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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 84 113 119
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +6
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 64 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.74% 0.50% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 21.05% 7.77% 3.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 4
Average daily rate
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£333 £375 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% -23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £310 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £458 £539
UK excluding London average daily rate £414 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 -
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -
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
304 193 126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.28% 6.38% 5.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 84 67
Average daily rate £358 £328 £248
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.31% +32.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £172 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 13
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £11.00 £16.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.20 £40.00 £26.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +20.00%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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
Manchester +33 50 £325 - 16
Lancashire +12 4 £488 +8.33% 6
Merseyside -12 4 £350 -6.66% 2
Cheshire -11 3 - - 7
Cumbria - 1 - - 2
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 35 (42.68%) CISM
2 34 (41.46%) CISSP
3 32 (39.02%) ITIL
3 32 (39.02%) QA
4 31 (37.80%) Cisco
4 31 (37.80%) Firewall
5 29 (35.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 29 (35.37%) SSL
6 28 (34.15%) CheckPoint
6 28 (34.15%) Migration
6 28 (34.15%) PKI
6 28 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
6 28 (34.15%) Kalman Filter
7 27 (32.93%) Kaspersky
7 27 (32.93%) Clearswift
8 26 (31.71%) Information Security
8 26 (31.71%) CISMP
9 23 (28.05%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (28.05%) Citrix
10 22 (26.83%) WAN
11 21 (25.61%) Penetration Testing
11 21 (25.61%) SIEM
12 20 (24.39%) Windows
12 20 (24.39%) Active Directory
13 19 (23.17%) AppSense
14 18 (21.95%) Network Security
15 16 (19.51%) VMware
15 16 (19.51%) Service Delivery
16 15 (18.29%) CCENT
17 12 (14.63%) SCCM

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Office 365
2 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (37.80%) Firewall
2 29 (35.37%) SSL
3 28 (34.15%) Cisco ASA
4 22 (26.83%) WAN
5 18 (21.95%) Network Security
6 10 (12.20%) VPN
7 8 (9.76%) LAN
8 5 (6.10%) SAN
9 2 (2.44%) Internet
9 2 (2.44%) Wireless
9 2 (2.44%) VLAN
10 1 (1.22%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.22%) Wireless Security
10 1 (1.22%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.22%) tcpdump
10 1 (1.22%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (1.22%) SSH
10 1 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.22%) LDAP
10 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) MySQL
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.22%) EDRMS
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
2 5 (6.10%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (1.22%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (57.32%) Analyst
2 31 (37.80%) Technical Analyst
3 27 (32.93%) Security Analyst
4 9 (10.98%) Security Manager
5 8 (9.76%) Security Consultant
5 8 (9.76%) Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) Citrix Analyst
7 6 (7.32%) Technical Security Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Security Assurance Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Business Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) IT Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Network Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) IT Security Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Security Officer
9 4 (4.88%) Information Security Officer
10 3 (3.66%) Build Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Audit Manager
11 2 (2.44%) Security Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.15%) PKI
2 11 (13.41%) Management Information System
3 10 (12.20%) CESG
3 10 (12.20%) Thin Client
3 10 (12.20%) Fat Client
4 6 (7.32%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (6.10%) Life Science
6 3 (3.66%) BYOD
7 2 (2.44%) User Experience
7 2 (2.44%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.22%) Handset
8 1 (1.22%) Replication
8 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.39%) Windows
2 12 (14.63%) Windows 7
3 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.88%) Solaris
4 4 (4.88%) UNIX
5 2 (2.44%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.22%) Android
6 1 (1.22%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) ITIL
2 29 (35.37%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 28 (34.15%) Migration
3 28 (34.15%) Kalman Filter
4 26 (31.71%) Information Security
5 21 (25.61%) Penetration Testing
5 21 (25.61%) SIEM
6 16 (19.51%) Service Delivery
7 12 (14.63%) Capacity Planning
7 12 (14.63%) Data Protection
7 12 (14.63%) Security Architecture
8 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
9 8 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (7.32%) Business Continuity
10 6 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (7.32%) Programme Management
11 5 (6.10%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (6.10%) ISMS
12 4 (4.88%) TOGAF
12 4 (4.88%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.22%) Ruby
1 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.22%) Python
1 1 (1.22%) Perl
1 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (42.68%) CISM
2 34 (41.46%) CISSP
3 26 (31.71%) CISMP
4 23 (28.05%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (18.29%) CCENT
6 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (4.88%) CISA
6 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
7 3 (3.66%) CCEE
7 3 (3.66%) CCAA
7 3 (3.66%) MCSE
7 3 (3.66%) CCIE
7 3 (3.66%) CCA
7 3 (3.66%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
8 2 (2.44%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.44%) Degree
9 1 (1.22%) MCDST
9 1 (1.22%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (39.02%) QA
2 7 (8.54%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.66%) COBIT
4 2 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.22%) BS25999
5 1 (1.22%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.22%) SLA
5 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (24.39%) Active Directory
2 10 (12.20%) BitLocker
3 7 (8.54%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 7 (8.54%) XenApp
3 7 (8.54%) MetaFrame
4 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.22%) iptables
5 1 (1.22%) Samba
5 1 (1.22%) NFS
5 1 (1.22%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 12 (14.63%) SCCM
2 1 (1.22%) SCOM
2 1 (1.22%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.22%) Opsview
2 1 (1.22%) MOM
2 1 (1.22%) Nagios
2 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) Cisco
2 28 (34.15%) CheckPoint
3 27 (32.93%) Kaspersky
3 27 (32.93%) Clearswift
4 23 (28.05%) Citrix
5 19 (23.17%) AppSense
6 16 (19.51%) VMware
7 12 (14.63%) Microsoft
8 11 (13.41%) Wyse
9 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.88%) EMC
10 2 (2.44%) HP
11 1 (1.22%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.22%) ProCurve
11 1 (1.22%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.22%) Splunk
11 1 (1.22%) ArcSight
11 1 (1.22%) Rapid7
11 1 (1.22%) Symantec
11 1 (1.22%) McAfee
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