Period
to 21 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 158 153
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 +2
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 26 48 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.54% 0.78% 0.39%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.75% 7.09% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 39 12
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.70% -11.90%
10th Percentile £320 £325 £308
90th Percentile £525 £707 £559
England median daily rate £475 £450 £451
% change year-on-year +5.56% -0.11% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £22.64
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% +16.05% -10.00%

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 547 677 522
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 11.30% 10.98% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 443 288
West Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -2.91% +14.44%
10th Percentile £188 £207 £225
90th Percentile £525 £524 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 42
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.50 £25.00 £27.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.00% -9.40% +53.31%
10th Percentile £9.68 £10.84 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £42.25 £43.43
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.67 £21.64
% change year-on-year -11.77% +4.75% +10.97%

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 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +3 15 £450 -7.22% 2
Coventry +15 5 £450 -9.09% 2
Warwickshire -8 2 £430 -26.77%
Staffordshire - 1 - - 3
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 18 (69.23%) Information Security
2 8 (30.77%) Security Management
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) ISMS
3 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
3 7 (26.92%) Information Security Management
4 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 5 (19.23%) GDPR
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 4 (15.38%) Finance
6 4 (15.38%) LAN
6 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (11.54%) Line Management
7 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (11.54%) Linux
7 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
7 3 (11.54%) SLA
7 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) Retail
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
7 3 (11.54%) Data Privacy
7 3 (11.54%) NIST 800
8 2 (7.69%) Records Management

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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) VoIP
2 1 (3.85%) VPN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Codeship
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Retail
3 2 (7.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
4 1 (3.85%) Legal
4 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) Information Security Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Security Consultant
3 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Information Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.54%) Security Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) Information Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Project Manager
6 2 (7.69%) IT Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Security Officer
7 1 (3.85%) Supplier Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (3.85%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Information Security
2 8 (30.77%) ISMS
2 8 (30.77%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Security Management
3 7 (26.92%) Information Security Management
4 6 (23.08%) Data Protection
5 5 (19.23%) Risk Management
6 3 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (11.54%) Data Privacy
6 3 (11.54%) Line Management
6 3 (11.54%) PRINCE
6 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
6 3 (11.54%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.69%) Information Governance
7 2 (7.69%) Project Management
7 2 (7.69%) Records Management
7 2 (7.69%) Security Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (3.85%) AWS Certification
2 1 (3.85%) CISA
2 1 (3.85%) CISM
2 1 (3.85%) CISMP
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) ISEB
2 1 (3.85%) MCSE
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.85%) PMP
2 1 (3.85%) VCP5
2 1 (3.85%) VCP6
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
2 5 (19.23%) GDPR
2 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (11.54%) NIST 800
4 3 (11.54%) SLA
5 1 (3.85%) COBIT
5 1 (3.85%) GCP
5 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
5 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
1 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco
2 1 (3.85%) Dell
2 1 (3.85%) Google
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle
2 1 (3.85%) SAP
2 1 (3.85%) VMware