Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 808 825 862
Rank change year-on-year +17 +37 +1
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 43 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.018% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.42% 0.14% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 3
England median daily rate £650 £500 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% +31.75% -13.26%
10th Percentile £402 £345 £363
90th Percentile £742 £689 £399
UK median daily rate £650 £500 £380
% change year-on-year +30.00% +31.75% -13.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
England median hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £65.00 - -

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 10,143 11,233 11,059
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 10.74% 12.29% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,491 7,450 7,213
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £250 £263 £228
90th Percentile £625 £638 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 359 315 408
England median hourly rate £22.20 £20.00 £22.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.98% -11.77% +5.19%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.54 £10.68
90th Percentile £50.02 £47.85 £47.33
UK median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +8.80% -12.42% +5.96%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -6 15 £650 +85.71%
London +1 11 £650 -4.59% 1
South East -13 11 £531 +3.66% 1
North West -1 9 £650 +85.71%
Midlands -23 6 £400 - 2
East Midlands - 5 £400 - 1
North East - 4 £650 -
Yorkshire - 2 £650 -
West Midlands -18 1 - - 1
ISO/IEC 27005
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (83.72%) Information Security
2 31 (72.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 29 (67.44%) Management Information System
4 23 (53.49%) Risk Management
4 23 (53.49%) CISSP
4 23 (53.49%) Security Architecture
5 22 (51.16%) CISM
6 20 (46.51%) Security Management
7 19 (44.19%) ISMS
8 17 (39.53%) TOGAF
9 14 (32.56%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (30.23%) Information Assurance
10 13 (30.23%) Data Management
10 13 (30.23%) CISA
10 13 (30.23%) Cisco
11 11 (25.58%) PCI DSS
11 11 (25.58%) ISO 22301
11 11 (25.58%) GDPR
12 10 (23.26%) IISP
12 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
12 10 (23.26%) CRISC
12 10 (23.26%) DevOps
12 10 (23.26%) Mathematics
12 10 (23.26%) Degree
12 10 (23.26%) Windows
12 10 (23.26%) IIS
12 10 (23.26%) Information Security Management
13 9 (20.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 9 (20.93%) Quality Management
13 9 (20.93%) Oracle

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 10 (23.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Advent Portfolio Exchange
2 1 (2.33%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Firewall
1 5 (11.63%) Network Security
1 5 (11.63%) NFC
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (4.65%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (4.65%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 9 (20.93%) SonarQube
2 4 (9.30%) JIRA
2 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.63%) Legal
2 4 (9.30%) Back Office
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Architect
1 21 (48.84%) Security Architect
2 10 (23.26%) Security Manager
3 8 (18.60%) CISSP Manager
3 8 (18.60%) Risk Manager
3 8 (18.60%) Transformation Manager
4 7 (16.28%) TOGAF Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Payments Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Cloud Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) IT Architect
8 2 (4.65%) IT Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) IT Security Architect
8 2 (4.65%) IT Security Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Security Advisor
8 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Architect
9 1 (2.33%) Security Assurance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Middleware
1 4 (9.30%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) OAuth
2 2 (4.65%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (67.44%) Management Information System
2 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
2 9 (20.93%) Driving Licence
3 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
4 6 (13.95%) Public Cloud
5 5 (11.63%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (11.63%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (11.63%) Smartcard
6 4 (9.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (6.98%) SCADA
8 2 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (4.65%) PKI
9 1 (2.33%) Contactless
9 1 (2.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Solaris
2 4 (9.30%) Unix
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (83.72%) Information Security
2 23 (53.49%) Risk Management
2 23 (53.49%) Security Architecture
3 20 (46.51%) Security Management
4 19 (44.19%) ISMS
5 17 (39.53%) TOGAF
6 14 (32.56%) Cybersecurity
7 13 (30.23%) Data Management
7 13 (30.23%) Information Assurance
8 10 (23.26%) DevOps
8 10 (23.26%) Information Security Management
8 10 (23.26%) Mathematics
9 9 (20.93%) Business Development
9 9 (20.93%) ITIL
9 9 (20.93%) ITIL V3
9 9 (20.93%) PRINCE2
9 9 (20.93%) Quality Management
9 9 (20.93%) Security Testing
9 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
10 8 (18.60%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) C#
1 4 (9.30%) Java
2 2 (4.65%) Bash Shell
2 2 (4.65%) Perl
2 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) CISSP
2 22 (51.16%) CISM
3 13 (30.23%) CISA
4 10 (23.26%) CRISC
4 10 (23.26%) Degree
4 10 (23.26%) IISP
4 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
5 9 (20.93%) CREST Certified
5 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
6 7 (16.28%) CISMP
7 4 (9.30%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (9.30%) CCSP
7 4 (9.30%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (9.30%) CLAS
8 3 (6.98%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (6.98%) DBS Check
8 3 (6.98%) ISSAP
8 3 (6.98%) ISSEP
9 2 (4.65%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 1 (2.33%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (72.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (25.58%) GDPR
2 11 (25.58%) ISO 22301
2 11 (25.58%) PCI DSS
3 9 (20.93%) ISAE 3402
3 9 (20.93%) ISO 31000
3 9 (20.93%) ISO 9001
3 9 (20.93%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (9.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (4.65%) NIST 800
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) ISA Server
2 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) OpenAM
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Nessus
1 9 (20.93%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 2 (4.65%) CASB
2 2 (4.65%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Cisco
2 9 (20.93%) ArcSight
2 9 (20.93%) Barracuda Networks
2 9 (20.93%) Centrify
2 9 (20.93%) IBM
2 9 (20.93%) Imperva
2 9 (20.93%) McAfee
2 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle
2 9 (20.93%) Qualys
2 9 (20.93%) Splunk
2 9 (20.93%) Trend Micro
2 9 (20.93%) Tripwire
3 5 (11.63%) Sun
4 4 (9.30%) Google
4 4 (9.30%) Okta
5 2 (4.65%) CA
5 2 (4.65%) CyberArk
5 2 (4.65%) Forcepoint
5 2 (4.65%) Symantec