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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 104 95 121
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 64 63 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.59% 1.62% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 20.38% 18.48% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 30 16
Average daily rate £550 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £682 £550 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £418 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.65% -7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -53.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.50 £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+68.75% +50.94%
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
314 341 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.81% 8.78% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 195 176 126
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 28
Average hourly rate £82.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.71% +112.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.15 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.59 £60.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +48.71%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -18 33 £525 +61.53% 12
Lancashire +4 12 £668 +57.17%
Cheshire -4 11 £600 +6.66% 3
Merseyside - 1 - - 4
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 70 (55.56%) Information Security
2 44 (34.92%) CISSP
3 38 (30.16%) Risk Management
4 33 (26.19%) PCI DSS
5 30 (23.81%) Management Information System
6 26 (20.63%) Security Management
6 26 (20.63%) Information Security Management
7 24 (19.05%) Finance
8 23 (18.25%) Risk Assessment
8 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
9 22 (17.46%) Project Management
9 22 (17.46%) PKI
10 21 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
11 19 (15.08%) Security Cleared
11 19 (15.08%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (15.08%) Mentoring
11 19 (15.08%) ITIL
12 18 (14.29%) PRINCE2
12 18 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (14.29%) CISM
13 17 (13.49%) Security Testing
13 17 (13.49%) COBIT
13 17 (13.49%) CISMP
14 16 (12.70%) Windows
14 16 (12.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 15 (11.90%) Java
16 14 (11.11%) ISO 9001
16 14 (11.11%) TOGAF
17 13 (10.32%) SC Cleared
17 13 (10.32%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (2.38%) Apache
1 3 (2.38%) IIS
2 2 (1.59%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.59%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.59%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.32%) Network Security
2 10 (7.94%) Internet
3 8 (6.35%) Firewall
4 4 (3.17%) DHCP
4 4 (3.17%) DNS
5 3 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
5 3 (2.38%) SMTP
5 3 (2.38%) SSL
5 3 (2.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.38%) WAN
6 2 (1.59%) HTTP
6 2 (1.59%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.59%) LAN
6 2 (1.59%) VPN
7 1 (0.79%) MPLS
7 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
7 1 (0.79%) SAN
7 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Hudson
1 5 (3.97%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (19.05%) Finance
2 12 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.94%) Billing
4 8 (6.35%) Banking
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Marketing
5 1 (0.79%) Military
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (38.89%) Consultant
2 36 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 25 (19.84%) Security Manager
4 18 (14.29%) Information Manager
4 18 (14.29%) Information Security Manager
5 16 (12.70%) Architect
6 13 (10.32%) Delivery Manager
6 13 (10.32%) Information Security Consultant
7 12 (9.52%) Java Architect
7 12 (9.52%) Technical Manager
8 9 (7.14%) Java Consultant
9 8 (6.35%) IT Consultant
9 8 (6.35%) IT Security Consultant
10 7 (5.56%) Analyst
10 7 (5.56%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 7 (5.56%) Security Analyst
11 5 (3.97%) Head of IT
11 5 (3.97%) Head of IT Security
11 5 (3.97%) Head of Security
12 4 (3.17%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.38%) Web Services
2 2 (1.59%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 22 (17.46%) PKI
3 8 (6.35%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (4.76%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.97%) Cryptography
6 5 (3.97%) Private Cloud
7 3 (2.38%) Smart Meter
7 3 (2.38%) Social Media
8 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.59%) Smart Energy
8 2 (1.59%) User Experience
9 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.70%) Windows
2 8 (6.35%) Unix
3 6 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (3.97%) Linux
4 5 (3.97%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (55.56%) Information Security
2 38 (30.16%) Risk Management
3 26 (20.63%) Information Security Management
3 26 (20.63%) Security Management
4 23 (18.25%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (18.25%) Risk Assessment
5 22 (17.46%) Project Management
6 21 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
7 19 (15.08%) Cybersecurity
7 19 (15.08%) ITIL
7 19 (15.08%) Mentoring
8 18 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 18 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (13.49%) Security Testing
10 14 (11.11%) TOGAF
11 12 (9.52%) SABSA
12 11 (8.73%) Security Architecture
12 11 (8.73%) SIEM
13 9 (7.14%) Records Management
13 9 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.90%) Java
2 7 (5.56%) SQL
3 2 (1.59%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.59%) Perl
3 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (34.92%) CISSP
2 19 (15.08%) Security Cleared
3 18 (14.29%) CISM
4 17 (13.49%) CISMP
5 13 (10.32%) SC Cleared
6 8 (6.35%) CISA
7 6 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (4.76%) CLAS
8 3 (2.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 3 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.79%) CCDP
9 1 (0.79%) CCIP
9 1 (0.79%) CCNA
9 1 (0.79%) CCNP
9 1 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.79%) IBM Certification
9 1 (0.79%) MCSA
9 1 (0.79%) MCSE
9 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.79%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (26.19%) PCI DSS
2 17 (13.49%) COBIT
3 16 (12.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 14 (11.11%) ISO 9001
5 7 (5.56%) COSO
6 4 (3.17%) RMADS
7 3 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (2.38%) JSP 440
8 2 (1.59%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.79%) ISAE 3402
9 1 (0.79%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.79%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.79%) SLA
9 1 (0.79%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.79%) Val IT
System Software
1 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.97%) Docker
3 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (3.97%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (3.97%) Puppet
2 5 (3.97%) Salt
3 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.79%) SCCM
3 1 (0.79%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 9 (7.14%) Splunk
2 8 (6.35%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.56%) Symantec
4 6 (4.76%) Intel Security
5 5 (3.97%) Cisco
6 3 (2.38%) AlienVault
6 3 (2.38%) VMware
7 2 (1.59%) BT
7 2 (1.59%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.59%) Citrix
7 2 (1.59%) HP
7 2 (1.59%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.79%) 3PAR
8 1 (0.79%) Apple
8 1 (0.79%) EMC
8 1 (0.79%) GFI Software
8 1 (0.79%) Juniper
8 1 (0.79%) Qualys
8 1 (0.79%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds
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