Period
to 28 September 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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 226 353 379
Rank change year-on-year +127 +26 -42
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 129 223 277
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.97% 0.59% 0.61%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 9.81% 6.16% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 179 212
Median daily rate £500 £575 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +11.65% +3.00%
10th Percentile £305 £363 £315
90th Percentile £673 £765 £687
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year -22.22% - -

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 1,315 3,623 4,857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.88% 9.52% 10.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 819 2,447 3,468
Median daily rate £500 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.52% +3.68% -2.56%
10th Percentile £300 £285 £300
90th Percentile £650 £669 £663
England median daily rate £470 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +4.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 55 74
Median hourly rate £27.99 £17.84 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.89% -28.64% +14.16%
10th Percentile £15.99 £12.20 £12.65
90th Percentile £51.06 £37.25 £59.25
Median hourly rate £26.88 £21.05 £22.20
% change year-on-year +27.74% -5.18% +10.98%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +132 26 £488 -17.72% 8
West London +61 3 £213 +41.67% 1
East London +44 2 £700 -3.45% 6
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 72 (55.81%) Information Security
2 55 (42.64%) Cybersecurity
3 46 (35.66%) Risk Management
4 42 (32.56%) CISSP
5 40 (31.01%) NIST
6 34 (26.36%) ITIL
6 34 (26.36%) Security Cleared
7 33 (25.58%) GDPR
8 32 (24.81%) SC Cleared
9 29 (22.48%) Problem-Solving
10 28 (21.71%) Finance
11 27 (20.93%) Microsoft
12 26 (20.16%) CISM
12 26 (20.16%) Azure
12 26 (20.16%) PCI DSS
13 23 (17.83%) Windows
13 23 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
14 22 (17.05%) Management Information System
14 22 (17.05%) Cyber Essentials
14 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
15 21 (16.28%) Vulnerability Management
16 19 (14.73%) SIEM
16 19 (14.73%) CISA
16 19 (14.73%) Active Directory
16 19 (14.73%) Information Assurance
17 18 (13.95%) Java
18 17 (13.18%) Firewall
18 17 (13.18%) SQL
18 17 (13.18%) SQL Server
18 17 (13.18%) COBIT

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 15 (11.63%) Apache
1 15 (11.63%) Tomcat
2 12 (9.30%) Apache Solr
3 7 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.55%) IIS
5 2 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
6 1 (0.78%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.78%) JBoss
6 1 (0.78%) nginx
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (7.75%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (3.88%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (1.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) ReMetrica
1 1 (0.78%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (0.78%) SAP MDM
1 1 (0.78%) SAP SD
1 1 (0.78%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 26 (20.16%) Azure
2 16 (12.40%) AWS
2 16 (12.40%) SaaS
3 8 (6.20%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (5.43%) Amazon EC2
4 7 (5.43%) Amazon S3
4 7 (5.43%) Serverless
5 6 (4.65%) Office 365
6 4 (3.10%) GCP
7 2 (1.55%) PaaS
7 2 (1.55%) Tricentis Tosca
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.78%) OneDrive
8 1 (0.78%) Sauce Labs
8 1 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.18%) Firewall
2 16 (12.40%) DNS
2 16 (12.40%) HTTP
3 15 (11.63%) SSL
4 10 (7.75%) Network Security
5 5 (3.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.55%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.55%) Intranet
7 2 (1.55%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.55%) SAN
7 2 (1.55%) VLAN
8 1 (0.78%) IPsec
8 1 (0.78%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.78%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.78%) VPN
8 1 (0.78%) WAN
8 1 (0.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.63%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) JIRA
2 2 (1.55%) Appium
2 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.55%) JMeter
2 2 (1.55%) JUnit
2 2 (1.55%) LoadRunner
2 2 (1.55%) Selenium
2 2 (1.55%) TestNG
2 2 (1.55%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.78%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.78%) GitLab
General
1 28 (21.71%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Public Sector
3 7 (5.43%) Legal
4 6 (4.65%) Banking
5 5 (3.88%) Law
6 4 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.33%) Electronics
7 3 (2.33%) Local Government
7 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.33%) Marketing
8 2 (1.55%) Retail
9 1 (0.78%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.78%) International Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.78%) Police
9 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (23.26%) Consultant
2 24 (18.60%) Security Consultant
3 18 (13.95%) Architect
4 12 (9.30%) Analyst
4 12 (9.30%) Security Architect
5 9 (6.98%) Security Engineer
