The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 17799 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 ISO/IEC 17799 over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 17799
Rank 136 128 142
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.031% 0.14% 0.030%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.51% 2.29% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £420 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £405 £525
% change year-on-year
+17.35% -22.90%
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 Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
195 175 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.13% 5.92% 6.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 77 92
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £121
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £354 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 13
Average hourly rate £21.12 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.65% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £13.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £21.25 £42.12
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.66%

ISO/IEC 17799
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 17799 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISO/IEC 17799
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 across the North West region.

ISO/IEC 17799 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ISO/IEC 17799
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 17799 across the North West region.

ISO/IEC 17799 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ISO/IEC 17799
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ISO/IEC 17799 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 17799.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment

ISO/IEC 17799
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West region citing ISO/IEC 17799 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 17799. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001