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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 133 135 176
Rank change year-on-year +2 +41  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 33 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.01% 0.89% 0.51%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.85% 7.75% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 17 21
Median daily rate £475 £468 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.60% -1.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £345 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £795 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £47.95 £51.17
% change year-on-year -4.06% -6.29%  

ISO/IEC 27001 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 482 387 646
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 14.77% 11.49% 11.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 346 307 496
Median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £620 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £85.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -82.45% +256.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.02 £85.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.00 £85.50 £63.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £21.78
% change year-on-year -10.71% +28.58%  

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

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 16 (36.36%) Information Security
2 12 (27.27%) CISSP
2 12 (27.27%) Risk Management
2 12 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 11 (25.00%) Finance
3 11 (25.00%) Windows
4 10 (22.73%) CISM
5 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
5 9 (20.45%) PCI DSS
5 9 (20.45%) Information Assurance
5 9 (20.45%) Windows 10
5 9 (20.45%) Security Architecture
6 7 (15.91%) Law
6 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
6 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
6 7 (15.91%) Security Auditing
6 7 (15.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
7 6 (13.64%) CESG Certified Professional
7 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 6 (13.64%) ISACA
7 6 (13.64%) SDLC
7 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
7 6 (13.64%) CSS
7 6 (13.64%) C#
7 6 (13.64%) HTML
7 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
7 6 (13.64%) .NET

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 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) SaaS
2 2 (4.55%) IaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Mimecast
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Firewall
1 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (4.55%) Network Security
1 2 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (2.27%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.27%) DNS
2 1 (2.27%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) LTE
2 1 (2.27%) TACACS
2 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.27%) TETRA
2 1 (2.27%) VLAN
2 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (25.00%) Finance
2 7 (15.91%) Law
3 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Consultant
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Security Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) .NET Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Security Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) IT Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Security Architect
6 4 (9.09%) CLAS Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) CLAS Security Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Security Manager
7 3 (6.82%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Security Project Manager
8 2 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) .NET
1 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
1 6 (13.64%) CSS
1 6 (13.64%) HTML
2 4 (9.09%) Ajax
2 4 (9.09%) jQuery
3 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.55%) SailPoint
4 1 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (2.27%) Middleware
4 1 (2.27%) OAuth
4 1 (2.27%) OpenID
4 1 (2.27%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (9.09%) CESG
2 3 (6.82%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.55%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.55%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Fintech
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.00%) Windows
2 9 (20.45%) Windows 10
3 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
3 6 (13.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Unix
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (36.36%) Information Security
2 12 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
2 12 (27.27%) Risk Management
3 9 (20.45%) Information Assurance
3 9 (20.45%) Security Architecture
4 7 (15.91%) Security Auditing
4 7 (15.91%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (13.64%) Cryptography
5 6 (13.64%) SDLC
6 4 (9.09%) ITIL
6 4 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.82%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (6.82%) Information Security Management
7 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.82%) Security Management
7 3 (6.82%) SIEM
7 3 (6.82%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.82%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) C#
1 6 (13.64%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.55%) SQL
3 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) CISSP
2 10 (22.73%) CISM
3 7 (15.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 6 (13.64%) CESG Certified Professional
4 6 (13.64%) ISACA
4 6 (13.64%) ISSMP
4 6 (13.64%) MBCS
5 5 (11.36%) SSCP
6 4 (9.09%) CLAS
7 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.55%) CISA
8 2 (4.55%) CRISC
8 2 (4.55%) Degree
9 1 (2.27%) CEH
9 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (2.27%) CREST Certified
9 1 (2.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.82%) COBIT
2 3 (6.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (6.82%) GDPR
2 3 (6.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 3 (6.82%) RMADS
3 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.27%) FedRAMP
4 1 (2.27%) GPG13
4 1 (2.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (2.27%) PA-DSS
4 1 (2.27%) SAS 70
System Software
1 9 (20.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle
3 2 (4.55%) ArcSight
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
3 2 (4.55%) SAP
3 2 (4.55%) Splunk
3 2 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (2.27%) AlgoSec
4 1 (2.27%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.27%) F5
4 1 (2.27%) FireEye
4 1 (2.27%) iManage
4 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.27%) Qualys
4 1 (2.27%) Rapid7
4 1 (2.27%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.27%) Sourcefire
4 1 (2.27%) Tufin
4 1 (2.27%) WorldPay
4 1 (2.27%) Xamarin