Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 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
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 113 126 202
Rank change year-on-year +13 +76 0
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 31 33 40
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.12% 1.01% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.31% 9.30% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 28 31
10th Percentile £413 £310 £413
25th Percentile £503 £358 £469
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £427 £550
Median % change year-on-year +28.81% -22.36% +10.00%
75th Percentile £588 £462 £588
90th Percentile £650 £573 £663
Central London median daily rate £550 £427 £525
% change year-on-year +28.81% -18.67% +2.44%

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 333 355 570
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.00% 10.82% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 248 426
10th Percentile £338 £238 £325
25th Percentile £425 £375 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £520 £479 £525
Median % change year-on-year +8.62% -8.81% +7.69%
75th Percentile £622 £575 £575
90th Percentile £744 £638 £649
Central London median daily rate £520 £475 £508
% change year-on-year +9.47% -6.40% +1.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 9
10th Percentile £14.08 £22.73 £11.50
25th Percentile £14.19 £29.62 £12.50
Median hourly rate £17.25 £38.48 £17.66
Median % change year-on-year -55.17% +117.87% +13.94%
75th Percentile £22.81 £38.75 £20.25
90th Percentile £23.38 £50.00 £27.60
Central London median hourly rate £17.25 £38.48 £17.66
% change year-on-year -55.17% +117.87% +13.75%

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 May 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 18 May 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 16 (51.61%) Information Security
2 15 (48.39%) Risk Management
3 11 (35.48%) NIST
4 9 (29.03%) COBIT
4 9 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (25.81%) Azure
5 8 (25.81%) GDPR
6 7 (22.58%) Microsoft 365
6 7 (22.58%) Finance
6 7 (22.58%) VMware
6 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
6 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) ITIL
7 6 (19.35%) CISSP
7 6 (19.35%) Firewall
7 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
8 5 (16.13%) Privileged Access Management
8 5 (16.13%) Banking
8 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (16.13%) Change Management
8 5 (16.13%) CISM
8 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
8 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (12.90%) SIEM
9 4 (12.90%) Data Quality
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) Law
9 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment

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 (3.23%) Confluence
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Azure
2 7 (22.58%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.45%) GCP
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (3.23%) Amazon S3
5 1 (3.23%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) SAN
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) DNS
3 2 (6.45%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security
4 1 (3.23%) LAN
4 1 (3.23%) VPN
4 1 (3.23%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 7 (22.58%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Banking
3 4 (12.90%) Law
3 4 (12.90%) Social Skills
4 2 (6.45%) International Banking
5 1 (3.23%) Police
5 1 (3.23%) Presentation Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Architect
1 7 (22.58%) Security Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Compliance Officer
2 4 (12.90%) Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Data Compliance Officer
2 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Officer
2 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
2 4 (12.90%) Risk Officer
2 4 (12.90%) Security Architect
2 4 (12.90%) Security Consultant
2 4 (12.90%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (6.45%) IT Architect
4 2 (6.45%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) OAuth
1 1 (3.23%) SAML
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (3.23%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Windows
1 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Information Security
2 15 (48.39%) Risk Management
3 9 (29.03%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (22.58%) PRINCE2
5 6 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL
6 5 (16.13%) Change Management
6 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
6 5 (16.13%) Privileged Access Management
6 5 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.90%) Due Diligence
7 4 (12.90%) Insurtech
7 4 (12.90%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (12.90%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (12.90%) SIEM
8 3 (9.68%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Regtech
8 3 (9.68%) Remediation Plan
8 3 (9.68%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) CISSP
2 5 (16.13%) CISM
3 3 (9.68%) Degree
4 2 (6.45%) FFIEC
4 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (3.23%) CISA
5 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.23%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (35.48%) NIST
2 9 (29.03%) COBIT
3 8 (25.81%) GDPR
4 4 (12.90%) Data Quality
5 3 (9.68%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (9.68%) ISO 22301
5 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
6 2 (6.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (6.45%) NIST 800
7 1 (3.23%) GRC
7 1 (3.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Nexpose
1 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) VMware
2 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) CrowdStrike
3 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) F5
4 1 (3.23%) Google