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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 18 August 2022 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
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 157 139 92
Rank change year-on-year -18 -47 +109
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 44 31 32
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 0.98% 0.89% 1.53%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.82% 7.54% 12.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 28 27
10th Percentile £454 £536 £413
25th Percentile £519 - £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £585 £550 £454
Median % change year-on-year +6.36% +21.15% -21.04%
75th Percentile £700 £641 £536
90th Percentile £815 £658 £550
Central London median daily rate £593 £550 £454
% change year-on-year +7.73% +21.15% -21.04%

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 645 411 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.31% 11.77% 12.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 287 164
10th Percentile £350 £363 £302
25th Percentile £463 £463 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £550 £486
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +13.11% -2.75%
75th Percentile £700 £644 £575
90th Percentile £800 £750 £663
Central London median daily rate £575 £543 £475
% change year-on-year +5.89% +14.32% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 7
10th Percentile £16.00 £18.45 £19.20
25th Percentile £17.63 £23.25 £30.11
Median hourly rate £26.50 £28.50 £38.50
Median % change year-on-year -7.02% -25.97% +196.15%
75th Percentile £60.88 £47.00 £43.25
90th Percentile £63.35 £77.70 £53.15
Central London median hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £38.48
% change year-on-year +51.11% -41.52% +150.98%

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 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022, 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 22 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (45.45%) Information Security
3 19 (43.18%) NIST
3 19 (43.18%) Social Skills
4 16 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
5 14 (31.82%) Azure
6 13 (29.55%) Degree
7 11 (25.00%) Finance
7 11 (25.00%) CISSP
8 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.45%) AWS
9 9 (20.45%) ServiceNow
9 9 (20.45%) Microsoft 365
10 8 (18.18%) ITIL
10 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
10 8 (18.18%) Banking
10 8 (18.18%) Public Sector
11 7 (15.91%) VMware
11 7 (15.91%) CISA
11 7 (15.91%) CISM
11 7 (15.91%) Vulnerability Management
11 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
11 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (15.91%) ISMS
11 7 (15.91%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
12 6 (13.64%) SCCM
12 6 (13.64%) Project Management
12 6 (13.64%) Windows

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 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 14 (31.82%) Azure
2 9 (20.45%) AWS
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (15.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (11.36%) SaaS
5 4 (9.09%) GCP
6 3 (6.82%) AWS Direct Connect
6 3 (6.82%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (6.82%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (6.82%) IaaS
6 3 (6.82%) OneDrive
6 3 (6.82%) PaaS
7 2 (4.55%) Power Platform
8 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
8 1 (2.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) DNS
1 4 (9.09%) Firewall
1 4 (9.09%) Network Security
2 3 (6.82%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.55%) DHCP
3 2 (4.55%) IPsec
3 2 (4.55%) Skype
3 2 (4.55%) VPN
3 2 (4.55%) WebEx
4 1 (2.27%) HTTP
4 1 (2.27%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.27%) SD-WAN
4 1 (2.27%) SSL
4 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.27%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) Power BI
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 19 (43.18%) Social Skills
2 11 (25.00%) Finance
3 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 8 (18.18%) Public Sector
4 5 (11.36%) Presentation Skills
5 4 (9.09%) Investment Banking
6 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.55%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (4.55%) International Banking
7 2 (4.55%) Law
7 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
8 1 (2.27%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (2.27%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 8 (18.18%) Consultant
2 7 (15.91%) Security Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Security Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Architect
4 4 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 4 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Security Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Microsoft 365 Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Operations Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Business Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) IT Risk Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) IT Security Consultant
6 2 (4.55%) Security Engineer
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Technical Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (2.27%) OAuth
2 1 (2.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.82%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.55%) CESG
3 2 (4.55%) PKI
3 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.27%) CMDB
4 1 (2.27%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.27%) NHS
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Windows
1 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
2 4 (9.09%) Linux
3 2 (4.55%) HPUX
3 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 20 (45.45%) Information Security
3 16 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 8 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 8 (18.18%) ITIL
5 7 (15.91%) ISMS
5 7 (15.91%) Vulnerability Management
6 6 (13.64%) Agile
6 6 (13.64%) Project Management
7 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
7 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
7 5 (11.36%) Security Management
7 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.36%) SIEM
7 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.09%) Data Loss Prevention
8 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
8 4 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (9.09%) SABSA
8 4 (9.09%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.27%) Bash
2 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Degree
2 11 (25.00%) CISSP
3 7 (15.91%) CISA
3 7 (15.91%) CISM
3 7 (15.91%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (9.09%) CRISC
6 3 (6.82%) GIAC
6 3 (6.82%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (4.55%) CGEIT
7 2 (4.55%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.55%) Master's Degree
8 1 (2.27%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (2.27%) GCIH
8 1 (2.27%) GSEC
8 1 (2.27%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.27%) SANS
8 1 (2.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (43.18%) NIST
2 6 (13.64%) COBIT
3 5 (11.36%) GDPR
4 4 (9.09%) NCSC
4 4 (9.09%) PCI DSS
5 3 (6.82%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (6.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.27%) GRC
7 1 (2.27%) HIPAA
7 1 (2.27%) IASME
7 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
7 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (13.64%) SCCM
2 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (9.09%) Nexpose
4 2 (4.55%) QRadar
5 1 (2.27%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (2.27%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.45%) ServiceNow
3 7 (15.91%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco
4 4 (9.09%) CrowdStrike
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix
5 3 (6.82%) Splunk
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) LogRhythm
6 2 (4.55%) NetApp
6 2 (4.55%) Okta
6 2 (4.55%) Polycom
6 2 (4.55%) Qualys
6 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.27%) Forcepoint
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) McAfee
7 1 (2.27%) Remedy