Period
to 11 August 2020

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 11 August 2020 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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 98 196 202
Rank change year-on-year +98 +6 -14
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 31 45 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.42% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 12.81% 7.95% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 36 43
Median daily rate £454 £575 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.04% +9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £413 £397 £359
90th Percentile £550 £694 £688
Central London median daily rate £441 £575 £525
% change year-on-year -23.39% +9.52% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 242 566 732
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.06% 8.74% 10.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 429 555
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -9.52%
10th Percentile £300 £324 £304
90th Percentile £645 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £474 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.25% +5.26% -5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 9
Median hourly rate £38.48 £17.66 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +117.87% -5.56% +24.67%
10th Percentile £26.87 £11.25 £14.60
90th Percentile £38.75 £95.70 £46.50
Median hourly rate £38.48 £18.58 £18.85
% change year-on-year +107.08% -1.43% +26.30%

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 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020, 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 (61.29%) Information Security
2 17 (54.84%) Risk Management
3 16 (51.61%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (45.16%) NIST
5 13 (41.94%) Cyberthreat
5 13 (41.94%) GIAC
6 12 (38.71%) ISACA
6 12 (38.71%) Public Cloud
6 12 (38.71%) NCSC
7 11 (35.48%) Risk Assessment
8 10 (32.26%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
10 6 (19.35%) Public Sector
11 5 (16.13%) Security Management
11 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
11 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
11 5 (16.13%) Information Assurance
11 5 (16.13%) Azure
12 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
12 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
12 4 (12.90%) CISSP
12 4 (12.90%) ITIL
12 4 (12.90%) CISA
12 4 (12.90%) CISM
12 4 (12.90%) Azure Active Directory
13 3 (9.68%) Microservices
13 3 (9.68%) GDPR
13 3 (9.68%) Decision-Making
13 3 (9.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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%) Apache
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (16.13%) Azure
2 4 (12.90%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) AWS
3 1 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (3.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 1 (3.23%) DNS
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (19.35%) Public Sector
2 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Back Office
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
4 1 (3.23%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (19.35%) Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Security Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Security Manager
3 4 (12.90%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Information Security Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Security Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Auditor
5 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Information Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Security Advisor
5 2 (6.45%) Security Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Auditor
6 1 (3.23%) Information Security Officer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Security Auditor
6 1 (3.23%) Security Officer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Cyberthreat
2 12 (38.71%) Public Cloud
3 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (3.23%) BYOD
6 1 (3.23%) CESG
6 1 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (3.23%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
1 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2016
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Information Security
2 17 (54.84%) Risk Management
3 16 (51.61%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (35.48%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (32.26%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
6 5 (16.13%) Information Assurance
6 5 (16.13%) Security Management
7 4 (12.90%) ITIL
8 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (9.68%) Data Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) Decision-Making
8 3 (9.68%) Microservices
8 3 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (6.45%) Data Protection
9 2 (6.45%) Patch Management
9 2 (6.45%) Programme Management
9 2 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.45%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) Java
1 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) GIAC
2 12 (38.71%) ISACA
3 4 (12.90%) CISA
3 4 (12.90%) CISM
3 4 (12.90%) CISSP
3 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.45%) CLAS
5 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (3.23%) Degree
5 1 (3.23%) FFIEC
5 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (45.16%) NIST
2 12 (38.71%) NCSC
3 3 (9.68%) GDPR
3 3 (9.68%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (6.45%) COBIT
4 2 (6.45%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (6.45%) PCI DSS
5 1 (3.23%) HIPAA
5 1 (3.23%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) NetApp