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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 130 121 118
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 8 8 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.28% 0.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.56% 3.48% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate
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£346 £350 £153
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.07% +129.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £288 £118
10% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £465 £341
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £31.56 £47.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £31.56 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+50.53% +61.82%
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
225 230 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.92% 8.10% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 119 103 81
Average daily rate £325 £325 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £175 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.80 £16.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £44.00 £68.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.60% -6.50%

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
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 18 December 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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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 -8 6 - - 3
Merseyside -2 2 £338 -43.75%
Lancashire -20 2 £355 +31.48%
Cheshire - - - -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 25 (78.13%) Information Security
2 23 (71.88%) CISSP
3 16 (50.00%) Finance
3 16 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 14 (43.75%) CISM
5 11 (34.38%) COBIT
6 10 (31.25%) ITIL
7 9 (28.13%) CISA
7 9 (28.13%) Banking
7 9 (28.13%) Data Protection
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (21.88%) Project Management
9 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
9 7 (21.88%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (18.75%) CRAMM
10 6 (18.75%) Security Architecture
10 6 (18.75%) GIAC
10 6 (18.75%) Service Management
10 6 (18.75%) CRISC
11 5 (15.63%) RHCSA
11 5 (15.63%) IBM Certification
11 5 (15.63%) Apple
11 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
11 5 (15.63%) CCNP
11 5 (15.63%) CCIP
11 5 (15.63%) CCNA
11 5 (15.63%) CCDP
11 5 (15.63%) HP
11 5 (15.63%) EMC

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (9.38%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Project
1 3 (9.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Network Security
2 3 (9.38%) WAN
3 2 (6.25%) DMZ
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) EDRMS
1 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
General
1 16 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (28.13%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Law
3 2 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) Consultant
1 13 (40.63%) Security Consultant
2 9 (28.13%) Security Manager
3 8 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 8 (25.00%) IT Consultant
4 6 (18.75%) Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Network Manager
5 5 (15.63%) Network Security Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (12.50%) Security Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Business Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Security Project Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Security Risk Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Head of IT
9 1 (3.13%) IT Security Analyst
9 1 (3.13%) Web Manager
9 1 (3.13%) Information Security Manager
9 1 (3.13%) IT Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Management Information System
1 7 (21.88%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (9.38%) PMI
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) CESG
3 1 (3.13%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Information Security
2 10 (31.25%) ITIL
3 9 (28.13%) Data Protection
4 7 (21.88%) Project Management
5 6 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
5 6 (18.75%) CRAMM
5 6 (18.75%) Security Architecture
5 6 (18.75%) Service Management
6 5 (15.63%) Risk Management
6 5 (15.63%) PRINCE2
6 5 (15.63%) Performance Management
6 5 (15.63%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (12.50%) Coaching
8 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 3 (9.38%) People Management
8 3 (9.38%) Change Management
8 3 (9.38%) Security Management
8 3 (9.38%) ITSM
8 3 (9.38%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) C
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (71.88%) CISSP
2 14 (43.75%) CISM
3 9 (28.13%) CISA
4 6 (18.75%) GIAC
4 6 (18.75%) CRISC
5 5 (15.63%) RHCSA
5 5 (15.63%) IBM Certification
5 5 (15.63%) CCNP
5 5 (15.63%) CCIP
5 5 (15.63%) CCNA
5 5 (15.63%) CCDP
5 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (15.63%) RHCE
5 5 (15.63%) MCSE
5 5 (15.63%) MCSA
5 5 (15.63%) ACSP
5 5 (15.63%) MCDST
5 5 (15.63%) MCTS
5 5 (15.63%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 11 (34.38%) COBIT
3 3 (9.38%) QA
4 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Apple
2 5 (15.63%) HP
2 5 (15.63%) EMC
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco
2 5 (15.63%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.38%) Avaya
4 3 (9.38%) SolarWinds
4 3 (9.38%) Splunk
4 3 (9.38%) ArcSight