Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 306 231 361
Rank change year-on-year -75 +130 +23
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 264 127 226
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.78% 0.95% 0.58%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.43% 8.53% 5.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 81 179
10th Percentile £413 £315 £363
25th Percentile £500 £413 £466
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £575 £525 £575
Median % change year-on-year +9.52% -8.70% +13.02%
75th Percentile £655 £594 £675
90th Percentile £750 £725 £775
England median daily rate £550 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +10.00% -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 4,104 1,488 4,062
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.14% 11.10% 10.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,848 979 2,804
10th Percentile £326 £300 £300
25th Percentile £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £500 £499
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +0.25% +5.00%
75th Percentile £638 £588 £575
90th Percentile £713 £652 £663
England median daily rate £500 £473 £450
% change year-on-year +5.82% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 17 57
10th Percentile £14.13 £15.32 £12.00
25th Percentile £18.16 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate £25.75 £21.00 £17.66
Median % change year-on-year +22.62% +18.91% -19.73%
75th Percentile £32.63 £48.00 £24.00
90th Percentile £48.26 £54.65 £35.75
England median hourly rate £20.89 £22.66 £21.05
% change year-on-year -7.81% +7.67% +5.23%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 -43 42 £550 +10.00% 40
West London -13 6 £590 +177.65% 16
South London - 6 £750 - 6
North London - 1 £405 - 2
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 128 (48.48%) Information Security
2 126 (47.73%) Cybersecurity
3 110 (41.67%) NIST
4 96 (36.36%) Finance
5 94 (35.61%) Risk Management
6 86 (32.58%) CISSP
6 86 (32.58%) Azure
7 76 (28.79%) GDPR
8 54 (20.45%) CISM
9 50 (18.94%) Active Directory
10 48 (18.18%) Security Architecture
10 48 (18.18%) Social Skills
11 47 (17.80%) Firewall
12 46 (17.42%) Microsoft
13 43 (16.29%) Windows
14 42 (15.91%) AWS
15 41 (15.53%) Microsoft 365
16 37 (14.02%) VMware
17 36 (13.64%) ITIL
18 35 (13.26%) PCI DSS
19 34 (12.88%) Risk Assessment
20 33 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
20 33 (12.50%) CRISC
21 32 (12.12%) SaaS
22 31 (11.74%) SIEM
23 30 (11.36%) Data Protection
23 30 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
23 30 (11.36%) Migration
23 30 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
24 29 (10.98%) Degree

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 3 (1.14%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.76%) Apache
2 2 (0.76%) Apache Pig
2 2 (0.76%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.38%) Confluence
3 1 (0.38%) IIS
3 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (2.65%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Cloudability
Cloud Services
1 86 (32.58%) Azure
2 42 (15.91%) AWS
3 41 (15.53%) Microsoft 365
4 32 (12.12%) SaaS
5 25 (9.47%) IaaS
6 23 (8.71%) GCP
7 12 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
8 11 (4.17%) PaaS
9 6 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (1.89%) Azure Sentinel
10 5 (1.89%) Serverless
11 4 (1.52%) AWS Lambda
12 3 (1.14%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.76%) Amazon Cognito
13 2 (0.76%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.76%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.76%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (0.76%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.76%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 47 (17.80%) Firewall
2 20 (7.58%) DNS
3 19 (7.20%) DHCP
4 13 (4.92%) VPN
5 12 (4.55%) Network Security
6 11 (4.17%) SAN
7 9 (3.41%) Intranet
7 9 (3.41%) NAS
8 8 (3.03%) Internet
9 5 (1.89%) DMZ
9 5 (1.89%) WAN
9 5 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (1.52%) LAN
10 4 (1.52%) VoIP
11 3 (1.14%) DMARC
11 3 (1.14%) IPsec
11 3 (1.14%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (1.14%) Wireless
11 3 (1.14%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.76%) Amazon Athena
2 2 (0.76%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (0.76%) Apache Hive
2 2 (0.76%) Big Data
2 2 (0.76%) Data Lake
2 2 (0.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (0.76%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (0.38%) Data Vault
3 1 (0.38%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (1.14%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.76%) JIRA
2 2 (0.76%) JMeter
3 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.38%) Mercurial
3 1 (0.38%) Postman
3 1 (0.38%) REST Assured
3 1 (0.38%) Selenium
3 1 (0.38%) Serenity BDD
3 1 (0.38%) Snyk
3 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.38%) Subversion
3 1 (0.38%) TeamCity
General
1 96 (36.36%) Finance
2 48 (18.18%) Social Skills
3 24 (9.09%) Banking
4 19 (7.20%) Legal
5 12 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (4.17%) Law
6 11 (4.17%) Public Sector
7 6 (2.27%) Financial Institution
7 6 (2.27%) Investment Banking
7 6 (2.27%) Organisational Skills
8 5 (1.89%) Telecoms
9 4 (1.52%) Documentation Skills
9 4 (1.52%) Local Government
9 4 (1.52%) Manufacturing
9 4 (1.52%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (1.14%) Influencing Skills
10 3 (1.14%) Retail
11 2 (0.76%) Billing
