Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for ISMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISMS over the 6 months to 20 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.

Information Security Management System (ISMS)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 193 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 - +173
Contract jobs citing ISMS 9 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.19% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 0
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £563 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.89% - -
England median daily rate £455 £475 £443
% change year-on-year -4.21% +7.34% +10.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £11.00 £27.61 -
% change year-on-year -60.16% - -

ISMS is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3985 5084 3929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 82.99% 83.00% 79.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2539 3044 2252
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £244 £250 £236
90th Percentile £550 £550 £531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £423
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.59% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 135 179
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.89% -10.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £11.75 £10.75 £11.20
90th Percentile £48.63 £39.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.42 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.72% +8.53% +18.42%

ISMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ISMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for ISMS in the West Midlands

ISMS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISMS in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISMS in the West Midlands

ISMS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISMS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISMS in the West Midlands

ISMS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISMS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
Birmingham +10 8 £400 -20.00%
Coventry - 1 £388 -
ISMS
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISMS 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for ISMS.

1 9 (100.00%) Security Management
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
2 8 (88.89%) Information Security Management
2 8 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
3 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) SLA
5 3 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (33.33%) Retail
5 3 (33.33%) Line Management
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) CISSP
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) Windows
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
7 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
7 1 (11.11%) Process Management
7 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery

ISMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Security Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Information Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Security Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) Security Management
2 8 (88.89%) Information Security Management
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Line Management
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Security Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) IT Governance
5 1 (11.11%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Records Management
5 1 (11.11%) SIEM
5 1 (11.11%) Threat Detection
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CISMP
1 1 (11.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (11.11%) GDPR
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft