Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 171 164
Rank change year-on-year +6 -7 -43
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 33 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.62% 0.73% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.85% 7.17% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 26 20
North West median daily rate £500 £425 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -8.11% -11.90%
10th Percentile £251 £294 £295
90th Percentile £668 £638 £650
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North West median hourly rate £27.50 - -
England median hourly rate £31.25 £63.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.79% +118.97% -39.52%

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 482 628 532
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 9.10% 10.14% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 385 343
North West median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £190 £213 £225
90th Percentile £625 £579 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 44 20
North West median hourly rate £26.96 £28.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.72% +83.61% -57.34%
10th Percentile £14.25 £11.98 £8.77
90th Percentile £50.00 £67.50 £40.50
England median hourly rate £22.63 £24.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year -7.65% +28.95% -15.56%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -1 19 £525 +5.00% 19
Cheshire +17 6 £495 +20.73% 12
Merseyside -9 4 £600 +41.18% 7
Lancashire -1 2 £155 -73.04% 1
Cumbria - 1 £410 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 13 (39.39%) Information Security
2 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (27.27%) DevOps
3 9 (27.27%) GDPR
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
4 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (24.24%) Migration
4 8 (24.24%) NIST
5 7 (21.21%) Identity Access Management
5 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
5 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (18.18%) CISSP
6 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 6 (18.18%) Information Assurance
6 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
6 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (15.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
7 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
7 5 (15.15%) Security Management
7 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
7 5 (15.15%) LAN
7 5 (15.15%) WAN
7 5 (15.15%) Firewall
7 5 (15.15%) CISM
8 4 (12.12%) CISA

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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (15.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.03%) G Suite
4 1 (3.03%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Office 365
4 1 (3.03%) PaaS
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.15%) Firewall
1 5 (15.15%) LAN
1 5 (15.15%) WAN
2 4 (12.12%) Network Security
3 3 (9.09%) DHCP
3 3 (9.09%) DNS
3 3 (9.09%) VPN
4 2 (6.06%) Internet
4 2 (6.06%) SAN
4 2 (6.06%) VLAN
4 2 (6.06%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.03%) BGP
5 1 (3.03%) EIGRP
5 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (3.03%) IPsec
5 1 (3.03%) OSPF
5 1 (3.03%) SNMP
5 1 (3.03%) SSL
5 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (12.12%) Legal
1 4 (12.12%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Architect
2 6 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Security Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) ForgeRock Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 3 (9.09%) Security Officer
4 3 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) DBA
5 2 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.06%) IT Security Officer
5 2 (6.06%) IT Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.06%) Senior IT Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Technician
5 2 (6.06%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) Kafka
1 3 (9.09%) OpenID
2 2 (6.06%) SAML
3 1 (3.03%) 802.1X
3 1 (3.03%) OAuth
3 1 (3.03%) REST
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) CESG
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) PKI
4 2 (6.06%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.06%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
5 1 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.03%) Smart Meter
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
2 8 (24.24%) Windows Server
3 3 (9.09%) Linux
4 2 (6.06%) Unix
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) Information Security
2 9 (27.27%) DevOps
3 8 (24.24%) Migration
4 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (21.21%) Identity Access Management
4 7 (21.21%) ITIL
5 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (18.18%) Information Assurance
5 6 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 6 (18.18%) Security Operations
6 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
6 5 (15.15%) Security Management
7 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (12.12%) Data Migration
7 4 (12.12%) SIEM
8 3 (9.09%) Business Continuity
8 3 (9.09%) Open Source
8 3 (9.09%) Security Architecture
8 3 (9.09%) TOGAF
9 2 (6.06%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) CISSP
1 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) CISM
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) CISA
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (6.06%) CCNP
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) MCITP
5 2 (6.06%) MCTS
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (3.03%) CCSP
6 1 (3.03%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (3.03%) CISMP
6 1 (3.03%) CRISC
6 1 (3.03%) GIAC
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.03%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (27.27%) GDPR
2 8 (24.24%) NIST
3 4 (12.12%) RMADS
4 3 (9.09%) COBIT
4 3 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 3 (9.09%) NCSC
4 3 (9.09%) NIST 800
4 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
5 1 (3.03%) COSO
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (3.03%) ISO 22301
5 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
5 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.03%) OpenAM
3 1 (3.03%) OpenDJ
3 1 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.03%) CASB
1 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
1 1 (3.03%) SCCM
1 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.09%) Axiomatics
2 3 (9.09%) Cisco
2 3 (9.09%) ForgeRock
2 3 (9.09%) IBM
2 3 (9.09%) Ping Identity
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec
2 3 (9.09%) VMware
3 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 2 (6.06%) Google
3 2 (6.06%) IBM Sterling
3 2 (6.06%) SAP
4 1 (3.03%) Avaya
4 1 (3.03%) BeyondTrust
4 1 (3.03%) BT
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee
4 1 (3.03%) Nimsoft
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.03%) Sage