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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 95 86 121
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 70 65 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.77% 1.77% 0.46%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.22% 17.02% 5.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 29 8
Median daily rate £563 £338 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £295 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £435 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £416 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.30% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.50 £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+81.25% +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
315 382 273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.97% 10.39% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 216 136
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £634
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 23 25
Median hourly rate £80.00 £15.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+416.12% -4.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £12.60 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.59 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £22.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.17% +8.33%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -22 42 £375 +15.38% 12
Lancashire +7 10 £675 +38.46%
Cheshire -4 10 £600 - 2
Merseyside -4 3 £500 +42.85%
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 56 (42.75%) Information Security
2 50 (38.17%) CISSP
3 34 (25.95%) PCI DSS
4 33 (25.19%) PKI
4 33 (25.19%) ITIL
5 30 (22.90%) Risk Management
6 29 (22.14%) CISM
7 28 (21.37%) Windows
8 25 (19.08%) CISMP
8 25 (19.08%) Network Security
9 24 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (18.32%) Cybersecurity
10 22 (16.79%) SIEM
10 22 (16.79%) Management Information System
10 22 (16.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (16.03%) Security Management
11 21 (16.03%) Finance
11 21 (16.03%) COBIT
12 20 (15.27%) Enterprise Architecture
12 20 (15.27%) Information Security Management
12 20 (15.27%) Unix
13 19 (14.50%) PRINCE2
14 18 (13.74%) Project Management
14 18 (13.74%) Mentoring
15 17 (12.98%) Firewall
15 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
16 16 (12.21%) Data Centre
16 16 (12.21%) Threat Management
17 15 (11.45%) TOGAF
17 15 (11.45%) Penetration Testing

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.29%) Apache
1 3 (2.29%) IIS
2 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.76%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
3 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.53%) Office 365
4 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (19.08%) Network Security
2 17 (12.98%) Firewall
3 10 (7.63%) SSL
4 9 (6.87%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (6.87%) Internet
4 9 (6.87%) WAN
5 4 (3.05%) DHCP
5 4 (3.05%) DNS
6 3 (2.29%) LAN
6 3 (2.29%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (2.29%) SMTP
6 3 (2.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.53%) HTTP
7 2 (1.53%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.53%) VPN
8 1 (0.76%) MPLS
8 1 (0.76%) SAN
8 1 (0.76%) Skype
8 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.53%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.76%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.82%) Hudson
1 5 (3.82%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (16.03%) Finance
2 11 (8.40%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.87%) Banking
3 9 (6.87%) Billing
4 3 (2.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Military
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (38.17%) Consultant
2 37 (28.24%) Security Consultant
3 21 (16.03%) Security Manager
4 15 (11.45%) Analyst
4 15 (11.45%) Architect
5 13 (9.92%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (8.40%) Information Security Consultant
6 11 (8.40%) Java Architect
7 9 (6.87%) IT Consultant
7 9 (6.87%) IT Security Consultant
7 9 (6.87%) Java Consultant
8 8 (6.11%) Network Security Manager
8 8 (6.11%) Security Analyst
8 8 (6.11%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.34%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 6 (4.58%) Information Manager
10 6 (4.58%) Information Security Manager
11 5 (3.82%) CISSP Consultant
11 5 (3.82%) Head of IT
11 5 (3.82%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.29%) Web Services
2 2 (1.53%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.53%) Spring
3 1 (0.76%) .NET
3 1 (0.76%) J2EE
3 1 (0.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (25.19%) PKI
2 22 (16.79%) Management Information System
3 16 (12.21%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (4.58%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.82%) Cryptography
6 5 (3.82%) Private Cloud
7 4 (3.05%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.29%) Life Science
8 3 (2.29%) Smart Meter
8 3 (2.29%) Social Media
9 2 (1.53%) CESG
9 2 (1.53%) Smart Energy
9 2 (1.53%) User Experience
10 1 (0.76%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.37%) Windows
2 20 (15.27%) Unix
3 12 (9.16%) Linux
3 12 (9.16%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (5.34%) Solaris
5 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.76%) Android
7 1 (0.76%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.75%) Information Security
2 33 (25.19%) ITIL
3 30 (22.90%) Risk Management
4 24 (18.32%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (18.32%) Cybersecurity
5 22 (16.79%) SIEM
5 22 (16.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 21 (16.03%) Security Management
7 20 (15.27%) Enterprise Architecture
7 20 (15.27%) Information Security Management
8 19 (14.50%) PRINCE2
9 18 (13.74%) Mentoring
9 18 (13.74%) Project Management
10 16 (12.21%) Threat Management
11 15 (11.45%) Penetration Testing
11 15 (11.45%) TOGAF
12 14 (10.69%) Risk Assessment
13 12 (9.16%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (9.16%) SABSA
13 12 (9.16%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (10.69%) Java
2 7 (5.34%) SQL
3 2 (1.53%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.53%) Perl
3 2 (1.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (38.17%) CISSP
2 29 (22.14%) CISM
3 25 (19.08%) CISMP
4 17 (12.98%) Security Cleared
5 13 (9.92%) SC Cleared
6 12 (9.16%) CLAS
7 11 (8.40%) CESG Certified Professional
8 9 (6.87%) CISA
9 8 (6.11%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (5.34%) CCENT
11 4 (3.05%) EMCSA
11 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (2.29%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (2.29%) DBS Check
12 3 (2.29%) MCP
12 3 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.53%) CCNA
13 2 (1.53%) CCNP
13 2 (1.53%) Degree
14 1 (0.76%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (25.95%) PCI DSS
2 21 (16.03%) COBIT
3 13 (9.92%) ISO 9001
3 13 (9.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (5.34%) COSO
5 4 (3.05%) RMADS
6 3 (2.29%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
7 2 (1.53%) ISO27005
7 2 (1.53%) QA
8 1 (0.76%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.76%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.76%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.76%) SLA
8 1 (0.76%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.76%) Val IT
System Software
1 15 (11.45%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (7.63%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (6.11%) SmoothWall
3 5 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.82%) Puppet
3 5 (3.82%) Salt
4 4 (3.05%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (3.05%) SCCM
5 3 (2.29%) SCOM
5 3 (2.29%) WSUS
6 1 (0.76%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (9.92%) Cisco
1 13 (9.92%) Splunk
2 12 (9.16%) Microsoft
3 11 (8.40%) Symantec
3 11 (8.40%) VMware
4 10 (7.63%) Intel Security
5 8 (6.11%) CheckPoint
5 8 (6.11%) Clearswift
5 8 (6.11%) Kaspersky
5 8 (6.11%) Red Hat
6 6 (4.58%) Citrix
7 5 (3.82%) EMC
7 5 (3.82%) Qualys
8 3 (2.29%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.53%) BT
9 2 (1.53%) HP
9 2 (1.53%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.76%) AppSense
10 1 (0.76%) IBM
10 1 (0.76%) Wyse
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