The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category for the North West region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 118 119 135
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 16 7 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.84% 4.55% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 2 3
Average daily rate
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£438 £431 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +23.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £416 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £446 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £416 £475
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -12.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -39.53%
Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
181 154 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.11% 5.86% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 68 95
Average daily rate £368 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £209 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £416 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 12
Average hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% -38.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.25 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £20.65 £47.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.06 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+14.64% -2.77%
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014. 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
Manchester +5 9 £500 +21.21% 5
Cheshire -2 2 £388 - 1
Merseyside - 1 £450 - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 32 (82.05%) Information Security
2 20 (51.28%) CISSP
3 13 (33.33%) Finance
3 13 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (30.77%) Security Management
5 11 (28.21%) ITIL
5 11 (28.21%) CISM
6 9 (23.08%) UNIX
6 9 (23.08%) Windows
6 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
6 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
7 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
8 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 7 (17.95%) CESG
8 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 7 (17.95%) Data Protection
8 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
9 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (15.38%) COBIT
9 6 (15.38%) CRISC
10 5 (12.82%) Web Services
10 5 (12.82%) GIAC
10 5 (12.82%) Banking
10 5 (12.82%) Network Design
10 5 (12.82%) Data Protection Act
10 5 (12.82%) Risk Analysis
10 5 (12.82%) Security Testing
10 5 (12.82%) CRAMM
10 5 (12.82%) Service Continuity Management

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Project
1 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Network Security
2 2 (5.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (5.13%) LAN
2 2 (5.13%) WAN
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
3 1 (2.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.56%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.13%) EDRMS
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Banking
3 2 (5.13%) Local Government
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (23.08%) Consultant
1 9 (23.08%) Security Manager
2 8 (20.51%) Security Consultant
3 7 (17.95%) Analyst
4 6 (15.38%) Author
4 6 (15.38%) Technical Author
5 5 (12.82%) Architect
5 5 (12.82%) Risk Analyst
6 4 (10.26%) Network Security Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Network Manager
6 4 (10.26%) Security Architect
7 3 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
7 3 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 3 (7.69%) IT Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Information Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Information Security Manager
8 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (5.13%) Operations Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
2 7 (17.95%) CESG
3 5 (12.82%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (7.69%) PKI
5 2 (5.13%) Clustering
6 1 (2.56%) PMI
6 1 (2.56%) GIS
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) UNIX
1 9 (23.08%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) AIX
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (82.05%) Information Security
2 13 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 12 (30.77%) Security Management
4 11 (28.21%) ITIL
5 9 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 9 (23.08%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (17.95%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 7 (17.95%) Data Protection
7 6 (15.38%) Penetration Testing
8 5 (12.82%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (12.82%) Security Testing
8 5 (12.82%) CRAMM
8 5 (12.82%) Service Continuity Management
8 5 (12.82%) Network Design
9 4 (10.26%) Project Management
10 3 (7.69%) Security Architecture
10 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
10 3 (7.69%) SABSA
11 2 (5.13%) Information Assurance
11 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (51.28%) CISSP
2 11 (28.21%) CISM
3 6 (15.38%) CRISC
4 5 (12.82%) GIAC
5 4 (10.26%) ACSP
5 4 (10.26%) MCSE
5 4 (10.26%) RHCE
5 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (10.26%) CCNP
5 4 (10.26%) CCIP
5 4 (10.26%) CCNA
5 4 (10.26%) CCDP
6 3 (7.69%) MCSA
6 3 (7.69%) IBM Certification
6 3 (7.69%) ACSA
6 3 (7.69%) CISMP
6 3 (7.69%) MCDST
6 3 (7.69%) MCTS
6 3 (7.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 7 (17.95%) PCI DSS
2 6 (15.38%) COBIT
3 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 3 (7.69%) Apple
3 3 (7.69%) HP
3 3 (7.69%) EMC
4 2 (5.13%) Citrix
4 2 (5.13%) McAfee
5 1 (2.56%) Juniper
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £550 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago