Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 164 137
Rank change year-on-year +15 -27 -2
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 46 39 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.91% 0.74% 1.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.63% 5.79% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 16 52
South West median daily rate £425 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -28.00%
10th Percentile £250 £358 £363
90th Percentile £569 £528 £620
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +11.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
South West median hourly rate - £15.50 -
England median hourly rate £42.65 £33.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +29.23% -34.00% +25.00%

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 603 673 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.93% 12.82% 13.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 418 515
South West median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.13% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £266 £203 £230
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £411
% change year-on-year - +9.42% +2.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 58 62
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -10.71% +7.01%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £77.50 £52.50
England median hourly rate £22.67 £21.34 £23.81
% change year-on-year +6.27% -10.39% +17.03%

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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Gloucestershire +17 15 £406 -14.47% 5
Bristol -5 11 £325 -36.59% 10
Dorset -5 6 £425 +17.24% 1
Wiltshire +2 4 - - 1
Devon -3 2 - - 1
Cornwall - 2 £475 - 1
Somerset - 2 £450 - 5
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (71.74%) Information Security
2 28 (60.87%) CISSP
3 16 (34.78%) PCI DSS
3 16 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 14 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (30.43%) CISM
4 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (28.26%) Management Information System
5 13 (28.26%) Firewall
6 12 (26.09%) Finance
6 12 (26.09%) Information Assurance
6 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
7 11 (23.91%) Network Security
7 11 (23.91%) Security Architecture
7 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
8 9 (19.57%) Server Hardening
9 8 (17.39%) Banking
9 8 (17.39%) SAML
9 8 (17.39%) ITIL
9 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
9 8 (17.39%) Data Security
9 8 (17.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 8 (17.39%) GDPR
10 7 (15.22%) Legal
10 7 (15.22%) RMADS
10 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
10 7 (15.22%) COBIT
10 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (15.22%) SaaS
10 7 (15.22%) SIEM

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 1 (2.17%) IIS
1 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.26%) Firewall
2 11 (23.91%) Network Security
3 4 (8.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.17%) Kerberos
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 8 (17.39%) Banking
3 7 (15.22%) Legal
4 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
5 3 (6.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Consultant
2 9 (19.57%) Security Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Design Engineer
3 7 (15.22%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Security Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) CISSP Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Coordinator
4 6 (13.04%) Security Assurance Coordinator
5 5 (10.87%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Information Officer
6 4 (8.70%) Information Security Officer
6 4 (8.70%) Security Officer
7 3 (6.52%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Security Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Security Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Information Assurance Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Information Assurance Support
8 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
9 1 (2.17%) GDPR Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) SAML
2 1 (2.17%) LDAP
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.26%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.35%) CESG
3 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.17%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.17%) NHS
3 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.17%) PKI
3 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.17%) Unix
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (71.74%) Information Security
2 14 (30.43%) Cybersecurity
2 14 (30.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (26.09%) Information Assurance
4 11 (23.91%) Risk Management
4 11 (23.91%) Security Architecture
5 9 (19.57%) Server Hardening
6 8 (17.39%) Data Security
6 8 (17.39%) ITIL
7 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (15.22%) SIEM
8 5 (10.87%) Commercial Awareness
8 5 (10.87%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (10.87%) Internal Audit
8 5 (10.87%) IT Audit
8 5 (10.87%) Remediation Plan
9 3 (6.52%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (6.52%) SABSA
9 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
10 2 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) C
1 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (60.87%) CISSP
2 14 (30.43%) CISM
3 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
5 6 (13.04%) CISA
5 6 (13.04%) CRISC
6 2 (4.35%) IRCA
6 2 (4.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 2 (4.35%) ISSAP
7 1 (2.17%) CESG Certified Professional
7 1 (2.17%) CLAS
7 1 (2.17%) Degree
7 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.17%) GSEC
7 1 (2.17%) IISP
7 1 (2.17%) OSCP
7 1 (2.17%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 16 (34.78%) PCI DSS
2 8 (17.39%) GDPR
3 7 (15.22%) COBIT
3 7 (15.22%) RMADS
4 3 (6.52%) ISO 9001
5 2 (4.35%) ISO 14001
5 2 (4.35%) ISO 22301
5 2 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (2.17%) JSP 440
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) IAG
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 6 (13.04%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1 (2.17%) Cisco
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle
1 1 (2.17%) VMware
1 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard