Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 143 157 149
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 47 22 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.96% 0.51% 0.90%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.19% 5.08% 8.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 37
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £399 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.85% -6.18% +21.43%
10th Percentile £369 £304 £325
90th Percentile £608 £528 £688
England median daily rate £500 £475 £468
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.60% +9.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £63.50 £33.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +92.42% -34.00% +25.00%

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 574 433 594
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.74% 10.05% 10.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 252 402
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £234 £206 £206
90th Percentile £588 £525 £525
England median daily rate £450 £450 £413
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 14
West Midlands median hourly rate £18.52 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.47% -6.25% -20.00%
10th Percentile £12.91 £10.20 £8.22
90th Percentile £50.35 £29.60 £41.43
England median hourly rate £24.56 £19.00 £24.09
% change year-on-year +29.26% -21.12% +12.03%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 0 21 £425 +41.67% 16
Warwickshire +11 13 £475 +46.15% 3
Coventry -15 4 £414 -8.11% 4
Staffordshire +1 3 £425 -22.73% 4
Shropshire - 1 £450 -
Worcestershire - 1 £450 - 4
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 23 (48.94%) CISSP
2 21 (44.68%) Information Security
3 12 (25.53%) Finance
3 12 (25.53%) PCI DSS
4 11 (23.40%) Risk Management
4 11 (23.40%) ITIL
5 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (21.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 9 (19.15%) Security Architecture
6 9 (19.15%) COBIT
6 9 (19.15%) TOGAF
7 8 (17.02%) SIEM
8 7 (14.89%) GDPR
9 6 (12.77%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (12.77%) CESG Certified Professional
9 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (12.77%) ISSAP
10 5 (10.64%) CISM
10 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (10.64%) CEH
10 5 (10.64%) GSEC
10 5 (10.64%) CESG
10 5 (10.64%) Business Continuity
10 5 (10.64%) Change Control
10 5 (10.64%) Business Continuity Management
10 5 (10.64%) SABSA
10 5 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (10.64%) Data Loss Prevention
10 5 (10.64%) Security Monitoring

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 (2.13%) Apache
1 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.13%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) DNS
1 2 (4.26%) Firewall
2 1 (2.13%) DHCP
2 1 (2.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.13%) Network Security
2 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (2.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.13%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Legal
2 3 (6.38%) Military
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Automotive
4 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Architect
2 9 (19.15%) Analyst
2 9 (19.15%) Security Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Security Manager
4 5 (10.64%) IT Analyst
4 5 (10.64%) IT Architect
4 5 (10.64%) IT Security Architect
4 5 (10.64%) Security Advisor
4 5 (10.64%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) IT Security Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Security Consultant
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Senior Security Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Information Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Information Security Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
6 3 (6.38%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
2 1 (2.13%) LAMP
2 1 (2.13%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (2.13%) OAuth
2 1 (2.13%) OAuth2
2 1 (2.13%) SAML
2 1 (2.13%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) CESG
2 4 (8.51%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.26%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.26%) NHS
5 1 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.13%) FMCG
5 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.13%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) CentOS
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) Information Security
2 11 (23.40%) ITIL
2 11 (23.40%) Risk Management
3 10 (21.28%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (19.15%) Security Architecture
4 9 (19.15%) TOGAF
5 8 (17.02%) SIEM
6 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (12.77%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 5 (10.64%) Business Continuity
7 5 (10.64%) Business Continuity Management
7 5 (10.64%) Change Control
7 5 (10.64%) Data Loss Prevention
7 5 (10.64%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (10.64%) SABSA
7 5 (10.64%) Security Monitoring
8 4 (8.51%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
8 4 (8.51%) IT Governance
8 4 (8.51%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
1 3 (6.38%) SQL
2 2 (4.26%) Java
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) C#
3 1 (2.13%) Python
3 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (48.94%) CISSP
2 6 (12.77%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (12.77%) ISSAP
3 5 (10.64%) CEH
3 5 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (10.64%) CISM
3 5 (10.64%) GSEC
4 4 (8.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (8.51%) CCSP
4 4 (8.51%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (6.38%) CISA
5 3 (6.38%) Degree
5 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) CISMP
6 2 (4.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 2 (4.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (4.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (4.26%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) PCI DSS
2 10 (21.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 9 (19.15%) COBIT
4 7 (14.89%) GDPR
5 6 (12.77%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (4.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (4.26%) ISO 9000
7 2 (4.26%) RMADS
8 1 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (2.13%) ISO 9001
8 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) iptables
2 1 (2.13%) Squid
2 1 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.13%) vSphere
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Nagios
1 1 (2.13%) SELinux
1 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.13%) Citrix
2 1 (2.13%) HP
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.13%) VMware