The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 30 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.

ISO/IEC 27001
England / Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 26 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.65% 2.29% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 15.38% 10.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 0
Median daily rate £500 £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -61.90% +31.25%  

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 Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 13 47 5
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 10.74% 21.56% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 34 3
Median daily rate £500 £500 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +37.93%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Midlands region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) Data Privacy
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (40.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) F5
3 2 (40.00%) Splunk
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) WLAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (40.00%) Symantec
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 2 (40.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) SOC Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (40.00%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Data Privacy
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (40.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Security Operations
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 2 (40.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 3 (60.00%) CISM
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (40.00%) Nessus
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) F5
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) ScanSafe
1 2 (40.00%) Sourcefire
1 2 (40.00%) Splunk
1 2 (40.00%) Symantec