Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 21 November 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
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 279 306 327
Rank change year-on-year +27 +21 +45
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 876 808 754
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.92% 0.83% 0.73%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.29% 7.35% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 535 504
England median daily rate £475 £450 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -0.11% +0.11%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £325
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £460
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 5
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +16.05% -10.00%
10th Percentile £16.30 £26.25 £21.75
90th Percentile £54.50 £70.00 £44.35
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £48.45 £51.17
% change year-on-year -12.28% -5.32% +13.71%

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 England with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 12011 10994 12235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.66% 11.30% 11.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 7904 7236 7864
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £228 £237
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 334 380 430
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.67 £21.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.77% +4.75% +10.97%
10th Percentile £11.05 £10.99 £11.48
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.25 £51.25
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +15.38%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in England

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +42 350 £500 +6.67% 66
South East +35 234 £450 - 32
North of England 0 96 £450 +12.50% 52
East of England +39 90 £438 +16.67% 12
South West -42 68 £500 +11.11% 16
North West +8 48 £425 +6.25% 16
Yorkshire -3 36 £450 -7.69% 27
Midlands -2 34 £425 -10.53% 10
West Midlands 0 26 £450 - 9
North East +49 12 £500 +25.00% 9
East Midlands +3 8 £373 -21.58% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 510 (58.22%) Information Security
2 294 (33.56%) CISSP
3 268 (30.59%) PCI DSS
4 223 (25.46%) CISM
5 212 (24.20%) Cybersecurity
6 203 (23.17%) GDPR
7 175 (19.98%) Finance
8 167 (19.06%) ITIL
9 165 (18.84%) Data Protection
10 160 (18.26%) Risk Management
11 140 (15.98%) Firewall
12 137 (15.64%) Management Information System
12 137 (15.64%) Windows
13 118 (13.47%) SIEM
14 106 (12.10%) Security Management
15 105 (11.99%) COBIT
16 102 (11.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
17 100 (11.42%) Degree
18 98 (11.19%) Microsoft
19 96 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
19 96 (10.96%) Security Cleared
20 89 (10.16%) Project Management
21 88 (10.05%) ISMS
22 86 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
22 86 (9.82%) Linux
23 85 (9.70%) Security Architecture
24 84 (9.59%) CISA
25 81 (9.25%) Penetration Testing
26 79 (9.02%) Risk Assessment
26 79 (9.02%) Information Security Management

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 31 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 8 (0.91%) IIS
3 7 (0.80%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.57%) OpenStack
4 5 (0.57%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.23%) Apache Solr
5 2 (0.23%) Confluence
5 2 (0.23%) nginx
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.23%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.11%) CMS
6 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.11%) SAS
Applications
1 44 (5.02%) Microsoft Office
2 30 (3.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (3.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 20 (2.28%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (1.94%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.91%) SAP GRC
2 6 (0.68%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.23%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.23%) SAP SM
6 1 (0.11%) assyst
6 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.11%) RMDS
6 1 (0.11%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 56 (6.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (3.31%) Office 365
4 23 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 23 (2.63%) SaaS
5 18 (2.05%) Mimecast
6 16 (1.83%) IaaS
