Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 132 113 167
Rank change year-on-year -19 +54 +61
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 54 19 29
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.35% 0.91% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.61% 7.63% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 10 27
10th Percentile £350 £331 £325
25th Percentile £509 £441 £366
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £550 £500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £578 £569 £688
90th Percentile £663 £577 £810
Central London median daily rate £550 £550 £500
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 627 249 512
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.64% 11.93% 10.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 165 389
10th Percentile £350 £316 £300
25th Percentile £450 £406 £368
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £488 £475
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% +2.63% -3.55%
75th Percentile £625 £588 £575
90th Percentile £700 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £550 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
10th Percentile £19.00 £14.70 -
25th Percentile £28.00 £15.75 -
Median hourly rate £45.50 £20.00 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +127.50% +21.21% -13.16%
75th Percentile £61.38 £22.25 -
90th Percentile £62.05 £22.40 -
Central London median hourly rate £45.50 £20.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +127.50% +21.21% -13.16%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 32 (59.26%) Finance
2 30 (55.56%) Information Security
3 28 (51.85%) Azure
4 26 (48.15%) Cybersecurity
5 24 (44.44%) Risk Management
6 21 (38.89%) Social Skills
7 19 (35.19%) Microsoft 365
7 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
8 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
9 17 (31.48%) VMware
10 16 (29.63%) COBIT
11 15 (27.78%) Migration
11 15 (27.78%) NIST
12 14 (25.93%) Cost Optimisation
12 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Intune
12 14 (25.93%) Change Control
12 14 (25.93%) DHCP
12 14 (25.93%) DNS
12 14 (25.93%) ITIL
12 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (25.93%) Hyper-V
13 11 (20.37%) GDPR
14 10 (18.52%) PCI DSS
15 9 (16.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 9 (16.67%) ISMS
16 8 (14.81%) AWS
16 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
16 8 (14.81%) Financial Institution
16 8 (14.81%) Remediation Plan
16 8 (14.81%) Regtech

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 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 28 (51.85%) Azure
2 19 (35.19%) Microsoft 365
3 8 (14.81%) AWS
4 2 (3.70%) IaaS
4 2 (3.70%) Power Platform
4 2 (3.70%) SaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.85%) Azure Logic Apps
5 1 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.85%) GCP
5 1 (1.85%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.85%) PaaS
5 1 (1.85%) Power Automate
5 1 (1.85%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.93%) DHCP
1 14 (25.93%) DNS
2 7 (12.96%) Internet
3 2 (3.70%) Firewall
3 2 (3.70%) LAN
3 2 (3.70%) WAN
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (1.85%) DOCSIS
4 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) Power BI
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.85%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) JIRA
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 32 (59.26%) Finance
2 21 (38.89%) Social Skills
3 8 (14.81%) Financial Institution
4 7 (12.96%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Influencing Skills
5 2 (3.70%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
6 1 (1.85%) Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Consultant
1 22 (40.74%) Security Consultant
2 17 (31.48%) Security Technical Consultant
2 17 (31.48%) Technical Consultant
2 17 (31.48%) Technical Security Consultant
3 14 (25.93%) Security Engineer
3 14 (25.93%) Technical Engineer
4 11 (20.37%) Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) Architect
5 8 (14.81%) Security Analyst
6 6 (11.11%) IT Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) IT Security Analyst
8 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Cloud Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Information Security Officer
9 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Risk Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Security Officer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Security Consultant
9 3 (5.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.85%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.85%) Legacy Systems
2 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
2 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (55.56%) Information Security
2 26 (48.15%) Cybersecurity
3 24 (44.44%) Risk Management
4 15 (27.78%) Migration
5 14 (25.93%) Change Control
5 14 (25.93%) Cost Optimisation
5 14 (25.93%) ITIL
6 9 (16.67%) ISMS
7 8 (14.81%) Regtech
7 8 (14.81%) Remediation Plan
7 8 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (12.96%) Information Security Management
8 7 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (12.96%) Security Management
8 7 (12.96%) TOGAF
8 7 (12.96%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.11%) Data Security
9 6 (11.11%) Regulatory Compliance
10 5 (9.26%) Compliance Audit
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.70%) Python
2 1 (1.85%) Bash
2 1 (1.85%) C#
2 1 (1.85%) Java
2 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
2 7 (12.96%) TOGAF Certification
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
3 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) CISM
4 3 (5.56%) CISSP
5 2 (3.70%) CRISC
6 1 (1.85%) CCNP
6 1 (1.85%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (1.85%) JNCIP
6 1 (1.85%) MCP
6 1 (1.85%) MCSA
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.63%) COBIT
2 15 (27.78%) NIST
3 11 (20.37%) GDPR
4 10 (18.52%) PCI DSS
5 6 (11.11%) ISO 22301
6 4 (7.41%) GRC
7 3 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (3.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (1.85%) FedRAMP
9 1 (1.85%) HIPAA
9 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (1.85%) NCSC
9 1 (1.85%) PSD2
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.93%) Hyper-V
2 14 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.85%) Ansible
2 1 (1.85%) CASB
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.85%) Nessus
2 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) SCCM
2 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) VMware
3 3 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) CrowdStrike
4 1 (1.85%) CyberArk
4 1 (1.85%) Juniper
4 1 (1.85%) McAfee
4 1 (1.85%) Nokia
4 1 (1.85%) Qualys
4 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
4 1 (1.85%) Sophos
4 1 (1.85%) Varonis
4 1 (1.85%) Workday