Period
to 17 April 2021

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 17 April 2021 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
17 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 277 279 346
Rank change year-on-year +2 +67 -11
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 173 181 287
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.79% 0.76% 0.68%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.22% 7.66% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 121 202
10th Percentile £350 £363 £400
25th Percentile £420 £414 £488
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £575
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% +15.00%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £700
90th Percentile £675 £738 £825
England median daily rate £505 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +1.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 2,395 2,364 4,407
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.89% 9.92% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,623 1,695 3,002
10th Percentile £313 £300 £306
25th Percentile £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £495 £500
Median % change year-on-year +1.01% -1.00% -
75th Percentile £600 £588 £597
90th Percentile £675 £663 £675
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 44 58
10th Percentile £14.00 £15.95 £12.50
25th Percentile £14.19 £18.65 £15.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £25.68 £21.50
Median % change year-on-year -22.12% +19.44% +1.18%
75th Percentile £25.31 £38.41 £30.19
90th Percentile £33.38 £49.68 £43.75
England median hourly rate £20.90 £22.55 £20.25
% change year-on-year -7.30% +11.36% -4.09%

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 17 April 2021.

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 17 April 2021. 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 +45 29 £550 +28.81% 15
West London +23 2 £463 -13.95% 9
East London +22 1 - - 8
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2021, 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 85 (49.13%) Information Security
2 71 (41.04%) Cybersecurity
3 67 (38.73%) NIST
4 59 (34.10%) Risk Management
5 53 (30.64%) CISSP
6 42 (24.28%) Finance
7 36 (20.81%) GDPR
8 35 (20.23%) Microsoft
9 34 (19.65%) ITIL
9 34 (19.65%) CISM
10 31 (17.92%) Azure
11 28 (16.18%) Windows
12 27 (15.61%) Firewall
13 25 (14.45%) Risk Assessment
13 25 (14.45%) Active Directory
13 25 (14.45%) PCI DSS
13 25 (14.45%) Security Cleared
14 23 (13.29%) COBIT
15 21 (12.14%) SIEM
16 20 (11.56%) Banking
16 20 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
17 19 (10.98%) Degree
17 19 (10.98%) Information Assurance
17 19 (10.98%) Security Architecture
18 18 (10.40%) CRISC
18 18 (10.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
18 18 (10.40%) GRC
18 18 (10.40%) Security Management
19 17 (9.83%) 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 (2.31%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (17.92%) Azure
2 16 (9.25%) Microsoft 365
3 15 (8.67%) GCP
3 15 (8.67%) SaaS
4 13 (7.51%) AWS
5 10 (5.78%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (5.20%) IaaS
7 7 (4.05%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (3.47%) PaaS
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.58%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.58%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.58%) Serverless
9 1 (0.58%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.61%) Firewall
2 9 (5.20%) NAS
3 6 (3.47%) LAN
3 6 (3.47%) SAN
3 6 (3.47%) WAN
4 5 (2.89%) Internet
5 4 (2.31%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (2.31%) Network Security
6 3 (1.73%) DHCP
6 3 (1.73%) DNS
7 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.58%) Intranet
7 1 (0.58%) IPsec
7 1 (0.58%) MPLS
7 1 (0.58%) SMTP
7 1 (0.58%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.58%) VPN
7 1 (0.58%) Wireless
7 1 (0.58%) WLAN
7 1 (0.58%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.73%) Data Vault
2 2 (1.16%) Qlik Sense
2 2 (1.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) Oracle Forms
General
1 42 (24.28%) Finance
2 20 (11.56%) Banking
3 14 (8.09%) Legal
4 8 (4.62%) Public Sector
5 7 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.47%) Financial Institution
6 6 (3.47%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.47%) Law
6 6 (3.47%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.89%) Marketing
8 3 (1.73%) Back Office
8 3 (1.73%) Billing
8 3 (1.73%) International Banking
8 3 (1.73%) Retail
9 2 (1.16%) Advertising
9 2 (1.16%) Local Government
10 1 (0.58%) Electronics
10 1 (0.58%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.58%) Police
Job Titles
1 51 (29.48%) Consultant
2 32 (18.50%) Security Consultant
3 27 (15.61%) Architect
4 22 (12.72%) Security Architect
5 17 (9.83%) Security Manager
