The table below looks at the statistics for ISMS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISMS over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security Management System (ISMS)
Rank 151 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -15
Contract jobs citing ISMS 2 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.052% 0.13% 0.083%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.068% 0.18% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £368 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -8.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2958 2232 1729
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 76.28% 72.80% 71.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1621 1173 847
Average daily rate £400 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £259 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 124 86
Average hourly rate £37.00 £25.25 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.53% -10.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.49 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £61.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

ISMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISMS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

ISMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISMS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISMS across the North West region.

ISMS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ISMS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire -8 2 - -
ISMS
England

ISMS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ISMS 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 ISMS.

1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) COBIT
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (33.33%) EDRMS
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Security Management
3 1 (33.33%) CESG
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act

ISMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ISMS 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 ISMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) EDRMS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Audit Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Communications Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Security Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Matrix Management
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Privacy
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 1 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) COBIT