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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 12 August 2022 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
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 312 310 231
Rank change year-on-year -2 -79 +141
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 324 237 159
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.76% 1.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.58% 6.35% 9.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 185 109
10th Percentile £413 £400 £318
25th Percentile £477 £481 £414
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £600 £550 £520
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +5.77% -9.57%
75th Percentile £700 £656 £588
90th Percentile £775 £750 £725
England median daily rate £600 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -6.54%

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 4,922 3,731 1,721
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.30% 12.00% 11.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,432 2,545 1,167
10th Percentile £354 £325 £313
25th Percentile £452 £420 £411
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £500
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £675 £630 £588
90th Percentile £775 £703 £650
England median daily rate £525 £495 £475
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 37 29
10th Percentile £15.75 £14.38 £15.85
25th Percentile £18.81 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.50 £30.05
Median % change year-on-year +7.84% -15.14% +52.15%
75th Percentile £57.50 £31.50 £45.00
90th Percentile £72.50 £41.95 £50.75
England median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.33
% change year-on-year +16.67% -17.09% +17.81%

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 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -13 43 £600 +9.09% 45
East London - 3 £760 - 7
West London -5 1 - - 8
South London -14 1 - - 4
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 162 (50.00%) NIST
2 157 (48.46%) Information Security
3 146 (45.06%) Cybersecurity
4 137 (42.28%) Risk Management
5 134 (41.36%) Finance
6 130 (40.12%) CISSP
7 100 (30.86%) CISM
8 88 (27.16%) Social Skills
9 72 (22.22%) Azure
10 66 (20.37%) GDPR
11 64 (19.75%) Security Architecture
12 63 (19.44%) CISA
12 63 (19.44%) Degree
13 62 (19.14%) Data Loss Prevention
14 59 (18.21%) PCI DSS
14 59 (18.21%) Management Information System
15 57 (17.59%) Microsoft
16 55 (16.98%) Firewall
17 53 (16.36%) CRISC
18 49 (15.12%) Active Directory
19 47 (14.51%) SaaS
20 46 (14.20%) Banking
21 45 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
22 44 (13.58%) Network Security
23 43 (13.27%) SIEM
23 43 (13.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
23 43 (13.27%) Incident Management
24 42 (12.96%) Security Management
25 40 (12.35%) Project Management
26 37 (11.42%) Risk Assessment

