Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 591 547 712
Rank change year-on-year -44 +165 +74
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 45 23 112
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.090% 0.061% 0.13%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.74% 0.55% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 83
10th Percentile £422 £363 £430
25th Percentile £452 £463 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £610 £588 £560
Median % change year-on-year +3.83% +4.91% +12.56%
75th Percentile £734 £667 £675
90th Percentile £800 £762 £745
UK median daily rate £550 £588 £550
% change year-on-year -6.38% +6.82% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.68 - -
UK median hourly rate £44.68 - -

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 6,074 4,174 9,350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 12.12% 11.06% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,971 2,681 5,957
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
25th Percentile £363 £363 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
75th Percentile £588 £565 £550
90th Percentile £675 £645 £638
UK median daily rate £475 £463 £450
% change year-on-year +2.70% +2.78% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 271 172 332
10th Percentile £11.36 £12.64 £10.75
25th Percentile £13.95 £17.19 £14.69
Median hourly rate £20.27 £22.58 £22.43
Median % change year-on-year -10.22% +0.66% +2.42%
75th Percentile £38.75 £46.13 £43.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £22.50 £22.36
% change year-on-year -6.67% +0.64% +6.46%

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 22 June 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)
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 22 June 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 -55 24 £690 +15.00% 3
North of England +21 10 £562 +60.64% 4
North West +11 10 £562 +18.37% 2
South West +20 5 £424 - 2
South East -8 2 - - 7
West Midlands -16 2 £475 +5.56% 1
Midlands -18 2 £475 +5.56% 1
East of England - 1 £500 - 1
ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 45 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 37 (82.22%) Information Security
3 31 (68.89%) NIST
4 24 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
5 23 (51.11%) CISSP
6 18 (40.00%) GDPR
7 17 (37.78%) Degree
8 16 (35.56%) PCI DSS
8 16 (35.56%) Security Architecture
8 16 (35.56%) Finance
9 14 (31.11%) CISM
9 14 (31.11%) Social Skills
10 13 (28.89%) SaaS
10 13 (28.89%) SABSA
11 12 (26.67%) IaaS
11 12 (26.67%) CRISC
11 12 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
11 12 (26.67%) Management Information System
11 12 (26.67%) Risk Management
12 9 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 9 (20.00%) NIST 800
13 8 (17.78%) FFIEC
13 8 (17.78%) TOGAF
13 8 (17.78%) Security Management
14 6 (13.33%) Banking
14 6 (13.33%) Information Security Management
14 6 (13.33%) Firewall
14 6 (13.33%) Windows
14 6 (13.33%) Linux

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) SaaS
2 12 (26.67%) IaaS
3 6 (13.33%) Azure
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft 365
4 4 (8.89%) PaaS
5 2 (4.44%) AWS
6 1 (2.22%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Firewall
2 5 (11.11%) Internet
3 4 (8.89%) Intranet
4 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
General
1 16 (35.56%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Social Skills
3 6 (13.33%) Banking
4 5 (11.11%) Legal
5 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
6 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.22%) Organisational Skills
7 1 (2.22%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Architect
1 13 (28.89%) Security Architect
2 12 (26.67%) Consultant
2 12 (26.67%) Security Consultant
3 7 (15.56%) Security Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (11.11%) Security Advisor
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Architect
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Security Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Data Protection Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Security Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) IT Architect
7 3 (6.67%) IT Security Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Security Architect
8 2 (4.44%) Information Security Advisor
8 2 (4.44%) Security Assurance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (8.89%) AS400
2 4 (8.89%) Internet of Things
3 3 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.44%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.22%) Cyberattack
5 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Linux
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (82.22%) Information Security
2 24 (53.33%) Cybersecurity
3 16 (35.56%) Security Architecture
4 13 (28.89%) SABSA
5 12 (26.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 12 (26.67%) Risk Management
6 9 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
6 9 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (17.78%) Security Management
7 8 (17.78%) TOGAF
8 6 (13.33%) Data Protection
8 6 (13.33%) Information Assurance
8 6 (13.33%) Information Security Management
8 6 (13.33%) ISMS
8 6 (13.33%) Remediation Plan
8 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
9 5 (11.11%) Cost Reduction
9 5 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (11.11%) Decision-Making
9 5 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) CISSP
2 17 (37.78%) Degree
3 14 (31.11%) CISM
4 12 (26.67%) CRISC
5 8 (17.78%) FFIEC
6 6 (13.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 6 (13.33%) SANS
7 5 (11.11%) GIAC
8 4 (8.89%) CISA
9 3 (6.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (2.22%) CEH
10 1 (2.22%) CHFI
10 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (2.22%) CREST Certified
10 1 (2.22%) ECSA
10 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (68.89%) NIST
3 18 (40.00%) GDPR
4 16 (35.56%) PCI DSS
5 9 (20.00%) NIST 800
6 4 (8.89%) HIPAA
6 4 (8.89%) SOC 2
7 3 (6.67%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (4.44%) Government Security Classifications
8 2 (4.44%) GRC
9 1 (2.22%) COBIT
9 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 1 (2.22%) ITGC
9 1 (2.22%) NCSC
9 1 (2.22%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) Dell
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle