The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 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 28 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
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 67 68
Rank change year-on-year -6 +1  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.40% 0.13% 0.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.88% 1.10% 4.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £500 £188 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +166.66% -71.15%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 104 91 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 13.96% 12.15% 15.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 43 58
Median daily rate £400 £400 £318
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £213 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.10 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.28% -62.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.25% +37.93%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Milton Keynes

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) GIAC
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
2 5 (55.56%) OWASP
2 5 (55.56%) CLAS
2 5 (55.56%) SANS
3 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
4 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 3 (33.33%) Security Patching
5 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
5 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
5 2 (22.22%) Retail
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) CISA
5 2 (22.22%) CISMP
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) ERD
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) RMADS

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 3 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
1 5 (55.56%) Security Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) CISSP Architect
3 2 (22.22%) CLAS Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Advisor
4 1 (11.11%) Security Management Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CESG
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Information Security
1 5 (55.56%) OWASP
2 4 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Security Patching
3 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
4 2 (22.22%) ERD
4 2 (22.22%) Information Assurance
4 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 1 (11.11%) Coaching
5 1 (11.11%) Internal Audit
5 1 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
5 1 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) CLAS
2 5 (55.56%) GIAC
2 5 (55.56%) SANS
3 2 (22.22%) CISA
3 2 (22.22%) CISMP
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (11.11%) CISM
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (11.11%) RMADS