The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO/IEC 27001
North West / Cheshire
Rank 49 73 67
Rank change year-on-year +24 -6  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 4 11 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.74% 1.13% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.89% 11.70% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 4
Median daily rate £295 £550 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.36% -2.22%  
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 £20.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year -61.90% -  

ISO/IEC 27001 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 45 94 105
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 8.38% 9.68% 12.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 65 58
Median daily rate £308 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.45% -2.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £191 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year - +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 8
Median hourly rate £44.95 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +245.76% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.45 £41.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year -52.56% +57.69%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Cheshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Cheshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cheshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in Cheshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Cheshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Cheshire

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Chester - 2 £295 - 1
Warrington +21 1 £450 -18.18%
ISO/IEC 27001
North West

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Local Government
2 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 3 (60.00%) Reverse Proxy
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Clustering
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) AIX
2 3 (60.00%) LDAP
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Internet

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 3 (60.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) LDAP
1 3 (60.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 3 (60.00%) SAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Security Officer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Clustering
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
2 2 (40.00%) CESG
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) AIX
1 3 (60.00%) Unix
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Data Reconciliation
3 1 (20.00%) Dimensional Modelling
3 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ISMS
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
1 2 (40.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Intel Security