Period
to 19 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) over the 6 months to 19 October 2021 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 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 690 466 700
Rank change year-on-year -224 +234 +108
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 58 30 96
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.086% 0.11% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.68% 0.96% 1.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 18 68
10th Percentile £447 £408 £357
25th Percentile £494 £425 £450
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £618 £446 £550
Median % change year-on-year +38.41% -18.88% -
75th Percentile £696 £562 £650
90th Percentile £775 £586 £754
UK median daily rate £610 £446 £550
% change year-on-year +36.73% -18.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £39.00 - -

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 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 8,488 3,128 8,666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.60% 11.66% 11.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,732 1,999 5,564
10th Percentile £263 £284 £250
25th Percentile £386 £363 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £600 £575 £550
90th Percentile £690 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 263 139 355
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.71 £10.92
25th Percentile £13.00 £14.50 £14.13
Median hourly rate £20.11 £22.50 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -10.62% +7.14% -
75th Percentile £45.63 £45.00 £47.50
90th Percentile £62.18 £55.00 £56.15
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £21.05 £20.95
% change year-on-year -4.99% +0.50% +4.73%

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in England

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in England.

Daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in England

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in England

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in England.

Hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in England

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in England over the 6 months to 19 October 2021.

Hourly rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in England

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
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 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) within the England region over the 6 months to 19 October 2021. 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 -182 34 £688 +25.00% 12
South East -85 18 £644 +19.21% 7
South West -54 3 £600 +41.84% 1
East of England - 2 £525 -
North of England -80 1 - - 6
North West - 1 - - 1
ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK

For the 6 months to 19 October 2021, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 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 England region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799).

1 56 (96.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (84.48%) Information Security
3 30 (51.72%) GDPR
4 25 (43.10%) NIST
5 24 (41.38%) CISSP
6 23 (39.66%) CISM
7 21 (36.21%) Finance
7 21 (36.21%) CRISC
8 19 (32.76%) Security Management
9 17 (29.31%) Management Information System
10 16 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
11 15 (25.86%) Risk Management
11 15 (25.86%) Security Architecture
12 13 (22.41%) Azure
12 13 (22.41%) PCI DSS
12 13 (22.41%) Firewall
12 13 (22.41%) NIST 800
13 12 (20.69%) Information Security Management
13 12 (20.69%) SaaS
14 11 (18.97%) ISMS
14 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (18.97%) Microsoft 365
14 11 (18.97%) IaaS
14 11 (18.97%) FFIEC
14 11 (18.97%) Social Skills
15 10 (17.24%) SABSA
15 10 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
15 10 (17.24%) Degree
16 9 (15.52%) Data Protection
17 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
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 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Azure
2 12 (20.69%) SaaS
3 11 (18.97%) IaaS
3 11 (18.97%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (8.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.17%) AWS
6 2 (3.45%) PaaS
7 1 (1.72%) Azure Functions
7 1 (1.72%) GCP
7 1 (1.72%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.72%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (22.41%) Firewall
2 4 (6.90%) Intranet
3 3 (5.17%) IPsec
3 3 (5.17%) Software-Defined Networking
3 3 (5.17%) VPN
4 2 (3.45%) Internet
5 1 (1.72%) Network Security
General
1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 11 (18.97%) Social Skills
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.62%) Legal
4 3 (5.17%) Automotive
4 3 (5.17%) Financial Institution
4 3 (5.17%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 2 (3.45%) Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.72%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (34.48%) Architect
1 20 (34.48%) Security Architect
2 9 (15.52%) Consultant
2 9 (15.52%) Security Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Information Security Consultant
3 8 (13.79%) Security Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Security Engineer
5 6 (10.34%) Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Architect
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Security Architect
6 5 (8.62%) Information Security Architect
7 4 (6.90%) Data Protection Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) IT Architect
7 4 (6.90%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.90%) IT Security Architect
7 4 (6.90%) IT Security Manager
8 3 (5.17%) Governance Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Information Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Information Governance Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.34%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (8.62%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (5.17%) PKI
5 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.72%) AS400
6 1 (1.72%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.72%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Linux
1 6 (10.34%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) HPUX
2 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (5.17%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.72%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (84.48%) Information Security
2 19 (32.76%) Security Management
3 16 (27.59%) Cybersecurity
4 15 (25.86%) Risk Management
4 15 (25.86%) Security Architecture
5 12 (20.69%) Information Security Management
6 11 (18.97%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (18.97%) ISMS
7 10 (17.24%) SABSA
7 10 (17.24%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (15.52%) Data Protection
9 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (13.79%) Remediation Plan
10 6 (10.34%) Asset Management
10 6 (10.34%) Data Loss Prevention
10 6 (10.34%) Internal Audit
10 6 (10.34%) OWASP
10 6 (10.34%) TOGAF
11 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
11 5 (8.62%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) CISSP
2 23 (39.66%) CISM
3 21 (36.21%) CRISC
4 11 (18.97%) FFIEC
5 10 (17.24%) Degree
6 8 (13.79%) SANS
7 7 (12.07%) CISA
8 4 (6.90%) GIAC
8 4 (6.90%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.90%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (3.45%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (3.45%) CISMP
11 1 (1.72%) BC Cleared
11 1 (1.72%) CCSP
11 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (1.72%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
11 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (96.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (51.72%) GDPR
3 25 (43.10%) NIST
4 13 (22.41%) NIST 800
4 13 (22.41%) PCI DSS
5 6 (10.34%) GRC
6 4 (6.90%) COBIT
6 4 (6.90%) SOC 2
7 2 (3.45%) Government Security Classifications
7 2 (3.45%) HIPAA
7 2 (3.45%) QA
8 1 (1.72%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (1.72%) ISO 31000
8 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (1.72%) ITGC
8 1 (1.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 3 (5.17%) TrustSec
2 1 (1.72%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.90%) VMware
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco
3 3 (5.17%) HP
3 3 (5.17%) NetApp
3 3 (5.17%) Oracle
3 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.72%) BeyondTrust
4 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.72%) Dell
4 1 (1.72%) FireEye
4 1 (1.72%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.72%) LogRhythm
4 1 (1.72%) McAfee
4 1 (1.72%) OneTrust
4 1 (1.72%) Qualys
4 1 (1.72%) Tripwire