The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO/IEC 27001
England / West Midlands
Rank 103 122 110
Rank change year-on-year +19 -12  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 13 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.30% 0.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.76% 2.77% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 10
Median daily rate £398 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.47% +30.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £580 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £56.75 -
% change year-on-year -64.75% -  

ISO/IEC 27001 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 273 289 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 11.96% 10.85% 11.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 187 161
Median daily rate £400 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.55% +10.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £237 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £382
% change year-on-year - +4.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 3 26
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.58% -22.72%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.10 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £17.03 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the West Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the West Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the West Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the West Midlands

ISO/IEC 27001
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 ISO/IEC 27001 within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire - 5 £325 -
Birmingham +1 3 £450 -18.18% 10
Wolverhampton - 3 £400 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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

1 25 (75.76%) Information Security
2 12 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 11 (33.33%) Security Management
4 10 (30.30%) ISMS
4 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
5 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (24.24%) ITIL
6 8 (24.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (21.21%) Windows
7 7 (21.21%) Information Security Management
8 6 (18.18%) Data Security
8 6 (18.18%) Firewall
8 6 (18.18%) Finance
8 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
8 6 (18.18%) SIEM
8 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (18.18%) Cyber Defence
9 5 (15.15%) Information Assurance
9 5 (15.15%) Freedom of Information
9 5 (15.15%) CISSP
10 4 (12.12%) Unix
10 4 (12.12%) CISM
10 4 (12.12%) Change Management
10 4 (12.12%) CESG
10 4 (12.12%) Dynamics AX

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related 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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
2 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (6.06%) Sentinel
3 1 (3.03%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 3 (9.09%) SaaS
3 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) LAN
2 3 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (6.06%) PABX
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) NonStop SQL
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (30.30%) Security Manager
2 7 (21.21%) Information Security Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Architect
3 6 (18.18%) Information Manager
4 4 (12.12%) Security Architect
4 4 (12.12%) Security Officer
5 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Operational Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Cloud Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Security Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 6 (18.18%) Cyber Defence
3 5 (15.15%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (12.12%) CESG
4 4 (12.12%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.06%) PKI
6 1 (3.03%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (3.03%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (3.03%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Windows
2 4 (12.12%) Unix
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Information Security
2 11 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 11 (33.33%) Security Management
3 10 (30.30%) ISMS
4 9 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (24.24%) ITIL
6 7 (21.21%) Information Security Management
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (18.18%) Data Protection
7 6 (18.18%) Data Security
7 6 (18.18%) SIEM
7 6 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (15.15%) Information Assurance
9 4 (12.12%) Change Management
9 4 (12.12%) IT Governance
10 3 (9.09%) ERP
10 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
10 3 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Records Management
10 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) Java
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) CISSP
3 4 (12.12%) CISM
4 2 (6.06%) CEH
4 2 (6.06%) CISMP
4 2 (6.06%) CRISC
5 1 (3.03%) CISA
5 1 (3.03%) CLAS
5 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (30.30%) PCI DSS
2 8 (24.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (12.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (9.09%) GPG13
5 2 (6.06%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (6.06%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (6.06%) RMADS
6 1 (3.03%) COBIT
6 1 (3.03%) ISO27002
6 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Casewise
2 2 (6.06%) FireEye
2 2 (6.06%) Imperva
2 2 (6.06%) ServiceNow
2 2 (6.06%) Symantec
3 1 (3.03%) BMC
3 1 (3.03%) Intel Security
3 1 (3.03%) Lotus
3 1 (3.03%) Remedy