The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 23 April 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 / Manchester
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 63 63
Rank change year-on-year -23 0  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 3 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% 1.93% 2.26%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.34% 19.77% 16.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 16
Median daily rate £275 £550 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +66.03%  
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 £33.00 £66.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -50.00% +65.00%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 128 177 225
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 8.99% 9.75% 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 92 93
Median daily rate £356 £406 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.42% +20.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £300 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.26% +5.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £20.20 - £96.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.04 - £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.36 - £159.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.00 £33.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -27.27% +13.79%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Manchester

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Salford - 1 £275 - 1
ISO/IEC 27001
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) Information Security
2 10 (62.50%) CISSP
3 9 (56.25%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (50.00%) CISMP
4 8 (50.00%) Web Services
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (43.75%) COBIT
5 7 (43.75%) WebEx
5 7 (43.75%) ISO27002
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 7 (43.75%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) 3G
6 5 (31.25%) 2G
6 5 (31.25%) LTE
6 5 (31.25%) Diameter Protocol
6 5 (31.25%) 4G
6 5 (31.25%) Radio Access Network
6 5 (31.25%) MVNO
6 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (25.00%) VoLTE
7 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (18.75%) SQL
9 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (12.50%) OWASP
9 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (43.75%) WebEx
3 5 (31.25%) 2G
3 5 (31.25%) 3G
3 5 (31.25%) 4G
3 5 (31.25%) Diameter Protocol
3 5 (31.25%) LTE
3 5 (31.25%) MVNO
3 5 (31.25%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (25.00%) VoLTE
5 1 (6.25%) LAN
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) VoIP
5 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Consultant
1 10 (62.50%) Security Consultant
2 8 (50.00%) IT Consultant
2 8 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 5 (31.25%) Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Mobile Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Security Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Designer
4 4 (25.00%) Security Designer
5 2 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Project Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 5 (31.25%) Security Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (12.50%) OWASP
6 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
6 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.25%) Document Management
7 1 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
7 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) CISSP
2 8 (50.00%) CISMP
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) DV Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.25%) NCDA
3 1 (6.25%) NCIE
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) VCAP
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) COBIT
1 7 (43.75%) ISO27002
2 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Avaya
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) VMware