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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO/IEC 27001
North West / Manchester
Rank 76 68 90
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 13 40 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.94% 2.08% 0.35%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.61% 21.16% 3.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 1
Median daily rate £600 £379 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.52% -36.91%
UK excluding London median daily rate £493 £430 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.53% +14.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -

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
112 189 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.13% 9.84% 9.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 98 80
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Median hourly rate £47.50 £40.00 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +146.15%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.17 £42.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-44.83% +68.00%

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
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 20 January 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 19 (65.52%) CISSP
1 19 (65.52%) Firewall
2 18 (62.07%) Information Security
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco
4 13 (44.83%) Penetration Testing
5 12 (41.38%) COBIT
5 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (37.93%) CISMP
7 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
7 10 (34.48%) Web Services
7 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
7 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (31.03%) WebEx
8 9 (31.03%) ISO27002
8 9 (31.03%) Virtual Infrastructure
9 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (20.69%) CISM
10 6 (20.69%) ITIL
10 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
11 5 (17.24%) Diameter Protocol
11 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (17.24%) PKI
11 5 (17.24%) Network Security
11 5 (17.24%) LTE
11 5 (17.24%) Security Testing
11 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
11 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (17.24%) 4G
11 5 (17.24%) Radio Access Network
11 5 (17.24%) MVNO

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 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) Firewall
2 9 (31.03%) WebEx
3 5 (17.24%) 2G
3 5 (17.24%) 3G
3 5 (17.24%) 4G
3 5 (17.24%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (17.24%) LTE
3 5 (17.24%) MVNO
3 5 (17.24%) Network Security
3 5 (17.24%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (13.79%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (13.79%) SSL
4 4 (13.79%) VoLTE
4 4 (13.79%) WAN
5 3 (10.34%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Consultant
1 17 (58.62%) Security Consultant
2 12 (41.38%) IT Consultant
2 12 (41.38%) IT Security Consultant
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Mobile Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Security Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Security Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Designer
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (13.79%) Network Security Manager
4 4 (13.79%) Security Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Network Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) Information Security Risk Consultant
6 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.90%) IT Security Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Risk Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Assistant IT Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (34.48%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Unix
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Information Security
2 13 (44.83%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 7 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (20.69%) ITIL
6 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (17.24%) Security Testing
6 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (13.79%) Application Rationalisation
7 4 (13.79%) ITIL V3
7 4 (13.79%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (10.34%) Change Control
8 3 (10.34%) Email Filtering
8 3 (10.34%) Migration
8 3 (10.34%) Security Operations
8 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
8 3 (10.34%) SIEM
8 3 (10.34%) Web Filtering
9 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
9 2 (6.90%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (65.52%) CISSP
2 11 (37.93%) CISMP
3 6 (20.69%) CISM
4 3 (10.34%) CCNP
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) CCENT
5 1 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.45%) CLAS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) COBIT
2 9 (31.03%) ISO27002
3 5 (17.24%) PCI DSS
4 3 (10.34%) QA
5 1 (3.45%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 1 (3.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) SmoothWall
2 1 (3.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (3.45%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.79%) CheckPoint
3 4 (13.79%) Clearswift
4 3 (10.34%) Avaya
5 2 (6.90%) IBM
6 1 (3.45%) Intel
6 1 (3.45%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.45%) Kaspersky
6 1 (3.45%) Oracle
6 1 (3.45%) Qualys
6 1 (3.45%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.45%) Splunk
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Veritas