Period
to 7 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 7 April 2020 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
England > London
6 months to
7 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 304 350 335
Rank change year-on-year +46 -15 +69
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 175 288 345
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.71% 0.67% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.27% 6.49% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 199 247
Median daily rate £525 £575 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.70% +15.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £353 £400 £369
90th Percentile £738 £825 £750
England median daily rate £500 £525 £488
% change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £55.00
England median hourly rate £17.16 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -50.97% -30.00% +150.00%

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 London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 2,408 4,435 5,850
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.70% 10.38% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,642 2,960 4,067
Median daily rate £489 £500 £498
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.25% +0.50% +4.74%
10th Percentile £301 £300 £300
90th Percentile £663 £675 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 61 97
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +4.76% -16.00%
10th Percentile £17.60 £12.50 £13.13
90th Percentile £50.20 £43.75 £57.50
Median hourly rate £25.68 £21.76 £21.90
% change year-on-year +18.01% -0.64% +6.83%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in London

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in London.

Daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in London

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in London over the 6 months to 7 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in London

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in London.

Hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in London

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 6 months to 7 April 2020. 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
Central London +87 36 £427 -18.67% 16
South London +46 11 £450 -21.74% 1
West London +39 7 £538 +2.38% 7
North London +18 4 £619 -11.61% 1
East London +52 2 £700 -6.67%
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 7 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 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 London region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 104 (59.43%) Information Security
2 70 (40.00%) NIST
3 65 (37.14%) Cybersecurity
3 65 (37.14%) Risk Management
4 63 (36.00%) CISSP
5 41 (23.43%) CISM
6 37 (21.14%) Security Cleared
7 35 (20.00%) Finance
7 35 (20.00%) AWS
8 31 (17.71%) Firewall
9 30 (17.14%) Security Management
9 30 (17.14%) SC Cleared
9 30 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
9 30 (17.14%) Azure
10 29 (16.57%) GDPR
10 29 (16.57%) PCI DSS
11 28 (16.00%) Security Architecture
12 26 (14.86%) NCSC
13 25 (14.29%) Public Sector
13 25 (14.29%) Network Security
14 23 (13.14%) ITIL
14 23 (13.14%) SIEM
15 21 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 21 (12.00%) Information Security Management
15 21 (12.00%) CISA
15 21 (12.00%) GIAC
16 20 (11.43%) Management Information System
17 19 (10.86%) Penetration Testing
18 18 (10.29%) COBIT
19 17 (9.71%) Data Protection

