Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 323 366 353
Rank change year-on-year +43 -13 +21
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 356 263 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.76% 0.58% 0.62%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.80% 5.15% 5.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 254 182 213
London median daily rate £500 £469 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +2.43%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £342
90th Percentile £675 £629 £600
England median daily rate £475 £450 £451
% change year-on-year +5.56% -0.22% +0.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 2
London median hourly rate £55.00 - £43.25
10th Percentile £30.50 - £41.88
90th Percentile £57.50 - £45.03
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% +16.05% -10.00%

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 6141 5107 5503
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.03% 11.30% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4400 3581 3827
London median daily rate £480 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.78% +2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £260
90th Percentile £675 £645 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 67 66
London median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £21.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -7.39% +13.66%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.40 £13.50
90th Percentile £56.00 £58.63 £70.63
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £22.00
% change year-on-year -11.11% +2.27% +12.82%

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 23 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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 +30 68 £475 - 25
East London -3 10 £550 +4.76% 1
West London -4 10 £600 +43.28% 5
South London -46 7 £450 -9.55%
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 202 (56.74%) Information Security
2 116 (32.58%) PCI DSS
3 112 (31.46%) Cybersecurity
4 103 (28.93%) GDPR
5 100 (28.09%) Finance
6 95 (26.69%) CISSP
7 77 (21.63%) Data Protection
8 75 (21.07%) CISM
9 71 (19.94%) SIEM
10 70 (19.66%) Firewall
11 68 (19.10%) Windows
12 67 (18.82%) ITIL
13 55 (15.45%) Management Information System
14 50 (14.04%) Vulnerability Management
14 50 (14.04%) Security Operations
15 48 (13.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 48 (13.48%) Risk Management
16 47 (13.20%) Linux
17 45 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
18 43 (12.08%) Penetration Testing
19 42 (11.80%) Cisco
20 41 (11.52%) Amazon AWS
21 36 (10.11%) Intrusion Detection
22 35 (9.83%) Microsoft
22 35 (9.83%) Degree
22 35 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
23 33 (9.27%) Project Management
23 33 (9.27%) CISA
24 32 (8.99%) Security Architecture
24 32 (8.99%) Incident Management

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 9 (2.53%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.69%) IIS
3 5 (1.40%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.56%) Confluence
4 2 (0.56%) nginx
4 2 (0.56%) OpenStack
4 2 (0.56%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.28%) CMS
5 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (4.49%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.09%) Microsoft Project
3 10 (2.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (2.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.28%) assyst
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.28%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 41 (11.52%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (9.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (4.78%) SaaS
4 16 (4.49%) IaaS
5 14 (3.93%) Office 365
6 8 (2.25%) Mimecast
6 8 (2.25%) PaaS
7 3 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) Heroku
8 1 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 70 (19.66%) Firewall
2 36 (10.11%) Intrusion Detection
3 21 (5.90%) SAN
4 19 (5.34%) Network Security
5 15 (4.21%) TCP/IP
6 14 (3.93%) LAN
6 14 (3.93%) WAN
7 13 (3.65%) NAS
8 11 (3.09%) Internet
9 10 (2.81%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (2.25%) DNS
10 8 (2.25%) VPN
11 6 (1.69%) Intranet
11 6 (1.69%) SSL
12 5 (1.40%) LTE
12 5 (1.40%) TETRA
13 4 (1.12%) DHCP
13 4 (1.12%) IP Telephony
13 4 (1.12%) IPsec
13 4 (1.12%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.93%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (1.97%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.56%) QlikView
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.28%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.28%) EDMS
6 1 (0.28%) Geospatial Data
6 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.28%) MySQL
6 1 (0.28%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (1.97%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.40%) Metasploit
3 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 3 (0.84%) JIRA
4 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) git-flow
4 1 (0.28%) Gradle
4 1 (0.28%) Mocha
4 1 (0.28%) Selenium
4 1 (0.28%) Travis CI
4 1 (0.28%) Vagrant
General
1 100 (28.09%) Finance
2 25 (7.02%) Banking
3 22 (6.18%) Retail
4 13 (3.65%) Law
4 13 (3.65%) Legal
5 9 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.25%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.69%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.40%) Marketing
9 4 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.84%) Advertising
10 3 (0.84%) Automotive
11 2 (0.56%) Electronics
11 2 (0.56%) Games
11 2 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 93 (26.12%) Analyst
2 71 (19.94%) Security Analyst
3 48 (13.48%) Consultant
4 45 (12.64%) Architect
5 39 (10.96%) Security Manager
6 36 (10.11%) Information Analyst
6 36 (10.11%) Information Security Analyst
7 33 (9.27%) Security Architect
8 32 (8.99%) Security Consultant
9 28 (7.87%) Security Specialist
10 26 (7.30%) Project Manager
11 23 (6.46%) Business Analyst
12 22 (6.18%) Information Security Manager
13 17 (4.78%) Information Manager
14 16 (4.49%) Security Project Manager
15 15 (4.21%) Data Analyst
15 15 (4.21%) IT Analyst
16 13 (3.65%) Cybersecurity Analyst
17 12 (3.37%) Cloud Architect
17 12 (3.37%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.09%) Web Services
2 8 (2.25%) .NET
2 8 (2.25%) CSS
2 8 (2.25%) HTML
3 7 (1.97%) .NET Framework
4 4 (1.12%) Ajax
4 4 (1.12%) jQuery
4 4 (1.12%) REST
5 3 (0.84%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.84%) SAML
6 2 (0.56%) Kafka
6 2 (0.56%) Node.js
6 2 (0.56%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.28%) COM
7 1 (0.28%) JSON
7 1 (0.28%) Memcached
7 1 (0.28%) Middleware
7 1 (0.28%) Redux
7 1 (0.28%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.28%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.45%) Management Information System
2 30 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.74%) Data Centre
4 21 (5.90%) Data Protection Act
5 20 (5.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 16 (4.49%) Cyberthreat
7 13 (3.65%) CESG
8 9 (2.53%) Computer Science
8 9 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (2.53%) NHS
8 9 (2.53%) PKI
8 9 (2.53%) Public Cloud
9 8 (2.25%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.97%) Virtual Team
11 5 (1.40%) Security Operations Centre
12 3 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
12 3 (0.84%) Freedom of Information
12 3 (0.84%) Reinsurance
13 2 (0.56%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 68 (19.10%) Windows
2 47 (13.20%) Linux
3 21 (5.90%) Windows Server
4 19 (5.34%) Unix
5 9 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (1.40%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.12%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.12%) CentOS
8 4 (1.12%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.84%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.56%) Android
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.28%) Solaris
11 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (56.74%) Information Security
2 112 (31.46%) Cybersecurity
3 77 (21.63%) Data Protection
4 71 (19.94%) SIEM
5 67 (18.82%) ITIL
6 50 (14.04%) Security Operations
6 50 (14.04%) Vulnerability Management
7 48 (13.48%) Risk Management
8 45 (12.64%) Agile Software Development
9 43 (12.08%) Penetration Testing
10 33 (9.27%) Project Management
11 32 (8.99%) Incident Management
11 32 (8.99%) Security Architecture
12 31 (8.71%) Change Management
13 30 (8.43%) Identity Access Management
14 29 (8.15%) Risk Assessment
15 28 (7.87%) Security Management
16 26 (7.30%) Information Assurance
17 25 (7.02%) Business Analysis
17 25 (7.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 13 (3.65%) Python
2 10 (2.81%) PowerShell
3 8 (2.25%) JavaScript
4 7 (1.97%) C#
4 7 (1.97%) SQL
5 6 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 6 (1.69%) Ruby
6 3 (0.84%) Java
7 2 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.28%) ES6
8 1 (0.28%) Perl
8 1 (0.28%) PHP
8 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (26.69%) CISSP
2 75 (21.07%) CISM
3 35 (9.83%) Degree
4 33 (9.27%) CISA
5 25 (7.02%) SANS
6 23 (6.46%) Security Cleared
7 21 (5.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (4.21%) CEH
8 15 (4.21%) SC Cleared
8 15 (4.21%) SSCP
9 13 (3.65%) CRISC
9 13 (3.65%) GIAC
10 12 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (3.09%) GCIA
11 11 (3.09%) GCIH
12 10 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (2.53%) MCSE
14 8 (2.25%) ISACA
14 8 (2.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
15 7 (1.97%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (32.58%) PCI DSS
2 103 (28.93%) GDPR
3 48 (13.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 27 (7.58%) COBIT
5 16 (4.49%) NIST 800
6 15 (4.21%) Cyber Essentials
7 14 (3.93%) RMADS
8 11 (3.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (3.09%) SLA
9 8 (2.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (1.69%) ISO 9001
11 5 (1.40%) HMG Infosec
11 5 (1.40%) PA-DSS
12 4 (1.12%) SAS 70
13 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 3 (0.84%) PMO
13 3 (0.84%) SSAE 16
14 2 (0.56%) GPG13
14 2 (0.56%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 21 (5.90%) Active Directory
2 14 (3.93%) Virtual Machines
2 14 (3.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.25%) vSphere
4 4 (1.12%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.84%) Docker
5 3 (0.84%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (5.06%) Nessus
2 15 (4.21%) SCOM
3 11 (3.09%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (2.81%) SCCM
5 8 (2.25%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 7 (1.97%) Ansible
7 5 (1.40%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (1.40%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (1.40%) OSSEC
7 5 (1.40%) Packer
7 5 (1.40%) Terraform
8 3 (0.84%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
8 3 (0.84%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.84%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.28%) Capistrano
9 1 (0.28%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.28%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (11.80%) Cisco
2 35 (9.83%) Microsoft
3 24 (6.74%) McAfee
4 21 (5.90%) Splunk
5 19 (5.34%) CheckPoint
6 16 (4.49%) FireEye
7 15 (4.21%) HP
7 15 (4.21%) VMware
8 14 (3.93%) Qualys
9 12 (3.37%) Sophos
10 11 (3.09%) ArcSight
10 11 (3.09%) Blue Coat
10 11 (3.09%) Symantec
11 10 (2.81%) Dell
12 9 (2.53%) Red Hat
12 9 (2.53%) SolarWinds
13 8 (2.25%) AlienVault
13 8 (2.25%) LogRhythm
14 7 (1.97%) Palo Alto
15 6 (1.69%) Juniper