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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO/IEC 27001
England / North West
Rank 118 88 129
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +41
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 16 61 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.61% 1.64% 0.48%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.80% 20.47% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 25 10
Median daily rate £600 £550 £479
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +14.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £433
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-79.04% -

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
205 298 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 7.81% 8.01% 9.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 167 169
Median daily rate £400 £420 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +14.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 14
Median hourly rate £17.50 £52.47 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.64% +191.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £85.59 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £44.00 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-54.54% +87.23%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 -17 9 £600 +29.17% 5
Merseyside - 4 £575 - 1
Cheshire +12 1 £375 -31.81% 4
Cumbria - 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 28 (73.68%) Information Security
2 19 (50.00%) CISSP
3 16 (42.11%) Firewall
4 12 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
5 11 (28.95%) COBIT
5 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (26.32%) Cisco
6 10 (26.32%) Web Services
6 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (26.32%) CISMP
7 9 (23.68%) WebEx
7 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
7 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
7 9 (23.68%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (23.68%) ISO27002
7 9 (23.68%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 8 (21.05%) CISM
8 8 (21.05%) PCI DSS
9 5 (13.16%) 3G
9 5 (13.16%) 2G
9 5 (13.16%) Security Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Diameter Protocol
9 5 (13.16%) MVNO
9 5 (13.16%) LTE
9 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (13.16%) 4G
9 5 (13.16%) Radio Access Network
10 4 (10.53%) VoLTE
10 4 (10.53%) Security Architecture
10 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder 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 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) GitHub
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (42.11%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) WebEx
3 5 (13.16%) 2G
3 5 (13.16%) 3G
3 5 (13.16%) 4G
3 5 (13.16%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (13.16%) LTE
3 5 (13.16%) MVNO
3 5 (13.16%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (10.53%) VoLTE
5 2 (5.26%) LAN
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security
5 2 (5.26%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) BGP
6 1 (2.63%) DMZ
6 1 (2.63%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) NonStop SQL
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Consultant
1 15 (39.47%) Security Consultant
2 11 (28.95%) IT Consultant
2 11 (28.95%) IT Security Consultant
3 9 (23.68%) Information Manager
3 9 (23.68%) Information Security Manager
3 9 (23.68%) Security Manager
4 6 (15.79%) Architect
4 6 (15.79%) Security Architect
5 5 (13.16%) Mobile Architect
6 4 (10.53%) Designer
6 4 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) Security Designer
7 3 (7.89%) Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Project Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Information Security Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) IT Audit Manager
9 1 (2.63%) Network Design Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Security Specialist
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
1 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.63%) CESG
2 1 (2.63%) CESG CLAS
2 1 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (2.63%) NHS
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Unix
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Information Security
2 12 (31.58%) Penetration Testing
3 9 (23.68%) Risk Assessment
3 9 (23.68%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 5 (13.16%) Security Testing
4 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (10.53%) Security Architecture
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.89%) Security Operations
7 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.26%) Incident Management
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security Management
7 2 (5.26%) ITIL
7 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.26%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) Security Management
8 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.63%) Perl
1 1 (2.63%) Python
1 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
1 1 (2.63%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (50.00%) CISSP
2 10 (26.32%) CISMP
3 8 (21.05%) CISM
4 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.63%) CCDP
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) CISA
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) CLAS
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) COBIT
2 9 (23.68%) ISO27002
3 8 (21.05%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (5.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) NetBackup
1 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (26.32%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Capita
3 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Intel
3 1 (2.63%) Juniper
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.63%) Veritas