Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 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
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 244 177 229
Rank change year-on-year -67 +52 -24
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 139 228 128
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 1.38% 0.83%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.12% 10.39% 7.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 111 87
South East median daily rate £520 £425 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.35% -17.40% +19.65%
10th Percentile £356 £310 £357
90th Percentile £603 £590 £580
England median daily rate £520 £475 £461
% change year-on-year +9.47% +2.98% +1.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -9.09% +10.00%
England median hourly rate £72.50 £50.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +45.00% -9.09% +17.65%

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 1,953 2,194 1,795
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.30% 13.30% 11.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,124 1,322 1,054
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £220 £228 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 63 97
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +43.43% -41.90%
10th Percentile £11.50 £12.68 £10.74
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £42.70
England median hourly rate £20.25 £20.55 £23.34
% change year-on-year -1.48% -11.95% -3.67%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East

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

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East

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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in the South East.

Contractor 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 19 January 2019. 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 -40 60 £475 +18.75% 24
Hampshire -27 42 £500 +17.65% 12
Berkshire -58 36 £463 +15.63% 11
Buckinghamshire +19 21 £520 -0.95% 7
Surrey -26 16 £538 +7.50% 13
West Sussex -20 11 £538 +32.31% 3
Middlesex +17 6 £488 +38.49%
Oxfordshire +30 3 £525 +84.21% 6
East Sussex -12 2 £600 +45.02% 3
Kent - 2 £375 - 8
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 88 (63.31%) Information Security
2 49 (35.25%) PCI DSS
3 43 (30.94%) Risk Management
4 39 (28.06%) CISSP
5 33 (23.74%) Cybersecurity
6 32 (23.02%) Management Information System
6 32 (23.02%) CISM
7 28 (20.14%) GDPR
8 27 (19.42%) Security Architecture
8 27 (19.42%) Security Management
8 27 (19.42%) Linux
9 26 (18.71%) Security Cleared
10 25 (17.99%) CISA
11 22 (15.83%) Firewall
12 21 (15.11%) ITIL
13 20 (14.39%) SC Cleared
13 20 (14.39%) Data Protection
13 20 (14.39%) Degree
14 19 (13.67%) ISMS
14 19 (13.67%) Finance
14 19 (13.67%) Oracle
14 19 (13.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 18 (12.95%) Telecoms
15 18 (12.95%) Active Directory
15 18 (12.95%) Risk Assessment
15 18 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
16 17 (12.23%) Vulnerability Management
17 15 (10.79%) Windows
18 14 (10.07%) DV Cleared
18 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure

