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 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 279 310
Rank change year-on-year -13 +31  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 127 149 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.62% 0.70% 0.54%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.28% 6.36% 4.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 103 92
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.10% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £358 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £49.90 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.81% +24.75%  

ISO/IEC 27001 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 2406 2344 2663
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 11.76% 10.96% 11.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1705 1669 1930
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 24 30
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +88.88% +4.65%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.30 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.70 £101.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -10.71% +13.13%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 25 June 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
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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +5 32 £450 -3.74% 3
Harrow +8 2 - -
Canary Wharf +5 2 - -
Bromley - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £600 -
Northwood - 1 £650 -
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 130 (54.17%) Information Security
2 84 (35.00%) CISSP
3 71 (29.58%) Cybersecurity
4 67 (27.92%) PCI DSS
5 62 (25.83%) CISM
6 58 (24.17%) ITIL
7 51 (21.25%) Windows
7 51 (21.25%) Risk Management
8 49 (20.42%) Finance
9 44 (18.33%) Management Information System
9 44 (18.33%) Firewall
10 43 (17.92%) Data Protection
11 37 (15.42%) Microsoft
12 35 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (13.75%) Degree
14 32 (13.33%) Active Directory
15 31 (12.92%) Security Architecture
16 30 (12.50%) SIEM
16 30 (12.50%) Information Assurance
17 29 (12.08%) Cisco
18 28 (11.67%) Security Management
18 28 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
19 27 (11.25%) GDPR
20 26 (10.83%) ISMS
21 25 (10.42%) Information Security Management
21 25 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
21 25 (10.42%) Security Cleared
21 25 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
21 25 (10.42%) Windows Server
22 24 (10.00%) Network Security

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 8 (3.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (1.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.42%) Apache
3 1 (0.42%) Confluence
Applications
1 22 (9.17%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.67%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.67%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (6.67%) SaaS
4 12 (5.00%) Office 365
5 11 (4.58%) Mimecast
6 10 (4.17%) IaaS
7 7 (2.92%) PaaS
8 2 (0.83%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (18.33%) Firewall
2 24 (10.00%) Network Security
3 12 (5.00%) DNS
4 9 (3.75%) VPN
5 7 (2.92%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (2.92%) Intrusion Detection
5 7 (2.92%) IPsec
5 7 (2.92%) SAN
5 7 (2.92%) WAN
5 7 (2.92%) Wireless
6 6 (2.50%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.08%) DHCP
7 5 (2.08%) HTTP
7 5 (2.08%) TACACS
8 4 (1.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 4 (1.67%) IP Telephony
8 4 (1.67%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.67%) NetScaler
8 4 (1.67%) VoIP
9 3 (1.25%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (5.42%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (1.25%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.42%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (2.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.25%) JIRA
2 3 (1.25%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.42%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.42%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 49 (20.42%) Finance
2 18 (7.50%) Banking
3 16 (6.67%) Legal
4 12 (5.00%) Retail
5 9 (3.75%) Law
6 5 (2.08%) Telecoms
7 4 (1.67%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.25%) Marketing
9 2 (0.83%) Electronics
9 2 (0.83%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.42%) Billing
10 1 (0.42%) Games
10 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.42%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (25.83%) Analyst
2 48 (20.00%) Security Analyst
3 44 (18.33%) Consultant
4 30 (12.50%) Architect
5 26 (10.83%) Security Consultant
6 20 (8.33%) Security Architect
7 18 (7.50%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 18 (7.50%) Security Manager
8 17 (7.08%) IT Analyst
9 15 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
10 14 (5.83%) Administrator
11 12 (5.00%) Information Analyst
11 12 (5.00%) Information Security Analyst
11 12 (5.00%) Information Security Consultant
11 12 (5.00%) Project Manager
12 10 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
