4 +17  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 9 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.42% 0.75% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.38% 6.25% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Median daily rate £463 £400 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.62% +45.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £49.90 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.81% +24.75%  

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 96 80 85
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 15.19% 11.98% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 38 41
Median daily rate £475 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £482
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 11
Median hourly rate £16.50 £29.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.10% -20.54%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.88 £13.60 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.28% +14.00%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 22 June 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 - 5 £550 -
Hatfield - 2 £363 - 5
ISO/IEC 27001
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 9 (60.00%) PCI DSS
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (46.67%) Programme Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
3 6 (40.00%) Threat Intelligence
3 6 (40.00%) Compliance Management
3 6 (40.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (40.00%) Splunk
3 6 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
3 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 6 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (40.00%) Information Security
4 5 (33.33%) CISSP
4 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Legal
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) CA
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) CEH
6 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
6 3 (20.00%) Spreadsheet

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
1 3 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 3 (20.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco ISE
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
General
1 3 (20.00%) Legal
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Local Government
3 1 (6.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Splunk Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Head of Security
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Security Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Dashboard Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Programme Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) Compliance Management
2 6 (40.00%) Information Security
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (40.00%) Portfolio Management
2 6 (40.00%) Risk and Compliance Management
2 6 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (40.00%) Security Architecture
2 6 (40.00%) Security Monitoring
2 6 (40.00%) Threat Intelligence
2 6 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) ISMS
4 3 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) Change Control
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
1 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (20.00%) CEH
2 3 (20.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (20.00%) OSCP
3 2 (13.33%) CCDP
3 2 (13.33%) CCIE
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) CCSE
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (13.33%) GPG13
4 1 (6.67%) GDPR
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Splunk
2 3 (20.00%) CA
2 3 (20.00%) IFS
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Computacenter
3 2 (13.33%) CyberArk
3 2 (13.33%) F5
3 2 (13.33%) FireEye
3 2 (13.33%) Forcepoint
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) McAfee
3 2 (13.33%) Palo Alto
3 2 (13.33%) Sourcefire
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec
4 1 (6.67%) Aruba