11 2 (0.76%) Marketing
11 2 (0.76%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 63 (23.86%) Consultant
2 57 (21.59%) Architect
3 55 (20.83%) Security Consultant
4 39 (14.77%) Security Architect
5 34 (12.88%) Analyst
6 29 (10.98%) Security Engineer
7 25 (9.47%) Security Analyst
8 24 (9.09%) Security Manager
9 17 (6.44%) Information Security Consultant
10 15 (5.68%) Cloud Architect
10 15 (5.68%) Security Technical Consultant
10 15 (5.68%) Technical Consultant
10 15 (5.68%) Technical Security Consultant
11 12 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
12 11 (4.17%) Information Analyst
12 11 (4.17%) Information Security Analyst
12 11 (4.17%) Risk Consultant
12 11 (4.17%) Senior Architect
12 11 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
13 10 (3.79%) Cybersecurity Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.41%) Middleware
2 6 (2.27%) SAML
3 5 (1.89%) OpenID
4 4 (1.52%) 802.1X
5 3 (1.14%) OAuth
6 2 (0.76%) REST
7 1 (0.38%) .NET
7 1 (0.38%) ADO
7 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET Core
7 1 (0.38%) JSON
7 1 (0.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 13 (4.92%) CESG
2 13 (4.92%) Data Centre
3 9 (3.41%) Public Cloud
4 8 (3.03%) CESG CLAS
4 8 (3.03%) PKI
5 6 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 6 (2.27%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.52%) Cyber Defence
7 4 (1.52%) Taxonomies
7 4 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.14%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
9 2 (0.76%) AS400
9 2 (0.76%) Cyberattack
9 2 (0.76%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (0.76%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 43 (16.29%) Windows
2 17 (6.44%) Linux
3 14 (5.30%) Windows Server
4 11 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 5 (1.89%) Unix
6 3 (1.14%) HPUX
6 3 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.76%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) Android
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 128 (48.48%) Information Security
2 126 (47.73%) Cybersecurity
3 94 (35.61%) Risk Management
4 48 (18.18%) Security Architecture
5 36 (13.64%) ITIL
6 34 (12.88%) Risk Assessment
7 33 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 31 (11.74%) SIEM
9 30 (11.36%) Data Protection
9 30 (11.36%) Migration
10 28 (10.61%) Enterprise Architecture
11 26 (9.85%) Identity Access Management
12 25 (9.47%) ISMS
13 24 (9.09%) Project Management
14 23 (8.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 23 (8.71%) TOGAF
15 21 (7.95%) OWASP
15 21 (7.95%) Vulnerability Management
16 19 (7.20%) Data Privacy
16 19 (7.20%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.65%) Python
2 5 (1.89%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.52%) Java
4 3 (1.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.38%) C#
5 1 (0.38%) Java 11
5 1 (0.38%) Perl
5 1 (0.38%) Ruby
5 1 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (32.58%) CISSP
2 54 (20.45%) CISM
3 33 (12.50%) CRISC
4 29 (10.98%) Degree
5 28 (10.61%) CISA
6 21 (7.95%) Security Cleared
7 18 (6.82%) FFIEC
8 14 (5.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (4.92%) GIAC
9 13 (4.92%) SC Cleared
10 11 (4.17%) SANS
11 9 (3.41%) DV Cleared
12 8 (3.03%) CESG Certified Professional
12 8 (3.03%) CLAS
12 8 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
12 8 (3.03%) ISACA
12 8 (3.03%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 7 (2.65%) AWS Certification
13 7 (2.65%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (2.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (41.67%) NIST
2 76 (28.79%) GDPR
3 35 (13.26%) PCI DSS
4 30 (11.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 28 (10.61%) Cyber Essentials
6 25 (9.47%) GRC
7 24 (9.09%) NIST 800
7 24 (9.09%) SOC 2
8 22 (8.33%) COBIT
9 16 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (4.92%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 9 (3.41%) RMADS
12 8 (3.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 8 (3.03%) JSP 440
12 8 (3.03%) SLA
13 6 (2.27%) Data Quality
14 5 (1.89%) FedRAMP
14 5 (1.89%) ISO 22301
14 5 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 5 (1.89%) SOC 1
System Software
1 50 (18.94%) Active Directory
2 30 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (8.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.14%) Docker
5 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (3.41%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (2.65%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 7 (2.65%) SCCM
4 6 (2.27%) Kubernetes
4 6 (2.27%) Terraform
5 5 (1.89%) CASB
6 4 (1.52%) Nexpose
6 4 (1.52%) RSA Archer
7 3 (1.14%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 3 (1.14%) SCOM
7 3 (1.14%) TrustSec
8 2 (0.76%) CSIRT
8 2 (0.76%) Nessus
9 1 (0.38%) Ansible
9 1 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
9 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.38%) Puppet
9 1 (0.38%) QRadar
9 1 (0.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 46 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 37 (14.02%) VMware
3 20 (7.58%) Cisco
4 16 (6.06%) Google
5 9 (3.41%) CheckPoint
6 8 (3.03%) Oracle
7 7 (2.65%) HP
7 7 (2.65%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.27%) Qualys
9 5 (1.89%) CrowdStrike
9 5 (1.89%) Juniper
10 4 (1.52%) Fortinet
10 4 (1.52%) Meraki
11 3 (1.14%) CyberArk
11 3 (1.14%) F5
11 3 (1.14%) NetApp
11 3 (1.14%) NetScout
11 3 (1.14%) Radware
11 3 (1.14%) Red Hat
11 3 (1.14%) SolarWinds