6 8 (6.20%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 8 (6.20%) Information Security Consultant
6 8 (6.20%) Security Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Information Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Information Security Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Operations Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (4.65%) Security Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.10%) Site Engineer
9 4 (3.10%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.33%) Administrator
10 3 (2.33%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.33%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.30%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (2.33%) Spring
3 2 (1.55%) OAuth
3 2 (1.55%) REST
3 2 (1.55%) SAML
3 2 (1.55%) SOAP
3 2 (1.55%) YAML
4 1 (0.78%) .NET
4 1 (0.78%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.78%) Cocoa
4 1 (0.78%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
4 1 (0.78%) Kafka
4 1 (0.78%) LDAP
4 1 (0.78%) Middleware
4 1 (0.78%) ModSecurity
4 1 (0.78%) RESTful
4 1 (0.78%) SAP Fiori
4 1 (0.78%) Spring Boot
4 1 (0.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (17.05%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (17.05%) Management Information System
2 12 (9.30%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (7.75%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (5.43%) Freedom of Information
5 6 (4.65%) Public Cloud
6 4 (3.10%) CESG
6 4 (3.10%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.33%) Blackberry
7 3 (2.33%) Clustering
7 3 (2.33%) Cyberattack
7 3 (2.33%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (1.55%) Cyber Defence
8 2 (1.55%) EMC VNX
8 2 (1.55%) SCADA
8 2 (1.55%) User Experience
9 1 (0.78%) CMDB
9 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.83%) Windows
2 17 (13.18%) Windows Server
3 16 (12.40%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (3.10%) Linux
5 1 (0.78%) HPUX
5 1 (0.78%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (55.81%) Information Security
2 55 (42.64%) Cybersecurity
3 46 (35.66%) Risk Management
4 34 (26.36%) ITIL
5 29 (22.48%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (17.83%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (16.28%) Vulnerability Management
8 19 (14.73%) Information Assurance
8 19 (14.73%) SIEM
9 17 (13.18%) Security Architecture
10 16 (12.40%) Data Protection
10 16 (12.40%) Information Management
11 15 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
11 15 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
12 14 (10.85%) DevOps
12 14 (10.85%) Programme Management
13 13 (10.08%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (10.08%) Web Application Development
14 12 (9.30%) Identity Access Management
14 12 (9.30%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 18 (13.95%) Java
2 17 (13.18%) SQL
3 16 (12.40%) PowerShell
4 10 (7.75%) Python
5 6 (4.65%) Ruby
6 2 (1.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.78%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.78%) C
7 1 (0.78%) Java 8
7 1 (0.78%) Perl
7 1 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 42 (32.56%) CISSP
2 34 (26.36%) Security Cleared
3 32 (24.81%) SC Cleared
4 26 (20.16%) CISM
5 19 (14.73%) CISA
6 14 (10.85%) GIAC
7 11 (8.53%) Degree
8 10 (7.75%) FFIEC
9 9 (6.98%) SANS
10 8 (6.20%) Cisco Certification
10 8 (6.20%) GCED
10 8 (6.20%) GSEC
11 7 (5.43%) CCNA
11 7 (5.43%) CCNP
11 7 (5.43%) CRISC
11 7 (5.43%) GCIA
11 7 (5.43%) GCIH
11 7 (5.43%) GREM
12 6 (4.65%) CESG Certified Professional
12 6 (4.65%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (31.01%) NIST
2 33 (25.58%) GDPR
3 26 (20.16%) PCI DSS
4 22 (17.05%) Cyber Essentials
5 17 (13.18%) COBIT
6 15 (11.63%) HIPAA
7 14 (10.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 11 (8.53%) ISO 9001
8 11 (8.53%) NCSC
8 11 (8.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 10 (7.75%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 10 (7.75%) RMADS
9 10 (7.75%) SLA
10 3 (2.33%) NIST 800
11 2 (1.55%) QA
12 1 (0.78%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.78%) ISO 31000
12 1 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (14.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.98%) Docker
3 3 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.55%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (11.63%) Ansible
1 15 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (10.85%) Puppet
3 9 (6.98%) Kubernetes
4 6 (4.65%) SCOM
5 4 (3.10%) Terraform
6 3 (2.33%) Single Sign-On
7 2 (1.55%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (1.55%) Nagios
8 1 (0.78%) Consul
8 1 (0.78%) Grafana
8 1 (0.78%) Istio
8 1 (0.78%) Kibana
8 1 (0.78%) logstash
8 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.78%) Nessus
8 1 (0.78%) Prometheus
8 1 (0.78%) Rancher
8 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 15 (11.63%) Splunk
3 11 (8.53%) SAP
4 10 (7.75%) Cisco
5 9 (6.98%) Oracle
6 8 (6.20%) Infor
7 6 (4.65%) HP
7 6 (4.65%) LogicMonitor
8 4 (3.10%) NetApp
9 3 (2.33%) VMware
10 2 (1.55%) BeyondTrust
10 2 (1.55%) Dell
10 2 (1.55%) EMC
10 2 (1.55%) EqualLogic
10 2 (1.55%) Google
10 2 (1.55%) Guidewire
10 2 (1.55%) LogRhythm
10 2 (1.55%) Qualys
10 2 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.78%) Perfecto Mobile