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 26 June 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.

ISO/IEC 27001
England / West Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 97 111
Rank change year-on-year -11 +14  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 9 43 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.44% 1.44% 0.42%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.63% 14.05% 4.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 30 5
Median daily rate £450 £407 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.63% -14.36%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £349 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £585 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £49.90 £51.17
% change year-on-year -7.81% -2.48%  

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 160 306 238
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 7.83% 10.25% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 216 146
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 20
Median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -48.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £8.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -10.71% +24.44%  

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 26 June 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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
Coventry +17 3 £450 +28.57% 3
Birmingham +13 2 £300 -25.00% 4
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £550 - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 14 (63.64%) Information Security
2 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
3 6 (27.27%) ISMS
3 6 (27.27%) SIEM
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security Management
3 6 (27.27%) Security Management
3 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 5 (22.73%) Firewall
4 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (22.73%) IT Governance
5 4 (18.18%) Records Management
5 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 4 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 3 (13.64%) LAN
6 3 (13.64%) WAN
6 3 (13.64%) Unix
6 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (9.09%) SaaS
7 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (9.09%) Office 365
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services

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 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
2 3 (13.64%) LAN
2 3 (13.64%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Architect
1 5 (22.73%) Consultant
1 5 (22.73%) Information Security Consultant
1 5 (22.73%) Security Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Operational Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Operations Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Security Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Security Operations Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Production DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Production DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (9.09%) Clustering
3 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 2 (9.09%) Replication
4 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
4 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Unix
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Information Security
2 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security Management
3 6 (27.27%) ISMS
3 6 (27.27%) Security Management
3 6 (27.27%) SIEM
4 5 (22.73%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (22.73%) IT Governance
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Records Management
5 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 3 (13.64%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (9.09%) BCP
7 2 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (9.09%) Server Building
7 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Java
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CISM
1 2 (9.09%) CISSP
1 2 (9.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
2 1 (4.55%) CISA
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 2 (9.09%) SLA
4 1 (4.55%) COBIT
4 1 (4.55%) GPG13
4 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
4 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Casewise
3 1 (4.55%) McAfee