Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 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
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 315 367 330
Rank change year-on-year +52 -37 +40
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 243 274 350
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.59% 0.74%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.08% 5.70% 5.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 203 249
London median daily rate £550 £526 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.51% +5.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £363 £339 £313
90th Percentile £771 £736 £675
England median daily rate £513 £517 £475
% change year-on-year -0.87% +8.84% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £40.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £72.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -37.93% +45.00% +6.38%

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 3,431 4,805 6,135
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.63% 10.35% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,355 3,355 4,380
London median daily rate £488 £475 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% -1.04% +3.78%
10th Percentile £292 £279 £300
90th Percentile £675 £663 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 74 74
London median hourly rate £18.70 £26.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.43% +32.50% -
10th Percentile £12.15 £11.08 £12.16
90th Percentile £40.33 £57.50 £49.10
England median hourly rate £21.38 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -2.83% +10.00% -11.77%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in London

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in London over the 6 months to 21 November 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in London

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in London.

Contractor 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 21 November 2019. 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 +33 40 £575 +13.86% 32
South London +43 15 £550 +2.33% 4
East London +32 10 £725 +3.57% 9
West London +29 7 £150 -57.14% 15
North London +5 3 £725 +52.63% 4
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 119 (48.97%) Information Security
2 102 (41.98%) NIST
3 91 (37.45%) CISSP
4 80 (32.92%) Finance
5 66 (27.16%) CISM
6 65 (26.75%) AWS
7 58 (23.87%) ITIL
8 57 (23.46%) Cybersecurity
9 55 (22.63%) Firewall
10 54 (22.22%) PCI DSS
11 49 (20.16%) SIEM
12 46 (18.93%) Security Cleared
13 45 (18.52%) Risk Management
14 44 (18.11%) COBIT
15 43 (17.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 42 (17.28%) Linux
17 39 (16.05%) Security Architecture
18 36 (14.81%) Splunk
18 36 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
19 35 (14.40%) Security Management
19 35 (14.40%) Stakeholder Management
20 34 (13.99%) GDPR
21 33 (13.58%) SC Cleared
22 32 (13.17%) Windows
23 31 (12.76%) CISA
23 31 (12.76%) Security Operations
24 30 (12.35%) OWASP
25 29 (11.93%) Azure
25 29 (11.93%) Network Security
25 29 (11.93%) DevOps

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 8 (3.29%) IIS
2 7 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.23%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.82%) Apache
4 2 (0.82%) ColdFusion
4 2 (0.82%) Commerce Server
5 1 (0.41%) Confluence
5 1 (0.41%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.41%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 65 (26.75%) AWS
2 29 (11.93%) Azure
3 22 (9.05%) SaaS
4 21 (8.64%) GCP
5 13 (5.35%) Office 365
6 9 (3.70%) Serverless
7 8 (3.29%) IaaS
7 8 (3.29%) PaaS
8 7 (2.88%) Amazon Cognito
8 7 (2.88%) AWS Lambda
9 5 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (1.65%) Akamai
10 4 (1.65%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (1.65%) G Suite
11 3 (1.23%) AWS CloudTrail
11 3 (1.23%) GitHub
11 3 (1.23%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.82%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.82%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 55 (22.63%) Firewall
2 29 (11.93%) Network Security
3 18 (7.41%) WAN
4 16 (6.58%) VPN
5 11 (4.53%) LAN
6 9 (3.70%) Cisco Firepower
6 9 (3.70%) Intrusion Detection
7 8 (3.29%) TCP/IP
8 6 (2.47%) SAN
8 6 (2.47%) X.509
9 5 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (2.06%) Internet
10 4 (1.65%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.65%) MPLS
10 4 (1.65%) tcpdump
10 4 (1.65%) Wireshark
11 3 (1.23%) NetScaler
11 3 (1.23%) Skype
11 3 (1.23%) VoIP
11 3 (1.23%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.65%) Big Data
4 3 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.82%) EDRMS
5 2 (0.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.41%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.41%) Bigtable
6 1 (0.41%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.41%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.41%) DB2
6 1 (0.41%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.41%) Looker
6 1 (0.41%) MySQL
6 1 (0.41%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.41%) Power BI
6 1 (0.41%) QlikView
6 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (2.47%) Burp Suite
1 6 (2.47%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.65%) SonarQube
3 3 (1.23%) git-flow
4 2 (0.82%) GitLab
4 2 (0.82%) JIRA
4 2 (0.82%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.41%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.41%) Snyk
General
1 80 (32.92%) Finance
2 18 (7.41%) Banking
3 11 (4.53%) Legal
4 10 (4.12%) Public Sector
5 7 (2.88%) Police
6 5 (2.06%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.65%) Law
8 3 (1.23%) French Language
8 3 (1.23%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.23%) Retail
9 2 (0.82%) Electronics
9 2 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.82%) Marketing
10 1 (0.41%) Automotive
10 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.41%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 43 (17.70%) Analyst
2 36 (14.81%) Architect
3 31 (12.76%) Security Architect
4 30 (12.35%) Consultant
5 29 (11.93%) Security Analyst
5 29 (11.93%) Security Engineer
6 23 (9.47%) Security Consultant
7 16 (6.58%) Cloud Engineer
8 15 (6.17%) Security Manager
9 13 (5.35%) Cloud Architect
10 12 (4.94%) Information Security Consultant
10 12 (4.94%) Information Security Officer
10 12 (4.94%) Security Officer
11 11 (4.53%) Information Manager
11 11 (4.53%) Project Manager
12 10 (4.12%) Information Officer
13 8 (3.29%) Head of Security
14 7 (2.88%) Cybersecurity Consultant
14 7 (2.88%) Security Operations Analyst
14 7 (2.88%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.58%) Web Services
2 11 (4.53%) Node.js
3 8 (3.29%) SAML
4 7 (2.88%) OpenID
5 6 (2.47%) JSON
5 6 (2.47%) REST
6 5 (2.06%) J2EE
6 5 (2.06%) OAuth
7 4 (1.65%) OAuth2
8 3 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
8 3 (1.23%) SOAP
8 3 (1.23%) Spring
9 2 (0.82%) .NET
9 2 (0.82%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.82%) EJB
9 2 (0.82%) RESTful
9 2 (0.82%) YAML
10 1 (0.41%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.41%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.05%) Management Information System
2 16 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.17%) Cyberthreat
3 15 (6.17%) Data Centre
4 11 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (4.12%) PKI
6 7 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (2.88%) Public Cloud
6 7 (2.88%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.47%) Enterprise Cloud
8 4 (1.65%) Cyberattack
8 4 (1.65%) PMI
9 3 (1.23%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.23%) FMCG
9 3 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
9 3 (1.23%) Freedom of Information Act
9 3 (1.23%) Mobile Payment
9 3 (1.23%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (17.28%) Linux
2 32 (13.17%) Windows
3 26 (10.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (6.58%) Windows Server
5 12 (4.94%) Ubuntu
6 11 (4.53%) Debian
6 11 (4.53%) openSUSE
7 9 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 9 (3.70%) Unix
8 3 (1.23%) CentOS
9 2 (0.82%) Android
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (48.97%) Information Security
2 58 (23.87%) ITIL
3 57 (23.46%) Cybersecurity
4 49 (20.16%) SIEM
5 45 (18.52%) Risk Management
6 39 (16.05%) Security Architecture
7 36 (14.81%) Vulnerability Management
8 35 (14.40%) Security Management
8 35 (14.40%) Stakeholder Management
9 31 (12.76%) Security Operations
10 30 (12.35%) OWASP
11 29 (11.93%) DevOps
12 28 (11.52%) Agile Software Development
13 25 (10.29%) SABSA
14 24 (9.88%) ISMS
15 23 (9.47%) Threat Intelligence
16 21 (8.64%) Information Security Management
17 20 (8.23%) Identity Access Management
18 19 (7.82%) Data Protection
18 19 (7.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 25 (10.29%) Python
2 21 (8.64%) Java
3 17 (7.00%) Ruby
4 16 (6.58%) JavaScript
5 13 (5.35%) PowerShell
6 10 (4.12%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.47%) Perl
7 6 (2.47%) SQL
8 2 (0.82%) C
9 1 (0.41%) C#
9 1 (0.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 91 (37.45%) CISSP
2 66 (27.16%) CISM
3 46 (18.93%) Security Cleared
4 33 (13.58%) SC Cleared
5 31 (12.76%) CISA
6 23 (9.47%) Degree
7 20 (8.23%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (7.00%) CRISC
9 15 (6.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 10 (4.12%) CCSP
11 9 (3.70%) GIAC
11 9 (3.70%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 9 (3.70%) SANS
12 8 (3.29%) PMI Certification
13 6 (2.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 6 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (1.65%) AWS Certification
14 4 (1.65%) ISSMP
14 4 (1.65%) PgMP
14 4 (1.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (41.98%) NIST
2 54 (22.22%) PCI DSS
3 44 (18.11%) COBIT
4 43 (17.70%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 34 (13.99%) GDPR
6 14 (5.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (4.53%) NCSC
8 9 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials
8 9 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 9 (3.70%) NIST 800
9 6 (2.47%) ISO 9001
9 6 (2.47%) SLA
10 5 (2.06%) Basel II
10 5 (2.06%) Dodd-Frank
10 5 (2.06%) EMIR
10 5 (2.06%) HIPAA
10 5 (2.06%) MiFID
11 4 (1.65%) ISO 14001
12 3 (1.23%) PSD2
13 2 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 25 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.53%) Docker
3 6 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.82%) Snort
5 1 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.41%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.41%) OpenDJ
Systems Management
1 24 (9.88%) Nessus
2 10 (4.12%) Single Sign-On
3 9 (3.70%) HP Fortify
3 9 (3.70%) SELinux
4 7 (2.88%) Terraform
5 6 (2.47%) Kubernetes
5 6 (2.47%) Suricata
6 5 (2.06%) Ansible
6 5 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.06%) Puppet
7 3 (1.23%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (0.82%) Cisco LMS
8 2 (0.82%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 2 (0.82%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.82%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.82%) Nmap
8 2 (0.82%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.82%) Packer
8 2 (0.82%) PingFederate
8 2 (0.82%) QRadar
Vendors
1 36 (14.81%) Splunk
2 23 (9.47%) Qualys
3 22 (9.05%) Microsoft
4 16 (6.58%) Google
5 15 (6.17%) Cisco
6 13 (5.35%) Red Hat
7 12 (4.94%) Adobe
8 10 (4.12%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (4.12%) Symantec
9 9 (3.70%) Oracle
10 8 (3.29%) VMware
11 7 (2.88%) F5
12 6 (2.47%) Imperva
12 6 (2.47%) Incapsula
12 6 (2.47%) Ping Identity
13 5 (2.06%) Citrix
13 5 (2.06%) Informatica
14 4 (1.65%) HP
14 4 (1.65%) Juniper
14 4 (1.65%) Mitel