Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 17 January 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 220 196 206
Rank change year-on-year -24 +10 +3
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 33 54 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.49% 0.76% 0.45%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.51% 6.13% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 41 21
City of London median daily rate £525 £513 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.44% +7.89% +13.43%
10th Percentile £375 £373 £363
90th Percentile £625 £683 £631
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £498
% change year-on-year - +0.50% +4.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 City of London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 599 881 747
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 8.80% 12.48% 11.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 438 692 579
City of London median daily rate £480 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £313
90th Percentile £638 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 3
City of London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -67.74% +101.17%
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.00 £22.75
90th Percentile £26.90 £25.20 £144.45
Central London median hourly rate £19.00 £15.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +26.67% -67.74% +91.91%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London

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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London

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

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 24 (72.73%) Information Security
2 22 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 17 (51.52%) Finance
3 17 (51.52%) CISM
3 17 (51.52%) CISSP
4 15 (45.45%) CISA
5 14 (42.42%) PCI DSS
6 12 (36.36%) GDPR
7 10 (30.30%) Risk Management
8 8 (24.24%) Data Security
8 8 (24.24%) ITIL
8 8 (24.24%) Security Architecture
9 7 (21.21%) CRISC
9 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (21.21%) Data Protection
9 7 (21.21%) Retail
9 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (18.18%) OWASP
10 6 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
10 6 (18.18%) Legal
10 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 6 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
11 5 (15.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 5 (15.15%) SIEM
11 5 (15.15%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (15.15%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 5 (15.15%) Security Operations
11 5 (15.15%) Identity Access Management
11 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (15.15%) Management Information System

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring 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 (6.06%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (3.03%) Office 365
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) Firewall
2 3 (9.09%) Network Security
3 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.06%) VPN
4 1 (3.03%) Internet
4 1 (3.03%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) AppScan
1 1 (3.03%) SonarQube
General
1 17 (51.52%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Retail
3 6 (18.18%) Legal
4 3 (9.09%) Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Retail Banking
6 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
6 1 (3.03%) Law
6 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Consultant
2 11 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
4 4 (12.12%) GDPR Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Security Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Security Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Data Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Security Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) Middleware
1 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Data Protection Act
2 5 (15.15%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
3 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.03%) Cybercrime
5 1 (3.03%) Equities
5 1 (3.03%) Fintech
5 1 (3.03%) Fixed Income
5 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.15%) Linux
1 5 (15.15%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Unix
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (72.73%) Information Security
2 22 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (30.30%) Risk Management
4 8 (24.24%) Data Security
4 8 (24.24%) ITIL
4 8 (24.24%) Security Architecture
5 7 (21.21%) Data Protection
5 7 (21.21%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (21.21%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (18.18%) OWASP
6 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (18.18%) Threat Intelligence
7 5 (15.15%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 5 (15.15%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (15.15%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) Security Operations
7 5 (15.15%) SIEM
7 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (12.12%) Business Continuity
8 4 (12.12%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
1 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
1 2 (6.06%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) CISM
1 17 (51.52%) CISSP
2 15 (45.45%) CISA
3 7 (21.21%) CRISC
4 5 (15.15%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 4 (12.12%) Degree
6 3 (9.09%) ISSMP
7 2 (6.06%) CISMP
7 2 (6.06%) ISACA
7 2 (6.06%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 1 (3.03%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (3.03%) CGEIT
8 1 (3.03%) ISSAP
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.03%) MBCS
8 1 (3.03%) PMP
8 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (3.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (42.42%) PCI DSS
2 12 (36.36%) GDPR
3 5 (15.15%) COBIT
4 2 (6.06%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (3.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (3.03%) ISO 22301
5 1 (3.03%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
2 2 (6.06%) Google
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 2 (6.06%) VMware
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) iManage
3 1 (3.03%) Intel
3 1 (3.03%) JD Edwards
3 1 (3.03%) Northgate
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.03%) Qualys
3 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds