Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 184 193
Rank change year-on-year -17 +9 +37
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 49 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.71% 0.67% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.27% 4.55% 5.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 35 27
City of London median daily rate £525 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +1.05% -1.30%
10th Percentile £373 £300 £331
90th Percentile £688 £638 £601
Central London median daily rate £534 £500 £505
% change year-on-year +6.75% -0.99% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London 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 782 923 749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.27% 14.83% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 567 679 574
City of London median daily rate £498 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.50% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £306
90th Percentile £688 £675 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £450
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 5
City of London median hourly rate £20.10 £14.85 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.35% -52.86% +69.74%
10th Percentile £13.81 £13.00 £20.00
90th Percentile £65.38 £20.70 £67.95
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £14.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year +45.76% -53.17% +77.56%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 23 (46.94%) CISSP
2 21 (42.86%) Information Security
3 16 (32.65%) Finance
3 16 (32.65%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (30.61%) CISM
5 13 (26.53%) GDPR
6 12 (24.49%) CISA
7 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.45%) COBIT
8 10 (20.41%) Data Protection
8 10 (20.41%) CyberArk
9 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (18.37%) ITIL
9 9 (18.37%) Windows
9 9 (18.37%) Banking
10 8 (16.33%) Splunk
10 8 (16.33%) Identity Access Management
11 7 (14.29%) SIEM
11 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 7 (14.29%) PCI DSS
11 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
11 7 (14.29%) Scrum
11 7 (14.29%) Python
11 7 (14.29%) Symantec
11 7 (14.29%) Firewall
12 6 (12.24%) Cisco
12 6 (12.24%) Security Management
12 6 (12.24%) PKI
12 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (12.24%) SANS

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 3 (6.12%) OpenStack
1 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) Confluence
3 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.04%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.04%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
Cloud Services
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (10.20%) GitHub
4 3 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (4.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (4.08%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (4.08%) npm
6 1 (2.04%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.04%) Office 365
6 1 (2.04%) PaaS
6 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.29%) Firewall
2 3 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (6.12%) Network Security
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.08%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (4.08%) DHCP
3 2 (4.08%) DNS
3 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.04%) BGP
4 1 (2.04%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (2.04%) IP Telephony
4 1 (2.04%) IPsec
4 1 (2.04%) LAN
4 1 (2.04%) MGCP
4 1 (2.04%) OSPF
4 1 (2.04%) SAN
4 1 (2.04%) SNMP
4 1 (2.04%) VPN
4 1 (2.04%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) InterSystems Cache
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (8.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.08%) JIRA
2 2 (4.08%) SonarQube
3 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 9 (18.37%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Law
3 5 (10.20%) Legal
3 5 (10.20%) Marketing
4 3 (6.12%) Billing
4 3 (6.12%) German Language
5 2 (4.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (18.37%) Security Manager
2 6 (12.24%) Security Officer
3 5 (10.20%) Consultant
3 5 (10.20%) Information Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Information Security Manager
3 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
4 4 (8.16%) .NET Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Architect
4 4 (8.16%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.16%) C# VB.NET Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Information Security Officer
4 4 (8.16%) JavaScript Developer
4 4 (8.16%) Security Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Security Project Manager
4 4 (8.16%) SSAS Developer
4 4 (8.16%) SSIS Developer
4 4 (8.16%) SSRS Developer
4 4 (8.16%) VB.NET Developer
4 4 (8.16%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) .NET
1 5 (10.20%) RESTful
2 4 (8.16%) CSS
2 4 (8.16%) OAuth
2 4 (8.16%) SailPoint
2 4 (8.16%) SAML
2 4 (8.16%) SOAP
2 4 (8.16%) XML
3 3 (6.12%) LDAP
4 2 (4.08%) Middleware
4 2 (4.08%) Node.js
4 2 (4.08%) OAuth2
5 1 (2.04%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (2.04%) Entity Framework
5 1 (2.04%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (2.04%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.24%) PKI
3 4 (8.16%) User Experience
4 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.08%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.08%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.04%) EMC VNX
6 1 (2.04%) Fintech
6 1 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 4 (8.16%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.86%) Information Security
2 16 (32.65%) Cybersecurity
3 10 (20.41%) Data Protection
4 9 (18.37%) ITIL
5 8 (16.33%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (14.29%) Scrum
6 7 (14.29%) SIEM
7 6 (12.24%) Security Management
7 6 (12.24%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (10.20%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (10.20%) Matrix Organization
8 5 (10.20%) Migration
8 5 (10.20%) Project Management
8 5 (10.20%) Security Architecture
9 4 (8.16%) Front End Development
9 4 (8.16%) Security Operations
9 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (8.16%) Unit Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Web Application Development
9 4 (8.16%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) Python
2 5 (10.20%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.16%) MUMPS
3 4 (8.16%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.08%) Apex Code
5 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.08%) Java
5 2 (4.08%) Perl
5 2 (4.08%) PyPy
6 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (46.94%) CISSP
2 15 (30.61%) CISM
3 12 (24.49%) CISA
4 6 (12.24%) SANS
5 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (8.16%) CCNA
7 3 (6.12%) CCNP
7 3 (6.12%) Degree
8 2 (4.08%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (4.08%) CRISC
9 1 (2.04%) CGEIT
9 1 (2.04%) CLAS
9 1 (2.04%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (2.04%) ISACA
9 1 (2.04%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) GDPR
2 11 (22.45%) COBIT
3 7 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 4 (8.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (6.12%) GCP
5 3 (6.12%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 3 (6.12%) NIST 800
6 2 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (4.08%) HIPAA
6 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
6 2 (4.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (2.04%) MiFID
7 1 (2.04%) QA
7 1 (2.04%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (6.12%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.08%) OpenAM
3 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) SCCM
1 4 (8.16%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.08%) CASB
2 2 (4.08%) Nessus
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.04%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (2.04%) Perfmon
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.04%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Microsoft
2 10 (20.41%) CyberArk
3 8 (16.33%) Splunk
4 7 (14.29%) Symantec
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco
6 5 (10.20%) ForeScout
7 3 (6.12%) Ivanti
7 3 (6.12%) Shavlik
7 3 (6.12%) Snow
8 2 (4.08%) AlienVault
8 2 (4.08%) CA
8 2 (4.08%) Forcepoint
8 2 (4.08%) InterSystems
8 2 (4.08%) McAfee
8 2 (4.08%) Qualys
8 2 (4.08%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (4.08%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.08%) VMware
9 1 (2.04%) NetApp
9 1 (2.04%) Telerik