Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 141 119
Rank change year-on-year -22 -22 +22
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 47 50 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.85% 0.91% 1.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.42% 6.98% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 67
South West median daily rate £425 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -4.76%
10th Percentile £345 £359 £276
90th Percentile £573 £725 £645
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South West median hourly rate - £15.50 -
England median hourly rate £63.50 £33.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +92.42% -28.26% +15.00%

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 633 716 752
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 11.50% 13.07% 12.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 425 492
South West median daily rate £415 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -2.60% -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £225
90th Percentile £575 £571 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 58 46
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -16.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £13.20 £13.85 £20.50
90th Percentile £52.88 £49.00 £55.38
England median hourly rate £23.50 £20.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year +16.05% -10.00% +4.65%

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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -24 14 £375 -28.57% 9
Gloucestershire +6 9 £488 -11.36% 6
Cornwall - 9 £475 -
Dorset +1 7 £425 -
Wiltshire -6 3 - - 4
Somerset +1 2 £450 -10.00%
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 35 (74.47%) Information Security
2 29 (61.70%) CISSP
3 20 (42.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 16 (34.04%) PCI DSS
5 14 (29.79%) CISM
5 14 (29.79%) Firewall
6 13 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (21.28%) Security Architecture
8 9 (19.15%) Finance
8 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
9 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (17.02%) Network Security
9 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
10 7 (14.89%) Information Assurance
10 7 (14.89%) CISA
10 7 (14.89%) ITIL
11 6 (12.77%) Windows
11 6 (12.77%) SAML
11 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
11 6 (12.77%) Banking
11 6 (12.77%) Data Security
11 6 (12.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 6 (12.77%) Server Hardening
12 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (10.64%) SIEM
12 5 (10.64%) SaaS
12 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
12 5 (10.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (8.51%) Legal

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 (4.26%) IIS
2 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.79%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) Network Security
3 2 (4.26%) Internet
4 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.13%) Kerberos
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Banking
3 4 (8.51%) Legal
4 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Consultant
2 15 (31.91%) Security Consultant
3 11 (23.40%) Information Security Consultant
4 8 (17.02%) Security Manager
5 7 (14.89%) CISSP Consultant
6 6 (12.77%) Security Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Design Engineer
8 4 (8.51%) Analyst
8 4 (8.51%) Security Analyst
9 3 (6.38%) Architect
9 3 (6.38%) Coordinator
9 3 (6.38%) Designer
9 3 (6.38%) Security Assurance Coordinator
9 3 (6.38%) Security Designer
10 2 (4.26%) Information Security Manager
10 2 (4.26%) Information Security Officer
10 2 (4.26%) IT Manager
10 2 (4.26%) IT Security Manager
10 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
10 2 (4.26%) Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) SAML
2 1 (2.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) CESG
3 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (2.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.13%) PKI
3 1 (2.13%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 1 (2.13%) Linux
2 1 (2.13%) Unix
2 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (74.47%) Information Security
2 13 (27.66%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (21.28%) Security Architecture
4 8 (17.02%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (17.02%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (14.89%) Information Assurance
5 7 (14.89%) ITIL
6 6 (12.77%) Data Security
6 6 (12.77%) Server Hardening
7 5 (10.64%) SIEM
7 5 (10.64%) Vulnerability Management
8 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
8 4 (8.51%) SABSA
8 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
8 4 (8.51%) Validation
9 3 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (6.38%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (6.38%) Information Security Governance
9 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Management
10 2 (4.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.13%) C
1 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (61.70%) CISSP
2 14 (29.79%) CISM
3 7 (14.89%) CISA
3 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) ISSAP
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) CESG Certified Professional
5 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) IISP
6 1 (2.13%) CLAS
6 1 (2.13%) CRISC
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) OSCP
6 1 (2.13%) SANS
6 1 (2.13%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (42.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 16 (34.04%) PCI DSS
3 5 (10.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (8.51%) RMADS
5 3 (6.38%) COBIT
5 3 (6.38%) GDPR
6 2 (4.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
7 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) IAG
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 4 (8.51%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) SAP
2 1 (2.13%) VMware
2 1 (2.13%) WatchGuard