Period
to 19 January 2022

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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 310 274 323
Rank change year-on-year -36 +49 +81
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 305 128 201
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.73% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.28% 6.45% 6.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 86 151
10th Percentile £413 £320 £363
25th Percentile £475 £370 £417
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £550
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% -
75th Percentile £638 £600 £653
90th Percentile £748 £725 £775
England median daily rate £550 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -3.85%

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 4,860 1,985 3,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.95% 11.37% 10.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,353 1,368 2,215
10th Percentile £350 £303 £300
25th Percentile £431 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £495
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +1.01% +2.06%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £732 £675 £663
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 9 47
10th Percentile £17.74 £16.80 £12.00
25th Percentile £24.96 £17.96 £14.50
Median hourly rate £42.25 £22.00 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +92.05% +17.65% -12.00%
75th Percentile £49.25 £27.76 £29.96
90th Percentile - £51.06 £46.82
England median hourly rate £23.00 £21.05 £20.88
% change year-on-year +9.26% +0.84% +3.14%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -29 54 £550 - 39
South London - 8 £750 - 2
West London -17 7 £575 +12.20% 18
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 137 (44.92%) Information Security
2 132 (43.28%) Cybersecurity
3 109 (35.74%) Risk Management
4 104 (34.10%) NIST
5 94 (30.82%) Finance
6 88 (28.85%) Azure
7 84 (27.54%) CISSP
8 68 (22.30%) CISM
9 66 (21.64%) Social Skills
10 65 (21.31%) Active Directory
11 63 (20.66%) GDPR
12 55 (18.03%) Firewall
12 55 (18.03%) Microsoft
13 51 (16.72%) Security Management
14 48 (15.74%) ITIL
14 48 (15.74%) Windows
14 48 (15.74%) Microsoft 365
15 47 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
16 46 (15.08%) AWS
16 46 (15.08%) Security Architecture
17 45 (14.75%) ISMS
18 44 (14.43%) PCI DSS
19 43 (14.10%) SIEM
20 40 (13.11%) Information Security Management
21 39 (12.79%) Degree
21 39 (12.79%) Security Cleared
22 38 (12.46%) Application Security
23 37 (12.13%) VMware
23 37 (12.13%) Management Information System
23 37 (12.13%) 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 4 (1.31%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.33%) Apache
2 1 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (0.33%) IIS
2 1 (0.33%) JBoss
2 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (4.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.31%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) SmartPlant
2 1 (0.33%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 88 (28.85%) Azure
2 48 (15.74%) Microsoft 365
3 46 (15.08%) AWS
4 28 (9.18%) SaaS
5 14 (4.59%) GCP
5 14 (4.59%) IaaS
6 13 (4.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (2.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 8 (2.62%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (2.62%) Amazon S3
8 7 (2.30%) Serverless
9 6 (1.97%) Amazon Kinesis
9 6 (1.97%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.97%) Azure Sentinel
10 5 (1.64%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (1.64%) AWS CloudTrail
10 5 (1.64%) AWS KMS
10 5 (1.64%) PaaS
10 5 (1.64%) Route 53
10 5 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 55 (18.03%) Firewall
2 22 (7.21%) DNS
3 21 (6.89%) DHCP
4 18 (5.90%) Network Security
5 16 (5.25%) VPN
6 11 (3.61%) Internet
7 10 (3.28%) X.509
8 6 (1.97%) WAN
9 5 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (1.64%) IPsec
10 4 (1.31%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (1.31%) LAN
11 3 (0.98%) HTTP
11 3 (0.98%) Intranet
12 2 (0.66%) SAN
12 2 (0.66%) SSL
12 2 (0.66%) TCP/IP
12 2 (0.66%) VLAN
12 2 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (2.95%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.64%) Amazon Athena
2 5 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (0.98%) Power BI
4 2 (0.66%) Data Lake
4 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Ignite
5 1 (0.33%) Flink
5 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (0.98%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.66%) Snyk
3 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.33%) CircleCI
3 1 (0.33%) JIRA
3 1 (0.33%) JMeter
3 1 (0.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.33%) Selenium
3 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.33%) Subversion
3 1 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (30.82%) Finance
2 66 (21.64%) Social Skills
3 24 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (7.54%) Banking
5 20 (6.56%) Legal
6 16 (5.25%) Public Sector
7 11 (3.61%) Presentation Skills
8 10 (3.28%) Financial Institution
9 9 (2.95%) Documentation Skills
9 9 (2.95%) Influencing Skills
10 8 (2.62%) Back Office
11 6 (1.97%) Organisational Skills
12 5 (1.64%) Local Government
13 4 (1.31%) Games
13 4 (1.31%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.98%) French Language
14 3 (0.98%) German Language
14 3 (0.98%) Law
14 3 (0.98%) Retail
14 3 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (21.97%) Consultant
2 60 (19.67%) Security Consultant
3 55 (18.03%) Architect
4 47 (15.41%) Analyst
5 38 (12.46%) Security Analyst
