Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 343 368 347
Rank change year-on-year +25 -21 -18
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 267 296 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.65% 0.64% 0.63%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.58% 5.65% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 219 194
London median daily rate £575 £515 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.65% +8.42% -5.00%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £750 £726 £675
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
London median hourly rate - £63.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +154.00% -
England median hourly rate £31.25 £63.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.79% +118.97% -38.95%

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 4,056 5,241 5,115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 9.86% 11.27% 12.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,770 3,695 3,620
London median daily rate £500 £485 £495
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.09% -1.92% +9.89%
10th Percentile £304 £300 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 89 62
London median hourly rate £21.16 £25.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +26.58% -8.14%
10th Percentile £12.50 £13.65 £12.88
90th Percentile £51.35 £66.20 £49.75
England median hourly rate £22.63 £24.75 £19.00
% change year-on-year -8.59% +30.26% -14.61%

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +9 50 £575 +9.52% 40
West London +12 6 £150 -70.73% 17
North London +1 6 £619 +37.50% 2
East London +8 3 £675 +8.00% 7
South London +9 2 £550 - 2
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 136 (50.94%) Information Security
2 96 (35.96%) NIST
3 86 (32.21%) PCI DSS
4 84 (31.46%) Cybersecurity
5 77 (28.84%) CISSP
6 75 (28.09%) Amazon AWS
7 73 (27.34%) Finance
8 69 (25.84%) SIEM
9 60 (22.47%) CISM
10 59 (22.10%) Linux
11 51 (19.10%) Security Operations
12 47 (17.60%) GDPR
13 46 (17.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 46 (17.23%) Management Information System
13 46 (17.23%) ITIL
14 44 (16.48%) Security Architecture
14 44 (16.48%) Security Cleared
15 42 (15.73%) Windows
15 42 (15.73%) Firewall
16 41 (15.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 40 (14.98%) Splunk
17 40 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
18 39 (14.61%) COBIT
18 39 (14.61%) Qualys
18 39 (14.61%) Risk Management
19 37 (13.86%) SC Cleared
19 37 (13.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
20 35 (13.11%) DevOps
20 35 (13.11%) Web Services
21 33 (12.36%) CISA

