The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO/IEC 27001
North West / Manchester
Rank 86 66 85
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 6 37 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.45% 2.06% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.92% 19.58% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 1
Median daily rate £600 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £450 £441
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +1.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.47% -

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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
122 189 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.08% 10.53% 13.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 95 107
Median daily rate £366 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £188 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +128.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +80.85%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 14 (70.00%) CISSP
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
1 14 (70.00%) Information Security
2 11 (55.00%) COBIT
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (50.00%) CISMP
4 9 (45.00%) Web Services
4 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (45.00%) WebEx
4 9 (45.00%) ISO27002
4 9 (45.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 5 (25.00%) MVNO
5 5 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (25.00%) 4G
5 5 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
5 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 5 (25.00%) LTE
5 5 (25.00%) 3G
5 5 (25.00%) 2G
6 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (20.00%) VoLTE
7 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
7 3 (15.00%) CISM
8 2 (10.00%) Security Operations

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 9 (45.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 9 (45.00%) WebEx
3 5 (25.00%) 2G
3 5 (25.00%) 3G
3 5 (25.00%) 4G
3 5 (25.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (25.00%) LTE
3 5 (25.00%) MVNO
3 5 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (20.00%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Consultant
1 14 (70.00%) Security Consultant
2 10 (50.00%) IT Consultant
2 10 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Mobile Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Security Architect
4 4 (20.00%) Designer
4 4 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Security Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Project Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Unix
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Information Security
2 10 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (45.00%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 5 (25.00%) Security Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Security Operations
7 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
7 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Management
7 1 (5.00%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (5.00%) ITIL
7 1 (5.00%) OWASP
7 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
7 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) CISSP
2 10 (50.00%) CISMP
3 3 (15.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (55.00%) COBIT
2 9 (45.00%) ISO27002
3 3 (15.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Intel
2 1 (5.00%) Rackspace
2 1 (5.00%) Veritas