The first table below looks at the demand for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the Chester region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 39 22 17
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 0.81% 1.30% 1.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.70% 16.67% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -14.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +292.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +150.00%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
23 12 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 9.35% 7.79% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 4
Average daily rate £375 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £280 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £312 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +292.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+26.66% -6.25%
ISO/IEC 27001
Cheshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in Chester

ISO/IEC 27001
Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Hourly Rate Trend in Chester

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Chester 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) CESG
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper