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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 110 128 121
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 39 38 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.10% 0.91% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 14.72% 9.09% 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 28 14
Median daily rate £355 £545 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.86% +21.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £325 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £855 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £51.17 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.10% +241.13%
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
265 418 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.49% 9.96% 9.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 265 158
Median daily rate £410 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £694 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 25
Median hourly rate £60.75 £17.33 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+250.54% -0.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.19 £12.65 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.59 £24.86 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.60% +25.00%

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 August 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 August 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 +9 31 £388 +19.23% 12
Lancashire +16 7 £300 -6.41% 1
Merseyside -2 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 (44.04%) CISSP
2 43 (39.45%) PKI
3 41 (37.61%) Information Security
4 40 (36.70%) ITIL
5 34 (31.19%) Windows
6 31 (28.44%) Network Security
7 30 (27.52%) Unix
8 28 (25.69%) CISM
8 28 (25.69%) PCI DSS
8 28 (25.69%) SIEM
9 26 (23.85%) CISMP
9 26 (23.85%) Firewall
10 25 (22.94%) Data Centre
11 24 (22.02%) Active Directory
12 22 (20.18%) Stakeholder Management
12 22 (20.18%) Threat Management
13 20 (18.35%) PRINCE2
13 20 (18.35%) Cisco
13 20 (18.35%) Penetration Testing
14 19 (17.43%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (17.43%) ITIL Certification
14 19 (17.43%) Kalman Filter
15 17 (15.60%) Finance
16 16 (14.68%) Security Management
16 16 (14.68%) VMware
16 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
16 16 (14.68%) CheckPoint
16 16 (14.68%) Project Management
16 16 (14.68%) Clearswift
16 16 (14.68%) Vulnerability 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 2 (1.83%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.92%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.75%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.92%) GitHub
3 1 (0.92%) Office 365
3 1 (0.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (28.44%) Network Security
2 26 (23.85%) Firewall
3 16 (14.68%) Cisco ASA
4 15 (13.76%) WAN
5 14 (12.84%) SSL
6 6 (5.50%) VoIP
7 5 (4.59%) LAN
8 3 (2.75%) SAN
9 2 (1.83%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (1.83%) IP Telephony
9 2 (1.83%) VPN
9 2 (1.83%) Wireless
10 1 (0.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.92%) DHCP
10 1 (0.92%) DNS
10 1 (0.92%) HTTP
10 1 (0.92%) MPLS
10 1 (0.92%) Skype
10 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
2 1 (0.92%) NonStop SQL
2 1 (0.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.92%) Hudson
2 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 17 (15.60%) Finance
2 5 (4.59%) Legal
2 5 (4.59%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.75%) Banking
4 2 (1.83%) Retail
5 1 (0.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (27.52%) Consultant
2 29 (26.61%) Security Consultant
3 25 (22.94%) Security Manager
4 20 (18.35%) Analyst
5 15 (13.76%) Network Security Manager
6 13 (11.93%) Delivery Manager
6 13 (11.93%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (8.26%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (7.34%) Security Analyst
8 8 (7.34%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 7 (6.42%) Digital Delivery Manager
9 7 (6.42%) IT Consultant
9 7 (6.42%) IT Security Consultant
9 7 (6.42%) Network Manager
10 6 (5.50%) CISSP Consultant
10 6 (5.50%) Information Security Consultant
11 5 (4.59%) ICT Assistant
11 5 (4.59%) ICT Manager
11 5 (4.59%) SIEM Consultant
11 5 (4.59%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.83%) Web Services
2 1 (0.92%) .NET
2 1 (0.92%) Hibernate
2 1 (0.92%) J2EE
2 1 (0.92%) Middleware
2 1 (0.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (39.45%) PKI
2 25 (22.94%) Data Centre
3 11 (10.09%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (10.09%) Management Information System
4 8 (7.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (6.42%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.59%) Life Science
7 4 (3.67%) EMC VNX
8 3 (2.75%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.83%) CESG
9 2 (1.83%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.83%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.83%) User Experience
10 1 (0.92%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.92%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.92%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.92%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.92%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.19%) Windows
2 30 (27.52%) Unix
3 16 (14.68%) Windows Server
4 13 (11.93%) Linux
5 11 (10.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (10.09%) Solaris
6 10 (9.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (7.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.92%) Android
9 1 (0.92%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (37.61%) Information Security
2 40 (36.70%) ITIL
3 28 (25.69%) SIEM
4 22 (20.18%) Stakeholder Management
4 22 (20.18%) Threat Management
5 20 (18.35%) Penetration Testing
5 20 (18.35%) PRINCE2
6 19 (17.43%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (17.43%) Kalman Filter
7 16 (14.68%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (14.68%) Project Management
7 16 (14.68%) Security Management
7 16 (14.68%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (13.76%) TOGAF
9 12 (11.01%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (11.01%) SABSA
10 11 (10.09%) ITIL V3
10 11 (10.09%) Risk Management
10 11 (10.09%) Service Delivery
10 11 (10.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
1 2 (1.83%) Perl
1 2 (1.83%) PowerShell
1 2 (1.83%) Python
2 1 (0.92%) Java
2 1 (0.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (44.04%) CISSP
2 28 (25.69%) CISM
3 26 (23.85%) CISMP
4 19 (17.43%) ITIL Certification
5 16 (14.68%) Security Cleared
6 12 (11.01%) CLAS
6 12 (11.01%) SC Cleared
7 11 (10.09%) CESG Certified Professional
8 10 (9.17%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (8.26%) CCNP
9 9 (8.26%) Degree
9 9 (8.26%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (7.34%) CCENT
11 7 (6.42%) DBS Check
11 7 (6.42%) MCP
12 5 (4.59%) CISA
13 4 (3.67%) EMCSA
14 3 (2.75%) CCNA
14 3 (2.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 2 (1.83%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (25.69%) PCI DSS
2 16 (14.68%) COBIT
3 8 (7.34%) QA
4 5 (4.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (3.67%) RMADS
6 3 (2.75%) JSP 440
7 1 (0.92%) COSO
7 1 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.92%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.92%) ISO22301
7 1 (0.92%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.92%) ISO27005
7 1 (0.92%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.92%) Val IT
System Software
1 24 (22.02%) Active Directory
2 15 (13.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.67%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (3.67%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 16 (14.68%) SmoothWall
2 15 (13.76%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (8.26%) SCCM
4 8 (7.34%) SCOM
4 8 (7.34%) WSUS
5 4 (3.67%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.92%) Puppet
6 1 (0.92%) Salt
Vendors
1 20 (18.35%) Cisco
2 16 (14.68%) CheckPoint
2 16 (14.68%) Clearswift
2 16 (14.68%) Microsoft
2 16 (14.68%) VMware
3 15 (13.76%) Intel Security
3 15 (13.76%) Splunk
3 15 (13.76%) Symantec
4 12 (11.01%) Red Hat
5 9 (8.26%) Kaspersky
5 9 (8.26%) Qualys
6 7 (6.42%) Avaya
7 5 (4.59%) Citrix
7 5 (4.59%) EMC
8 3 (2.75%) IBM
9 2 (1.83%) BT
9 2 (1.83%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.83%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.92%) GFI Software
10 1 (0.92%) SolarWinds