Period
to 18 October 2018

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 18 October 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 168 164 168
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 -10
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 35 22 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.48% 0.76%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.60% 4.54% 7.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 14 36
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £438 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +1.12%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £325
90th Percentile £738 £543 £688
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £33.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year - -28.26% +13.58%

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 530 485 662
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.42% 10.48% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 322 296 429
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% - -0.66%
10th Percentile £250 £179 £205
90th Percentile £556 £534 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 30
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.22 £16.25 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.49% -28.57% -27.64%
10th Percentile £10.98 £9.52 £9.26
90th Percentile £21.95 £53.75 £42.40
England median hourly rate £22.10 £20.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +10.49% -11.11% +4.41%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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
Birmingham +2 12 £400 -5.88% 7
Warwickshire +22 11 £275 -42.71% 6
Coventry -19 5 £613 +36.11% 2
Staffordshire -7 3 £425 -22.73% 7
Solihull - 2 £525 - 5
Worcestershire - 1 £450 - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 15 (42.86%) CISSP
2 13 (37.14%) Information Security
3 10 (28.57%) ITIL
3 10 (28.57%) Finance
4 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.00%) DNS
5 7 (20.00%) Windows
5 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (17.14%) SIEM
6 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
6 6 (17.14%) XenApp
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
6 6 (17.14%) Patch Management
6 6 (17.14%) VMware
6 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
6 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (17.14%) Citrix
6 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
6 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 5 (14.29%) DHCP
7 5 (14.29%) CISM
7 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
7 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (14.29%) GDPR

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 4 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (11.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (14.29%) DHCP
3 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.57%) VLAN
5 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
5 2 (5.71%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.71%) NAS
5 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.86%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.86%) MySQL
5 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) JIRA
General
1 10 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Analyst
1 8 (22.86%) Architect
2 7 (20.00%) Security Architect
3 5 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Security Advisor
3 5 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior IT Security Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Security Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Security Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Information Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Information Security Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) WSH
2 2 (5.71%) OAuth
2 2 (5.71%) OAuth2
3 1 (2.86%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) LAMP
3 1 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.86%) OpenID
3 1 (2.86%) SAML
3 1 (2.86%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) CESG
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (5.71%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) FMCG
4 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
4 1 (2.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server
2 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Information Security
2 10 (28.57%) ITIL
3 7 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (20.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (17.14%) Patch Management
4 6 (17.14%) Risk Management
4 6 (17.14%) SIEM
4 6 (17.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
5 5 (14.29%) Change Control
5 5 (14.29%) Commercial Awareness
5 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) Security Architecture
6 4 (11.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 4 (11.43%) Data Loss Prevention
6 4 (11.43%) Security Monitoring
6 4 (11.43%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
2 4 (11.43%) VBScript
3 2 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) CISSP
2 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (14.29%) CISM
4 4 (11.43%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (11.43%) CCSP
4 4 (11.43%) CEH
4 4 (11.43%) CISA
4 4 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (11.43%) CompTIA Security+
4 4 (11.43%) MCITP
4 4 (11.43%) MCSE
5 3 (8.57%) CESG Certified Professional
5 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (2.86%) CISMP
7 1 (2.86%) CRISC
7 1 (2.86%) ISEB
7 1 (2.86%) RHCE
7 1 (2.86%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) GDPR
1 5 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 4 (11.43%) COBIT
3 3 (8.57%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (5.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
5 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) XenApp
2 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 4 (11.43%) vSphere
4 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.86%) iptables
5 1 (2.86%) Squid
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Nagios
1 1 (2.86%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.14%) Citrix
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Asigra
3 2 (5.71%) HP
3 2 (5.71%) IBM
3 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
4 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.86%) SAP