6 14 (8.09%) Information Security Consultant
7 12 (6.94%) Risk Consultant
8 11 (6.36%) IT Consultant
9 9 (5.20%) Administrator
9 9 (5.20%) Analyst
9 9 (5.20%) Security Engineer
10 8 (4.62%) Coordinator
10 8 (4.62%) IT Manager
10 8 (4.62%) Security Analyst
10 8 (4.62%) Security Assurance Coordinator
10 8 (4.62%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.05%) Cybersecurity Consultant
11 7 (4.05%) IT Security Consultant
11 7 (4.05%) Project Manager
11 7 (4.05%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.16%) SAML
2 1 (0.58%) .NET
2 1 (0.58%) DOM
2 1 (0.58%) Jest
2 1 (0.58%) Middleware
2 1 (0.58%) React
2 1 (0.58%) REST
2 1 (0.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.83%) Analytical Skills
1 17 (9.83%) CESG
2 11 (6.36%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.62%) CESG CLAS
4 7 (4.05%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.89%) AS400
5 5 (2.89%) Cyberattack
5 5 (2.89%) Internet of Things
5 5 (2.89%) PKI
6 4 (2.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.31%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.73%) Analytical Mindset
7 3 (1.73%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.73%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.73%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.73%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.16%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.58%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.18%) Windows
2 15 (8.67%) Linux
3 11 (6.36%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.89%) Solaris
4 5 (2.89%) Unix
4 5 (2.89%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) HPUX
5 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (49.13%) Information Security
2 71 (41.04%) Cybersecurity
3 59 (34.10%) Risk Management
4 34 (19.65%) ITIL
5 25 (14.45%) Risk Assessment
6 21 (12.14%) SIEM
7 20 (11.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 19 (10.98%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (10.98%) Information Assurance
8 19 (10.98%) Security Architecture
9 18 (10.40%) Security Management
10 17 (9.83%) ISMS
11 16 (9.25%) PRINCE2
12 15 (8.67%) Data Protection
12 15 (8.67%) Release Management
13 14 (8.09%) Enterprise Architecture
13 14 (8.09%) Project Delivery
13 14 (8.09%) TOGAF
14 13 (7.51%) Migration
14 13 (7.51%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.73%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.16%) Python
3 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.58%) SQL
3 1 (0.58%) TypeScript
3 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 53 (30.64%) CISSP
2 34 (19.65%) CISM
3 25 (14.45%) Security Cleared
4 19 (10.98%) Degree
5 18 (10.40%) CRISC
6 17 (9.83%) CISA
7 16 (9.25%) CESG Certified Professional
8 15 (8.67%) FFIEC
9 13 (7.51%) SC Cleared
10 12 (6.94%) DV Cleared
10 12 (6.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (4.62%) CLAS
12 7 (4.05%) ISACA
13 5 (2.89%) GIAC
13 5 (2.89%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (2.89%) MCSA
13 5 (2.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (2.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 4 (2.31%) CEH
14 4 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (38.73%) NIST
2 36 (20.81%) GDPR
3 25 (14.45%) PCI DSS
4 23 (13.29%) COBIT
5 18 (10.40%) GRC
5 18 (10.40%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 17 (9.83%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 16 (9.25%) NIST 800
8 15 (8.67%) Cyber Essentials
9 13 (7.51%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 12 (6.94%) NCSC
10 12 (6.94%) RMADS
11 9 (5.20%) JSP 440
11 9 (5.20%) SLA
12 7 (4.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 6 (3.47%) HIPAA
14 3 (1.73%) Data Quality
14 3 (1.73%) ISO 22301
14 3 (1.73%) QA
14 3 (1.73%) SOC 2
System Software
1 25 (14.45%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.73%) Docker
3 3 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (4.05%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.73%) RSA Archer
3 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (1.16%) SCCM
3 2 (1.16%) SCOM
4 1 (0.58%) CASB
4 1 (0.58%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.58%) Istio
4 1 (0.58%) Nessus
4 1 (0.58%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.58%) PingFederate
4 1 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.58%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (20.23%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.94%) Google
3 11 (6.36%) CheckPoint
3 11 (6.36%) VMware
4 10 (5.78%) Cisco
5 6 (3.47%) Oracle
6 5 (2.89%) F5
6 5 (2.89%) SAP
7 4 (2.31%) Forcepoint
7 4 (2.31%) Fortinet
7 4 (2.31%) Juniper
7 4 (2.31%) NetScout
7 4 (2.31%) Qualys
7 4 (2.31%) Radware
8 3 (1.73%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.73%) BeyondTrust
8 3 (1.73%) FireEye
8 3 (1.73%) LogRhythm
8 3 (1.73%) McAfee
8 3 (1.73%) Tripwire