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 5 (1.54%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.93%) Apache
2 3 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.62%) IIS
4 1 (0.31%) Confluence
4 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 11 (3.40%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.62%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 72 (22.22%) Azure
2 47 (14.51%) SaaS
3 35 (10.80%) Microsoft 365
4 30 (9.26%) AWS
5 23 (7.10%) IaaS
6 22 (6.79%) Azure Active Directory
7 18 (5.56%) GCP
8 13 (4.01%) PaaS
9 7 (2.16%) Azure Sentinel
10 5 (1.54%) OneDrive
11 4 (1.23%) AWS Direct Connect
11 4 (1.23%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 4 (1.23%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.93%) AWS Fargate
13 2 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.62%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.62%) Serverless
14 1 (0.31%) Amazon Cognito
14 1 (0.31%) Amazon GuardDuty
Communications & Networking
1 55 (16.98%) Firewall
2 44 (13.58%) Network Security
3 15 (4.63%) VPN
4 12 (3.70%) DNS
5 9 (2.78%) IPsec
6 6 (1.85%) X.509
7 4 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.93%) SSL
9 2 (0.62%) DHCP
9 2 (0.62%) Internet
9 2 (0.62%) NGFW
9 2 (0.62%) WAN
10 1 (0.31%) HTTP
10 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.31%) iSCSI
10 1 (0.31%) LAN
10 1 (0.31%) NAS
10 1 (0.31%) SAN
10 1 (0.31%) SD-WAN
10 1 (0.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.23%) Tableau
2 3 (0.93%) Big Data
2 3 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.93%) MySQL
3 2 (0.62%) Power BI
3 2 (0.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.23%) JIRA
2 3 (0.93%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 134 (41.36%) Finance
2 88 (27.16%) Social Skills
3 46 (14.20%) Banking
4 31 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (7.41%) Presentation Skills
6 20 (6.17%) Public Sector
7 17 (5.25%) Legal
8 11 (3.40%) Retail
9 8 (2.47%) Telecoms
10 7 (2.16%) Organisational Skills
11 6 (1.85%) Influencing Skills
11 6 (1.85%) Investment Banking
11 6 (1.85%) Law
12 4 (1.23%) Documentation Skills
12 4 (1.23%) International Banking
13 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.93%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 3 (0.93%) Local Government
14 2 (0.62%) Back Office
14 2 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (16.36%) Architect
2 52 (16.05%) Consultant
3 43 (13.27%) Analyst
4 40 (12.35%) Security Architect
4 40 (12.35%) Security Manager
5 39 (12.04%) Security Consultant
6 28 (8.64%) Security Engineer
7 26 (8.02%) Security Analyst
8 19 (5.86%) Information Manager
8 19 (5.86%) Information Security Manager
9 18 (5.56%) Security Specialist
10 16 (4.94%) Risk Consultant
11 14 (4.32%) Infrastructure Manager
12 13 (4.01%) Risk Analyst
13 12 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
13 12 (3.70%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
13 12 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
13 12 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.40%) Cybersecurity Analyst
14 11 (3.40%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.78%) LDAP
2 7 (2.16%) SAML
3 3 (0.93%) Keycloak
3 3 (0.93%) Web Services
4 2 (0.62%) Middleware
5 1 (0.31%) .NET
5 1 (0.31%) ARM Templates
5 1 (0.31%) OAuth
5 1 (0.31%) Regular Expression
5 1 (0.31%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 59 (18.21%) Management Information System
2 12 (3.70%) CESG
3 11 (3.40%) Cloud Native
4 9 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
4 9 (2.78%) Data Centre
4 9 (2.78%) PKI
5 8 (2.47%) Robotics
6 7 (2.16%) Security Operations Centre
7 6 (1.85%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.85%) IoT
7 6 (1.85%) Renewable Energy
8 5 (1.54%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
9 4 (1.23%) NHS
10 3 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (0.93%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.62%) Greenfield Project
11 2 (0.62%) Legacy Systems
11 2 (0.62%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.95%) Windows
2 21 (6.48%) Linux
3 12 (3.70%) Windows 10
3 12 (3.70%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.78%) HPUX
4 9 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (2.78%) Unix
5 3 (0.93%) CentOS
6 1 (0.31%) AIX
6 1 (0.31%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.31%) Solaris
6 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (48.46%) Information Security
2 146 (45.06%) Cybersecurity
3 137 (42.28%) Risk Management
4 64 (19.75%) Security Architecture
5 62 (19.14%) Data Loss Prevention
6 45 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 43 (13.27%) Incident Management
7 43 (13.27%) SIEM
8 42 (12.96%) Security Management
9 40 (12.35%) Project Management
10 37 (11.42%) Risk Assessment
10 37 (11.42%) Security Operations
11 36 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
12 35 (10.80%) Vulnerability Management
13 34 (10.49%) Internal Audit
13 34 (10.49%) ISMS
14 32 (9.88%) Application Security
15 29 (8.95%) Agile
15 29 (8.95%) ITIL
16 26 (8.02%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.40%) C
2 8 (2.47%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.54%) SQL
4 3 (0.93%) Python
5 2 (0.62%) Bash
Qualifications
1 130 (40.12%) CISSP
2 100 (30.86%) CISM
3 63 (19.44%) CISA
3 63 (19.44%) Degree
4 53 (16.36%) CRISC
5 29 (8.95%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (8.95%) Security Cleared
6 26 (8.02%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 26 (8.02%) SANS
7 22 (6.79%) CEH
7 22 (6.79%) GIAC
8 20 (6.17%) FFIEC
9 19 (5.86%) SC Cleared
10 12 (3.70%) CCSK
10 12 (3.70%) DV Cleared
11 10 (3.09%) CESG Certified Professional
12 9 (2.78%) CGEIT
13 8 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
14 6 (1.85%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 162 (50.00%) NIST
2 66 (20.37%) GDPR
3 59 (18.21%) PCI DSS
4 43 (13.27%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 24 (7.41%) COBIT
5 24 (7.41%) GRC
6 23 (7.10%) NIST 800
7 21 (6.48%) SOC 2
8 20 (6.17%) NCSC
9 15 (4.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 12 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
10 12 (3.70%) SOC 1
11 8 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 7 (2.16%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 6 (1.85%) ISO 9001
13 6 (1.85%) SLA
14 5 (1.54%) JSP 440
14 5 (1.54%) PSD2
15 4 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 3 (0.93%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 49 (15.12%) Active Directory
2 16 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.93%) Docker
4 2 (0.62%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.62%) vSphere
5 1 (0.31%) Firmware
5 1 (0.31%) XenApp
5 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (3.40%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 9 (2.78%) CASB
3 7 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (2.16%) SCCM
4 6 (1.85%) CSIRT
5 4 (1.23%) Nexpose
5 4 (1.23%) Puppet
5 4 (1.23%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.93%) Nagios
6 3 (0.93%) RSA Archer
6 3 (0.93%) SCOM
7 2 (0.62%) Ansible
7 2 (0.62%) Nessus
7 2 (0.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.62%) QRadar
8 1 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.31%) Terraform
8 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (17.59%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.48%) ServiceNow
3 18 (5.56%) Oracle
4 17 (5.25%) Cisco
5 16 (4.94%) Google
5 16 (4.94%) LogRhythm
5 16 (4.94%) VMware
6 11 (3.40%) Forcepoint
7 10 (3.09%) Qualys
7 10 (3.09%) Red Hat
7 10 (3.09%) Splunk
8 9 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 9 (2.78%) HP
8 9 (2.78%) NetApp
9 8 (2.47%) McAfee
9 8 (2.47%) Okta
10 7 (2.16%) BeyondTrust
10 7 (2.16%) FireEye
10 7 (2.16%) Tripwire
11 6 (1.85%) CyberArk