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 (1.87%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.75%) Apache
3 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.37%) Commerce Server
3 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.37%) IIS
3 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.37%) SAS
3 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.37%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (6.37%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.50%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.37%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 75 (28.09%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (14.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (9.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 21 (7.87%) Office 365
5 11 (4.12%) SaaS
6 4 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (1.50%) G Suite
6 4 (1.50%) IaaS
6 4 (1.50%) PaaS
7 3 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.12%) Serverless
8 1 (0.37%) Akamai
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.37%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.37%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.37%) GitHub
8 1 (0.37%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (15.73%) Firewall
2 15 (5.62%) WAN
3 12 (4.49%) LAN
3 12 (4.49%) Network Security
4 10 (3.75%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (3.75%) VPN
5 8 (3.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (2.62%) DNS
7 6 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (1.87%) DHCP
9 4 (1.50%) BGP
9 4 (1.50%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (1.50%) EIGRP
9 4 (1.50%) HTTP
9 4 (1.50%) Internet
9 4 (1.50%) IPsec
9 4 (1.50%) MPLS
9 4 (1.50%) OSPF
9 4 (1.50%) SMTP
10 3 (1.12%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.50%) Big Data
2 4 (1.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (0.75%) EDRMS
3 2 (0.75%) MySQL
3 2 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.37%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.37%) EDMS
4 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.37%) Neo4j
4 1 (0.37%) Power BI
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.37%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 28 (10.49%) Jenkins
1 28 (10.49%) Sonatype Nexus
2 27 (10.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.12%) Burp Suite
3 3 (1.12%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.75%) JIRA
5 1 (0.37%) Snyk
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.37%) WinDbg
General
1 73 (27.34%) Finance
2 18 (6.74%) Banking
3 16 (5.99%) Legal
4 8 (3.00%) Retail
5 6 (2.25%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.87%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.12%) Marketing
7 3 (1.12%) Military
8 2 (0.75%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Electronics
9 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Publishing
9 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (21.35%) Consultant
2 49 (18.35%) Security Consultant
3 33 (12.36%) Architect
4 32 (11.99%) Security Engineer
4 32 (11.99%) Security Manager
5 29 (10.86%) Security Architect
6 28 (10.49%) Analyst
7 25 (9.36%) Information Security Consultant
8 22 (8.24%) Information Manager
9 18 (6.74%) Information Security Manager
9 18 (6.74%) Security Analyst
10 16 (5.99%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 12 (4.49%) Project Manager
12 11 (4.12%) Cloud Architect
12 11 (4.12%) Information Analyst
12 11 (4.12%) Information Security Analyst
12 11 (4.12%) Security Specialist
13 10 (3.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (3.37%) Cybersecurity Engineer
14 9 (3.37%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (13.11%) Web Services
2 10 (3.75%) Node.js
3 8 (3.00%) SAML
4 7 (2.62%) OpenID
5 5 (1.87%) OAuth
6 4 (1.50%) REST
7 3 (1.12%) 802.1X
7 3 (1.12%) Kafka
7 3 (1.12%) SOAP
8 2 (0.75%) .NET
8 2 (0.75%) .NET Framework
8 2 (0.75%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.75%) OAuth2
9 1 (0.37%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.37%) CakePHP
9 1 (0.37%) CSS
9 1 (0.37%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.37%) J2EE
9 1 (0.37%) JSON
9 1 (0.37%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 46 (17.23%) Management Information System
2 10 (3.75%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (3.00%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (3.00%) Data Centre
3 8 (3.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (2.62%) Cyberattack
4 7 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.62%) PKI
5 6 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.87%) CESG
6 5 (1.87%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.50%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (1.50%) Freedom of Information
8 3 (1.12%) Freedom of Information Act
8 3 (1.12%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.12%) Security Operations Centre
8 3 (1.12%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.12%) Virtual Team
9 2 (0.75%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 59 (22.10%) Linux
2 42 (15.73%) Windows
3 41 (15.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 19 (7.12%) Windows Server
5 11 (4.12%) Ubuntu
6 10 (3.75%) Debian
6 10 (3.75%) openSUSE
7 7 (2.62%) Mac OS X
8 6 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.12%) Unix
10 1 (0.37%) CentOS
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (50.94%) Information Security
2 84 (31.46%) Cybersecurity
3 69 (25.84%) SIEM
4 51 (19.10%) Security Operations
5 46 (17.23%) ITIL
6 44 (16.48%) Security Architecture
7 39 (14.61%) Risk Management
8 37 (13.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 35 (13.11%) DevOps
10 33 (12.36%) Threat Management
11 32 (11.99%) OWASP
11 32 (11.99%) Security Management
12 31 (11.61%) Data Analysis
13 30 (11.24%) Vulnerability Management
14 28 (10.49%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (10.11%) SABSA
16 26 (9.74%) Penetration Testing
17 25 (9.36%) Change Management
18 23 (8.61%) Data Security
19 22 (8.24%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (6.74%) Python
2 16 (5.99%) Java
3 14 (5.24%) JavaScript
4 12 (4.49%) Ruby
5 4 (1.50%) Bash Shell
5 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.12%) SQL
7 2 (0.75%) C
8 1 (0.37%) C#
8 1 (0.37%) Perl
8 1 (0.37%) R
8 1 (0.37%) Scala
8 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (28.84%) CISSP
2 60 (22.47%) CISM
3 44 (16.48%) Security Cleared
4 37 (13.86%) SC Cleared
5 33 (12.36%) CISA
6 30 (11.24%) AWS Certification
7 29 (10.86%) RHCE
8 18 (6.74%) SANS
9 12 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (4.49%) Degree
10 9 (3.37%) CRISC
10 9 (3.37%) GIAC
11 7 (2.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
12 6 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (1.87%) CEH
13 5 (1.87%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 4 (1.50%) CESG Certified Professional
14 4 (1.50%) CGEIT
14 4 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
14 4 (1.50%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (35.96%) NIST
2 86 (32.21%) PCI DSS
3 47 (17.60%) GDPR
4 46 (17.23%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 39 (14.61%) COBIT
6 11 (4.12%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (2.62%) NIST 800
7 7 (2.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (2.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (2.25%) ISO 9001
9 5 (1.87%) ISAE 3402
9 5 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (1.50%) ISO 14001
10 4 (1.50%) ISO 22301
10 4 (1.50%) ITGC
10 4 (1.50%) QA
10 4 (1.50%) SLA
11 3 (1.12%) COSO
11 3 (1.12%) Data Quality
11 3 (1.12%) PSD2
System Software
1 25 (9.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.12%) Docker
4 2 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.37%) HDFS
5 1 (0.37%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.37%) LXC
5 1 (0.37%) OpenAM
5 1 (0.37%) OpenDJ
5 1 (0.37%) Squid
5 1 (0.37%) Varnish
5 1 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 33 (12.36%) Puppet
2 31 (11.61%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (11.24%) Ansible
3 30 (11.24%) SELinux
4 11 (4.12%) Nessus
5 9 (3.37%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (2.62%) HP Fortify
7 5 (1.87%) Oracle Identity Management
8 4 (1.50%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.12%) FlexNet
10 2 (0.75%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.75%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.75%) NetBackup
10 2 (0.75%) PingFederate
10 2 (0.75%) Terraform
10 2 (0.75%) WSUS
11 1 (0.37%) Cisco LMS
11 1 (0.37%) Grafana
11 1 (0.37%) Hadoop YARN
11 1 (0.37%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (14.98%) Splunk
2 39 (14.61%) Qualys
3 30 (11.24%) Red Hat
4 27 (10.11%) Microsoft
5 19 (7.12%) Google
6 13 (4.87%) VMware
7 12 (4.49%) Adobe
7 12 (4.49%) Cisco
8 10 (3.75%) ForgeRock
9 9 (3.37%) Fortinet
9 9 (3.37%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.62%) Juniper
11 6 (2.25%) Oracle
11 6 (2.25%) Palo Alto
12 5 (1.87%) F5
12 5 (1.87%) Ping Identity
13 4 (1.50%) Mitel
13 4 (1.50%) Veeam
14 3 (1.12%) CheckPoint
14 3 (1.12%) Citrix