Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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 > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 140 102 140
Rank change year-on-year -38 +38 +1
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 68 108 82
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.20% 1.89% 1.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.15% 14.03% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 94 53
South West median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £124 £275 £375
90th Percentile £725 £618 £561
England median daily rate £475 £450 £451
% change year-on-year +5.56% -0.22% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
South West median hourly rate £11.00 £70.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -84.29% - -
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 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 743 770 854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 13.13% 13.46% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 475 561 610
South West median daily rate £410 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.13% +4.00% -5.66%
10th Percentile £258 £210 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 35
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% -1.23% +58.82%
10th Percentile £13.20 £11.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £58.75 £45.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +12.82%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Bristol +5 43 £450 +16.13% 5
Wiltshire -39 8 £650 +44.44% 1
Somerset - 7 £500 - 2
Gloucestershire +11 6 £500 +11.11% 4
Dorset -5 2 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 41 (60.29%) Information Security
2 39 (57.35%) CISSP
3 22 (32.35%) Security Cleared
4 20 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (29.41%) CISM
5 19 (27.94%) PCI DSS
6 17 (25.00%) CLAS
6 17 (25.00%) Firewall
6 17 (25.00%) Telecoms
6 17 (25.00%) Finance
7 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (22.06%) IISP
9 14 (20.59%) Risk Management
9 14 (20.59%) Linux
10 13 (19.12%) Windows
10 13 (19.12%) ITIL
10 13 (19.12%) CESG
10 13 (19.12%) Network Security
10 13 (19.12%) Degree
10 13 (19.12%) Information Assurance
11 12 (17.65%) Security Architecture
12 11 (16.18%) SIEM
12 11 (16.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 10 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 10 (14.71%) Risk Analysis
13 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
13 10 (14.71%) DV Cleared
13 10 (14.71%) Programme Management
13 10 (14.71%) Unix
14 9 (13.24%) 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 3 (4.41%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (1.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (25.00%) Firewall
2 13 (19.12%) Network Security
3 6 (8.82%) Radio Access Network
3 6 (8.82%) VLAN
4 3 (4.41%) DHCP
4 3 (4.41%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (4.41%) LAN
4 3 (4.41%) LDAP
4 3 (4.41%) VPN
4 3 (4.41%) WAN
5 2 (2.94%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.47%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (1.47%) iSCSI
6 1 (1.47%) ISUP
6 1 (1.47%) MVNO
6 1 (1.47%) SIGTRAN
6 1 (1.47%) SS7
6 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.47%) VoLTE
6 1 (1.47%) VoWiFi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.47%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) JIRA
2 3 (4.41%) Bitbucket
General
1 17 (25.00%) Finance
1 17 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.76%) Manufacturing
3 6 (8.82%) Electronics
3 6 (8.82%) Marketing
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Banking
5 2 (2.94%) Billing
6 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.47%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.47%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.47%) Military
6 1 (1.47%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 15 (22.06%) Consultant
2 14 (20.59%) Security Consultant
3 10 (14.71%) Analyst
4 7 (10.29%) CLAS Security Advisor
4 7 (10.29%) Security Advisor
5 6 (8.82%) Analytics Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Core Network Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Data Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Designer
5 6 (8.82%) Network Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Security Designer
6 5 (7.35%) Support Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Coordinator
7 4 (5.88%) Design Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) SAML
2 2 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) CESG
2 8 (11.76%) CESG CLAS
3 7 (10.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.82%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
5 4 (5.88%) Cyber Attack
5 4 (5.88%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (4.41%) PKI
6 3 (4.41%) PMI
7 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.94%) N-Tier
8 1 (1.47%) Derivative
8 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.47%) EPoS
8 1 (1.47%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Linux
2 13 (19.12%) Windows
3 10 (14.71%) Unix
4 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.47%) CentOS
5 1 (1.47%) Solaris
5 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (60.29%) Information Security
2 20 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (20.59%) Risk Management
5 13 (19.12%) Information Assurance
5 13 (19.12%) ITIL
6 12 (17.65%) Security Architecture
7 11 (16.18%) SIEM
8 10 (14.71%) Programme Management
8 10 (14.71%) Risk Analysis
9 9 (13.24%) Analytics
9 9 (13.24%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (11.76%) Information Management
10 8 (11.76%) Project Management
10 8 (11.76%) TOGAF
11 7 (10.29%) Data Analytics
11 7 (10.29%) Risk Assessment
11 7 (10.29%) SABSA
12 6 (8.82%) Digital Marketing
12 6 (8.82%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.29%) SQL
2 1 (1.47%) C
2 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.47%) Python
2 1 (1.47%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (57.35%) CISSP
2 22 (32.35%) Security Cleared
3 20 (29.41%) CISM
4 17 (25.00%) CLAS
5 15 (22.06%) IISP
6 13 (19.12%) Degree
7 10 (14.71%) DV Cleared
7 10 (14.71%) SC Cleared
8 8 (11.76%) HND
9 7 (10.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 6 (8.82%) CompTIA Security+
10 6 (8.82%) Security+ Certification
11 5 (7.35%) ISSAP
12 4 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
13 3 (4.41%) CITP
13 3 (4.41%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (4.41%) Master's Degree
13 3 (4.41%) PMI Certification
13 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (4.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (27.94%) PCI DSS
2 11 (16.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 10 (14.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (13.24%) GDPR
5 6 (8.82%) JSP 440
6 5 (7.35%) COBIT
7 2 (2.94%) RMADS
7 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (1.47%) ISO 9000
8 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (1.47%) NIST 800
8 1 (1.47%) PMO
8 1 (1.47%) PSD2
System Software
1 6 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.41%) vSphere
4 2 (2.94%) IAG
5 1 (1.47%) Docker
5 1 (1.47%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.47%) XenApp
5 1 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Puppet
2 3 (4.41%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (2.94%) Nessus
3 2 (2.94%) WSUS
4 1 (1.47%) Ansible
4 1 (1.47%) Nexpose
4 1 (1.47%) Nmap
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (1.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Oracle
1 6 (8.82%) SAP
2 5 (7.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.88%) LogLogic
3 4 (5.88%) McAfee
3 4 (5.88%) VMware
4 1 (1.47%) Citrix
4 1 (1.47%) Nokia
4 1 (1.47%) Qualys
4 1 (1.47%) Rapid7
4 1 (1.47%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.47%) Splunk
4 1 (1.47%) Tekelec