Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27005 over the 6 months to 14 December 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 27005
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 830 859 859
Rank change year-on-year +29 0 +7
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 39 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.014% 0.002%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.38% 0.11% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 6 2
England median daily rate £650 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.84% +8.57% +14.38%
10th Percentile £417 £338 £406
90th Percentile £675 £609 £479
UK median daily rate £619 £475 £550
% change year-on-year +30.26% -13.64% +43.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £21.01 -
UK median hourly rate - £21.01 -

ISO/IEC 27005 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 10,166 11,995 10,929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.59% 12.62% 11.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,508 7,932 7,162
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £228
90th Percentile £625 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 354 318 388
England median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.60% -6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.93 £10.75
90th Percentile £48.75 £51.30 £46.83
UK median hourly rate £20.24 £20.80 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.72% -7.56% -

ISO/IEC 27005
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in England

ISO/IEC 27005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in England

ISO/IEC 27005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 in England over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27005 in England

ISO/IEC 27005
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 27005 in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in England

ISO/IEC 27005
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 27005 within the England region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
North of England 0 14 £650 +85.71%
South East - 11 £538 - 1
London +24 10 £650 +18.18%
North West -8 7 £650 +85.71%
North East - 5 £650 -
Midlands -15 4 £400 -
East Midlands - 3 £400 -
Yorkshire - 2 £650 -
West Midlands -24 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27005
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 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 27005.

1 36 (92.31%) Information Security
2 32 (82.05%) Management Information System
3 30 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (66.67%) Risk Management
5 24 (61.54%) CISSP
6 23 (58.97%) CISM
6 23 (58.97%) ISMS
7 21 (53.85%) Security Management
8 19 (48.72%) Security Architecture
9 15 (38.46%) Data Management
9 15 (38.46%) TOGAF
10 13 (33.33%) Information Assurance
11 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
11 12 (30.77%) CRISC
11 12 (30.77%) Information Security Management
12 11 (28.21%) CISA
12 11 (28.21%) Windows
12 11 (28.21%) Data Protection
12 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
12 11 (28.21%) GDPR
13 10 (25.64%) ISO 22301
13 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
13 10 (25.64%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (25.64%) Cisco
14 9 (23.08%) Degree
14 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
15 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
15 8 (20.51%) Qualys
15 8 (20.51%) NFC
15 8 (20.51%) Security Testing

ISO/IEC 27005
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 8 (20.51%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (20.51%) Google Cloud Platform
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) NFC
2 5 (12.82%) Network Security
3 3 (7.69%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) JIRA
1 8 (20.51%) SonarQube
1 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (20.51%) Back Office
2 3 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Architect
1 18 (46.15%) Security Architect
2 13 (33.33%) Security Manager
3 11 (28.21%) CISSP Manager
3 11 (28.21%) Risk Manager
4 8 (20.51%) Cloud Architect
4 8 (20.51%) Payments Architect
4 8 (20.51%) Transformation Manager
5 7 (17.95%) TOGAF Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Implementation Specialist
6 2 (5.13%) Security Advisor
6 2 (5.13%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.13%) Security Specialist
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Audit Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.56%) IT Security Architect
7 1 (2.56%) Security Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Security Risk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (82.05%) Management Information System
2 8 (20.51%) Data Centre
2 8 (20.51%) Driving Licence
2 8 (20.51%) Public Cloud
3 4 (10.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.13%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (5.13%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.56%) Smart Energy
6 1 (2.56%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 11 (28.21%) Windows
2 8 (20.51%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Solaris
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Information Security
2 26 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 23 (58.97%) ISMS
4 21 (53.85%) Security Management
5 19 (48.72%) Security Architecture
6 15 (38.46%) Data Management
6 15 (38.46%) TOGAF
7 13 (33.33%) Information Assurance
8 12 (30.77%) Information Security Management
9 11 (28.21%) Data Protection
10 10 (25.64%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (23.08%) Mathematics
12 8 (20.51%) Business Development
12 8 (20.51%) Computer Science
12 8 (20.51%) Data Privacy
12 8 (20.51%) DevOps
12 8 (20.51%) Fuzz Testing
12 8 (20.51%) ITIL V3
12 8 (20.51%) Security Testing
12 8 (20.51%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (20.51%) C#
1 8 (20.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 24 (61.54%) CISSP
2 23 (58.97%) CISM
3 12 (30.77%) CRISC
3 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
4 11 (28.21%) CISA
4 11 (28.21%) SC Cleared
5 9 (23.08%) Degree
6 8 (20.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 8 (20.51%) CCSP
6 8 (20.51%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (20.51%) CLAS
6 8 (20.51%) CREST Certified
6 8 (20.51%) IISP
7 7 (17.95%) CISMP
8 3 (7.69%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 2 (5.13%) DBS Check
9 2 (5.13%) ISSAP
9 2 (5.13%) ISSEP
10 1 (2.56%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (2.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (76.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (28.21%) GDPR
3 10 (25.64%) ISO 22301
3 10 (25.64%) PCI DSS
4 8 (20.51%) ISAE 3402
4 8 (20.51%) ISO 31000
4 8 (20.51%) ISO 9001
4 8 (20.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (20.51%) Nessus
1 8 (20.51%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Cisco
2 8 (20.51%) ArcSight
2 8 (20.51%) Barracuda Networks
2 8 (20.51%) Centrify
2 8 (20.51%) Google
2 8 (20.51%) IBM
2 8 (20.51%) Imperva
2 8 (20.51%) McAfee
2 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Okta
2 8 (20.51%) Oracle
2 8 (20.51%) Qualys
2 8 (20.51%) Splunk
2 8 (20.51%) Trend Micro
2 8 (20.51%) Tripwire
3 1 (2.56%) SAP