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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 128 115 112
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -3
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 25 49 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.71% 1.09% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.87% 10.52% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 39 16
Median daily rate £355 £540 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.25% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £855 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £455 £450
% change year-on-year
-6.59% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £60.87 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-24.42% +35.26%
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
282 466 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 8.06% 10.40% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 308 165
Median daily rate £411 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.61% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £316 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £379
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +8.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 24
Median hourly rate £60.75 £17.33 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.54% -8.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £14.05 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.59 £28.50 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £29.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.06% +47.50%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -5 21 £375 +7.14% 12
Lancashire +24 3 £300 -38.77% 2
Merseyside +2 1 - - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 48 (51.61%) CISSP
2 40 (43.01%) Information Security
3 37 (39.78%) ITIL
4 36 (38.71%) PKI
5 29 (31.18%) CISM
6 28 (30.11%) Windows
6 28 (30.11%) Network Security
7 27 (29.03%) PCI DSS
8 26 (27.96%) SIEM
8 26 (27.96%) Unix
8 26 (27.96%) CISMP
9 23 (24.73%) Stakeholder Management
10 22 (23.66%) Firewall
10 22 (23.66%) Data Centre
11 21 (22.58%) Active Directory
12 20 (21.51%) Threat Management
13 19 (20.43%) ITIL Certification
13 19 (20.43%) Cisco
14 18 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
15 17 (18.28%) Cybersecurity
15 17 (18.28%) PRINCE2
15 17 (18.28%) Penetration Testing
16 16 (17.20%) VMware
16 16 (17.20%) Clearswift
16 16 (17.20%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (17.20%) COBIT
17 15 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
17 15 (16.13%) SmoothWall
17 15 (16.13%) CheckPoint
17 15 (16.13%) Security Management

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 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) GitHub
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (30.11%) Network Security
2 22 (23.66%) Firewall
3 16 (17.20%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (15.05%) SSL
4 14 (15.05%) WAN
5 6 (6.45%) VoIP
6 4 (4.30%) LAN
7 3 (3.23%) SAN
8 2 (2.15%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.08%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.08%) IP Telephony
9 1 (1.08%) MPLS
9 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.08%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.08%) JIRA
General
1 14 (15.05%) Finance
2 5 (5.38%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Banking
4 2 (2.15%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (27.96%) Consultant
1 26 (27.96%) Security Consultant
2 23 (24.73%) Security Manager
3 20 (21.51%) Analyst
4 15 (16.13%) Network Security Manager
5 13 (13.98%) Technical Analyst
6 12 (12.90%) Delivery Manager
7 9 (9.68%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) Information Security Consultant
8 8 (8.60%) Security Analyst
8 8 (8.60%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 7 (7.53%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 7 (7.53%) Network Manager
10 5 (5.38%) CISSP Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) ICT Assistant
10 5 (5.38%) ICT Manager
10 5 (5.38%) SIEM Consultant
10 5 (5.38%) Technical Writer
10 5 (5.38%) Vulnerability Consultant
11 4 (4.30%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) Web Services
2 1 (1.08%) .NET
2 1 (1.08%) J2EE
2 1 (1.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (38.71%) PKI
2 22 (23.66%) Data Centre
3 11 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (8.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (8.60%) Management Information System
5 7 (7.53%) Computer Science
6 5 (5.38%) Life Science
7 4 (4.30%) EMC VNX
8 3 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (2.15%) CESG
9 2 (2.15%) Private Cloud
9 2 (2.15%) User Experience
10 1 (1.08%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (1.08%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.08%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (1.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (30.11%) Windows
2 26 (27.96%) Unix
3 13 (13.98%) Windows Server
4 11 (11.83%) Linux
4 11 (11.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (11.83%) Solaris
5 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (8.60%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.01%) Information Security
2 37 (39.78%) ITIL
3 26 (27.96%) SIEM
4 23 (24.73%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (21.51%) Threat Management
6 18 (19.35%) Kalman Filter
7 17 (18.28%) Cybersecurity
7 17 (18.28%) Penetration Testing
7 17 (18.28%) PRINCE2
8 15 (16.13%) Security Management
8 15 (16.13%) TOGAF
9 14 (15.05%) Project Management
9 14 (15.05%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
10 12 (12.90%) SABSA
11 11 (11.83%) ITIL V3
11 11 (11.83%) Virtual Environments
12 10 (10.75%) Application Rationalisation
12 10 (10.75%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
1 2 (2.15%) Perl
1 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.15%) Python
2 1 (1.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (51.61%) CISSP
2 29 (31.18%) CISM
3 26 (27.96%) CISMP
4 19 (20.43%) ITIL Certification
5 9 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (9.68%) Degree
5 9 (9.68%) Security Cleared
6 8 (8.60%) CCENT
6 8 (8.60%) CCNP
6 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (8.60%) SC Cleared
7 7 (7.53%) CLAS
7 7 (7.53%) DBS Check
7 7 (7.53%) MCP
8 6 (6.45%) CESG Certified Professional
9 5 (5.38%) CISA
10 4 (4.30%) EMCSA
11 2 (2.15%) GSEC
11 2 (2.15%) GSLC
11 2 (2.15%) GSNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (29.03%) PCI DSS
2 16 (17.20%) COBIT
3 8 (8.60%) QA
4 4 (4.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.08%) COSO
5 1 (1.08%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (1.08%) ISAE 3402
5 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 1 (1.08%) ISO22301
5 1 (1.08%) ISO27002
5 1 (1.08%) SSAE 16
5 1 (1.08%) Val IT
System Software
1 21 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 15 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.30%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (4.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) SmoothWall
2 13 (13.98%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (8.60%) SCCM
3 8 (8.60%) SCOM
3 8 (8.60%) WSUS
4 4 (4.30%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 19 (20.43%) Cisco
2 16 (17.20%) Clearswift
2 16 (17.20%) VMware
3 15 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 13 (13.98%) Intel Security
4 13 (13.98%) Microsoft
4 13 (13.98%) Splunk
4 13 (13.98%) Symantec
5 11 (11.83%) Red Hat
6 9 (9.68%) Kaspersky
6 9 (9.68%) Qualys
7 7 (7.53%) Avaya
8 4 (4.30%) Citrix
8 4 (4.30%) EMC
9 2 (2.15%) BT
9 2 (2.15%) IBM
9 2 (2.15%) LogRhythm
9 2 (2.15%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.08%) GFI Software
10 1 (1.08%) Oracle