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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 101 120 116
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -4
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 53 37 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.45% 0.97% 0.56%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 19.56% 9.23% 6.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 25 11
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 £248 £301 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £855 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 £51.17 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-8.14% +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
271 401 277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.41% 10.48% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 258 145
Median daily rate £375 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £277 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £690 £645
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 18 21
Median hourly rate £41.00 £15.64 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+162.23% +0.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.38 £13.55 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £27.15 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +11.35%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +28 41 £375 +36.36% 10
Lancashire -3 7 £300 -6.41% 3
Merseyside -11 3 £500 -39.57% 1
Cheshire -4 2 £550 - 3
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 46 (39.32%) CISSP
2 44 (37.61%) Information Security
3 40 (34.19%) ITIL
4 39 (33.33%) PKI
5 34 (29.06%) Windows
6 31 (26.50%) PCI DSS
7 29 (24.79%) Unix
8 28 (23.93%) CISM
9 26 (22.22%) Network Security
10 25 (21.37%) CISMP
10 25 (21.37%) SIEM
11 23 (19.66%) Firewall
11 23 (19.66%) Active Directory
12 20 (17.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (17.09%) COBIT
12 20 (17.09%) Cybersecurity
12 20 (17.09%) Data Centre
12 20 (17.09%) Threat Management
13 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (16.24%) PRINCE2
14 18 (15.38%) Finance
14 18 (15.38%) Security Management
14 18 (15.38%) Security Cleared
15 17 (14.53%) Project Management
15 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
15 17 (14.53%) Windows Server
16 16 (13.68%) ITIL Certification
16 16 (13.68%) Risk Management
16 16 (13.68%) VMware
16 16 (13.68%) Penetration Testing

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 (1.71%) OpenStack
1 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.56%) MS Office
3 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (22.22%) Network Security
2 23 (19.66%) Firewall
3 12 (10.26%) Cisco ASA
4 11 (9.40%) WAN
5 10 (8.55%) SSL
6 5 (4.27%) LAN
7 3 (2.56%) SAN
7 3 (2.56%) VoIP
8 2 (1.71%) HTTP
8 2 (1.71%) Internet
8 2 (1.71%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.71%) IP Telephony
8 2 (1.71%) VPN
8 2 (1.71%) Wireless
9 1 (0.85%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.85%) DHCP
9 1 (0.85%) DNS
9 1 (0.85%) MPLS
9 1 (0.85%) Skype
9 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
1 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Hudson
1 5 (4.27%) Jenkins
General
1 18 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (5.98%) Banking
3 5 (4.27%) Legal
3 5 (4.27%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.71%) Billing
5 2 (1.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (29.91%) Consultant
2 31 (26.50%) Security Consultant
3 21 (17.95%) Analyst
4 20 (17.09%) Security Manager
5 13 (11.11%) Delivery Manager
5 13 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
6 11 (9.40%) Network Security Manager
7 9 (7.69%) Security Analyst
7 9 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.84%) Information Security Consultant
8 8 (6.84%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 7 (5.98%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 6 (5.13%) Architect
10 6 (5.13%) IT Consultant
10 6 (5.13%) IT Security Consultant
11 5 (4.27%) CISSP Consultant
11 5 (4.27%) ICT Assistant
11 5 (4.27%) ICT Manager
11 5 (4.27%) Technical Writer
11 5 (4.27%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) Hibernate
1 2 (1.71%) Spring
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) J2EE
2 1 (0.85%) Middleware
2 1 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 39 (33.33%) PKI
2 20 (17.09%) Data Centre
3 15 (12.82%) Management Information System
4 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.13%) Public Cloud
8 5 (4.27%) Life Science
9 4 (3.42%) EMC VNX
10 3 (2.56%) Private Cloud
11 2 (1.71%) CESG
11 2 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.71%) Smart Energy
11 2 (1.71%) Smart Meter
11 2 (1.71%) User Experience
12 1 (0.85%) CESG CLAS
12 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
12 1 (0.85%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.85%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 34 (29.06%) Windows
2 29 (24.79%) Unix
3 17 (14.53%) Windows Server
4 13 (11.11%) Linux
5 11 (9.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (9.40%) Solaris
6 10 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (6.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.85%) Android
9 1 (0.85%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (37.61%) Information Security
2 40 (34.19%) ITIL
3 25 (21.37%) SIEM
4 20 (17.09%) Cybersecurity
4 20 (17.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (17.09%) Threat Management
5 19 (16.24%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (16.24%) PRINCE2
6 18 (15.38%) Security Management
7 17 (14.53%) Project Management
8 16 (13.68%) Penetration Testing
8 16 (13.68%) Risk Management
9 15 (12.82%) TOGAF
9 15 (12.82%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (11.97%) Enterprise Architecture
10 14 (11.97%) Information Security Management
10 14 (11.97%) Kalman Filter
11 12 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 12 (10.26%) SABSA
12 11 (9.40%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.27%) Java
2 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.71%) Perl
2 2 (1.71%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.71%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (39.32%) CISSP
2 28 (23.93%) CISM
3 25 (21.37%) CISMP
4 18 (15.38%) Security Cleared
5 16 (13.68%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 12 (10.26%) CLAS
8 11 (9.40%) CESG Certified Professional
9 9 (7.69%) Degree
9 9 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (5.98%) CCENT
10 7 (5.98%) CISA
10 7 (5.98%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (5.98%) DBS Check
10 7 (5.98%) MCP
11 6 (5.13%) CCNP
12 4 (3.42%) EMCSA
13 3 (2.56%) CCNA
13 3 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 2 (1.71%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (26.50%) PCI DSS
2 20 (17.09%) COBIT
3 8 (6.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (4.27%) QA
5 4 (3.42%) ISO 9001
5 4 (3.42%) RMADS
6 3 (2.56%) JSP 440
7 2 (1.71%) COSO
7 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 2 (1.71%) ISO22301
7 2 (1.71%) ISO27005
8 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (0.85%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.85%) ISO27002
8 1 (0.85%) SLA
8 1 (0.85%) SSAE 16
8 1 (0.85%) Val IT
System Software
1 23 (19.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.27%) Docker
4 4 (3.42%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (11.97%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (10.26%) SmoothWall
3 9 (7.69%) SCCM
4 8 (6.84%) SCOM
4 8 (6.84%) WSUS
5 5 (4.27%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (4.27%) Puppet
5 5 (4.27%) Salt
6 4 (3.42%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.68%) VMware
3 15 (12.82%) Cisco
4 14 (11.97%) Intel Security
4 14 (11.97%) Splunk
4 14 (11.97%) Symantec
5 12 (10.26%) CheckPoint
5 12 (10.26%) Clearswift
5 12 (10.26%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.84%) Kaspersky
6 8 (6.84%) Qualys
7 5 (4.27%) Citrix
7 5 (4.27%) EMC
8 4 (3.42%) Avaya
9 2 (1.71%) BT
9 2 (1.71%) IBM
9 2 (1.71%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.71%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.85%) GFI Software
10 1 (0.85%) Wyse