Period
to 13 August 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 13 August 2020 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 > South East
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 236 252
Rank change year-on-year +106 +16 -59
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 55 134 130
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.16% 0.91% 0.78%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.89% 7.66% 5.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 70 93
Median daily rate £523 £520 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.48% -5.45% +15.79%
10th Percentile £232 £376 £363
90th Percentile £681 £625 £705
England median daily rate £500 £525 £500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £26.63 £25.25 £63.50
% change year-on-year +5.45% -60.24% +92.42%

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 the South East with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 505 1,749 2,198
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 10.64% 11.92% 13.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 1,003 1,234
Median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +4.29%
10th Percentile £225 £212 £230
90th Percentile £623 £588 £625
England median daily rate £463 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +2.78% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 99 85
Median hourly rate £20.00 £43.91 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.45% +86.85% +27.03%
10th Percentile £11.25 £15.70 £10.75
90th Percentile £45.25 £82.50 £48.25
Median hourly rate £26.98 £22.18 £25.00
% change year-on-year +21.65% -11.29% +26.50%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East.

Daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

Daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East.

Hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
Thames Valley +76 22 £497 -9.55% 7
Hampshire +68 19 £320 -35.19% 4
Berkshire +61 17 £589 +10.82% 7
Surrey +67 8 £613 +36.11% 6
Kent +35 4 £625 +47.06% 3
Buckinghamshire +28 3 £497 -9.55%
Oxfordshire +47 2 - -
West Sussex +26 2 £550 +7.32% 2
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 42 (76.36%) Information Security
2 26 (47.27%) CISSP
3 25 (45.45%) CISM
4 20 (36.36%) Degree
5 18 (32.73%) Risk Management
6 17 (30.91%) PCI DSS
6 17 (30.91%) NIST
7 16 (29.09%) ITIL
8 14 (25.45%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (23.64%) Legal
9 13 (23.64%) Management Information System
9 13 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (21.82%) Security Management
10 12 (21.82%) CISA
11 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
11 11 (20.00%) Finance
11 11 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (18.18%) GDPR
13 9 (16.36%) Data Protection
13 9 (16.36%) Business Continuity
13 9 (16.36%) Information Security Management
14 8 (14.55%) Incident Management
14 8 (14.55%) Internal Audit
15 7 (12.73%) Qualys
15 7 (12.73%) Security Testing
15 7 (12.73%) IT Governance
15 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
16 6 (10.91%) Service Management
16 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
16 6 (10.91%) ISMS

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (3.64%) IIS
2 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) SAP GRC
1 1 (1.82%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) AWS
1 6 (10.91%) Azure
2 1 (1.82%) IaaS
2 1 (1.82%) PaaS
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Radio Access Network
2 5 (9.09%) 5G
3 4 (7.27%) Firewall
4 3 (5.45%) LAN
4 3 (5.45%) WAN
5 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.82%) GSM
6 1 (1.82%) Internet
6 1 (1.82%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (1.82%) LTE
6 1 (1.82%) Network Security
6 1 (1.82%) PPP
6 1 (1.82%) SAN
6 1 (1.82%) Skype
6 1 (1.82%) UMTS
6 1 (1.82%) VoIP
6 1 (1.82%) VPN
6 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
1 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (5.45%) JIRA
2 2 (3.64%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.82%) Selenium
General
1 13 (23.64%) Legal
2 11 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Local Government
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (23.64%) Architect
2 9 (16.36%) Information Manager
3 8 (14.55%) Information Security Manager
3 8 (14.55%) Security Manager
4 7 (12.73%) Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Governance Manager
4 7 (12.73%) Security Analyst
4 7 (12.73%) Security Architect
5 6 (10.91%) Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) IT Governance Manager
5 6 (10.91%) IT Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Risk Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Security Consultant
6 5 (9.09%) Security Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) Compliance Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) Information Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) Information Security Analyst
7 4 (7.27%) IT Risk Manager
7 4 (7.27%) Security Officer
7 4 (7.27%) Service Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) J2EE
2 1 (1.82%) ModSecurity
2 1 (1.82%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.27%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.27%) CMDB
2 4 (7.27%) PKI
2 4 (7.27%) Smart Energy
2 4 (7.27%) Smart Meter
3 3 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.45%) e-Learning
4 2 (3.64%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.64%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.64%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.82%) Cyber Defence
5 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.82%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.82%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.82%) Unix
2 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (76.36%) Information Security
2 18 (32.73%) Risk Management
3 16 (29.09%) ITIL
4 14 (25.45%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (23.64%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (21.82%) Security Management
7 11 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
8 9 (16.36%) Business Continuity
8 9 (16.36%) Data Protection
8 9 (16.36%) Information Security Management
9 8 (14.55%) Incident Management
9 8 (14.55%) Internal Audit
10 7 (12.73%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (12.73%) IT Governance
10 7 (12.73%) Security Testing
11 6 (10.91%) Analytics
11 6 (10.91%) ISMS
11 6 (10.91%) Service Management
11 6 (10.91%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 5 (9.09%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) C
1 2 (3.64%) Java
1 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.82%) C#
2 1 (1.82%) C++
2 1 (1.82%) PHP
2 1 (1.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (47.27%) CISSP
2 25 (45.45%) CISM
3 20 (36.36%) Degree
4 12 (21.82%) CISA
5 6 (10.91%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (10.91%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 5 (9.09%) PCI QSA
7 4 (7.27%) CISMP
7 4 (7.27%) CRISC
7 4 (7.27%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (7.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (5.45%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (5.45%) CCNP
9 2 (3.64%) CASP
9 2 (3.64%) CCIE
9 2 (3.64%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
9 2 (3.64%) IISP
9 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) NIST
1 17 (30.91%) PCI DSS
2 10 (18.18%) GDPR
3 6 (10.91%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 5 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 4 (7.27%) COBIT
5 4 (7.27%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (7.27%) NCSC
6 3 (5.45%) NIST 800
6 3 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (3.64%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 2 (3.64%) HIPAA
7 2 (3.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (3.64%) ISAE 3402
7 2 (3.64%) ISO 22301
7 2 (3.64%) ISO 9001
7 2 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (3.64%) JSP 440
7 2 (3.64%) QA
7 2 (3.64%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.45%) Nessus
2 2 (3.64%) IBM Guardium
2 2 (3.64%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 1 (1.82%) HP ALM
3 1 (1.82%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 7 (12.73%) Qualys
2 5 (9.09%) Cisco
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.64%) ArcSight
4 2 (3.64%) Barracuda Networks
4 2 (3.64%) Centrify
4 2 (3.64%) HP
4 2 (3.64%) IBM
4 2 (3.64%) Imperva
4 2 (3.64%) McAfee
4 2 (3.64%) Splunk
4 2 (3.64%) Sun
4 2 (3.64%) Trend Micro
4 2 (3.64%) Tripwire
5 1 (1.82%) Apple
5 1 (1.82%) Black Duck
5 1 (1.82%) ProCurve
5 1 (1.82%) Sonatype
5 1 (1.82%) VMware