Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 207 205 188
Rank change year-on-year -2 -17 +1
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 34 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.42% 0.58% 0.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.83% 5.65% 5.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 46 26
Midlands median daily rate £425 £475 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +13.94% -7.36%
10th Percentile £305 £325 £293
90th Percentile £525 £696 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Midlands median hourly rate - - £22.64
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% +16.05% -10.00%

ISO/IEC 27001 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 888 992 924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 10.89% 10.26% 10.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 647 499
Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +1.94% +10.71%
10th Percentile £208 £210 £225
90th Percentile £560 £550 £532
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 57 53
Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.51% -6.62% +20.00%
10th Percentile £8.44 £8.76 £10.78
90th Percentile £52.50 £42.65 £43.10
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.64
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.52% +10.97%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

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

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

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

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
West Midlands +2 26 £450 - 10
East Midlands +5 8 £373 -21.58% 2
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 24 (70.59%) Information Security
2 12 (35.29%) Security Management
2 12 (35.29%) ISMS
3 11 (32.35%) Information Security Management
4 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
5 8 (23.53%) ITIL
6 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
6 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
6 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (14.71%) GDPR
8 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
8 5 (14.71%) Finance
8 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (11.76%) Line Management
9 4 (11.76%) LAN
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (11.76%) CISSP
9 4 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
10 3 (8.82%) NIST 800
10 3 (8.82%) PRINCE
10 3 (8.82%) SLA
10 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.82%) Linux
10 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
10 3 (8.82%) CISM
10 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
10 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.82%) Data Privacy

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) LAN
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
2 2 (5.88%) VPN
3 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.94%) Network Security
3 1 (2.94%) SAN
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
3 1 (2.94%) WAN
3 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Codeship
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Consultant
2 9 (26.47%) Security Consultant
3 8 (23.53%) Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Information Security Consultant
5 6 (17.65%) Security Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Information Analyst
6 5 (14.71%) Information Security Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Administrator
7 3 (8.82%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.82%) Security Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) Information Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Information Security Project Manager
8 2 (5.88%) IT Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
8 2 (5.88%) Security Project Manager
9 1 (2.94%) Head of Security
9 1 (2.94%) Information Assurance Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Security Officer
9 1 (2.94%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) CESG
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.94%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.94%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Information Security
2 12 (35.29%) ISMS
2 12 (35.29%) Security Management
3 11 (32.35%) Information Security Management
4 8 (23.53%) ITIL
5 7 (20.59%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (20.59%) Data Protection
5 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
6 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (11.76%) Line Management
8 3 (8.82%) Data Privacy
8 3 (8.82%) Information Governance
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE
8 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.82%) Records Management
9 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (5.88%) Project Management
9 2 (5.88%) Security Architecture
9 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) CISSP
2 3 (8.82%) CISM
3 2 (5.88%) CISA
3 2 (5.88%) CISMP
3 2 (5.88%) ISEB
3 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.94%) AWS Certification
4 1 (2.94%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (2.94%) MCSE
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PCI QSA
4 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.94%) PMP
4 1 (2.94%) VCP5
4 1 (2.94%) VCP6
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
2 6 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 5 (14.71%) GDPR
4 4 (11.76%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (8.82%) NIST 800
5 3 (8.82%) SLA
6 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
7 1 (2.94%) COBIT
7 1 (2.94%) GCP
7 1 (2.94%) HIPAA
7 1 (2.94%) ISO 14001
7 1 (2.94%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
1 1 (2.94%) vSphere
1 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.94%) SCOM
1 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco
2 2 (5.88%) Dell
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) SAP