Period
to 17 August 2018

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 August 2018 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 183 192
Rank change year-on-year -22 +9 +32
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 56 61 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.80% 0.92% 0.75%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.15% 6.35% 6.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 50 33
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% - -
10th Percentile £359 £309 £335
90th Percentile £688 £675 £621
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate £63.50 - -

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 783 961 766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.12% 14.54% 11.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 580 728 602
City of London median daily rate £475 £520 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +9.47% +5.56%
10th Percentile £306 £313 £307
90th Percentile £675 £688 £625
Central London median daily rate £480 £500 £466
% change year-on-year -4.00% +7.24% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 13 3
City of London median hourly rate £17.03 £15.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.50% -31.82% +27.54%
10th Percentile £13.85 £13.00 £18.80
90th Percentile £45.13 £32.94 £73.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.50 £15.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year +23.33% -31.82% +33.33%

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 August 2018.

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 August 2018, 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 31 (55.36%) Information Security
2 30 (53.57%) CISSP
3 25 (44.64%) CISM
4 23 (41.07%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (37.50%) Finance
6 19 (33.93%) CISA
7 14 (25.00%) Data Protection
7 14 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 14 (25.00%) GDPR
8 11 (19.64%) ITIL
9 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (17.86%) Vulnerability Management
10 9 (16.07%) Splunk
10 9 (16.07%) Security Architecture
10 9 (16.07%) CyberArk
10 9 (16.07%) Degree
10 9 (16.07%) Data Security
10 9 (16.07%) Retail
10 9 (16.07%) Windows
10 9 (16.07%) Python
10 9 (16.07%) Security Operations
11 8 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
11 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
11 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
11 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 8 (14.29%) SIEM
12 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills

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 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
1 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.57%) Confluence
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
3 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (8.93%) GitHub
3 5 (8.93%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (3.57%) npm
4 2 (3.57%) Office 365
5 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.79%) PaaS
5 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.36%) VPN
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.57%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (3.57%) DHCP
3 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 2 (3.57%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) Network Security
4 1 (1.79%) Broadband
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.79%) DMVPN
4 1 (1.79%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (1.79%) VLAN
4 1 (1.79%) VSAT
4 1 (1.79%) WAN
4 1 (1.79%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) InterSystems Cache
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.57%) JIRA
1 2 (3.57%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 21 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Retail
3 7 (12.50%) Banking
4 6 (10.71%) Legal
5 3 (5.36%) Billing
5 3 (5.36%) German Language
5 3 (5.36%) Law
6 2 (3.57%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.57%) Marketing
7 1 (1.79%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (26.79%) Consultant
2 10 (17.86%) Security Consultant
3 8 (14.29%) Security Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Information Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (8.93%) GDPR Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) Security Architect
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Leader
6 4 (7.14%) CISSP Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Data Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Designer
7 3 (5.36%) Information Security Officer
7 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) Security Officer
7 3 (5.36%) UI Designer
7 3 (5.36%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) RESTful
2 4 (7.14%) Middleware
2 4 (7.14%) OAuth
2 4 (7.14%) SAML
3 3 (5.36%) LDAP
4 2 (3.57%) .NET
4 2 (3.57%) CSS
4 2 (3.57%) Node.js
4 2 (3.57%) OAuth2
4 2 (3.57%) SailPoint
4 2 (3.57%) SOAP
4 2 (3.57%) XML
5 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 7 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) PKI
3 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 6 (10.71%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (10.71%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.36%) User Experience
5 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.79%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.79%) Equities
6 1 (1.79%) Fintech
6 1 (1.79%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Linux
3 5 (8.93%) Unix
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (55.36%) Information Security
2 23 (41.07%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 11 (19.64%) ITIL
5 10 (17.86%) Vulnerability Management
6 9 (16.07%) Data Security
6 9 (16.07%) Security Architecture
6 9 (16.07%) Security Operations
7 8 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
7 8 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 8 (14.29%) SIEM
7 8 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (10.71%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 6 (10.71%) Data Privacy
8 6 (10.71%) People Management
8 6 (10.71%) Threat Intelligence
9 5 (8.93%) Data Science
9 5 (8.93%) OWASP
9 5 (8.93%) Scrum
9 5 (8.93%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.07%) Python
2 4 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 4 (7.14%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.57%) Apex Code
4 2 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (3.57%) Java
4 2 (3.57%) MUMPS
4 2 (3.57%) Perl
4 2 (3.57%) PyPy
4 2 (3.57%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (53.57%) CISSP
2 25 (44.64%) CISM
3 19 (33.93%) CISA
4 9 (16.07%) Degree
5 8 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (12.50%) CCNA
7 5 (8.93%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (8.93%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 4 (7.14%) CRISC
9 3 (5.36%) CCNP
9 3 (5.36%) ISSMP
9 3 (5.36%) SANS
10 2 (3.57%) CISMP
10 2 (3.57%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 1 (1.79%) CGEIT
11 1 (1.79%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (1.79%) ISACA
11 1 (1.79%) MBCS
11 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
11 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (25.00%) GDPR
1 14 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (12.50%) COBIT
2 7 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 6 (10.71%) HIPAA
4 3 (5.36%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (5.36%) GCP
5 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (3.57%) NIST 800
5 2 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (1.79%) FISMA
6 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.79%) MiFID
6 1 (1.79%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (5.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.57%) OpenAM
2 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (3.57%) CASB
2 2 (3.57%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.57%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.79%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (1.79%) Perfmon
3 1 (1.79%) SCOM
3 1 (1.79%) SCOrch
3 1 (1.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) CyberArk
1 9 (16.07%) Splunk
2 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.50%) Cisco
4 6 (10.71%) ForeScout
5 5 (8.93%) McAfee
5 5 (8.93%) Symantec
6 3 (5.36%) VMware
7 2 (3.57%) CA
7 2 (3.57%) Forcepoint
7 2 (3.57%) Google
7 2 (3.57%) InterSystems
7 2 (3.57%) Qualys
7 2 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.79%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.79%) Brocade
8 1 (1.79%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.79%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.79%) NetApp