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 24 September 2016 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 86 81 71
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 21 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 1.17% 1.06% 1.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 16.94% 11.49% 16.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 11
Median daily rate £375 £350 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £325 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £423 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £60.87 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-24.42% +35.26%
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
124 174 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 6.92% 9.25% 7.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 88 74
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £304 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.00 £10.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +56.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +47.50%

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
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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 2016, 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 36 (54.55%) CISSP
2 30 (45.45%) ITIL
3 28 (42.42%) CISM
3 28 (42.42%) PKI
3 28 (42.42%) Network Security
4 27 (40.91%) PCI DSS
5 26 (39.39%) Windows
5 26 (39.39%) SIEM
6 25 (37.88%) Information Security
7 24 (36.36%) Unix
8 22 (33.33%) Data Centre
9 21 (31.82%) Active Directory
9 21 (31.82%) Firewall
10 20 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (30.30%) Threat Management
11 19 (28.79%) ITIL Certification
11 19 (28.79%) Cisco
12 18 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
13 16 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
13 16 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
13 16 (24.24%) COBIT
13 16 (24.24%) VMware
13 16 (24.24%) Clearswift
14 15 (22.73%) CheckPoint
14 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (22.73%) SmoothWall
15 14 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
15 14 (21.21%) Vulnerability Management
15 14 (21.21%) SSL
16 13 (19.70%) Symantec

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (42.42%) Network Security
2 21 (31.82%) Firewall
3 16 (24.24%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (21.21%) SSL
5 13 (19.70%) WAN
6 6 (9.09%) VoIP
7 3 (4.55%) LAN
7 3 (4.55%) SAN
8 2 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.52%) MPLS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 8 (12.12%) Finance
2 5 (7.58%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Consultant
1 21 (31.82%) Security Consultant
2 20 (30.30%) Analyst
3 17 (25.76%) Security Manager
4 15 (22.73%) Network Security Manager
5 13 (19.70%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) Security Analyst
7 8 (12.12%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 7 (10.61%) Information Security Consultant
8 7 (10.61%) Network Manager
9 5 (7.58%) ICT Assistant
9 5 (7.58%) ICT Manager
9 5 (7.58%) SIEM Consultant
9 5 (7.58%) Vulnerability Consultant
10 4 (6.06%) CISSP Consultant
10 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
10 4 (6.06%) Security Management Consultant
11 3 (4.55%) IT Consultant
11 3 (4.55%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) PKI
2 22 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 11 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Life Science
4 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.06%) EMC VNX
6 2 (3.03%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 26 (39.39%) Windows
2 24 (36.36%) Unix
3 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
4 11 (16.67%) Linux
4 11 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (16.67%) Solaris
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (45.45%) ITIL
2 26 (39.39%) SIEM
3 25 (37.88%) Information Security
4 20 (30.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (30.30%) Threat Management
5 18 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
6 16 (24.24%) Penetration Testing
7 14 (21.21%) Cybersecurity
7 14 (21.21%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (16.67%) ITIL V3
8 11 (16.67%) Virtual Environments
9 10 (15.15%) Application Rationalisation
9 10 (15.15%) Service Delivery
10 9 (13.64%) Migration
10 9 (13.64%) Security Management
10 9 (13.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 8 (12.12%) Patch Management
11 8 (12.12%) Security Patching
12 6 (9.09%) Email Filtering
12 6 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
1 2 (3.03%) Perl
1 2 (3.03%) PowerShell
1 2 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (54.55%) CISSP
2 28 (42.42%) CISM
3 19 (28.79%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (16.67%) CISMP
5 9 (13.64%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (12.12%) CCENT
6 8 (12.12%) CCNP
6 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (10.61%) DBS Check
7 7 (10.61%) MCP
8 6 (9.09%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (9.09%) CLAS
9 5 (7.58%) CISA
10 4 (6.06%) EMCSA
11 2 (3.03%) CCNA
11 2 (3.03%) GSEC
11 2 (3.03%) GSLC
11 2 (3.03%) GSNA
11 2 (3.03%) SANS
12 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (40.91%) PCI DSS
2 16 (24.24%) COBIT
3 8 (12.12%) QA
4 4 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.52%) COSO
5 1 (1.52%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (1.52%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.52%) SSAE 16
5 1 (1.52%) Val IT
System Software
1 21 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (6.06%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.06%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) SmoothWall
2 13 (19.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (12.12%) SCCM
3 8 (12.12%) SCOM
3 8 (12.12%) WSUS
4 4 (6.06%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 19 (28.79%) Cisco
2 16 (24.24%) Clearswift
2 16 (24.24%) VMware
3 15 (22.73%) CheckPoint
4 13 (19.70%) Intel Security
4 13 (19.70%) Microsoft
4 13 (19.70%) Splunk
4 13 (19.70%) Symantec
5 11 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 9 (13.64%) Kaspersky
6 9 (13.64%) Qualys
7 7 (10.61%) Avaya
8 4 (6.06%) Citrix
8 4 (6.06%) EMC
9 2 (3.03%) LogRhythm
10 1 (1.52%) GFI Software
10 1 (1.52%) IBM
10 1 (1.52%) Juniper
10 1 (1.52%) Oracle