7 8 (0.91%) PaaS
8 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
9 1 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.11%) Heroku
9 1 (0.11%) npm
9 1 (0.11%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.11%) SoftLayer
9 1 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 140 (15.98%) Firewall
2 55 (6.28%) Network Security
3 40 (4.57%) Intrusion Detection
4 36 (4.11%) SAN
5 33 (3.77%) WAN
6 27 (3.08%) VPN
7 25 (2.85%) DNS
7 25 (2.85%) LAN
8 21 (2.40%) Internet
9 19 (2.17%) TCP/IP
10 16 (1.83%) Intranet
10 16 (1.83%) VoIP
11 14 (1.60%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (1.48%) DHCP
12 13 (1.48%) IPsec
12 13 (1.48%) SSL
12 13 (1.48%) VLAN
13 12 (1.37%) NAS
13 12 (1.37%) Radio Access Network
14 10 (1.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.37%) Star Schema
3 8 (0.91%) SAP HANA
3 8 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (0.68%) Relational Database
6 5 (0.57%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.34%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.23%) GIS
8 2 (0.23%) QlikView
8 2 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.11%) EDMS
9 1 (0.11%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.11%) MySQL
9 1 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.37%) JIRA
2 7 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.80%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.57%) Metasploit
4 4 (0.46%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.46%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.11%) Bower
5 1 (0.11%) Codeship
5 1 (0.11%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.11%) git-flow
5 1 (0.11%) Gradle
5 1 (0.11%) Grunt
5 1 (0.11%) gulp
5 1 (0.11%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.11%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (0.11%) Mocha
5 1 (0.11%) Moq
5 1 (0.11%) NUnit
5 1 (0.11%) Selenium
5 1 (0.11%) Vagrant
General
1 175 (19.98%) Finance
2 65 (7.42%) Telecoms
3 50 (5.71%) Legal
4 44 (5.02%) Retail
5 35 (4.00%) Banking
5 35 (4.00%) Law
6 21 (2.40%) Marketing
7 17 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 12 (1.37%) Financial Institution
9 11 (1.26%) Electronics
10 6 (0.68%) Billing
10 6 (0.68%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.46%) Automotive
12 3 (0.34%) Advertising
12 3 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.34%) Publishing
12 3 (0.34%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.23%) Games
13 2 (0.23%) Local Government
14 1 (0.11%) Military
Job Titles
1 171 (19.52%) Analyst
2 161 (18.38%) Consultant
3 128 (14.61%) Security Consultant
4 126 (14.38%) Architect
5 118 (13.47%) Security Analyst
6 99 (11.30%) Security Manager
7 77 (8.79%) Security Architect
8 65 (7.42%) Information Analyst
8 65 (7.42%) Information Security Analyst
9 57 (6.51%) Security Specialist
10 54 (6.16%) Project Manager
11 45 (5.14%) Information Security Manager
12 42 (4.79%) Information Security Consultant
13 40 (4.57%) Information Manager
14 36 (4.11%) Business Analyst
15 33 (3.77%) Security Project Manager
16 32 (3.65%) IT Manager
17 21 (2.40%) Cybersecurity Analyst
17 21 (2.40%) IT Analyst
18 19 (2.17%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (1.94%) Web Services
2 10 (1.14%) .NET
3 9 (1.03%) .NET Framework
3 9 (1.03%) CSS
3 9 (1.03%) HTML
3 9 (1.03%) SAML
4 5 (0.57%) jQuery
5 4 (0.46%) Ajax
5 4 (0.46%) ASP.NET
5 4 (0.46%) JTAPI
5 4 (0.46%) REST
5 4 (0.46%) RFC 2833
5 4 (0.46%) TAPI
6 3 (0.34%) Node.js
7 2 (0.23%) JSON
7 2 (0.23%) Kafka
7 2 (0.23%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.11%) COM
8 1 (0.11%) XML
8 1 (0.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 137 (15.64%) Management Information System
2 74 (8.45%) CESG
3 63 (7.19%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (6.28%) Data Centre
5 48 (5.48%) Data Protection Act
6 34 (3.88%) PKI
7 31 (3.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 25 (2.85%) Public Cloud
9 19 (2.17%) Computer Science
10 18 (2.05%) Cyberthreat
11 13 (1.48%) Virtual Team
12 12 (1.37%) CESG CLAS
13 11 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
14 10 (1.14%) NHS
15 9 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
15 9 (1.03%) Hybrid Cloud
16 8 (0.91%) Clustering
16 8 (0.91%) Cyber Attack
16 8 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
16 8 (0.91%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 137 (15.64%) Windows
2 86 (9.82%) Linux
3 41 (4.68%) Unix
