Period
to 10 December 2019

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 10 December 2019 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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 226 186
Rank change year-on-year +46 -40 +15
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 34 40 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.56% 0.85%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.25% 6.28% 6.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 30 48
City of London median daily rate £580 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.48% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £363 £375 £311
90th Percentile £725 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £575 £525 £475
% change year-on-year +9.52% +10.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 544 637 936
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.65% 8.92% 13.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 487 745
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £297 £274 £313
90th Percentile £688 £655 £675
Central London median daily rate £488 £475 £488
% change year-on-year +2.63% -2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 12 12
City of London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.85 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.47% +25.67% -67.74%
Central London median hourly rate £17.98 £18.85 £15.00
% change year-on-year -4.60% +25.67% -67.74%

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

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London.

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

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London over the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

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

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the City of London.

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

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the City of London region over the 6 months to 10 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 1 £500 -
ISO/IEC 27001
Central London

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, 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 (64.71%) Information Security
2 17 (50.00%) NIST
3 11 (32.35%) COBIT
3 11 (32.35%) Linux
3 11 (32.35%) ITIL
4 9 (26.47%) CISM
4 9 (26.47%) Firewall
4 9 (26.47%) OWASP
4 9 (26.47%) SABSA
4 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (23.53%) Ruby
5 8 (23.53%) Qualys
5 8 (23.53%) Python
5 8 (23.53%) Windows
5 8 (23.53%) CISSP
6 7 (20.59%) Adobe
6 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
6 7 (20.59%) Finance
6 7 (20.59%) Ubuntu
6 7 (20.59%) Nessus
6 7 (20.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
7 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (17.65%) Node.js
7 6 (17.65%) PCI DSS
7 6 (17.65%) openSUSE
7 6 (17.65%) Debian
7 6 (17.65%) Salesforce.com

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 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.76%) AWS
2 2 (5.88%) AWS CloudTrail
2 2 (5.88%) Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Amazon S3
3 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.94%) CloudFront
3 1 (2.94%) GCP
3 1 (2.94%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
3 1 (2.94%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (26.47%) Firewall
2 3 (8.82%) VPN
3 2 (5.88%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.88%) LAN
3 2 (5.88%) Network Security
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) NetScaler
4 1 (2.94%) Skype
4 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.94%) SonarQube
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 4 (11.76%) Analyst
1 4 (11.76%) Head of Security
2 3 (8.82%) Consultant
2 3 (8.82%) Head of Information
2 3 (8.82%) Head of Information Security
2 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
2 3 (8.82%) Security Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (5.88%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (5.88%) IT Manager
3 2 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (5.88%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Network Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
3 2 (5.88%) Security Analyst
3 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
3 2 (5.88%) Security Officer
3 2 (5.88%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Node.js
2 2 (5.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.82%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (5.88%) PMI
3 1 (2.94%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.94%) SWIFT
3 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (32.35%) Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (23.53%) Windows
3 7 (20.59%) Ubuntu
4 6 (17.65%) Debian
4 6 (17.65%) openSUSE
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
5 5 (14.71%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.94%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) Information Security
2 11 (32.35%) ITIL
3 9 (26.47%) OWASP
3 9 (26.47%) SABSA
4 8 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
5 7 (20.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (14.71%) Cybersecurity
7 5 (14.71%) Security Management
7 5 (14.71%) Security Operations
7 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (11.76%) Threat Intelligence
9 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
9 3 (8.82%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (8.82%) Information Security Management
9 3 (8.82%) Internal Audit
9 3 (8.82%) Project Management
9 3 (8.82%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) Python
1 8 (23.53%) Ruby
2 6 (17.65%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) CISM
2 8 (23.53%) CISSP
3 4 (11.76%) CISA
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (11.76%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.82%) Degree
5 2 (5.88%) AWS Certification
5 2 (5.88%) CCNA
5 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.94%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (2.94%) CBAP
6 1 (2.94%) CCNP
6 1 (2.94%) CGEIT
6 1 (2.94%) CSSLP
6 1 (2.94%) GIAC
6 1 (2.94%) IISP
6 1 (2.94%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
6 1 (2.94%) SANS
6 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (50.00%) NIST
2 11 (32.35%) COBIT
3 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (17.65%) PCI DSS
5 3 (8.82%) GDPR
5 3 (8.82%) SLA
6 2 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (5.88%) NIST 800
7 1 (2.94%) COSO
7 1 (2.94%) ISAE 3402
7 1 (2.94%) NCSC
7 1 (2.94%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Nessus
2 5 (14.71%) HP Fortify
3 2 (5.88%) Suricata
4 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.94%) SELinux
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Qualys
2 7 (20.59%) Adobe
3 6 (17.65%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
4 3 (8.82%) Splunk
5 2 (5.88%) Citrix
6 1 (2.94%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.94%) Cisco
6 1 (2.94%) CommVault
6 1 (2.94%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.94%) Juniper
6 1 (2.94%) McAfee
6 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) Sophos
6 1 (2.94%) Sun
6 1 (2.94%) Symantec
6 1 (2.94%) VMware