Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 177 205
Rank change year-on-year -74 +28 +29
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 126 235 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.76% 1.39% 1.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.09% 10.63% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 123 125
South East median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £313 £320 £352
90th Percentile £680 £576 £575
England median daily rate £515 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +8.42% +5.56% -
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% -
England median hourly rate £72.50 £50.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +45.00% +7.53% +14.81%

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 2,070 2,210 2,008
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.42% 13.10% 11.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,231 1,322 1,157
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +4.58%
10th Percentile £225 £238 £220
90th Percentile £600 £560 £563
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 70 105
South East median hourly rate £20.08 £23.50 £21.36
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.57% +10.04% -0.90%
10th Percentile £12.65 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £48.00 £50.08 £45.00
England median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £23.78
% change year-on-year +10.00% -15.90% +10.12%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 2018. 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 -46 44 £488 +14.71% 28
Hampshire -42 36 £500 +5.26% 13
Berkshire -50 30 £475 +18.75% 12
Surrey -18 26 £625 +35.14% 15
Buckinghamshire +8 11 £574 +9.29% 8
West Sussex -18 11 £538 +25.44% 7
East Sussex -10 5 £320 -22.66% 1
Oxfordshire +11 3 £588 +83.59% 8
Middlesex +11 2 £563 +36.03% 1
Kent -7 2 £525 +5.00% 4
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 82 (65.08%) Information Security
2 48 (38.10%) CISSP
3 47 (37.30%) PCI DSS
4 44 (34.92%) GDPR
5 41 (32.54%) CISM
6 40 (31.75%) Cybersecurity
7 38 (30.16%) Security Architecture
8 35 (27.78%) Risk Management
9 33 (26.19%) Firewall
10 32 (25.40%) CISA
10 32 (25.40%) Security Management
11 29 (23.02%) Management Information System
12 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
13 24 (19.05%) Degree
14 23 (18.25%) ITIL
15 21 (16.67%) Finance
15 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (15.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
17 18 (14.29%) Cisco
17 18 (14.29%) ISMS
17 18 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
17 18 (14.29%) Driving Licence
18 17 (13.49%) SIEM
18 17 (13.49%) Data Protection
18 17 (13.49%) Oracle
19 16 (12.70%) Security Cleared
19 16 (12.70%) Splunk
20 15 (11.90%) Vulnerability Management
20 15 (11.90%) Security Testing
20 15 (11.90%) ISO 9001

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 13 (10.32%) IIS
2 4 (3.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.38%) Apache
4 2 (1.59%) nginx
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.79%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.38%) SAP GRC
2 2 (1.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.79%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.79%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (8.73%) Office 365
4 8 (6.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.59%) PaaS
6 1 (0.79%) IaaS
6 1 (0.79%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.79%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (26.19%) Firewall
2 14 (11.11%) Network Security
2 14 (11.11%) VPN
3 12 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 9 (7.14%) DNS
5 8 (6.35%) NFC
6 7 (5.56%) WAN
7 6 (4.76%) Internet
7 6 (4.76%) MPLS
8 5 (3.97%) SSH
8 5 (3.97%) VoIP
9 4 (3.17%) IP Telephony
9 4 (3.17%) LAN
9 4 (3.17%) SMS
10 3 (2.38%) 3G
10 3 (2.38%) Broadband
10 3 (2.38%) DSL
10 3 (2.38%) HTTP
10 3 (2.38%) SDH
10 3 (2.38%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) Big Data
2 2 (1.59%) Cloudera CDH
2 2 (1.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 12 (9.52%) SonarQube
2 7 (5.56%) JIRA
2 7 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.79%) Metasploit
General
1 21 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.56%) Back Office
3 7 (5.56%) Legal
4 3 (2.38%) Billing
5 1 (0.79%) Law
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (25.40%) Consultant
2 31 (24.60%) Architect
2 31 (24.60%) Security Consultant
3 30 (23.81%) Security Architect
4 12 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
4 12 (9.52%) Security Manager
5 10 (7.94%) Analyst
6 8 (6.35%) Information Security Consultant
6 8 (6.35%) Payments Architect
6 8 (6.35%) Security Analyst
7 6 (4.76%) Administrator
7 6 (4.76%) Information Manager
7 6 (4.76%) Information Security Manager
7 6 (4.76%) Security Specialist
8 4 (3.17%) Developer
8 4 (3.17%) IT Administrator
