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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 91 100 122
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +22
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 68 50 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 1.80% 1.37% 0.33%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 22.74% 14.49% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 6
Median daily rate £550 £326 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+68.58% -3.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £689 £828 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.95 £51.17 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.29% +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
299 345 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.93% 9.48% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 195 148
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £700 £639
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 22 22
Median hourly rate £44.25 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+185.48% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 £12.55 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.58 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.03 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+27.12% +4.88%

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 June 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 June 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 -6 45 £375 +15.38% 18
Lancashire +7 13 £658 +105.25% 2
Cheshire - 6 £600 - 1
Merseyside -11 2 £500 -36.50% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 53 (41.73%) CISSP
2 51 (40.16%) Information Security
3 38 (29.92%) ITIL
3 38 (29.92%) PKI
4 36 (28.35%) PCI DSS
5 32 (25.20%) CISM
6 28 (22.05%) Windows
6 28 (22.05%) Network Security
7 26 (20.47%) Cybersecurity
8 25 (19.69%) CISMP
8 25 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (18.90%) COBIT
9 24 (18.90%) SIEM
10 23 (18.11%) Firewall
10 23 (18.11%) Unix
11 22 (17.32%) Finance
11 22 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (16.54%) Risk Management
13 20 (15.75%) Data Centre
14 19 (14.96%) Threat Management
14 19 (14.96%) Security Management
14 19 (14.96%) Management Information System
14 19 (14.96%) PRINCE2
15 18 (14.17%) Active Directory
15 18 (14.17%) Cisco
16 17 (13.39%) Information Security Management
16 17 (13.39%) Project Management
16 17 (13.39%) Penetration Testing
16 17 (13.39%) Security Cleared
17 16 (12.60%) Enterprise Architecture

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 (1.57%) OpenStack
1 2 (1.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.36%) MS Office
3 1 (0.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.15%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.57%) Office 365
3 1 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (22.05%) Network Security
2 23 (18.11%) Firewall
3 14 (11.02%) Cisco ASA
4 13 (10.24%) WAN
5 10 (7.87%) SSL
6 6 (4.72%) LAN
7 5 (3.94%) Internet
8 4 (3.15%) SAN
9 3 (2.36%) VoIP
10 2 (1.57%) HTTP
10 2 (1.57%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (1.57%) IP Telephony
10 2 (1.57%) VPN
11 1 (0.79%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (0.79%) DHCP
11 1 (0.79%) DNS
11 1 (0.79%) MPLS
11 1 (0.79%) NetScaler
11 1 (0.79%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.57%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.79%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Hudson
1 5 (3.94%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (17.32%) Finance
2 9 (7.09%) Banking
3 7 (5.51%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.94%) Billing
5 4 (3.15%) Legal
5 4 (3.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) Military
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (34.65%) Consultant
2 35 (27.56%) Security Consultant
3 21 (16.54%) Security Manager
4 17 (13.39%) Analyst
5 13 (10.24%) Delivery Manager
6 11 (8.66%) Information Security Consultant
6 11 (8.66%) Network Security Manager
7 10 (7.87%) Security Analyst
8 9 (7.09%) Architect
9 8 (6.30%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Digital Delivery Manager
10 7 (5.51%) IT Consultant
10 7 (5.51%) IT Security Consultant
11 6 (4.72%) CISSP Consultant
12 5 (3.94%) Head of IT
12 5 (3.94%) Head of IT Security
12 5 (3.94%) Head of Security
12 5 (3.94%) ICT Assistant
12 5 (3.94%) Java Consultant
12 5 (3.94%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.36%) Web Services
2 2 (1.57%) Hibernate
2 2 (1.57%) Spring
3 1 (0.79%) .NET
3 1 (0.79%) J2EE
3 1 (0.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 38 (29.92%) PKI
2 20 (15.75%) Data Centre
3 19 (14.96%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 6 (4.72%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.94%) Cryptography
7 4 (3.15%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.15%) EMC VNX
7 4 (3.15%) Life Science
8 3 (2.36%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.36%) Smart Meter
8 3 (2.36%) Social Media
9 2 (1.57%) CESG
9 2 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.57%) Smart Energy
9 2 (1.57%) User Experience
10 1 (0.79%) CESG CLAS
10 1 (0.79%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.79%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.05%) Windows
2 23 (18.11%) Unix
3 12 (9.45%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.09%) Linux
5 7 (5.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (5.51%) Solaris
6 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.79%) Android
8 1 (0.79%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (40.16%) Information Security
2 38 (29.92%) ITIL
3 26 (20.47%) Cybersecurity
4 25 (19.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (18.90%) SIEM
6 22 (17.32%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (16.54%) Risk Management
8 19 (14.96%) PRINCE2
8 19 (14.96%) Security Management
8 19 (14.96%) Threat Management
9 17 (13.39%) Information Security Management
9 17 (13.39%) Penetration Testing
9 17 (13.39%) Project Management
10 16 (12.60%) Enterprise Architecture
11 15 (11.81%) Mentoring
11 15 (11.81%) TOGAF
11 15 (11.81%) Vulnerability Management
12 14 (11.02%) Kalman Filter
13 12 (9.45%) SABSA
14 11 (8.66%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.30%) Java
2 4 (3.15%) SQL
3 2 (1.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.57%) Perl
3 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (41.73%) CISSP
2 32 (25.20%) CISM
3 25 (19.69%) CISMP
4 17 (13.39%) Security Cleared
5 13 (10.24%) SC Cleared
6 12 (9.45%) CISA
6 12 (9.45%) CLAS
7 11 (8.66%) CESG Certified Professional
7 11 (8.66%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (5.51%) CCENT
8 7 (5.51%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (4.72%) CCNP
9 6 (4.72%) Degree
10 5 (3.94%) DBS Check
11 4 (3.15%) EMCSA
11 4 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (2.36%) CCNA
12 3 (2.36%) MCP
12 3 (2.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 2 (1.57%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (28.35%) PCI DSS
2 24 (18.90%) COBIT
3 11 (8.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (5.51%) COSO
4 7 (5.51%) ISO 9001
5 5 (3.94%) QA
6 4 (3.15%) RMADS
7 3 (2.36%) JSP 440
8 2 (1.57%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
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%) ISO27002
9 1 (0.79%) SLA
9 1 (0.79%) SSAE 16
9 1 (0.79%) Val IT
System Software
1 18 (14.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.94%) Docker
4 4 (3.15%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (10.24%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (9.45%) SmoothWall
3 5 (3.94%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.94%) Puppet
3 5 (3.94%) Salt
4 4 (3.15%) EMC NetWorker
4 4 (3.15%) SCCM
5 3 (2.36%) SCOM
5 3 (2.36%) WSUS
6 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (14.17%) Cisco
2 15 (11.81%) Microsoft
3 14 (11.02%) Symantec
4 13 (10.24%) Intel Security
4 13 (10.24%) Splunk
5 12 (9.45%) CheckPoint
5 12 (9.45%) Clearswift
6 11 (8.66%) VMware
7 8 (6.30%) Kaspersky
7 8 (6.30%) Red Hat
8 7 (5.51%) Qualys
9 6 (4.72%) Citrix
10 5 (3.94%) EMC
11 4 (3.15%) Avaya
12 2 (1.57%) BT
12 2 (1.57%) HP
12 2 (1.57%) LogRhythm
12 2 (1.57%) ServiceNow
13 1 (0.79%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.79%) GFI Software
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