5 38 (12.46%) Security Engineer
6 33 (10.82%) Security Architect
7 24 (7.87%) Security Manager
8 20 (6.56%) Security Technical Consultant
8 20 (6.56%) Technical Consultant
8 20 (6.56%) Technical Security Consultant
9 16 (5.25%) Project Manager
10 14 (4.59%) Technical Engineer
11 13 (4.26%) IT Analyst
11 13 (4.26%) Security Specialist
12 12 (3.93%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 12 (3.93%) Information Security Consultant
12 12 (3.93%) IT Security Analyst
13 11 (3.61%) Information Analyst
13 11 (3.61%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.26%) Middleware
2 12 (3.93%) SAML
3 4 (1.31%) OAuth
4 3 (0.98%) OpenID
5 2 (0.66%) .NET
5 2 (0.66%) Node.js
5 2 (0.66%) Web Services
6 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.33%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET Core
6 1 (0.33%) JSON
6 1 (0.33%) JSON Web Signature
6 1 (0.33%) Kafka
6 1 (0.33%) Next.js
6 1 (0.33%) React
6 1 (0.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 37 (12.13%) Management Information System
2 8 (2.62%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (2.30%) Data Centre
3 7 (2.30%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (2.30%) PKI
3 7 (2.30%) Public Cloud
4 6 (1.97%) CESG
5 5 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 5 (1.64%) Security Operations Centre
6 4 (1.31%) Cyber Defence
6 4 (1.31%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (1.31%) Taxonomies
6 4 (1.31%) User Experience
7 3 (0.98%) CESG CLAS
8 2 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.66%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 2 (0.66%) Internet of Things
8 2 (0.66%) SCADA
8 2 (0.66%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.74%) Windows
2 22 (7.21%) Windows Server
3 19 (6.23%) Linux
4 13 (4.26%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.64%) Mac OS
5 5 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.31%) HPUX
7 2 (0.66%) Unix
7 2 (0.66%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.33%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (44.92%) Information Security
2 132 (43.28%) Cybersecurity
3 109 (35.74%) Risk Management
4 51 (16.72%) Security Management
5 48 (15.74%) ITIL
6 47 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (15.08%) Security Architecture
8 45 (14.75%) ISMS
9 43 (14.10%) SIEM
10 40 (13.11%) Information Security Management
11 38 (12.46%) Application Security
12 31 (10.16%) Data Protection
12 31 (10.16%) Vulnerability Management
13 30 (9.84%) Data Security
13 30 (9.84%) Stakeholder Management
14 28 (9.18%) Incident Management
14 28 (9.18%) Service Management
15 27 (8.85%) OWASP
16 26 (8.52%) Change Management
16 26 (8.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.30%) PowerShell
2 6 (1.97%) Python
3 4 (1.31%) Bash
3 4 (1.31%) Java
4 3 (0.98%) C
5 2 (0.66%) C#
5 2 (0.66%) SQL
6 1 (0.33%) Perl
6 1 (0.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 84 (27.54%) CISSP
2 68 (22.30%) CISM
3 39 (12.79%) Degree
3 39 (12.79%) Security Cleared
4 37 (12.13%) CISA
5 34 (11.15%) SC Cleared
6 27 (8.85%) CRISC
7 23 (7.54%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 12 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (3.61%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 11 (3.61%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (3.61%) SANS
9 11 (3.61%) TOGAF Certification
10 10 (3.28%) GIAC
10 10 (3.28%) MCITP
11 8 (2.62%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.62%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 7 (2.30%) ISACA
13 6 (1.97%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (34.10%) NIST
2 63 (20.66%) GDPR
3 44 (14.43%) PCI DSS
4 34 (11.15%) COBIT
5 27 (8.85%) GRC
6 24 (7.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 23 (7.54%) Cyber Essentials
8 22 (7.21%) NIST 800
9 20 (6.56%) SOC 2
10 17 (5.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 17 (5.57%) SLA
11 15 (4.92%) NCSC
12 10 (3.28%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 8 (2.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 6 (1.97%) QA
15 5 (1.64%) ISO 22301
15 5 (1.64%) ISO 9001
15 5 (1.64%) JSP 440
15 5 (1.64%) SOC 1
16 4 (1.31%) HIPAA
System Software
1 65 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 28 (9.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (7.87%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.97%) Docker
5 3 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.98%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (5.25%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 16 (5.25%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (3.61%) Terraform
3 9 (2.95%) Single Sign-On
4 7 (2.30%) Kubernetes
5 4 (1.31%) Ansible
5 4 (1.31%) CASB
5 4 (1.31%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (1.31%) RSA Archer
6 3 (0.98%) FortiGate
6 3 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.98%) Puppet
7 2 (0.66%) CSIRT
7 2 (0.66%) TrustSec
7 2 (0.66%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.33%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 1 (0.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 1 (0.33%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.33%) Salt
8 1 (0.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 55 (18.03%) Microsoft
2 37 (12.13%) VMware
3 23 (7.54%) Cisco
4 14 (4.59%) CheckPoint
5 8 (2.62%) Oracle
6 6 (1.97%) Citrix
6 6 (1.97%) Splunk
7 5 (1.64%) HP
7 5 (1.64%) Qualys
8 4 (1.31%) Google
8 4 (1.31%) McAfee
8 4 (1.31%) Meraki
8 4 (1.31%) NetApp
8 4 (1.31%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.98%) BeyondTrust
9 3 (0.98%) FireEye
9 3 (0.98%) Forcepoint
9 3 (0.98%) LogRhythm
9 3 (0.98%) Tripwire
10 2 (0.66%) ServiceNow