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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 87 96
Rank change year-on-year -20 +9  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 28 68 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.97% 1.78% 1.55%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.53% 17.00% 12.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 26 24
Median daily rate £550 £563 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +73.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £693 £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £49.90 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.81% +24.75%  

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

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 266 400 472
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 9.17% 10.50% 12.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 230 254
Median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £269 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £572 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 29
Median hourly rate £13.00 £37.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.33% +137.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.71% +12.00%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Merseyside +11 13 £600 +20.00%
Manchester -23 10 £500 +33.33% 15
Lancashire -3 3 £638 -3.11% 2
Cheshire +21 2 £366 -38.95% 4
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 26 (61.90%) Information Security
2 21 (50.00%) CISSP
3 17 (40.48%) PCI DSS
4 16 (38.10%) Security Architecture
5 12 (28.57%) CISM
5 12 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
6 11 (26.19%) CESG Certified Professional
7 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
8 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
8 9 (21.43%) CESG
8 9 (21.43%) Security Management
8 9 (21.43%) GDPR
9 8 (19.05%) CLAS
9 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (19.05%) Information Security Management
10 7 (16.67%) Firewall
10 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
11 6 (14.29%) LAN
11 6 (14.29%) WAN
12 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
12 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
12 5 (11.90%) ISMS
12 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
13 4 (9.52%) COBIT
13 4 (9.52%) Local Government
13 4 (9.52%) PKI
13 4 (9.52%) Reverse Proxy

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 (9.52%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) Firewall
2 6 (14.29%) LAN
2 6 (14.29%) WAN
3 4 (9.52%) LDAP
3 4 (9.52%) Reverse Proxy
3 4 (9.52%) SAN
4 3 (7.14%) Internet
5 2 (4.76%) 2G
5 2 (4.76%) 3G
5 2 (4.76%) 4G
5 2 (4.76%) Diameter Protocol
5 2 (4.76%) LTE
5 2 (4.76%) MVNO
5 2 (4.76%) Network Security
5 2 (4.76%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (4.76%) VoLTE
6 1 (2.38%) DMZ
6 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (9.52%) Local Government
2 3 (7.14%) Banking
2 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 2 (4.76%) Back Office
3 2 (4.76%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Consultant
1 13 (30.95%) Security Consultant
2 11 (26.19%) Analyst
3 7 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 6 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Security Officer
6 4 (9.52%) CISSP Consultant
6 4 (9.52%) Designer
6 4 (9.52%) Information Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Information Security Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Security Designer
7 3 (7.14%) Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Mobile Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Security Advisor
9 1 (2.38%) Project Assurance Manager
9 1 (2.38%) Project Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) CESG
2 8 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.52%) Clustering
3 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.52%) PKI
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.52%) AIX
1 4 (9.52%) Unix
1 4 (9.52%) Windows
1 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
1 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (61.90%) Information Security
2 16 (38.10%) Security Architecture
3 12 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (21.43%) Security Management
5 8 (19.05%) Information Security Management
6 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 5 (11.90%) ISMS
8 5 (11.90%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (9.52%) Information Governance
9 4 (9.52%) ITIL
9 4 (9.52%) Migration
9 4 (9.52%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.52%) SABSA
9 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
10 3 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (7.14%) Patch Management
10 3 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
10 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
10 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (50.00%) CISSP
2 12 (28.57%) CISM
3 11 (26.19%) CESG Certified Professional
4 10 (23.81%) Security Cleared
5 9 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 8 (19.05%) CLAS
7 4 (9.52%) ISEB
7 4 (9.52%) ISSAP
8 2 (4.76%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (4.76%) Degree
8 2 (4.76%) DV Cleared
9 1 (2.38%) CISA
9 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (2.38%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (2.38%) MCITP
9 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.38%) NCDA
9 1 (2.38%) NCIE
9 1 (2.38%) VCAP
9 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (40.48%) PCI DSS
2 9 (21.43%) GDPR
3 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (9.52%) COBIT
5 2 (4.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (4.76%) ISO 14001
5 2 (4.76%) ISO 9001
6 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCOM
1 3 (7.14%) SmoothWall
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Cisco
2 4 (9.52%) Citrix
2 4 (9.52%) Juniper
3 3 (7.14%) McAfee
4 1 (2.38%) Avaya
4 1 (2.38%) NetApp
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) Workday
North West
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