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 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 77 72 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 16 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.17% 0.67% 0.14%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.86% 10.39% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 1
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£500 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
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 - £19.00 -
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 Manchester region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
70 77 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 5.10% 6.40% 7.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 44
Average daily rate £400 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £198 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 19 7
Average hourly rate £9.50 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.71% -5.40%
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 Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

ISO/IEC 27001
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 15 (75.00%) Information Security
2 13 (65.00%) CISSP
3 12 (60.00%) CISM
4 11 (55.00%) Finance
5 10 (50.00%) Banking
5 10 (50.00%) COBIT
6 9 (45.00%) PCI DSS
7 8 (40.00%) ITIL
8 7 (35.00%) GIAC
8 7 (35.00%) CRAMM
8 7 (35.00%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (35.00%) CRISC
9 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
9 6 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (20.00%) ACSA
11 4 (20.00%) MCITP
11 4 (20.00%) MCDST
11 4 (20.00%) MCTS
11 4 (20.00%) CCNP
11 4 (20.00%) CCIP
11 4 (20.00%) CCNA
11 4 (20.00%) CCDP
11 4 (20.00%) HP
11 4 (20.00%) EMC
11 4 (20.00%) IBM Certification
11 4 (20.00%) Apple
11 4 (20.00%) MCSE
11 4 (20.00%) MCSA

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 1 (5.00%) MS Project
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) WAN
1 3 (15.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) DMZ
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 10 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (5.00%) Law
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Security Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Security Manager
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) IT Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Network Manager
3 4 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Author
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Author
5 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Risk Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Web Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Security Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) PMI
3 1 (5.00%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Information Security
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
3 7 (35.00%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (35.00%) CRAMM
4 6 (30.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.00%) Service Continuity Management
5 3 (15.00%) People Management
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Security Management
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM
7 1 (5.00%) Data Security
7 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
7 1 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Change Management
7 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) CISSP
2 12 (60.00%) CISM
3 7 (35.00%) GIAC
3 7 (35.00%) CRISC
4 4 (20.00%) ACSP
4 4 (20.00%) IBM Certification
4 4 (20.00%) ACSA
4 4 (20.00%) MCDST
4 4 (20.00%) MCTS
4 4 (20.00%) MCITP
4 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (20.00%) RHCE
4 4 (20.00%) MCSE
4 4 (20.00%) MCSA
4 4 (20.00%) CCNP
4 4 (20.00%) CCIP
4 4 (20.00%) CCNA
4 4 (20.00%) CCDP
5 2 (10.00%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (50.00%) COBIT
2 9 (45.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) HP
2 4 (20.00%) EMC
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) IBM
2 4 (20.00%) Apple
3 3 (15.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (15.00%) Avaya
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
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