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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 123 114 127
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 28 43 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.89% 1.04% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.41% 11.17% 4.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 5
Median daily rate £450 £407 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.56% +1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £350 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £445 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.12% +11.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £46.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+39.78% -2.10%
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
269 385 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.56% 9.32% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 243 175
Median daily rate £425 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £241 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 18
Median hourly rate £45.75 £37.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.64% +146.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.26 £15.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.47 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £20.99
% change year-on-year
-14.00% +19.09%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -21 16 £600 +57.06% 16
Lancashire - 8 £450 -
Merseyside -1 1 - - 3
Cumbria - 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 36 (59.02%) Information Security
2 30 (49.18%) CISSP
3 24 (39.34%) Firewall
4 20 (32.79%) ITIL
5 19 (31.15%) Cisco
6 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
7 16 (26.23%) Penetration Testing
8 15 (24.59%) CISM
9 14 (22.95%) COBIT
10 12 (19.67%) PCI DSS
11 11 (18.03%) Network Security
11 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
11 11 (18.03%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (18.03%) PKI
12 10 (16.39%) CISMP
12 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
12 10 (16.39%) Web Services
12 10 (16.39%) Windows
12 10 (16.39%) Kalman Filter
13 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
13 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (14.75%) ISO27002
13 9 (14.75%) CheckPoint
13 9 (14.75%) Unix
13 9 (14.75%) WAN
14 8 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
14 8 (13.11%) CCNP
14 8 (13.11%) Clearswift

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 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
3 1 (1.64%) IaaS
3 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (39.34%) Firewall
2 11 (18.03%) Network Security
3 9 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (14.75%) WAN
4 8 (13.11%) WebEx
5 7 (11.48%) SSL
6 6 (9.84%) VoIP
7 4 (6.56%) LAN
8 3 (4.92%) 2G
8 3 (4.92%) 3G
8 3 (4.92%) 4G
8 3 (4.92%) Diameter Protocol
8 3 (4.92%) LTE
8 3 (4.92%) MVNO
8 3 (4.92%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (4.92%) SAN
9 2 (3.28%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (3.28%) VoLTE
10 1 (1.64%) OSPF
10 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (1.64%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.84%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.28%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Consultant
1 20 (32.79%) Security Consultant
2 18 (29.51%) Security Manager
3 12 (19.67%) IT Consultant
3 12 (19.67%) IT Security Consultant
4 10 (16.39%) Analyst
4 10 (16.39%) Information Manager
4 10 (16.39%) Information Security Manager
5 7 (11.48%) Network Security Manager
6 5 (8.20%) Network Manager
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Senior Technical Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Security Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) SIEM Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) CISSP Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) IT Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Mobile Architect
8 3 (4.92%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) PKI
2 9 (14.75%) Data Centre
3 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.20%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.56%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.28%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (3.28%) Life Science
7 1 (1.64%) CESG
7 1 (1.64%) CESG CLAS
7 1 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.64%) NHS
7 1 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.39%) Windows
2 9 (14.75%) Unix
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (6.56%) Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (6.56%) Solaris
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Information Security
2 20 (32.79%) ITIL
3 16 (26.23%) Penetration Testing
4 10 (16.39%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (16.39%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.11%) SIEM
5 8 (13.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 7 (11.48%) ITIL V3
6 7 (11.48%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (11.48%) Security Management
7 6 (9.84%) Email Filtering
7 6 (9.84%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.84%) Web Filtering
8 5 (8.20%) Application Rationalisation
8 5 (8.20%) Change Control
8 5 (8.20%) Patch Management
8 5 (8.20%) Security Architecture
8 5 (8.20%) Security Operations
9 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (6.56%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.64%) Perl
1 1 (1.64%) Python
1 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
1 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (49.18%) CISSP
2 15 (24.59%) CISM
3 11 (18.03%) ITIL Certification
4 10 (16.39%) CISMP
5 8 (13.11%) CCNP
5 8 (13.11%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (6.56%) CISA
7 4 (6.56%) DBS Check
7 4 (6.56%) Degree
7 4 (6.56%) MCP
8 2 (3.28%) CLAS
8 2 (3.28%) GSEC
8 2 (3.28%) GSLC
8 2 (3.28%) GSNA
8 2 (3.28%) SANS
8 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.64%) CCDP
9 1 (1.64%) CCNA
9 1 (1.64%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) COBIT
2 12 (19.67%) PCI DSS
3 9 (14.75%) ISO27002
4 6 (9.84%) QA
5 2 (3.28%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (1.64%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (1.64%) ISO22301
6 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.64%) SSAE 16
6 1 (1.64%) Val IT
System Software
1 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.92%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) SmoothWall
2 5 (8.20%) SCCM
2 5 (8.20%) SCOM
2 5 (8.20%) WSUS
3 3 (4.92%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 19 (31.15%) Cisco
2 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
3 9 (14.75%) CheckPoint
4 8 (13.11%) Clearswift
5 7 (11.48%) Avaya
6 5 (8.20%) VMware
7 4 (6.56%) Red Hat
8 3 (4.92%) IBM
8 3 (4.92%) Intel Security
8 3 (4.92%) Qualys
8 3 (4.92%) Splunk
8 3 (4.92%) Symantec
9 2 (3.28%) LogRhythm
9 2 (3.28%) Oracle
10 1 (1.64%) Capita
10 1 (1.64%) Intel
10 1 (1.64%) Juniper
10 1 (1.64%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.64%) Rackspace
10 1 (1.64%) Veritas