The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO/IEC 27001
London / City of London
Rank 142 135 170
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +35
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 11 14 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.54% 4.22% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 17
Median daily rate £520 £430 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.93% -3.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £338 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £434 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.81% +15.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
311 332 458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.75% 10.78% 8.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 231 349
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 3
Median hourly rate - £31.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.75 £42.00 £22.25
% change year-on-year
-45.83% +88.76%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the City of London region.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

ISO/IEC 27001
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the City of London region.

ISO/IEC 27001 Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 21 (77.78%) CISSP
2 17 (62.96%) Information Security
3 15 (55.56%) PCI DSS
3 15 (55.56%) CISM
4 12 (44.44%) Firewall
4 12 (44.44%) Finance
4 12 (44.44%) SIEM
5 11 (40.74%) Network Security
6 10 (37.04%) Security Operations
7 9 (33.33%) COBIT
7 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
8 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
8 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (25.93%) Information Security Management
9 7 (25.93%) Security Management
9 7 (25.93%) ISMS
10 6 (22.22%) GSEC
10 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 6 (22.22%) CISA
10 6 (22.22%) Cisco
11 5 (18.52%) ITIL
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) Project Management
11 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (18.52%) Fortinet
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco ISE
11 5 (18.52%) Data Privacy
11 5 (18.52%) IT Audit
12 4 (14.81%) Data Loss Prevention
12 4 (14.81%) Windows

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Apache
2 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) IaaS
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (44.44%) Firewall
2 11 (40.74%) Network Security
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco ISE
4 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (11.11%) Internet
6 2 (7.41%) 802.11
6 2 (7.41%) Ethernet
6 2 (7.41%) LAN
6 2 (7.41%) MPLS
6 2 (7.41%) SSH
6 2 (7.41%) VPN
6 2 (7.41%) WAAS
6 2 (7.41%) WAN
6 2 (7.41%) Wireless
7 1 (3.70%) DHCP
7 1 (3.70%) DNS
7 1 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) DB2
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (44.44%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
1 7 (25.93%) Security Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Security Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Information Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Security Officer
5 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Information Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Information Risk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Manager
5 2 (7.41%) IT Security Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Risk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Security Risk Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.70%) ELK Stack
2 1 (3.70%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Management Information System
2 3 (11.11%) PKI
3 2 (7.41%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) CESG
4 1 (3.70%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.70%) PlayStation
4 1 (3.70%) Statistics
4 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 4 (14.81%) Windows
3 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Information Security
2 12 (44.44%) SIEM
3 10 (37.04%) Security Operations
4 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 8 (29.63%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (25.93%) Information Security Management
6 7 (25.93%) ISMS
6 7 (25.93%) Security Management
7 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (18.52%) Data Privacy
8 5 (18.52%) IT Audit
8 5 (18.52%) ITIL
8 5 (18.52%) Project Management
9 4 (14.81%) Data Loss Prevention
10 3 (11.11%) Database Security
10 3 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
10 3 (11.11%) Service Management
10 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
10 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) Java
2 1 (3.70%) Perl
2 1 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (77.78%) CISSP
2 15 (55.56%) CISM
3 6 (22.22%) CISA
3 6 (22.22%) GSEC
4 3 (11.11%) CEH
4 3 (11.11%) CRISC
5 2 (7.41%) CCFP
5 2 (7.41%) EnCE
5 2 (7.41%) GCFA
5 2 (7.41%) GCIA
5 2 (7.41%) GIAC
5 2 (7.41%) GPEN
5 2 (7.41%) GREM
5 2 (7.41%) SSCP
6 1 (3.70%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) CCNP
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CISMP
6 1 (3.70%) CREST Certified
6 1 (3.70%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (55.56%) PCI DSS
2 9 (33.33%) COBIT
3 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (11.11%) ISO27002
5 2 (7.41%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Cisco
2 5 (18.52%) Fortinet
3 3 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 3 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 3 (11.11%) F5
3 3 (11.11%) FireEye
3 3 (11.11%) Juniper
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Palo Alto
3 3 (11.11%) TippingPoint
3 3 (11.11%) Tufin
3 3 (11.11%) WorldPay
4 2 (7.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (7.41%) Aruba
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Riverbed
4 2 (7.41%) SolarWinds
4 2 (7.41%) Splunk
5 1 (3.70%) Symantec