Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 267 318 385
Rank change year-on-year +51 +67 -59
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 133 204 253
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.67% 0.57%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.43% 7.04% 5.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 157 168
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £325 £363 £359
90th Percentile £725 £768 £825
England median daily rate £500 £500 £505
% change year-on-year - -0.99% +6.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.96 £17.16 £72.50
% change year-on-year +57.11% -76.33% +45.00%

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 1,790 2,898 4,586
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 10.06% 9.55% 10.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,222 2,034 3,156
Median daily rate £500 £495 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.01% +2.59% -1.03%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £284
90th Percentile £658 £663 £668
England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 46 63
Median hourly rate £22.00 £18.70 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -4.10% +4.28%
10th Percentile £16.80 £12.00 £10.55
90th Percentile £51.06 £46.84 £47.00
Median hourly rate £21.05 £20.21 £20.08
% change year-on-year +4.18% +0.65% +0.38%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +100 23 £550 +10.00% 15
East London +32 4 £750 +3.45% 9
West London +40 2 £513 - 4
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 69 (51.88%) Information Security
2 60 (45.11%) Cybersecurity
3 56 (42.11%) NIST
4 49 (36.84%) Risk Management
5 44 (33.08%) CISSP
6 34 (25.56%) Security Cleared
7 32 (24.06%) CISM
8 29 (21.80%) Microsoft
9 26 (19.55%) Finance
9 26 (19.55%) Azure
10 24 (18.05%) PCI DSS
10 24 (18.05%) SC Cleared
11 23 (17.29%) SIEM
12 20 (15.04%) NCSC
13 19 (14.29%) Data Protection
13 19 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
13 19 (14.29%) ITIL
14 18 (13.53%) AWS
15 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (12.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 16 (12.03%) Vulnerability Management
16 16 (12.03%) Active Directory
16 16 (12.03%) Firewall
17 15 (11.28%) Security Management
17 15 (11.28%) PRINCE2
17 15 (11.28%) Windows
17 15 (11.28%) COBIT
17 15 (11.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 15 (11.28%) CESG Certified Professional
18 14 (10.53%) Security Operations

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 7 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.76%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.01%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (0.75%) Apache
4 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.75%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) nginx
4 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (3.01%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) ReMetrica
1 1 (0.75%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.55%) Azure
2 18 (13.53%) AWS
3 10 (7.52%) SaaS
4 8 (6.02%) Office 365
5 7 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (5.26%) Amazon S3
6 5 (3.76%) GCP
6 5 (3.76%) PaaS
7 4 (3.01%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (3.01%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.01%) IaaS
8 2 (1.50%) Amazon EKS
9 1 (0.75%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.75%) Serverless
9 1 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (12.03%) Firewall
2 8 (6.02%) Network Security
3 7 (5.26%) WAN
4 6 (4.51%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (3.76%) LAN
6 4 (3.01%) Internet
7 2 (1.50%) HTTP
7 2 (1.50%) Intranet
7 2 (1.50%) SSL
7 2 (1.50%) VPN
8 1 (0.75%) DNS
8 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.75%) IPsec
8 1 (0.75%) MPLS
8 1 (0.75%) SAN
8 1 (0.75%) SMTP
8 1 (0.75%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Hudson
2 2 (1.50%) Artifactory
2 2 (1.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.50%) GitLab
2 2 (1.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 26 (19.55%) Finance
2 10 (7.52%) Public Sector
3 8 (6.02%) Banking
3 8 (6.02%) Legal
4 6 (4.51%) Manufacturing
5 5 (3.76%) Retail
5 5 (3.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.26%) Electronics
6 3 (2.26%) Local Government
6 3 (2.26%) Marketing
7 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.50%) International Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.75%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.75%) Law
8 1 (0.75%) Police
8 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (30.08%) Consultant
2 27 (20.30%) Security Consultant
3 18 (13.53%) Security Manager
4 15 (11.28%) Architect
5 12 (9.02%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 10 (7.52%) IT Manager
6 10 (7.52%) Security Architect
7 9 (6.77%) Administrator
