Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 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
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 143 190 152
Rank change year-on-year +47 -38 -26
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 58 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.07% 0.59% 1.01%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.05% 6.00% 8.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 20 21
South West median daily rate £463 £443 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.52% +36.15% -27.78%
10th Percentile £354 £358 £213
90th Percentile £576 £553 £538
England median daily rate £500 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
South West median hourly rate - £23.00 -
England median hourly rate £31.08 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -11.20% -30.00% +150.00%

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 525 633 651
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 9.69% 9.87% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 316 394 402
South West median daily rate £450 £450 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.19%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £267
90th Percentile £600 £638 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 18
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.63 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.30% +14.00% -19.87%
10th Percentile £19.25 £11.93 £13.00
90th Percentile £53.13 £46.25 £46.88
England median hourly rate £25.68 £21.63 £21.01
% change year-on-year +18.72% +2.98% -2.30%

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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 +23 18 £475 -2.56% 20
Wiltshire +26 12 £475 -17.39% 6
Dorset -4 8 £413 -5.17% 5
Gloucestershire +12 6 £463 -3.65% 7
Devon -8 6 £413 +10.00% 6
Somerset - 6 £638 - 3
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 24 (41.38%) Information Security
2 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
3 15 (25.86%) CISSP
3 15 (25.86%) Risk Management
4 14 (24.14%) Finance
4 14 (24.14%) ITIL
5 13 (22.41%) Cybersecurity
6 12 (20.69%) Management Information System
7 11 (18.97%) Azure
8 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
8 10 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (17.24%) CISM
8 10 (17.24%) Windows
9 9 (15.52%) VMware
9 9 (15.52%) PCI DSS
10 8 (13.79%) SIEM
10 8 (13.79%) Remediation Plan
10 8 (13.79%) Firewall
10 8 (13.79%) ISO 9001
11 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
11 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (12.07%) Security Management
11 7 (12.07%) Cyber Essentials
11 7 (12.07%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (12.07%) Public Sector
11 7 (12.07%) ISMS
12 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
12 6 (10.34%) Information Assurance
12 6 (10.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 6 (10.34%) Compliance Audit

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 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.45%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Azure
2 5 (8.62%) SaaS
3 4 (6.90%) Office 365
4 3 (5.17%) AWS
5 2 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (3.45%) IaaS
5 2 (3.45%) Mimecast
5 2 (3.45%) PaaS
6 1 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.79%) Firewall
2 5 (8.62%) Network Security
3 3 (5.17%) X.509
4 2 (3.45%) LAN
4 2 (3.45%) Skype
4 2 (3.45%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.45%) WAN
5 1 (1.72%) BGP
5 1 (1.72%) Internet
5 1 (1.72%) OSPF
5 1 (1.72%) VLAN
5 1 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.72%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
General
1 14 (24.14%) Finance
2 7 (12.07%) Manufacturing
2 7 (12.07%) Public Sector
3 4 (6.90%) Electronics
3 4 (6.90%) Marketing
3 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.17%) Aerospace
4 3 (5.17%) Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (3.45%) Military
6 1 (1.72%) Back Office
6 1 (1.72%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (32.76%) Consultant
2 13 (22.41%) Security Consultant
3 9 (15.52%) Architect
4 7 (12.07%) IT Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Audit Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Information Manager
7 4 (6.90%) Security Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 3 (5.17%) Information Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Information Officer
8 3 (5.17%) Information Security Officer
8 3 (5.17%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (5.17%) IT Services Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Security Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Security Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Security Officer
8 3 (5.17%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) SAML
2 1 (1.72%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.62%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.45%) CESG
3 2 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 6 (10.34%) Linux
3 3 (5.17%) Unix
4 2 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (41.38%) Information Security
2 15 (25.86%) Risk Management
3 14 (24.14%) ITIL
4 13 (22.41%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (17.24%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (13.79%) Remediation Plan
6 8 (13.79%) SIEM
7 7 (12.07%) ISMS
7 7 (12.07%) Security Management
7 7 (12.07%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.34%) Compliance Audit
8 6 (10.34%) Information Assurance
8 6 (10.34%) Information Security Management
8 6 (10.34%) Service Management
9 5 (8.62%) Data Protection
9 5 (8.62%) Security Operations
9 5 (8.62%) Security Testing
10 4 (6.90%) Digital Marketing
10 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
10 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.62%) C
2 1 (1.72%) C#
2 1 (1.72%) C++
2 1 (1.72%) Java
2 1 (1.72%) PHP
2 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.86%) CISSP
3 10 (17.24%) CISM
3 10 (17.24%) DV Cleared
4 7 (12.07%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
6 5 (8.62%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 4 (6.90%) SSCP
8 3 (5.17%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (3.45%) CISA
9 2 (3.45%) CISMP
9 2 (3.45%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (3.45%) ISEB
9 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
9 2 (3.45%) ISTQB
9 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (1.72%) CRISC
10 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.52%) PCI DSS
2 8 (13.79%) ISO 9001
3 7 (12.07%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (10.34%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 5 (8.62%) SLA
6 4 (6.90%) GDPR
6 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (6.90%) JSP 440
6 4 (6.90%) RMADS
6 4 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (5.17%) NCSC
7 3 (5.17%) NIST
7 3 (5.17%) PMO
8 2 (3.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (3.45%) ISO 31000
8 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (1.72%) COBIT
9 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (3.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.72%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.72%) QRadar
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) VMware
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.90%) SAP
4 3 (5.17%) Citrix
4 3 (5.17%) Palo Alto
5 2 (3.45%) Cisco
5 2 (3.45%) Mitel
5 2 (3.45%) MobileIron
5 2 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (1.72%) FireEye
6 1 (1.72%) Forcepoint
6 1 (1.72%) McAfee
6 1 (1.72%) Splunk
6 1 (1.72%) Virgin Media