Period
to 22 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 October 2019 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 169 173 157
Rank change year-on-year +4 -16 -9
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 38 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.72% 0.66% 0.82%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.24% 6.87% 8.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 19
North West median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £356 £339 £309
90th Percentile £656 £650 £650
England median daily rate £525 £501 £475
% change year-on-year +4.90% +5.37% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £25.00

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 the North West with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 525 568 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.93% 9.57% 10.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 314 354
North West median daily rate £438 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.02% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £213 £200 £222
90th Percentile £600 £589 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 59 21
North West median hourly rate £23.07 £28.38 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.71% +118.31% -36.24%
10th Percentile £15.87 £12.73 £9.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £67.50 £43.75
England median hourly rate £22.00 £22.20 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.88% +10.98% -11.77%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the North West

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the North West

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the North West over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the North West

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 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 6 months to 22 October 2019. 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
Manchester +2 23 £525 +5.00% 20
Merseyside 0 10 £463 -31.48% 5
Cheshire +9 3 £495 -1.00% 8
Cumbria - 1 £410 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 18 (47.37%) Information Security
2 14 (36.84%) AWS
3 12 (31.58%) Azure
4 11 (28.95%) NIST
5 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
6 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (21.05%) DevOps
6 8 (21.05%) Legal
6 8 (21.05%) CISSP
6 8 (21.05%) CISM
7 7 (18.42%) Firewall
7 7 (18.42%) Security Operations
7 7 (18.42%) SIEM
8 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 6 (15.79%) Information Assurance
8 6 (15.79%) GDPR
8 6 (15.79%) GCP
8 6 (15.79%) Security Management
8 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
8 6 (15.79%) CISA
8 6 (15.79%) ISMS
8 6 (15.79%) NCSC
9 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
9 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (13.16%) SaaS
10 4 (10.53%) Docker
10 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (10.53%) DevSecOps

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring 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%) Apache
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (36.84%) AWS
2 12 (31.58%) Azure
3 6 (15.79%) GCP
4 5 (13.16%) SaaS
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (5.26%) Amazon S3
5 2 (5.26%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.26%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (5.26%) GitHub
5 2 (5.26%) Serverless
5 2 (5.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (2.63%) G Suite
6 1 (2.63%) IaaS
6 1 (2.63%) Office 365
6 1 (2.63%) OpenShift
6 1 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 4 (10.53%) Network Security
3 3 (7.89%) LAN
3 3 (7.89%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) X.509
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) Sourcefire
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) Big Data
2 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Bitbucket
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.26%) JIRA
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio Team System
2 1 (2.63%) git-flow
General
1 8 (21.05%) Legal
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Security Engineer
1 8 (21.05%) Security Manager
2 6 (15.79%) Architect
2 6 (15.79%) Operational Security Manager
2 6 (15.79%) Security Operations Manager
3 4 (10.53%) Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Security Architect
3 4 (10.53%) Security Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Senior Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) ForgeRock Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Operations Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Security Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Security Officer
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Chief Information Security Officer
5 2 (5.26%) Information Manager
5 2 (5.26%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) SAML
2 3 (7.89%) Kafka
2 3 (7.89%) OpenID
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) OAuth
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
3 1 (2.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.89%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.63%) CESG
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 2 (5.26%) Unix
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Information Security
2 8 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps
3 7 (18.42%) Security Operations
3 7 (18.42%) SIEM
4 6 (15.79%) Information Assurance
4 6 (15.79%) ISMS
4 6 (15.79%) Security Management
5 5 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (13.16%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (13.16%) Risk Management
6 4 (10.53%) Architectural Design
6 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.53%) DevSecOps
6 4 (10.53%) Migration
6 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
7 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (7.89%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) Java
2 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) CISM
2 8 (21.05%) CISSP
3 6 (15.79%) CISA
3 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (5.26%) CCNA
5 2 (5.26%) CCSP
5 2 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (5.26%) CRISC
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (2.63%) CCNP
6 1 (2.63%) GIAC
6 1 (2.63%) IISP
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.63%) SANS
6 1 (2.63%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) NIST
2 6 (15.79%) GDPR
2 6 (15.79%) NCSC
3 3 (7.89%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (7.89%) NIST 800
3 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.89%) RMADS
4 2 (5.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
5 1 (2.63%) COBIT
5 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (2.63%) ISO 22301
5 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (2.63%) QA
5 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (10.53%) Active Directory
1 4 (10.53%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) OpenAM
2 1 (2.63%) OpenDJ
2 1 (2.63%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Kubernetes
2 2 (5.26%) Ansible
2 2 (5.26%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.63%) CASB
3 1 (2.63%) Nessus
3 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.63%) Puppet
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (10.53%) Symantec
2 3 (7.89%) Axiomatics
2 3 (7.89%) Cisco
2 3 (7.89%) ForgeRock
2 3 (7.89%) Ping Identity
3 2 (5.26%) Google
3 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 2 (5.26%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (5.26%) McAfee
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
3 2 (5.26%) Trend Micro
4 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Citrix
4 1 (2.63%) Dell KACE
4 1 (2.63%) Forcepoint
4 1 (2.63%) Juniper
4 1 (2.63%) LogRhythm
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.63%) Sage
4 1 (2.63%) VMware