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 4 (2.29%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.71%) IIS
3 2 (1.14%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.57%) Apache
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.57%) CICS
4 1 (0.57%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 35 (20.00%) AWS
2 30 (17.14%) Azure
3 15 (8.57%) SaaS
4 9 (5.14%) GCP
4 9 (5.14%) Office 365
5 6 (3.43%) PaaS
6 5 (2.86%) IaaS
7 4 (2.29%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.71%) Serverless
9 2 (1.14%) Akamai
9 2 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (1.14%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (1.14%) Amazon S3
9 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudTrail
9 2 (1.14%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.14%) Route 53
10 1 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.57%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 31 (17.71%) Firewall
2 25 (14.29%) Network Security
3 12 (6.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 12 (6.86%) WAN
4 8 (4.57%) X.509
5 6 (3.43%) LAN
5 6 (3.43%) TCP/IP
5 6 (3.43%) VPN
6 5 (2.86%) Internet
7 3 (1.71%) SAN
7 3 (1.71%) Wireless
7 3 (1.71%) WLAN
8 2 (1.14%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (1.14%) MPLS
8 2 (1.14%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (0.57%) NX-OS
9 1 (0.57%) Telepresence
9 1 (0.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.57%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.57%) Big Data
4 1 (0.57%) DB2
4 1 (0.57%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.57%) HBase
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.57%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.57%) GitLab
1 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.57%) Metasploit
General
1 35 (20.00%) Finance
2 25 (14.29%) Public Sector
3 11 (6.29%) Banking
4 10 (5.71%) Legal
5 9 (5.14%) Police
6 4 (2.29%) Electronics
6 4 (2.29%) Law
6 4 (2.29%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.29%) Marketing
6 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 41 (23.43%) Consultant
2 38 (21.71%) Security Consultant
3 32 (18.29%) Architect
4 29 (16.57%) Security Architect
5 17 (9.71%) Analyst
6 14 (8.00%) Security Manager
7 13 (7.43%) Information Security Consultant
7 13 (7.43%) Security Analyst
8 11 (6.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 11 (6.29%) Security Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) Information Manager
10 7 (4.00%) Coordinator
11 6 (3.43%) Security Assurance Coordinator
11 6 (3.43%) Security Officer
12 5 (2.86%) Information Officer
12 5 (2.86%) Information Security Analyst
12 5 (2.86%) Information Security Manager
12 5 (2.86%) Information Security Officer
12 5 (2.86%) Project Manager
12 5 (2.86%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.00%) SAML
2 5 (2.86%) Web Services
3 2 (1.14%) EJB
3 2 (1.14%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (1.14%) J2EE
3 2 (1.14%) LDAP
3 2 (1.14%) OAuth
4 1 (0.57%) .NET
4 1 (0.57%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.57%) Java EE
4 1 (0.57%) OAuth2
4 1 (0.57%) OpenID
4 1 (0.57%) REST
4 1 (0.57%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.57%) Public Cloud
3 14 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
4 13 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (4.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (3.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 5 (2.86%) CESG
7 5 (2.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.86%) PKI
7 5 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.71%) Private Cloud
10 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.14%) NHS
10 2 (1.14%) SWIFT
10 2 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.57%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.57%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.71%) Windows
2 11 (6.29%) Linux
3 4 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (2.29%) Unix
3 4 (2.29%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.14%) CentOS
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.57%) Android
5 1 (0.57%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (59.43%) Information Security
2 65 (37.14%) Cybersecurity
2 65 (37.14%) Risk Management
3 30 (17.14%) Risk Assessment
3 30 (17.14%) Security Management
4 28 (16.00%) Security Architecture
5 23 (13.14%) ITIL
5 23 (13.14%) SIEM
6 21 (12.00%) Information Security Management
7 19 (10.86%) Penetration Testing
8 17 (9.71%) Data Protection
8 17 (9.71%) Security Operations
9 16 (9.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (8.00%) DevOps
11 13 (7.43%) ISMS
12 12 (6.86%) Information Assurance
12 12 (6.86%) Project Management
13 11 (6.29%) Data Security
13 11 (6.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.86%) Java
1 5 (2.86%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.71%) Python
2 3 (1.71%) SQL
3 2 (1.14%) C
3 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.57%) Ruby
4 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 63 (36.00%) CISSP
2 41 (23.43%) CISM
3 37 (21.14%) Security Cleared
4 30 (17.14%) SC Cleared
5 21 (12.00%) CISA
5 21 (12.00%) GIAC
6 16 (9.14%) Degree
7 14 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (7.43%) ISACA
9 11 (6.29%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 11 (6.29%) CEH
9 11 (6.29%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (5.14%) CCSP
10 9 (5.14%) CRISC
10 9 (5.14%) DV Cleared
11 8 (4.57%) CLAS
12 7 (4.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 7 (4.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 4 (2.29%) PgMP
13 4 (2.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (40.00%) NIST
2 29 (16.57%) GDPR
2 29 (16.57%) PCI DSS
3 26 (14.86%) NCSC
4 21 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 18 (10.29%) COBIT
6 14 (8.00%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 7 (4.00%) PMO
7 7 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (3.43%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (2.86%) ISAE 3402
10 4 (2.29%) NIST 800
11 3 (1.71%) AICPA
12 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
12 2 (1.14%) RMADS
12 2 (1.14%) SLA
13 1 (0.57%) CESG Infosec
13 1 (0.57%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 15 (8.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.71%) Docker
3 2 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.57%) HDFS
4 1 (0.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
2 6 (3.43%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 6 (3.43%) Nessus
3 5 (2.86%) Terraform
4 4 (2.29%) Ansible
4 4 (2.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.14%) CASB
5 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
5 2 (1.14%) Nexpose
5 2 (1.14%) OpenVAS
5 2 (1.14%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (1.14%) Packer
5 2 (1.14%) Puppet
5 2 (1.14%) SCOM
5 2 (1.14%) SELinux
6 1 (0.57%) Ambari
6 1 (0.57%) Nmap
6 1 (0.57%) Oozie
6 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 13 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.86%) Oracle
3 7 (4.00%) Google
3 7 (4.00%) Splunk
4 5 (2.86%) Citrix
5 4 (2.29%) SAP
6 3 (1.71%) Cisco
6 3 (1.71%) HP
6 3 (1.71%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.71%) VMware
7 2 (1.14%) Bloomberg
7 2 (1.14%) CommVault
7 2 (1.14%) CyberArk
7 2 (1.14%) Juniper
7 2 (1.14%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.14%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.14%) Qualys
7 2 (1.14%) Sophos
7 2 (1.14%) Symantec
8 1 (0.57%) AlienVault