Period
to 31 July 2021

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 31 July 2021 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
31 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 109 199
Rank change year-on-year -28 +90 +7
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 29 29 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 1.24% 0.66%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.09% 10.25% 6.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 35
10th Percentile £501 £413 £396
25th Percentile " £414 £459
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £454 £575
Median % change year-on-year +21.15% -21.04% +10.36%
75th Percentile £634 £525 £647
90th Percentile £650 £550 £698
Central London median daily rate £550 £441 £575
% change year-on-year +24.86% -23.39% +9.52%

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 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 409 283 620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.89% 12.14% 9.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 184 471
10th Percentile £375 £259 £325
25th Percentile £459 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £535 £486 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.03% -2.75% +5.26%
75th Percentile £638 £575 £588
90th Percentile £746 £663 £675
Central London median daily rate £525 £475 £500
% change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 6
10th Percentile £17.05 £19.90 £11.13
25th Percentile £21.25 £34.17 £11.94
Median hourly rate £25.50 £38.50 £15.33
Median % change year-on-year -33.77% +151.14% -18.02%
75th Percentile £29.75 £51.13 £19.83
90th Percentile £73.55 £61.25 £31.63
Central London median hourly rate £20.00 £38.50 £17.66
% change year-on-year -48.05% +118.01% -6.31%

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

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London.

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

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

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London over the 6 months to 31 July 2021.

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

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London.

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2021, 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 19 (65.52%) Risk Management
2 16 (55.17%) Information Security
3 14 (48.28%) VMware
3 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
4 12 (41.38%) Finance
4 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (41.38%) Microsoft 365
4 12 (41.38%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (37.93%) Azure
6 9 (31.03%) GDPR
6 9 (31.03%) NIST
6 9 (31.03%) Social Skills
6 9 (31.03%) Migration
7 8 (27.59%) DHCP
7 8 (27.59%) DNS
7 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
7 8 (27.59%) Change Control
8 7 (24.14%) ITIL
9 6 (20.69%) Change Management
9 6 (20.69%) Windows
9 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
9 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
10 5 (17.24%) Regulatory Compliance
10 5 (17.24%) Insurtech
10 5 (17.24%) Due Diligence
10 5 (17.24%) Data Quality
10 5 (17.24%) COBIT
10 5 (17.24%) CISSP
10 5 (17.24%) Law
11 4 (13.79%) CISM

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 1 (3.45%) Confluence
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft 365
2 11 (37.93%) Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) GCP
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (3.45%) Amazon S3
4 1 (3.45%) AWS
4 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DHCP
1 8 (27.59%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 12 (41.38%) Finance
2 9 (31.03%) Social Skills
3 5 (17.24%) Law
4 4 (13.79%) Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Security Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Consultant
2 7 (24.14%) Security Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Security Technical Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Security Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Compliance Officer
4 5 (17.24%) Data Compliance Officer
4 5 (17.24%) Data Protection Officer
4 5 (17.24%) Risk Officer
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Banking Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Security Architect
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Azure Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (6.90%) Wintel Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) OAuth
1 1 (3.45%) SAML
1 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (3.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Windows
1 6 (20.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) Risk Management
2 16 (55.17%) Information Security
3 12 (41.38%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (31.03%) Migration
5 8 (27.59%) Change Control
6 7 (24.14%) ITIL
7 6 (20.69%) Change Management
7 6 (20.69%) Data Protection
8 5 (17.24%) Due Diligence
8 5 (17.24%) Insurtech
8 5 (17.24%) Regulatory Compliance
9 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (13.79%) Information Security Governance
9 4 (13.79%) Regtech
9 4 (13.79%) Remediation Plan
10 3 (10.34%) Data Privacy
10 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.90%) Architecture Roadmap
11 2 (6.90%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) CISSP
2 4 (13.79%) CISM
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) GDPR
1 9 (31.03%) NIST
2 5 (17.24%) COBIT
2 5 (17.24%) Data Quality
3 3 (10.34%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (6.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (6.90%) ISO 22301
4 2 (6.90%) NIST 800
5 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (41.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (27.59%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Nexpose
1 4 (13.79%) SCCM
2 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (3.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 14 (48.28%) VMware
2 4 (13.79%) CrowdStrike
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) ServiceNow
3 1 (3.45%) Google