13 9 (3.75%) Business Analyst
13 9 (3.75%) Information Manager
14 8 (3.33%) Information Security Manager
14 8 (3.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.75%) .NET
2 6 (2.50%) .NET Framework
2 6 (2.50%) CSS
2 6 (2.50%) HTML
2 6 (2.50%) Web Services
3 5 (2.08%) OpenID
3 5 (2.08%) SailPoint
4 4 (1.67%) Ajax
4 4 (1.67%) jQuery
4 4 (1.67%) OAuth
4 4 (1.67%) SAML
5 2 (0.83%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.42%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (0.42%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.33%) Management Information System
2 15 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.83%) Data Protection Act
4 12 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
5 11 (4.58%) CESG
5 11 (4.58%) Data Centre
6 7 (2.92%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.50%) PKI
8 5 (2.08%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.67%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.25%) BYOD
10 3 (1.25%) CESG CLAS
10 3 (1.25%) NHS
11 2 (0.83%) Clustering
11 2 (0.83%) CMDB
11 2 (0.83%) Fintech
11 2 (0.83%) Hedge funds
11 2 (0.83%) HP Storage
11 2 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 51 (21.25%) Windows
2 25 (10.42%) Windows Server
3 17 (7.08%) Linux
4 15 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (5.83%) Windows 7
6 13 (5.42%) Unix
6 13 (5.42%) Windows 10
7 10 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.67%) CentOS
9 3 (1.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.42%) Android
10 1 (0.42%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (54.17%) Information Security
2 71 (29.58%) Cybersecurity
3 58 (24.17%) ITIL
4 51 (21.25%) Risk Management
5 43 (17.92%) Data Protection
6 35 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (12.92%) Security Architecture
8 30 (12.50%) Information Assurance
8 30 (12.50%) SIEM
9 28 (11.67%) Security Management
10 26 (10.83%) ISMS
11 25 (10.42%) Information Security Management
11 25 (10.42%) Penetration Testing
12 22 (9.17%) Project Management
13 21 (8.75%) Business Analysis
13 21 (8.75%) Change Management
14 19 (7.92%) Vulnerability Management
15 18 (7.50%) Incident Management
16 17 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
16 17 (7.08%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.92%) C#
1 7 (2.92%) SQL
2 6 (2.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (2.50%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.50%) Python
3 4 (1.67%) Java
4 3 (1.25%) Perl
5 2 (0.83%) C
5 2 (0.83%) Ruby
6 1 (0.42%) C++
6 1 (0.42%) Scala
6 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 84 (35.00%) CISSP
2 62 (25.83%) CISM
3 33 (13.75%) Degree
4 25 (10.42%) Security Cleared
5 24 (10.00%) CISA
5 24 (10.00%) SSCP
6 22 (9.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (7.92%) SC Cleared
8 17 (7.08%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (7.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 16 (6.67%) CEH
10 14 (5.83%) CESG Certified Professional
11 12 (5.00%) CCNP
11 12 (5.00%) SANS
12 10 (4.17%) CCSP
13 9 (3.75%) CLAS
13 9 (3.75%) MCSE
14 8 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
15 7 (2.92%) ISACA
15 7 (2.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (27.92%) PCI DSS
2 27 (11.25%) GDPR
3 23 (9.58%) COBIT
3 23 (9.58%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 15 (6.25%) SLA
5 13 (5.42%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 12 (5.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (4.58%) RMADS
8 9 (3.75%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (2.50%) GPG13
9 6 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 4 (1.67%) ISO 9001
10 4 (1.67%) NIST 800
10 4 (1.67%) PMO
10 4 (1.67%) QA
11 3 (1.25%) ISO 22301
12 2 (0.83%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (0.83%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.42%) BS25999
System Software
1 32 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.33%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.83%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.42%) Docker
6 1 (0.42%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.42%) Snort
6 1 (0.42%) vCloud
6 1 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.42%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (5.83%) SCOM
2 9 (3.75%) SCCM
3 3 (1.25%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.83%) Ansible
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (0.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.83%) Nessus
4 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.83%) Puppet
4 2 (0.83%) Terraform
5 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.42%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (15.42%) Microsoft
2 29 (12.08%) Cisco
3 24 (10.00%) Splunk
4 22 (9.17%) HP
5 19 (7.92%) VMware
6 17 (7.08%) CheckPoint
7 15 (6.25%) Palo Alto
8 14 (5.83%) ArcSight
8 14 (5.83%) Juniper
9 13 (5.42%) Qualys
10 11 (4.58%) F5
10 11 (4.58%) Tufin
11 10 (4.17%) FireEye
11 10 (4.17%) McAfee
11 10 (4.17%) Sophos
12 8 (3.33%) SolarWinds
12 8 (3.33%) Symantec
13 7 (2.92%) Citrix
13 7 (2.92%) Oracle
13 7 (2.92%) Red Hat
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