7 9 (6.77%) Information Security Consultant
7 9 (6.77%) Security Engineer
8 8 (6.02%) IT Security Manager
8 8 (6.02%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.26%) Analyst
9 7 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
10 6 (4.51%) Coordinator
10 6 (4.51%) IT Consultant
10 6 (4.51%) Operations Engineer
10 6 (4.51%) Security Project Manager
11 5 (3.76%) Enterprise Architect
11 5 (3.76%) Enterprise Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (1.50%) Kafka
1 2 (1.50%) ModSecurity
1 2 (1.50%) SAML
1 2 (1.50%) Web Services
2 1 (0.75%) .NET
2 1 (0.75%) DOM
2 1 (0.75%) Jest
2 1 (0.75%) JSON
2 1 (0.75%) Middleware
2 1 (0.75%) OAuth
2 1 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.75%) React
2 1 (0.75%) REST
2 1 (0.75%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.53%) CESG
2 12 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.02%) Cyberthreat
3 10 (7.52%) Management Information System
4 8 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (5.26%) Public Cloud
6 5 (3.76%) CESG CLAS
6 5 (3.76%) Cyberattack
6 5 (3.76%) Virtual Team
7 4 (3.01%) Blackberry
7 4 (3.01%) PKI
8 3 (2.26%) AS400
8 3 (2.26%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.26%) Internet of Things
8 3 (2.26%) User Experience
9 2 (1.50%) Cyber Defence
9 2 (1.50%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Cloud
9 2 (1.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.28%) Windows
2 9 (6.77%) Linux
3 4 (3.01%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.26%) Solaris
5 2 (1.50%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.75%) HPUX
6 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (51.88%) Information Security
2 60 (45.11%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (36.84%) Risk Management
4 23 (17.29%) SIEM
5 19 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 19 (14.29%) ITIL
5 19 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 17 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (12.03%) Vulnerability Management
8 15 (11.28%) PRINCE2
8 15 (11.28%) Security Management
9 14 (10.53%) Security Operations
9 14 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (9.77%) Information Assurance
11 12 (9.02%) Data Security
11 12 (9.02%) Identity Access Management
11 12 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (8.27%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 11 (8.27%) Threat Intelligence
13 10 (7.52%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.01%) Python
2 2 (1.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.50%) Perl
2 2 (1.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.50%) SQL
3 1 (0.75%) C
3 1 (0.75%) Java
3 1 (0.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.75%) Ruby
3 1 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 44 (33.08%) CISSP
2 34 (25.56%) Security Cleared
3 32 (24.06%) CISM
4 24 (18.05%) SC Cleared
5 15 (11.28%) CESG Certified Professional
6 11 (8.27%) Degree
7 10 (7.52%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (7.52%) CRISC
7 10 (7.52%) DV Cleared
7 10 (7.52%) FFIEC
8 8 (6.02%) CISA
8 8 (6.02%) GIAC
8 8 (6.02%) SANS
9 7 (5.26%) GCIH
9 7 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 6 (4.51%) CCNA
10 6 (4.51%) CCNP
10 6 (4.51%) GCIA
10 6 (4.51%) GSEC
10 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (42.11%) NIST
2 24 (18.05%) PCI DSS
3 20 (15.04%) NCSC
4 17 (12.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 15 (11.28%) COBIT
5 15 (11.28%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 13 (9.77%) GDPR
7 12 (9.02%) Cyber Essentials
8 10 (7.52%) RMADS
9 9 (6.77%) NIST 800
10 6 (4.51%) JSP 440
11 5 (3.76%) HIPAA
11 5 (3.76%) SLA
12 4 (3.01%) ISO/IEC 20000
13 3 (2.26%) ISO 22301
13 3 (2.26%) ISO 9001
13 3 (2.26%) QA
14 1 (0.75%) FedRAMP
14 1 (0.75%) FISMA
14 1 (0.75%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 16 (12.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.76%) Docker
3 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.01%) SCOM
3 3 (2.26%) Ansible
4 2 (1.50%) Consul
4 2 (1.50%) Grafana
4 2 (1.50%) Istio
4 2 (1.50%) Kibana
4 2 (1.50%) logstash
4 2 (1.50%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.50%) Rancher
4 2 (1.50%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (1.50%) Terraform
5 1 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.75%) Puppet
5 1 (0.75%) RSA Archer
5 1 (0.75%) SCCM
5 1 (0.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 29 (21.80%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.02%) Google
3 7 (5.26%) Cisco
3 7 (5.26%) SAP
4 5 (3.76%) HP
4 5 (3.76%) Oracle
5 4 (3.01%) BeyondTrust
5 4 (3.01%) LogRhythm
5 4 (3.01%) Qualys
6 3 (2.26%) CheckPoint
6 3 (2.26%) Citrix
6 3 (2.26%) FireEye
6 3 (2.26%) Forcepoint
6 3 (2.26%) McAfee
6 3 (2.26%) Splunk
6 3 (2.26%) Tripwire
6 3 (2.26%) VMware
7 2 (1.50%) Infor
8 1 (0.75%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.75%) Remedy