Period
to 22 March 2019

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 6 months to 22 March 2019 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 158 151 150
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +28
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 44 40 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.88% 0.84% 0.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.61% 6.09% 5.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 25 21
West Midlands median daily rate £538 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £299 £371 £313
90th Percentile £675 £545 £705
England median daily rate £525 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £21.79 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% +150.00% -60.00%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 458 657 585
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 9.20% 13.81% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 394 360
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £249 £214 £205
90th Percentile £583 £542 £530
England median daily rate £450 £450 £429
% change year-on-year - +4.90% +4.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 29 38
West Midlands median hourly rate £13.00 £21.79 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -40.34% -12.84% +85.19%
10th Percentile £11.48 £10.91 £10.60
90th Percentile £43.38 £70.15 £30.90
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -13.04%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

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 6 months to 22 March 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 22 March 2019. 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 0 13 £430 -4.44% 18
Warwickshire +11 12 £525 +16.67% 4
Coventry -12 5 £613 +58.06% 8
Shropshire -43 3 - - 2
Solihull - 2 £313 - 5
West Bromwich - 1 £300 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 15 (34.09%) Finance
1 15 (34.09%) ITIL
2 14 (31.82%) Migration
2 14 (31.82%) PCI DSS
3 13 (29.55%) Information Security
4 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
4 12 (27.27%) Project Management
4 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 12 (27.27%) CISSP
5 11 (25.00%) CISM
5 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (20.45%) GDPR
7 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
7 9 (20.45%) Degree
8 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (15.91%) IT Strategy
9 7 (15.91%) Security Architecture
9 7 (15.91%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
10 6 (13.64%) Project Planning
10 6 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 6 (13.64%) CISA
10 6 (13.64%) Oracle
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
10 6 (13.64%) SaaS
10 6 (13.64%) PaaS
10 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (13.64%) IaaS

ISO/IEC 27001
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 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (6.82%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (2.27%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (13.64%) IaaS
2 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (13.64%) PaaS
2 6 (13.64%) SaaS
3 5 (11.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) VPN
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) SMS
3 1 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (2.27%) DNS
3 1 (2.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.27%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.27%) iSCSI
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) NAS
3 1 (2.27%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
1 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) Data Lake
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (2.27%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Banking
3 1 (2.27%) Legal
3 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Architect
2 14 (31.82%) Security Architect
3 8 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Applications Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Applications Project Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Consultant
6 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Network Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Network Project Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Security Consultant
7 2 (4.55%) Administrator
7 2 (4.55%) Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Information Officer
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Security Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Service Management Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) OAuth
2 1 (2.27%) OAuth2
2 1 (2.27%) OpenID
2 1 (2.27%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.36%) PKI
3 3 (6.82%) SCADA
3 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.09%) ITIL
2 14 (31.82%) Migration
3 13 (29.55%) Information Security
4 12 (27.27%) Project Management
5 10 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (20.45%) Risk Management
7 8 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (15.91%) IT Strategy
8 7 (15.91%) Security Architecture
8 7 (15.91%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (15.91%) TOGAF
9 6 (13.64%) Project Planning
10 5 (11.36%) ArchiMate
10 5 (11.36%) BPMN
10 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
10 5 (11.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (11.36%) SDLC
10 5 (11.36%) UML
11 4 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
11 4 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) CISSP
2 11 (25.00%) CISM
3 9 (20.45%) Degree
4 8 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (13.64%) CISA
6 4 (9.09%) CGEIT
6 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.27%) APMP
8 1 (2.27%) CEH
8 1 (2.27%) CRISC
8 1 (2.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 1 (2.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) PCI DSS
2 9 (20.45%) GDPR
3 4 (9.09%) COBIT
3 4 (9.09%) ISO 9001
4 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (6.82%) QA
5 2 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.27%) FISMA
6 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
6 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 1 (2.27%) PMBOK
6 1 (2.27%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.27%) XenApp
2 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.82%) CASB
Vendors
1 12 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) Asigra
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
4 1 (2.27%) HP
4 1 (2.27%) IBM
4 1 (2.27%) Juniper
4 1 (2.27%) OpenText
4 1 (2.27%) Remedy
4 1 (2.27%) Riverbed
4 1 (2.27%) SolarWinds