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 8 (5.76%) IIS
2 4 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.16%) Apache
4 2 (1.44%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (2.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.44%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.16%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.44%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.72%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (10.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (5.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.16%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (2.16%) Office 365
4 3 (2.16%) Serverless
5 2 (1.44%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (1.44%) Amazon Kinesis
5 2 (1.44%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.44%) Route 53
6 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.83%) Firewall
2 13 (9.35%) TCP/IP
3 11 (7.91%) VPN
4 9 (6.47%) Network Security
5 8 (5.76%) DNS
5 8 (5.76%) NFC
6 7 (5.04%) MPLS
7 6 (4.32%) 2G
7 6 (4.32%) 3G
7 6 (4.32%) 4G
7 6 (4.32%) SSH
7 6 (4.32%) VoIP
8 4 (2.88%) DSL
8 4 (2.88%) HTTP
8 4 (2.88%) Internet
8 4 (2.88%) IP Telephony
8 4 (2.88%) SDH
8 4 (2.88%) SMS
8 4 (2.88%) SS7
8 4 (2.88%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.88%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.16%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.44%) Big Data
3 2 (1.44%) Cloudera CDH
3 2 (1.44%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (5.76%) JIRA
1 8 (5.76%) SonarQube
1 8 (5.76%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.72%) Metasploit
General
1 19 (13.67%) Finance
2 18 (12.95%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.76%) Back Office
4 7 (5.04%) Legal
5 5 (3.60%) Billing
6 3 (2.16%) Publishing
7 2 (1.44%) Advertising
7 2 (1.44%) Banking
7 2 (1.44%) Retail
8 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (30.94%) Consultant
2 37 (26.62%) Security Consultant
3 24 (17.27%) Architect
4 22 (15.83%) Analyst
5 15 (10.79%) Security Analyst
6 12 (8.63%) Security Architect
7 9 (6.47%) Security Specialist
8 8 (5.76%) Cloud Architect
8 8 (5.76%) Payments Architect
9 7 (5.04%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 7 (5.04%) Information Security Consultant
9 7 (5.04%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.04%) Security Manager
10 6 (4.32%) Administrator
10 6 (4.32%) Compliance Specialist
11 5 (3.60%) Information Analyst
11 5 (3.60%) Security Compliance Specialist
12 4 (2.88%) Information Security Analyst
12 4 (2.88%) IT Administrator
12 4 (2.88%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.91%) Web Services
2 9 (6.47%) LDAP
3 5 (3.60%) EDIFACT
4 2 (1.44%) Elastic Stack
4 2 (1.44%) Middleware
5 1 (0.72%) .NET
5 1 (0.72%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 32 (23.02%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.91%) Driving Licence
3 9 (6.47%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.76%) PKI
4 8 (5.76%) Public Cloud
5 6 (4.32%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.88%) CESG
6 4 (2.88%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (2.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.88%) Smart Meter
6 4 (2.88%) Smartcard
7 3 (2.16%) Smart Energy
7 3 (2.16%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.44%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (1.44%) PMI
9 1 (0.72%) Digital TV
9 1 (0.72%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.72%) Freedom of Information Act
9 1 (0.72%) HACMP
9 1 (0.72%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.42%) Linux
2 15 (10.79%) Windows
3 12 (8.63%) Solaris
4 9 (6.47%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.16%) Unix
6 2 (1.44%) CentOS
6 2 (1.44%) Debian
7 1 (0.72%) AIX
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (63.31%) Information Security
2 43 (30.94%) Risk Management
3 33 (23.74%) Cybersecurity
4 27 (19.42%) Security Architecture
4 27 (19.42%) Security Management
5 21 (15.11%) ITIL
6 20 (14.39%) Data Protection
7 19 (13.67%) ISMS
8 18 (12.95%) Risk Assessment
9 17 (12.23%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (9.35%) PRINCE2
11 12 (8.63%) DevOps
11 12 (8.63%) Information Security Management
11 12 (8.63%) Penetration Testing
11 12 (8.63%) Security Testing
11 12 (8.63%) TOGAF
12 11 (7.91%) Computer Science
12 11 (7.91%) Identity Access Management
12 11 (7.91%) IT Strategy
12 11 (7.91%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.35%) Java
2 12 (8.63%) SQL
3 9 (6.47%) C#
4 4 (2.88%) C
5 2 (1.44%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.72%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (28.06%) CISSP
2 32 (23.02%) CISM
3 26 (18.71%) Security Cleared
4 25 (17.99%) CISA
5 20 (14.39%) Degree
5 20 (14.39%) SC Cleared
6 14 (10.07%) DV Cleared
7 13 (9.35%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (6.47%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 8 (5.76%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 8 (5.76%) CCSP
9 8 (5.76%) CLAS
9 8 (5.76%) CREST Certified
9 8 (5.76%) IISP
10 6 (4.32%) CRISC
10 6 (4.32%) PCI QSA
11 5 (3.60%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (1.44%) CCIE
12 2 (1.44%) PMI Certification
13 1 (0.72%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (35.25%) PCI DSS
2 28 (20.14%) GDPR
3 19 (13.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 13 (9.35%) ISO 9001
5 10 (7.19%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 9 (6.47%) COBIT
6 9 (6.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 8 (5.76%) ISAE 3402
7 8 (5.76%) ISO 22301
7 8 (5.76%) ISO 31000
8 7 (5.04%) Cyber Essentials
9 6 (4.32%) QA
10 2 (1.44%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (1.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 2 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.72%) HIPAA
11 1 (0.72%) JSP 440
11 1 (0.72%) RMADS
11 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (12.95%) Active Directory
2 8 (5.76%) ISA Server
3 3 (2.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.72%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.72%) Docker
4 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (7.19%) Nessus
2 8 (5.76%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 3 (2.16%) Kubernetes
4 2 (1.44%) Ansible
4 2 (1.44%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.72%) Nmap
5 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.72%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (0.72%) Puppet
5 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.72%) SCCM
5 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 19 (13.67%) Oracle
2 13 (9.35%) Cisco
2 13 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 11 (7.91%) Splunk
4 10 (7.19%) McAfee
5 9 (6.47%) IBM
5 9 (6.47%) Tripwire
6 8 (5.76%) ArcSight
6 8 (5.76%) Barracuda Networks
6 8 (5.76%) Centrify
6 8 (5.76%) Google
6 8 (5.76%) Imperva
6 8 (5.76%) Okta
6 8 (5.76%) Qualys
6 8 (5.76%) Trend Micro
7 5 (3.60%) SAP
7 5 (3.60%) VMware
8 4 (2.88%) HP
9 3 (2.16%) Red Hat
10 2 (1.44%) CheckPoint