The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 27001 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 27001 over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 102 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 56 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.48% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 17.95% 5.69% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 9
Average daily rate £538 £408 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.90% +1.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £325 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £416 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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
312 299 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.23% 9.14% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 171 118
Average daily rate £425 £355 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.71% -0.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £566 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 25
Average hourly rate £38.75 £17.50 £16.83
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.42% +4.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.77 £25.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISO/IEC 27001
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 27001 across the North West region.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in the North West

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

ISO/IEC 27001
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 27001 across the North West region.

ISO/IEC 27001 Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

ISO/IEC 27001
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 ISO/IEC 27001 within the North West region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Manchester +16 35 £414 -31.00% 14
Cheshire 0 13 £550 -2.22% 4
Lancashire +4 5 £256 -43.37% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 56 (55.45%) Information Security
2 33 (32.67%) Risk Management
3 29 (28.71%) CISSP
4 23 (22.77%) Management Information System
5 22 (21.78%) PCI DSS
6 20 (19.80%) ITIL
7 19 (18.81%) Risk Assessment
7 19 (18.81%) Security Management
8 18 (17.82%) Information Security Management
8 18 (17.82%) ISO 9001
9 17 (16.83%) Java
9 17 (16.83%) Mentoring
10 15 (14.85%) Security Testing
10 15 (14.85%) Internet
10 15 (14.85%) Finance
11 13 (12.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 13 (12.87%) Cisco
12 12 (11.88%) CISM
13 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (10.89%) Network Security
13 11 (10.89%) Security Operations
14 10 (9.90%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (9.90%) Migration
14 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
14 10 (9.90%) WAN
15 9 (8.91%) SSL
15 9 (8.91%) Project Management
15 9 (8.91%) CISA
15 9 (8.91%) Firewall
15 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.97%) Apache
1 3 (2.97%) IIS
2 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) MS Office
3 1 (0.99%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.85%) Internet
2 11 (10.89%) Network Security
3 10 (9.90%) WAN
4 9 (8.91%) Firewall
4 9 (8.91%) SSL
5 8 (7.92%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.96%) DMZ
7 3 (2.97%) DHCP
7 3 (2.97%) DNS
7 3 (2.97%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (2.97%) SMTP
7 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.99%) LAN
8 1 (0.99%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.99%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 10 (9.90%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.91%) Billing
4 5 (4.95%) Legal
5 2 (1.98%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Retail
6 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Military
Job Titles
1 42 (41.58%) Consultant
2 28 (27.72%) Security Manager
3 26 (25.74%) Security Consultant
4 18 (17.82%) Architect
4 18 (17.82%) Information Manager
4 18 (17.82%) Information Security Manager
5 17 (16.83%) Java Architect
6 14 (13.86%) Java Consultant
7 12 (11.88%) Technical Manager
8 11 (10.89%) Information Security Consultant
9 7 (6.93%) Analyst
9 7 (6.93%) Security Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) Operational Security Manager
10 6 (5.94%) Security Operations Manager
11 5 (4.95%) Head of IT
11 5 (4.95%) Head of IT Security
11 5 (4.95%) Head of Security
11 5 (4.95%) IT Consultant
11 5 (4.95%) IT Security Consultant
11 5 (4.95%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.94%) Spring
2 3 (2.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.77%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.92%) PKI
3 5 (4.95%) Cryptography
3 5 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 4 (3.96%) CESG
5 3 (2.97%) Social Media
6 2 (1.98%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.99%) Life Science
7 1 (0.99%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.99%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Windows
1 4 (3.96%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (2.97%) Android
2 3 (2.97%) Linux
3 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (55.45%) Information Security
2 33 (32.67%) Risk Management
3 20 (19.80%) ITIL
4 19 (18.81%) Risk Assessment
4 19 (18.81%) Security Management
5 18 (17.82%) Information Security Management
6 17 (16.83%) Mentoring
7 15 (14.85%) Security Testing
8 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (10.89%) Security Operations
9 10 (9.90%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (9.90%) Migration
10 9 (8.91%) Enterprise Architecture
10 9 (8.91%) Kalman Filter
10 9 (8.91%) Project Management
10 9 (8.91%) Records Management
10 9 (8.91%) SIEM
10 9 (8.91%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (7.92%) Security Architecture
12 6 (5.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (16.83%) Java
2 8 (7.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (28.71%) CISSP
2 12 (11.88%) CISM
3 9 (8.91%) CISA
4 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
5 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.96%) CCNP
6 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.97%) ACSA
7 3 (2.97%) CCDP
7 3 (2.97%) CCIP
7 3 (2.97%) CCNA
7 3 (2.97%) IBM Certification
7 3 (2.97%) MCDST
7 3 (2.97%) MCITP
7 3 (2.97%) MCSA
7 3 (2.97%) MCSE
7 3 (2.97%) MCTS
7 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (2.97%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (21.78%) PCI DSS
2 18 (17.82%) ISO 9001
3 13 (12.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (7.92%) COBIT
5 6 (5.94%) COSO
6 2 (1.98%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (1.98%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.99%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.99%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.99%) QA
7 1 (0.99%) RMADS
7 1 (0.99%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.99%) Val IT
System Software
1 2 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (3.96%) SmoothWall
2 1 (0.99%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.99%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) Cisco
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.94%) CheckPoint
3 6 (5.94%) Oracle
4 4 (3.96%) Avaya
4 4 (3.96%) HP
4 4 (3.96%) Kaspersky
5 3 (2.97%) AlienVault
5 3 (2.97%) Apple
5 3 (2.97%) Citrix
5 3 (2.97%) Clearswift
5 3 (2.97%) EMC
5 3 (2.97%) IBM
5 3 (2.97%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.97%) SolarWinds
5 3 (2.97%) Splunk
6 2 (1.98%) VMware
7 1 (0.99%) 3PAR
7 1 (0.99%) Symantec
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