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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 128 109 88
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -21
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 18 21 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.78% 1.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.20% 10.00% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 6
Average daily rate
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£404 £400 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.93% +196.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £360 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £480 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.71%
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
250 210 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.45% 7.82% 6.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 114 56
Average daily rate £350 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £223 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £368 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +8.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 15 11
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +27.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £16.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+13.43% -16.25%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
Cheshire +7 7 £563 +32.35% 1
Lancashire -6 4 £400 +11.18% 2
Merseyside -15 4 £338 -25.00%
Manchester -14 3 £600 +60.00% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 21 (67.74%) Information Security
2 14 (45.16%) CISSP
3 13 (41.94%) Security Architecture
4 12 (38.71%) PCI DSS
4 12 (38.71%) CISM
5 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
5 8 (25.81%) ITIL
5 8 (25.81%) CESG
6 7 (22.58%) Data Protection
7 6 (19.35%) Finance
7 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
7 6 (19.35%) Degree
8 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (16.13%) MCDST
8 5 (16.13%) MCTS
8 5 (16.13%) MCITP
8 5 (16.13%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
8 5 (16.13%) ACSA
8 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
8 5 (16.13%) ACSP
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco
8 5 (16.13%) IBM
8 5 (16.13%) MCSE
8 5 (16.13%) MCSA
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (16.13%) RHCE
8 5 (16.13%) CCNP
8 5 (16.13%) CCIP

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 4 (12.90%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Network Security
2 3 (9.68%) WAN
3 2 (6.45%) DMZ
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless
4 1 (3.23%) SSH
4 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.23%) VLAN
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless Security
4 1 (3.23%) iSCSI
4 1 (3.23%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (3.23%) SMTP
4 1 (3.23%) DHCP
4 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.23%) HTTP
4 1 (3.23%) SNMP
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) DNS
4 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Security Manager
2 8 (25.81%) Security Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Consultant
3 7 (22.58%) Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Security Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Network Security Manager
5 5 (16.13%) Network Manager
5 5 (16.13%) Business Analyst
5 5 (16.13%) Security Assurance Manager
6 4 (12.90%) IT Security Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (12.90%) IT Consultant
7 3 (9.68%) Security Officer
7 3 (9.68%) Information Security Officer
8 1 (3.23%) Information Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Project Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Account Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) CESG
1 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (6.45%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Replication
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Android
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Information Security
2 13 (41.94%) Security Architecture
3 8 (25.81%) ITIL
4 7 (22.58%) Data Protection
5 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
5 5 (16.13%) Enterprise Architecture
5 5 (16.13%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (16.13%) Risk Management
6 4 (12.90%) Programme Management
6 4 (12.90%) TOGAF
6 4 (12.90%) SABSA
6 4 (12.90%) Coaching
7 3 (9.68%) People Management
7 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.68%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (9.68%) Test Strategy
7 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (9.68%) Business Continuity
7 3 (9.68%) Project Management
7 3 (9.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) Python
2 1 (3.23%) Ruby
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (45.16%) CISSP
2 12 (38.71%) CISM
3 6 (19.35%) Degree
4 5 (16.13%) ACSP
4 5 (16.13%) ACSA
4 5 (16.13%) MCDST
4 5 (16.13%) MCTS
4 5 (16.13%) MCITP
4 5 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (16.13%) RHCE
4 5 (16.13%) IBM Certification
4 5 (16.13%) CISA
4 5 (16.13%) MCSE
4 5 (16.13%) MCSA
4 5 (16.13%) CCNP
4 5 (16.13%) CCIP
4 5 (16.13%) CCNA
4 5 (16.13%) CCDP
4 5 (16.13%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.23%) COBIT
3 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) NFS
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
1 1 (3.23%) Samba
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) MOM
1 1 (3.23%) Nagios
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) Puppet
1 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.23%) Opsview
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) HP
2 5 (16.13%) EMC
2 5 (16.13%) Cisco
2 5 (16.13%) IBM
2 5 (16.13%) Apple
3 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.90%) ArcSight
4 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
4 3 (9.68%) Splunk
4 3 (9.68%) Avaya
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) VMware
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