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 3 months to 29 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 / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 108 110
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 26 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.01% 0.96% 1.25%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.30% 6.88% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 28
Median daily rate £400 £450 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% -33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £375 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £575 £745
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £15.50 - -
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 South West with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 356 407 409
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 13.80% 14.01% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 264 259
Median daily rate £376 £375 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.13% -13.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £673
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 36 21
Median hourly rate £27.88 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.63% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £23.25 £12.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £43.70
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 South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Wiltshire +9 10 £365 -23.15% 3
Bristol +5 7 £375 -2.59% 7
Gloucestershire -7 5 £475 +5.55% 1
Devon +2 3 - -
Dorset - 1 £363 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 South West region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 41 (55.41%) CISSP
2 40 (54.05%) Information Security
3 36 (48.65%) Security Cleared
4 26 (35.14%) ITIL
5 23 (31.08%) SC Cleared
6 22 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (25.68%) Information Assurance
8 17 (22.97%) CLAS
9 14 (18.92%) CISA
9 14 (18.92%) PRINCE2
10 13 (17.57%) Security Management
10 13 (17.57%) CESG
11 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (16.22%) DV Cleared
11 12 (16.22%) Information Security Management
11 12 (16.22%) Intel Security
11 12 (16.22%) McAfee ePO
11 12 (16.22%) Compliance Audit
12 11 (14.86%) Remediation Plan
12 11 (14.86%) Data Protection
13 10 (13.51%) Project Management
13 10 (13.51%) ITIL V3
13 10 (13.51%) Splunk
13 10 (13.51%) Security Architecture
13 10 (13.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 9 (12.16%) SIEM
14 9 (12.16%) PCI DSS
15 8 (10.81%) Reference Data
15 8 (10.81%) ISMS
15 8 (10.81%) Penetration Testing

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 5 (6.76%) CMS
1 5 (6.76%) ColdFusion
1 5 (6.76%) Railo
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) SaaS
2 2 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.46%) Firewall
2 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.41%) DNS
3 4 (5.41%) LAN
3 4 (5.41%) NetScaler
3 4 (5.41%) Network Security
3 4 (5.41%) SSL
3 4 (5.41%) VPN
3 4 (5.41%) WAN
3 4 (5.41%) Wireless
4 2 (2.70%) WebEx
5 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.11%) NonStop SQL
2 3 (4.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.76%) Hudson
1 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (6.76%) Legal
2 3 (4.05%) Military
3 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.35%) Electronics
4 1 (1.35%) Finance
4 1 (1.35%) Marketing
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (36.49%) Analyst
2 20 (27.03%) Consultant
3 18 (24.32%) Security Analyst
4 11 (14.86%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 10 (13.51%) CISSP Consultant
6 9 (12.16%) Security Consultant
6 9 (12.16%) SOC Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Information Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) IT Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Security Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Cybersecurity Specialist
9 4 (5.41%) Developer
9 4 (5.41%) IT Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) IT Security Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Security Manager
9 4 (5.41%) Security Specialist
10 3 (4.05%) Cybersecurity Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) CSS
1 5 (6.76%) HTML
1 5 (6.76%) HTML5
1 5 (6.76%) jQuery
1 5 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) CESG
2 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) Cyber Defence
2 8 (10.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.81%) Reference Data
2 8 (10.81%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (8.11%) CESG CLAS
3 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.05%) Linux
1 3 (4.05%) Windows
2 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (54.05%) Information Security
2 26 (35.14%) ITIL
3 22 (29.73%) Cybersecurity
4 19 (25.68%) Information Assurance
5 14 (18.92%) PRINCE2
6 13 (17.57%) Security Management
7 12 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (16.22%) Compliance Audit
7 12 (16.22%) Information Security Management
8 11 (14.86%) Data Protection
8 11 (14.86%) Remediation Plan
9 10 (13.51%) ITIL V3
9 10 (13.51%) Project Management
9 10 (13.51%) Security Architecture
10 9 (12.16%) SIEM
11 8 (10.81%) Data Security
11 8 (10.81%) ISMS
11 8 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (10.81%) Security Operations
12 6 (8.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.76%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.05%) SQL
3 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 41 (55.41%) CISSP
2 36 (48.65%) Security Cleared
3 23 (31.08%) SC Cleared
4 17 (22.97%) CLAS
5 14 (18.92%) CISA
6 12 (16.22%) DV Cleared
7 7 (9.46%) Degree
8 6 (8.11%) CISM
8 6 (8.11%) ISEB
9 5 (6.76%) SANS
10 3 (4.05%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (2.70%) CISMP
11 2 (2.70%) GSEC
12 1 (1.35%) CREST Certified
12 1 (1.35%) GCIA
12 1 (1.35%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.51%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (12.16%) PCI DSS
3 8 (10.81%) ISO27002
4 5 (6.76%) ISO 9001
5 3 (4.05%) COBIT
5 3 (4.05%) ISO19770
6 2 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.35%) PMO
7 1 (1.35%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.81%) BitLocker
2 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.35%) Snort
Systems Management
1 12 (16.22%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.35%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (1.35%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Intel Security
2 10 (13.51%) Splunk
3 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.81%) VMware
4 5 (6.76%) LogRhythm
5 4 (5.41%) Aruba
5 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
5 4 (5.41%) Citrix
5 4 (5.41%) Juniper
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco
7 1 (1.35%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.35%) SAP
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