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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 121 115 121
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 44 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.00% 0.65% 0.49%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.12% 10.15% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 14 6
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£540 £463 £416
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.75% +11.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £365 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £855 £525 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
- +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £19.00
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
363 197 158
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.27% 6.38% 5.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 106 69
Average daily rate £425 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £148 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 22
Average hourly rate £17.33 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.78% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.62 £9.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £40.00 £19.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

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 August 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 August 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 -11 15 £338 -32.50% 2
Merseyside 0 10 £855 -
Cheshire -3 10 £550 +37.50% 3
Lancashire - 3 £405 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 44 (40.00%) Firewall
1 44 (40.00%) Migration
2 43 (39.09%) Cisco
3 40 (36.36%) SSL
3 40 (36.36%) ITIL
3 40 (36.36%) CISM
3 40 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 40 (36.36%) PKI
3 40 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
4 38 (34.55%) Cisco ASA
4 38 (34.55%) CISSP
5 37 (33.64%) CheckPoint
6 36 (32.73%) QA
7 35 (31.82%) Kaspersky
7 35 (31.82%) Clearswift
8 30 (27.27%) CISMP
8 30 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
8 30 (27.27%) WAN
8 30 (27.27%) SIEM
9 28 (25.45%) Penetration Testing
10 27 (24.55%) Citrix
10 27 (24.55%) Data Centre
11 24 (21.82%) Information Security
12 22 (20.00%) Security Patching
12 22 (20.00%) Network Security
13 20 (18.18%) VMware
13 20 (18.18%) CESG
14 19 (17.27%) AppSense
14 19 (17.27%) Service Delivery
14 19 (17.27%) Active Directory

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (1.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.91%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (0.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.64%) Office 365
2 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (40.00%) Firewall
2 40 (36.36%) SSL
3 38 (34.55%) Cisco ASA
4 30 (27.27%) WAN
5 22 (20.00%) Network Security
6 10 (9.09%) Internet
7 9 (8.18%) VPN
8 8 (7.27%) LAN
9 4 (3.64%) SAN
10 1 (0.91%) VoIP
10 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.91%) Wireless
10 1 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (0.91%) VLAN
10 1 (0.91%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 8 (7.27%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.64%) Legal
3 4 (3.64%) Retail
4 2 (1.82%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.91%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (48.18%) Analyst
2 38 (34.55%) Technical Analyst
3 34 (30.91%) Security Analyst
4 17 (15.45%) Consultant
5 12 (10.91%) Security Manager
6 9 (8.18%) Security Consultant
7 8 (7.27%) Architect
7 8 (7.27%) Project Manager
7 8 (7.27%) Java Consultant
7 8 (7.27%) Java Architect
8 7 (6.36%) Technical Security Analyst
8 7 (6.36%) Citrix Analyst
9 6 (5.45%) Security Advisor
9 6 (5.45%) Security Project Manager
10 5 (4.55%) IT Security Project Manager
10 5 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
11 4 (3.64%) Technical Engineer
11 4 (3.64%) Network Analyst
11 4 (3.64%) IT Security Analyst
12 3 (2.73%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.27%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 40 (36.36%) PKI
2 27 (24.55%) Data Centre
3 20 (18.18%) CESG
4 13 (11.82%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (10.00%) Thin Client
5 11 (10.00%) Fat Client
6 8 (7.27%) RMADS
6 8 (7.27%) CESG CLAS
7 7 (6.36%) Life Science
8 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.82%) SCADA
11 1 (0.91%) Handset
11 1 (0.91%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.91%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.27%) Windows
2 12 (10.91%) Windows 7
3 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (3.64%) Solaris
4 4 (3.64%) UNIX
5 2 (1.82%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.91%) Android
6 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.00%) Migration
2 40 (36.36%) ITIL
2 40 (36.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 40 (36.36%) Kalman Filter
3 30 (27.27%) SIEM
4 28 (25.45%) Penetration Testing
5 24 (21.82%) Information Security
6 22 (20.00%) Security Patching
7 19 (17.27%) Service Delivery
8 17 (15.45%) Risk Management
9 16 (14.55%) Data Protection
10 14 (12.73%) Capacity Planning
10 14 (12.73%) ISMS
11 12 (10.91%) Security Architecture
12 11 (10.00%) Programme Management
13 8 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (7.27%) Mentoring
14 5 (4.55%) Security Management
14 5 (4.55%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.27%) Java
2 1 (0.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (36.36%) CISM
2 38 (34.55%) CISSP
3 30 (27.27%) CISMP
3 30 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (13.64%) CCENT
5 7 (6.36%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.73%) MCSE
8 3 (2.73%) CCIE
8 3 (2.73%) CISA
8 3 (2.73%) CCA
8 3 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (2.73%) CCEE
8 3 (2.73%) CCAA
9 1 (0.91%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.91%) MCDST
9 1 (0.91%) CEH
9 1 (0.91%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (32.73%) QA
2 9 (8.18%) ISO 9001
3 6 (5.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (1.82%) COBIT
6 1 (0.91%) SLA
6 1 (0.91%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.91%) BS25999
System Software
1 19 (17.27%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.09%) BitLocker
3 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.36%) XenApp
4 7 (6.36%) MetaFrame
4 7 (6.36%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 12 (10.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) HP SIM
2 1 (0.91%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (39.09%) Cisco
2 37 (33.64%) CheckPoint
3 35 (31.82%) Clearswift
3 35 (31.82%) Kaspersky
4 27 (24.55%) Citrix
5 20 (18.18%) VMware
6 19 (17.27%) AppSense
7 12 (10.91%) Microsoft
8 11 (10.00%) Wyse
9 8 (7.27%) Oracle
10 4 (3.64%) Red Hat
10 4 (3.64%) EMC
11 2 (1.82%) HP
11 2 (1.82%) hybris
12 1 (0.91%) Splunk
12 1 (0.91%) Rapid7
12 1 (0.91%) Veeam
12 1 (0.91%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.91%) Intel
12 1 (0.91%) Avaya
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