Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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
England > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 157 155 164
Rank change year-on-year -2 +9 +1
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 49 63 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.86% 0.92% 0.95%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.42% 9.72% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 60
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -12.09% +1.11%
10th Percentile £296 £266 £320
90th Percentile £638 £500 £801
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% +16.05% -10.00%

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 582 648 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.19% 9.45% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 408 644
North West median daily rate £384 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% -3.73% +18.71%
10th Percentile £213 £250 £250
90th Percentile £591 £575 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 24 44
North West median hourly rate £16.19 £22.70 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.66% +0.87% +45.16%
10th Percentile £9.90 £9.19 £15.00
90th Percentile £58.75 £47.33 £52.47
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.67
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.40% +11.10%

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 November 2017.

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 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
Manchester -7 19 £550 +41.94% 12
Cheshire +17 10 £425 -22.73% 5
Merseyside +10 8 £375 -
Lancashire +8 6 £625 +66.67% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 36 (73.47%) Information Security
2 30 (61.22%) CISSP
3 23 (46.94%) PCI DSS
4 16 (32.65%) Security Architecture
4 16 (32.65%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (32.65%) COBIT
5 14 (28.57%) CESG
5 14 (28.57%) CISM
5 14 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 12 (24.49%) TOGAF
7 11 (22.45%) ISSAP
7 11 (22.45%) SABSA
8 10 (20.41%) Risk Management
9 9 (18.37%) GDPR
10 8 (16.33%) Data Protection
10 8 (16.33%) Security Management
11 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 7 (14.29%) ITIL
12 6 (12.24%) Windows
12 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
12 6 (12.24%) Information Security Management
12 6 (12.24%) Penetration Testing
12 6 (12.24%) Legal
12 6 (12.24%) Network Security
12 6 (12.24%) ISMS
12 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 5 (10.20%) Data Protection Act
13 5 (10.20%) CISA
13 5 (10.20%) Finance

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 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.04%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.12%) Office 365
2 1 (2.04%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Network Security
2 4 (8.16%) Firewall
3 2 (4.08%) LAN
3 2 (4.08%) WAN
4 1 (2.04%) DHCP
4 1 (2.04%) DNS
4 1 (2.04%) FTP
4 1 (2.04%) Internet
4 1 (2.04%) Intranet
4 1 (2.04%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.04%) LDAP
4 1 (2.04%) MPLS
4 1 (2.04%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.04%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.04%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) Skype
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.04%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 6 (12.24%) Legal
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Retail
5 2 (4.08%) Law
5 2 (4.08%) Marketing
5 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Consultant
1 11 (22.45%) Designer
1 11 (22.45%) Security Designer
2 10 (20.41%) Analyst
3 9 (18.37%) Security Consultant
4 8 (16.33%) Security Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Information Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
5 7 (14.29%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.12%) CISSP Manager
6 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.12%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Risk Manager
7 2 (4.08%) GDPR Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Quality Manager
7 2 (4.08%) Security Advisor
7 2 (4.08%) Security Officer
7 2 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.04%) Senior Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.04%) JSON
1 1 (2.04%) Node.js
1 1 (2.04%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) CESG
2 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 6 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.20%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.04%) Clustering
5 1 (2.04%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.04%) iPad
5 1 (2.04%) PKI
5 1 (2.04%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.08%) Unix
4 1 (2.04%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Information Security
2 16 (32.65%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (32.65%) Security Architecture
3 12 (24.49%) TOGAF
4 11 (22.45%) SABSA
5 10 (20.41%) Risk Management
6 8 (16.33%) Data Protection
6 8 (16.33%) Security Management
7 7 (14.29%) ITIL
8 6 (12.24%) Information Security Management
8 6 (12.24%) ISMS
8 6 (12.24%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.16%) Project Management
10 4 (8.16%) Service Delivery
10 4 (8.16%) Service Management
11 3 (6.12%) ITSM
11 3 (6.12%) Kalman Filter
11 3 (6.12%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.16%) SQL
2 1 (2.04%) COBOL
2 1 (2.04%) Java
2 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.04%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (61.22%) CISSP
2 14 (28.57%) CISM
3 11 (22.45%) ISSAP
4 5 (10.20%) CISA
5 3 (6.12%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (4.08%) ISEB
7 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (2.04%) CCNA
7 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (2.04%) GCED
7 1 (2.04%) GCFA
7 1 (2.04%) GCIA
7 1 (2.04%) GCIH
7 1 (2.04%) GIAC
7 1 (2.04%) GREM
7 1 (2.04%) GSEC
7 1 (2.04%) MCITP
7 1 (2.04%) MCTS
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (46.94%) PCI DSS
2 16 (32.65%) COBIT
3 14 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 9 (18.37%) GDPR
5 5 (10.20%) ISO 9001
6 3 (6.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (2.04%) CESG Infosec
8 1 (2.04%) COSO
8 1 (2.04%) Disclosure Scotland
8 1 (2.04%) ISO 14001
8 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.04%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) IBM BigFix
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (2.04%) SCCM
1 1 (2.04%) SCOM
1 1 (2.04%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Citrix
3 1 (2.04%) Apple
3 1 (2.04%) CA
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco
3 1 (2.04%) Juniper
3 1 (2.04%) McAfee
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds
3 1 (2.04%) Veeam
3 1 (2.04%) VMware