Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 191 200
Rank change year-on-year -23 +9 +16
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 41 61 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.58% 0.88% 0.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.14% 6.46% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 50 30
City of London median daily rate £525 £475 £471
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +0.80% +0.80%
10th Percentile £375 £300 £345
90th Percentile £675 £675 £711
Central London median daily rate £511 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +7.58% - -
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 668 945 801
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.50% 13.64% 12.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 742 639
City of London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £313
90th Percentile £674 £678 £675
Central London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 5
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £46.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.67% -67.74% +153.54%
10th Percentile £14.00 £13.30 £17.60
90th Percentile £27.25 £26.00 £135.55
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £15.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +24.67% -67.74% +148.66%

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 23 October 2018.

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 26 (63.41%) Information Security
2 24 (58.54%) CISSP
3 22 (53.66%) CISM
4 20 (48.78%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (41.46%) CISA
6 16 (39.02%) PCI DSS
7 14 (34.15%) Finance
8 12 (29.27%) GDPR
9 11 (26.83%) Data Security
10 10 (24.39%) Retail
10 10 (24.39%) Data Protection
11 9 (21.95%) CyberArk
11 9 (21.95%) Degree
12 8 (19.51%) ITIL
12 8 (19.51%) Windows
12 8 (19.51%) Vulnerability Management
13 7 (17.07%) Security Architecture
13 7 (17.07%) Splunk
13 7 (17.07%) Data Protection Act
13 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (17.07%) Security Operations
13 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
14 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 6 (14.63%) Identity Access Management
14 6 (14.63%) People Management
14 6 (14.63%) HIPAA
14 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
14 6 (14.63%) ForeScout

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 2 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 1 (2.44%) Northgate Housing
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.32%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (4.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) Firewall
2 3 (7.32%) VPN
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.88%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (4.88%) DHCP
3 2 (4.88%) DNS
3 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.88%) Kerberos
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) DMVPN
4 1 (2.44%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.44%) NX-OS
4 1 (2.44%) Skype
4 1 (2.44%) Telepresence
4 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
4 1 (2.44%) VLAN
4 1 (2.44%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 10 (24.39%) Retail
3 5 (12.20%) Legal
4 4 (9.76%) Banking
5 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Financial Institution
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Consultant
2 10 (24.39%) Security Consultant
3 8 (19.51%) Security Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Information Manager
4 6 (14.63%) Information Security Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Technical Leader
6 4 (9.76%) CISSP Manager
6 4 (9.76%) GDPR Consultant
6 4 (9.76%) Security Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Lead Architect
8 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) OAuth
2 2 (4.88%) SailPoint
2 2 (4.88%) SAML
3 1 (2.44%) LDAP
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (17.07%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.20%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
4 4 (9.76%) PKI
5 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
6 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
7 1 (2.44%) Cybercrime
7 1 (2.44%) EMC VNX
7 1 (2.44%) Equities
7 1 (2.44%) Fintech
7 1 (2.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
3 3 (7.32%) Unix
4 1 (2.44%) Android
4 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (63.41%) Information Security
2 20 (48.78%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (26.83%) Data Security
4 10 (24.39%) Data Protection
5 8 (19.51%) ITIL
5 8 (19.51%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (17.07%) Risk Management
6 7 (17.07%) Security Architecture
6 7 (17.07%) Security Operations
7 6 (14.63%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (14.63%) People Management
8 5 (12.20%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 5 (12.20%) Data Science
8 5 (12.20%) SDLC
8 5 (12.20%) SIEM
8 5 (12.20%) Threat Intelligence
9 4 (9.76%) Data Privacy
9 4 (9.76%) OWASP
9 4 (9.76%) Privileged Access Management
9 4 (9.76%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
1 4 (9.76%) Python
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.88%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (58.54%) CISSP
2 22 (53.66%) CISM
3 17 (41.46%) CISA
4 9 (21.95%) Degree
5 6 (14.63%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (12.20%) CCNA
6 5 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (12.20%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 3 (7.32%) CRISC
7 3 (7.32%) ISSMP
8 2 (4.88%) CISMP
8 2 (4.88%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 1 (2.44%) CCNP
9 1 (2.44%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (2.44%) CLAS
9 1 (2.44%) ISACA
9 1 (2.44%) MBCS
9 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) PCI DSS
2 12 (29.27%) GDPR
3 6 (14.63%) HIPAA
3 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (7.32%) COBIT
5 2 (4.88%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 2 (4.88%) NIST 800
5 2 (4.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (2.44%) FISMA
6 1 (2.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (2.44%) ISO 9001
6 1 (2.44%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.88%) OpenAM
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (7.32%) SCCM
3 2 (4.88%) CASB
3 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.44%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (2.44%) Perfmon
4 1 (2.44%) SCOM
4 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
4 1 (2.44%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) CyberArk
2 7 (17.07%) Splunk
3 6 (14.63%) ForeScout
4 5 (12.20%) Cisco
4 5 (12.20%) McAfee
5 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (9.76%) VMware
6 3 (7.32%) Symantec
7 2 (4.88%) CA
7 2 (4.88%) Forcepoint
7 2 (4.88%) Google
7 2 (4.88%) SAP
7 2 (4.88%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.44%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.44%) Brocade
8 1 (2.44%) Ivanti
8 1 (2.44%) LogRhythm
8 1 (2.44%) Northgate
8 1 (2.44%) Oracle
8 1 (2.44%) Snow