8 4 (3.17%) IT Security Administrator
8 4 (3.17%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.17%) Project Manager
8 4 (3.17%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.52%) Web Services
2 11 (8.73%) Middleware
3 5 (3.97%) .NET
4 4 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (3.17%) CSS
4 4 (3.17%) Entity Framework
4 4 (3.17%) HTML
4 4 (3.17%) KnockoutJS
4 4 (3.17%) LESS
4 4 (3.17%) React
4 4 (3.17%) REST
4 4 (3.17%) Sass
5 1 (0.79%) LAMP
5 1 (0.79%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (23.02%) Management Information System
2 18 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 14 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 14 (11.11%) PKI
4 12 (9.52%) Data Centre
5 9 (7.14%) Smartcard
6 8 (6.35%) Hybrid Cloud
6 8 (6.35%) Public Cloud
7 5 (3.97%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (3.97%) Mobile Payment
8 4 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (3.17%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (2.38%) CESG
9 3 (2.38%) Digital TV
9 3 (2.38%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (1.59%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (1.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (1.59%) Freedom of Information
10 2 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.11%) Windows
2 12 (9.52%) Linux
3 9 (7.14%) Windows Server
4 8 (6.35%) Solaris
5 6 (4.76%) Unix
6 3 (2.38%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.59%) CentOS
7 2 (1.59%) Debian
7 2 (1.59%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.79%) AIX
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (65.08%) Information Security
2 40 (31.75%) Cybersecurity
3 38 (30.16%) Security Architecture
4 35 (27.78%) Risk Management
5 32 (25.40%) Security Management
6 23 (18.25%) ITIL
7 18 (14.29%) ISMS
8 17 (13.49%) Data Protection
8 17 (13.49%) SIEM
9 15 (11.90%) Information Security Management
9 15 (11.90%) Security Testing
9 15 (11.90%) Vulnerability Management
10 14 (11.11%) PRINCE2
11 13 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (10.32%) DevOps
11 13 (10.32%) ITIL V3
11 13 (10.32%) OWASP
11 13 (10.32%) Risk Assessment
11 13 (10.32%) TOGAF
11 13 (10.32%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.52%) C#
2 10 (7.94%) Java
2 10 (7.94%) SQL
3 4 (3.17%) C
3 4 (3.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.59%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (38.10%) CISSP
2 41 (32.54%) CISM
3 32 (25.40%) CISA
4 24 (19.05%) Degree
5 16 (12.70%) Security Cleared
6 13 (10.32%) IISP
7 12 (9.52%) CREST Certified
8 11 (8.73%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (6.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 7 (5.56%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 7 (5.56%) CCSP
10 7 (5.56%) CLAS
10 7 (5.56%) SC Cleared
11 6 (4.76%) DV Cleared
12 4 (3.17%) CISMP
13 3 (2.38%) PCI QSA
14 2 (1.59%) CEH
14 2 (1.59%) CESG Certified Professional
14 2 (1.59%) MCP
14 2 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (37.30%) PCI DSS
2 44 (34.92%) GDPR
3 19 (15.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 15 (11.90%) ISO 9001
5 14 (11.11%) ISO 22301
5 14 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 12 (9.52%) ISAE 3402
6 12 (9.52%) ISO 31000
7 9 (7.14%) NIST 800
8 7 (5.56%) Cyber Essentials
9 5 (3.97%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 4 (3.17%) COBIT
11 3 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 2 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 1 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.79%) HIPAA
13 1 (0.79%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.79%) QA
13 1 (0.79%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (10.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.56%) ISA Server
3 3 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.59%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.79%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.79%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.79%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (11.11%) Nessus
2 12 (9.52%) Trend Micro Deep Security
3 2 (1.59%) Ansible
3 2 (1.59%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (0.79%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.79%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.79%) Nmap
4 1 (0.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (0.79%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (0.79%) SCCM
4 1 (0.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 18 (14.29%) Cisco
3 17 (13.49%) Oracle
4 16 (12.70%) Splunk
5 14 (11.11%) McAfee
6 13 (10.32%) IBM
6 13 (10.32%) Tripwire
7 12 (9.52%) ArcSight
7 12 (9.52%) Barracuda Networks
7 12 (9.52%) Centrify
7 12 (9.52%) Imperva
7 12 (9.52%) Qualys
7 12 (9.52%) Trend Micro
8 7 (5.56%) Google
8 7 (5.56%) Okta
9 6 (4.76%) Sun
9 6 (4.76%) VMware
10 4 (3.17%) HP
10 4 (3.17%) SAP
11 3 (2.38%) Red Hat