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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 119 113 129
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 39 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 0.63% 0.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 11.89% 9.79% 4.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 13 2
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£540 £450 £431
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £330 £416
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £525 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+241.13% -23.07%
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
328 194 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.57% 6.46% 5.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 95 71
Average daily rate £413 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £525 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 19
Average hourly rate £15.77 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.42% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.10 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.64 £53.50 £20.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £20.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+5.12% +17.14%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -6 13 £275 -45.00% 7
Merseyside 0 12 £828 +83.88%
Cheshire -5 6 £550 +41.93% 3
Lancashire - 2 £321 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 38 (37.62%) CISSP
2 36 (35.64%) CISM
3 33 (32.67%) Firewall
3 33 (32.67%) Migration
3 33 (32.67%) Information Security
4 32 (31.68%) Cisco
4 32 (31.68%) ITIL
4 32 (31.68%) QA
5 30 (29.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 29 (28.71%) SSL
6 29 (28.71%) PKI
6 29 (28.71%) Kalman Filter
7 28 (27.72%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (27.72%) Clearswift
8 27 (26.73%) CheckPoint
8 27 (26.73%) CISMP
8 27 (26.73%) Kaspersky
9 23 (22.77%) ITIL Certification
9 23 (22.77%) Citrix
9 23 (22.77%) WAN
10 22 (21.78%) Penetration Testing
10 22 (21.78%) SIEM
11 21 (20.79%) CESG
12 20 (19.80%) Data Centre
13 19 (18.81%) Data Protection
13 19 (18.81%) AppSense
13 19 (18.81%) Windows
13 19 (18.81%) Active Directory
14 18 (17.82%) Network Security
14 18 (17.82%) Security Architecture

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (1.98%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Office 365
2 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (32.67%) Firewall
2 29 (28.71%) SSL
3 28 (27.72%) Cisco ASA
4 23 (22.77%) WAN
5 18 (17.82%) Network Security
6 9 (8.91%) VPN
7 8 (7.92%) LAN
8 6 (5.94%) Internet
9 4 (3.96%) SAN
10 2 (1.98%) Wireless
10 2 (1.98%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.99%) VLAN
11 1 (0.99%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.99%) Wireless Security
11 1 (0.99%) VoIP
11 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (8.91%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.97%) Retail
4 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.98%) Legal
5 1 (0.99%) Banking
5 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (48.51%) Analyst
2 32 (31.68%) Technical Analyst
3 29 (28.71%) Security Analyst
4 13 (12.87%) Consultant
5 10 (9.90%) Security Manager
6 9 (8.91%) Security Consultant
7 7 (6.93%) Project Manager
7 7 (6.93%) Citrix Analyst
8 6 (5.94%) Security Advisor
8 6 (5.94%) Technical Security Analyst
9 5 (4.95%) Security Project Manager
9 5 (4.95%) IT Security Project Manager
9 5 (4.95%) IT Project Manager
10 4 (3.96%) Architect
10 4 (3.96%) Technical Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Java Consultant
10 4 (3.96%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.96%) Security Officer
10 4 (3.96%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.71%) PKI
2 21 (20.79%) CESG
3 20 (19.80%) Data Centre
4 13 (12.87%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (10.89%) Thin Client
5 11 (10.89%) Management Information System
5 11 (10.89%) Fat Client
6 8 (7.92%) CESG CLAS
7 7 (6.93%) RMADS
8 5 (4.95%) Life Science
9 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.98%) User Experience
10 2 (1.98%) SCADA
11 1 (0.99%) Handset
11 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.99%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 19 (18.81%) Windows
2 12 (11.88%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.96%) Solaris
4 4 (3.96%) UNIX
5 2 (1.98%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.99%) Android
6 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (32.67%) Migration
1 33 (32.67%) Information Security
2 32 (31.68%) ITIL
3 30 (29.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 29 (28.71%) Kalman Filter
5 22 (21.78%) SIEM
5 22 (21.78%) Penetration Testing
6 19 (18.81%) Data Protection
7 18 (17.82%) Security Architecture
8 17 (16.83%) Risk Management
9 16 (15.84%) Service Delivery
9 16 (15.84%) Security Patching
10 13 (12.87%) ISMS
11 12 (11.88%) Capacity Planning
12 11 (10.89%) Programme Management
13 8 (7.92%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (7.92%) Risk Assessment
14 5 (4.95%) Business Continuity
14 5 (4.95%) Project Management
14 5 (4.95%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.96%) Java
2 1 (0.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (37.62%) CISSP
2 36 (35.64%) CISM
3 27 (26.73%) CISMP
4 23 (22.77%) ITIL Certification
5 15 (14.85%) CCENT
6 6 (5.94%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.96%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.97%) MCSE
8 3 (2.97%) CCIE
8 3 (2.97%) CISA
8 3 (2.97%) CCA
8 3 (2.97%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.97%) CCEE
8 3 (2.97%) CCAA
9 1 (0.99%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.99%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.99%) MCDST
9 1 (0.99%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (31.68%) QA
2 7 (6.93%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.95%) ISO 9001
4 3 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.98%) COBIT
6 1 (0.99%) SLA
6 1 (0.99%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.99%) BS25999
System Software
1 19 (18.81%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.90%) BitLocker
3 7 (6.93%) XenApp
3 7 (6.93%) MetaFrame
3 7 (6.93%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 4 (3.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (11.88%) SCCM
2 1 (0.99%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 32 (31.68%) Cisco
2 28 (27.72%) Clearswift
3 27 (26.73%) CheckPoint
3 27 (26.73%) Kaspersky
4 23 (22.77%) Citrix
5 19 (18.81%) AppSense
6 16 (15.84%) VMware
7 12 (11.88%) Microsoft
8 11 (10.89%) Wyse
9 4 (3.96%) EMC
9 4 (3.96%) Oracle
9 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.98%) HP
10 2 (1.98%) hybris
11 1 (0.99%) Splunk
11 1 (0.99%) Rapid7
11 1 (0.99%) Veeam
11 1 (0.99%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.99%) Intel
11 1 (0.99%) Avaya
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