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 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 117 124 134
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +10
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 20 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.63% 0.48% 0.21%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.48% 8.33% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 4
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£450 £416 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.17% +14.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £390 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £468 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £403 £415
% change year-on-year
+11.80% -3.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-23.07% -39.53%
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
211 168 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 6.61% 5.77% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 73 107
Average daily rate £410 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £436 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 22 11
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £28.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -38.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.25 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £20.15 £48.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -22.22%

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 August 2014.

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 August 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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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 -2 10 £500 +9.58% 2
Cheshire -4 5 £400 -1.17%
Merseyside - 1 £450 - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (91.18%) Information Security
2 22 (64.71%) CISSP
3 13 (38.24%) Finance
4 12 (35.29%) CISM
4 12 (35.29%) Risk Assessment
4 12 (35.29%) COBIT
5 10 (29.41%) Banking
5 10 (29.41%) Data Protection
5 10 (29.41%) Security Management
5 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
6 9 (26.47%) ITIL
6 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
7 8 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
7 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
8 7 (20.59%) GIAC
8 7 (20.59%) CESG
8 7 (20.59%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (20.59%) CRAMM
8 7 (20.59%) CRISC
9 6 (17.65%) CISA
9 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
9 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 6 (17.65%) Project Management
10 5 (14.71%) UNIX
10 5 (14.71%) Windows
10 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (11.76%) C
12 3 (8.82%) MS Project
12 3 (8.82%) MS Office
12 3 (8.82%) ISEB

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Project
1 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) SAN
1 2 (5.88%) LAN
1 2 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (2.94%) LDAP
2 1 (2.94%) Firewall
2 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.94%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) EDRMS
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (38.24%) Finance
2 10 (29.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Local Government
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Security Consultant
3 6 (17.65%) Security Manager
3 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) IT Consultant
4 5 (14.71%) IT Security Consultant
5 4 (11.76%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Author
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Author
6 3 (8.82%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Information Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Implementation Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) IT Risk Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 8 (23.53%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (20.59%) CESG
4 3 (8.82%) PMI
4 3 (8.82%) PKI
5 2 (5.88%) Clustering
6 1 (2.94%) GIS
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) UNIX
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Information Security
2 12 (35.29%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (29.41%) Data Protection
3 10 (29.41%) Security Management
4 9 (26.47%) ITIL
5 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 7 (20.59%) Risk Analysis
6 7 (20.59%) CRAMM
7 6 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 6 (17.65%) Project Management
8 5 (14.71%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
9 3 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (8.82%) Service Management
9 3 (8.82%) ITSM
9 3 (8.82%) Information Security Management
9 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
9 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) CISSP
2 12 (35.29%) CISM
3 7 (20.59%) GIAC
3 7 (20.59%) CRISC
4 6 (17.65%) CISA
5 3 (8.82%) ISEB
5 3 (8.82%) PMP
5 3 (8.82%) PMI Certification
5 3 (8.82%) CISMP
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (5.88%) ISACA
6 2 (5.88%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (2.94%) QiCA
7 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) COBIT
2 9 (26.47%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) McAfee
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (2.94%) Cisco
3 1 (2.94%) Juniper
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