The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 65 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +3
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 4 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.49% 1.05% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.45% 12.66% 7.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 3
Average daily rate
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£413 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £364 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £429 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £31.56 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+130.76% -39.06%
ISO/IEC 27001
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
62 79 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 7.65% 8.30% 4.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 25
Average daily rate £388 £350 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% +10.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £304 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £427 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 1
Average hourly rate £15.40 £27.03 £49.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.02% -45.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Cheshire region.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Cheshire region.

ISO/IEC 27001 Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -6 2 £400 +2.56%
ISO/IEC 27001
North West

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISO/IEC 27001.

1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) CISA
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) PMI
3 2 (40.00%) PMP
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) MS Project
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (40.00%) COBIT
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) ISACA
4 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire region citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISO/IEC 27001. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Project
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Information Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (40.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (40.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Service Management
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) ITSM
3 2 (40.00%) Information Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (40.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
4 1 (20.00%) Dependency Management
4 1 (20.00%) SABSA
4 1 (20.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CISSP
2 4 (80.00%) CISA
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 2 (40.00%) PMP
3 2 (40.00%) PMI Certification
3 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (40.00%) ISACA
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
4 1 (20.00%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft