Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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.

ISO/IEC 27001
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 - 100
Rank change year-on-year - +100 -4
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 10 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.75% - 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.54% - 5.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 15
Cheshire median daily rate £425 - £550
10th Percentile £318 - £525
90th Percentile £527 - £575
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £460
% change year-on-year +6.25% -13.04% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

ISO/IEC 27001 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following 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 or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 153 145 279
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 11.50% 10.01% 13.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 107 210
Cheshire median daily rate £350 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - +10.39%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £263
90th Percentile £543 £650 £625
North West median daily rate £380 £400 £416
% change year-on-year -5.00% -3.85% +17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 17
Cheshire median hourly rate £13.00 £25.00 £17.33
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.00% +44.26% +8.31%
10th Percentile £8.38 £17.25 £10.70
90th Percentile £19.25 £35.90 £27.50
North West median hourly rate £16.60 £20.39 £22.50
% change year-on-year -18.61% -9.38% +40.63%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 5 £465 - 3
Chester - 2 £280 - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 9 (90.00%) CISSP
2 8 (80.00%) CISM
3 7 (70.00%) Information Security
3 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
4 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
6 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
6 4 (40.00%) COBIT
6 4 (40.00%) ITIL
7 3 (30.00%) Service Management
7 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 3 (30.00%) IT Governance
7 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
7 3 (30.00%) ITSM
7 3 (30.00%) Security Management
7 3 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (30.00%) Network Security
7 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
8 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
8 2 (20.00%) CESG
8 2 (20.00%) Firewall
8 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
8 2 (20.00%) Law
8 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (20.00%) Banking
8 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Network Security
2 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (10.00%) LAN
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Law
1 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Security Manager
2 3 (30.00%) CISSP Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Security Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Governance Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Information Manager
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Protective Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Officer
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) CESG
4 1 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (10.00%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) AIX
1 1 (10.00%) Unix
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (70.00%) Information Security
2 6 (60.00%) Data Protection
2 6 (60.00%) Risk Management
3 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (40.00%) Security Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) IT Governance
4 3 (30.00%) ITSM
4 3 (30.00%) Migration
4 3 (30.00%) Security Management
4 3 (30.00%) Service Management
4 3 (30.00%) Supplier Management
5 2 (20.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Remediation Plan
5 2 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (10.00%) Malware Reverse Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) Security Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) COBOL
1 1 (10.00%) Java
1 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CISSP
2 8 (80.00%) CISM
3 2 (20.00%) CISA
4 1 (10.00%) GCED
4 1 (10.00%) GCFA
4 1 (10.00%) GCIA
4 1 (10.00%) GCIH
4 1 (10.00%) GIAC
4 1 (10.00%) GREM
4 1 (10.00%) GSEC
4 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (40.00%) COBIT
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (10.00%) CESG Infosec
4 1 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
1 1 (10.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix
1 1 (10.00%) Juniper
1 1 (10.00%) McAfee
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft