Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 158 168
Rank change year-on-year +9 +10 -14
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 37 35 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.77% 0.66% 0.31%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.56% 5.62% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 23 12
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26% +20.63%
10th Percentile £370 £313 £450
90th Percentile £548 £702 £574
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.79 - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £20.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% -60.00% +11.11%

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 665 623 546
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.92% 11.84% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 416 390 323
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £382 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.71% -4.50% +23.08%
10th Percentile £213 £205 £218
90th Percentile £528 £538 £533
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 41 28
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.90 £25.00 £17.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.42% +42.71% -20.38%
10th Percentile £10.62 £10.88 £10.50
90th Percentile £66.58 £42.25 £35.49
England median hourly rate £21.01 £21.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -2.30% -14.00% +14.98%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +8 23 £463 -7.50% 15
Warwickshire 0 4 £450 +28.57% 1
Coventry +6 2 £388 -22.50% 6
Shropshire - 2 £173 -
Staffordshire - 2 - - 5
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 (62.16%) Information Security
2 11 (29.73%) Data Protection
2 11 (29.73%) PCI DSS
3 10 (27.03%) CISSP
4 8 (21.62%) ITIL
4 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (18.92%) ISMS
5 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
5 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
5 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
6 6 (16.22%) Security Management
6 6 (16.22%) GDPR
7 5 (13.51%) SABSA
7 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
7 5 (13.51%) ISSAP
7 5 (13.51%) Information Security Management
7 5 (13.51%) Finance
7 5 (13.51%) NHS
8 4 (10.81%) Windows
8 4 (10.81%) COBIT
8 4 (10.81%) GSEC
8 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (10.81%) Information Governance
8 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
9 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (8.11%) Freedom of Information

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 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (5.41%) IIS
1 2 (5.41%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Office 365
3 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Network Security
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (5.41%) DHCP
2 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 2 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 2 (5.41%) NetScaler
2 2 (5.41%) Telnet
3 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.70%) SMS
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Codeship
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Law
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
2 2 (5.41%) Military
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Consultant
2 6 (16.22%) Security Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Information Security Consultant
3 5 (13.51%) Security Architect
3 5 (13.51%) Security Manager
4 4 (10.81%) Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) IT Architect
4 4 (10.81%) IT Security Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Information Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Information Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.41%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Security Administrator
6 2 (5.41%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (5.41%) Supplier Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) X-Windows
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) NHS
3 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (8.11%) Freedom of Information
5 2 (5.41%) Clustering
5 2 (5.41%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) Linux
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server
2 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Information Security
2 11 (29.73%) Data Protection
3 8 (21.62%) ITIL
4 7 (18.92%) ISMS
4 7 (18.92%) Risk Management
4 7 (18.92%) Security Architecture
5 6 (16.22%) Security Management
6 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (13.51%) Information Security Management
6 5 (13.51%) SABSA
6 5 (13.51%) TOGAF
7 4 (10.81%) Information Governance
7 4 (10.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.11%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.11%) Project Management
9 2 (5.41%) Data Management
9 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
9 2 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) CISSP
2 5 (13.51%) ISSAP
3 4 (10.81%) GSEC
4 2 (5.41%) CISM
4 2 (5.41%) CISMP
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 2 (5.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.70%) AWS Certification
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) CISA
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.70%) PMP
5 1 (2.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) PCI DSS
2 8 (21.62%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (16.22%) GDPR
4 4 (10.81%) COBIT
5 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (5.41%) ISO 9000
6 2 (5.41%) SLA
7 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (2.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (2.70%) GCP
7 1 (2.70%) HIPAA
7 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
7 1 (2.70%) NIST 800
7 1 (2.70%) RMADS
7 1 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
1 2 (5.41%) XenApp
1 2 (5.41%) XenServer
2 1 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (5.41%) SCCM
1 2 (5.41%) SCVMM
2 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco
2 2 (5.41%) Citrix
2 2 (5.41%) EMC
2 2 (5.41%) HP
2 2 (5.41%) NetApp
2 2 (5.41%) VMware
3 1 (2.70%) Google
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle