Period
to 21 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 21 February 2018 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 > South West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 120 154
Rank change year-on-year -23 +34 -16
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 56 84 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.08% 1.53% 1.00%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.67% 11.23% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 67 43
South West median daily rate £354 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.14% -2.78% -21.40%
10th Percentile £216 £313 £365
90th Percentile £583 £594 £571
England median daily rate £475 £465 £475
% change year-on-year +2.15% -2.11% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
South West median hourly rate - £20.00 -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% -60.00% +11.11%

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 South West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 646 748 859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.43% 13.65% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 530 604
South West median daily rate £410 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £270 £204 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 56 50
South West median hourly rate £28.50 £37.75 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.50% -10.12% +5.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.75 £17.15
90th Percentile £47.50 £77.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £21.01 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% -14.00% +16.28%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South West

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South West

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the South West over the 6 months to 21 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South West

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South West

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 6 months to 21 February 2018. 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
Bristol +10 33 £325 -18.75% 10
Gloucestershire +10 12 £450 - 4
Wiltshire -19 3 - - 4
Devon -7 2 - -
Dorset -18 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 33 (58.93%) Information Security
2 31 (55.36%) CISSP
3 19 (33.93%) PCI DSS
4 16 (28.57%) ITIL
4 16 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 16 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (26.79%) CISM
5 15 (26.79%) Network Security
6 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 13 (23.21%) Security Architecture
7 13 (23.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
7 13 (23.21%) Firewall
8 11 (19.64%) Finance
8 11 (19.64%) Information Assurance
8 11 (19.64%) COBIT
9 10 (17.86%) Degree
9 10 (17.86%) GDPR
10 9 (16.07%) SIEM
10 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
11 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (14.29%) TOGAF
11 8 (14.29%) SABSA
12 7 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
12 7 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
12 7 (12.50%) SAML
12 7 (12.50%) Unix
12 7 (12.50%) Windows

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.79%) Network Security
2 13 (23.21%) Firewall
3 4 (7.14%) Radio Access Network
3 4 (7.14%) VLAN
4 3 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.57%) Internet
5 2 (3.57%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (5.36%) Bitbucket
1 3 (5.36%) JIRA
General
1 11 (19.64%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.93%) Legal
4 4 (7.14%) Military
5 3 (5.36%) Banking
5 3 (5.36%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (21.43%) Analyst
2 8 (14.29%) Consultant
3 6 (10.71%) Coordinator
3 6 (10.71%) Security Assurance Coordinator
3 6 (10.71%) Security Consultant
4 5 (8.93%) Design Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Designer
4 5 (8.93%) Risk Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Security Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Security Designer
4 5 (8.93%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Security Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Data Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Information Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Information Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
5 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 4 (7.14%) Network Consultant
5 4 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.50%) SAML
2 2 (3.57%) LDAP
2 2 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) CESG
3 5 (8.93%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) PKI
5 3 (5.36%) PMI
6 2 (3.57%) Algorithms
6 2 (3.57%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.79%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.79%) EPoS
7 1 (1.79%) NHS
7 1 (1.79%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) Linux
1 7 (12.50%) Unix
1 7 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (1.79%) Solaris
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (58.93%) Information Security
2 16 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (28.57%) ITIL
2 16 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 13 (23.21%) Security Architecture
4 11 (19.64%) Information Assurance
5 9 (16.07%) SIEM
6 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (14.29%) SABSA
6 8 (14.29%) TOGAF
7 7 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (10.71%) Analytics
8 6 (10.71%) Internal Audit
8 6 (10.71%) Remediation Plan
8 6 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (10.71%) Scrum
8 6 (10.71%) Server Hardening
8 6 (10.71%) Service Management
9 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Management
9 5 (8.93%) IT Audit
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (55.36%) CISSP
2 15 (26.79%) CISM
3 14 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 10 (17.86%) Degree
5 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
6 6 (10.71%) ISSAP
7 5 (8.93%) CRISC
8 4 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (5.36%) Chartered Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) CITP
9 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (5.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (5.36%) Master's Degree
9 3 (5.36%) PMI Certification
9 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (3.57%) CLAS
10 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
10 2 (3.57%) IRCA
10 2 (3.57%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.93%) PCI DSS
2 13 (23.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 11 (19.64%) COBIT
4 10 (17.86%) GDPR
5 5 (8.93%) RMADS
6 4 (7.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (3.57%) ISO 14001
7 2 (3.57%) ISO 22301
7 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
7 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.79%) JSP 440
8 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) IAG
Systems Management
1 7 (12.50%) Single Sign-On
2 5 (8.93%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.79%) Nessus
3 1 (1.79%) Nmap
Vendors
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.14%) LogLogic
2 4 (7.14%) McAfee
3 2 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (1.79%) Qualys