4 33 (3.77%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.14%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.57%) CentOS
9 5 (0.57%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.57%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.46%) Debian
10 4 (0.46%) Fedora
10 4 (0.46%) Solaris
11 3 (0.34%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.34%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.11%) Android
12 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 510 (58.22%) Information Security
2 212 (24.20%) Cybersecurity
3 167 (19.06%) ITIL
4 165 (18.84%) Data Protection
5 160 (18.26%) Risk Management
6 118 (13.47%) SIEM
7 106 (12.10%) Security Management
8 96 (10.96%) Agile Software Development
9 89 (10.16%) Project Management
10 88 (10.05%) ISMS
11 86 (9.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 85 (9.70%) Security Architecture
13 81 (9.25%) Penetration Testing
14 79 (9.02%) Information Security Management
14 79 (9.02%) Risk Assessment
14 79 (9.02%) Vulnerability Management
15 78 (8.90%) Security Operations
16 56 (6.39%) Service Management
17 54 (6.16%) Identity Access Management
18 51 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (2.74%) SQL
2 15 (1.71%) Python
3 12 (1.37%) PowerShell
4 9 (1.03%) JavaScript
5 8 (0.91%) C#
6 6 (0.68%) Bash Shell
6 6 (0.68%) Ruby
7 5 (0.57%) C
7 5 (0.57%) Java
8 2 (0.23%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.11%) COBOL
9 1 (0.11%) ES6
9 1 (0.11%) Perl
9 1 (0.11%) PHP
9 1 (0.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 294 (33.56%) CISSP
2 223 (25.46%) CISM
3 100 (11.42%) Degree
4 96 (10.96%) Security Cleared
5 84 (9.59%) CISA
6 58 (6.62%) SC Cleared
7 52 (5.94%) Cisco Certification
8 51 (5.82%) SANS
9 39 (4.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 39 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (4.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 29 (3.31%) CLAS
12 28 (3.20%) SSCP
13 25 (2.85%) CCSP
13 25 (2.85%) CESG Certified Professional
14 21 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (2.17%) IISP
15 19 (2.17%) MCSE
16 18 (2.05%) CompTIA Security+
16 18 (2.05%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 268 (30.59%) PCI DSS
2 203 (23.17%) GDPR
3 105 (11.99%) COBIT
4 102 (11.64%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 41 (4.68%) ISO 9001
6 37 (4.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 31 (3.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 28 (3.20%) SLA
9 23 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials
10 21 (2.40%) NIST 800
11 19 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 17 (1.94%) RMADS
13 14 (1.60%) ISO 22301
14 10 (1.14%) JSP 440
14 10 (1.14%) PA-DSS
15 9 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 6 (0.68%) ISO 31000
16 6 (0.68%) PMO
17 5 (0.57%) FIPS 140-2
17 5 (0.57%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 52 (5.94%) Active Directory
2 29 (3.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (2.40%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (1.83%) Hyper-V
5 12 (1.37%) vSphere
6 8 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.91%) VMware NSX
7 5 (0.57%) Docker
7 5 (0.57%) XenApp
8 3 (0.34%) BitLocker
8 3 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.23%) IAG
9 2 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.11%) UAG
Systems Management
1 21 (2.40%) Nessus
2 17 (1.94%) SCOM
3 14 (1.60%) McAfee ePO
4 12 (1.37%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 11 (1.26%) SCCM
6 10 (1.14%) Ansible
7 7 (0.80%) Microsoft Clustering
7 7 (0.80%) Puppet
8 6 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (0.57%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (0.57%) OSSEC
9 5 (0.57%) Packer
9 5 (0.57%) Terraform
9 5 (0.57%) WSUS
10 4 (0.46%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.46%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.34%) AirWatch
11 3 (0.34%) Cisco Prime
11 3 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 3 (0.34%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 98 (11.19%) Microsoft
2 75 (8.56%) Cisco
3 41 (4.68%) McAfee
4 38 (4.34%) VMware
5 34 (3.88%) HP
6 32 (3.65%) Splunk
7 31 (3.54%) Qualys
7 31 (3.54%) SAP
8 29 (3.31%) CheckPoint
8 29 (3.31%) Citrix
8 29 (3.31%) Oracle
9 20 (2.28%) Juniper
10 17 (1.94%) FireEye
11 16 (1.83%) Red Hat
12 15 (1.71%) Forcepoint
12 15 (1.71%) Symantec
13 14 (1.60%) IBM
14 13 (1.48%) Dell
14 13 (1.48%) Sophos
15 12 (1.37%) Blue Coat