Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 168 211 217
Rank change year-on-year +43 +6 +10
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 235 176 175
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.40% 1.05% 0.91%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.63% 8.85% 7.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 123 93
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £313 £356 £325
90th Percentile £577 £575 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £55.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £47.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +6.38% +16.05% -10.00%

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 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 2211 1988 2406
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.13% 11.89% 12.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1317 1147 1310
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.36% +10.57%
10th Percentile £235 £220 £215
90th Percentile £570 £567 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 97 111
South East median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.41% +26.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.85 £12.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.00 £59.13
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £21.67
% change year-on-year -12.42% +5.40% +11.10%

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 22 November 2017.

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 22 November 2017. 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 +35 108 £425 -8.11% 13
Berkshire +52 76 £400 -12.09% 9
Hampshire +5 52 £438 -2.78% 7
Surrey -16 29 £463 -9.31% 8
Buckinghamshire -23 26 £525 +16.67% 1
West Sussex +4 24 £425 +6.25% 2
Kent -12 9 £500 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +4 7 £320 -20.00% 3
East Sussex +1 5 £414 +18.21% 2
Sussex 0 4 £488 -
Middlesex +8 2 £414 -24.82%
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South East region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 125 (53.19%) Information Security
2 81 (34.47%) CISSP
3 76 (32.34%) PCI DSS
4 73 (31.06%) CISM
5 55 (23.40%) ITIL
6 54 (22.98%) COBIT
7 50 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
8 46 (19.57%) Data Protection
8 46 (19.57%) Security Cleared
9 44 (18.72%) Management Information System
10 42 (17.87%) Risk Management
11 41 (17.45%) Service Management
12 40 (17.02%) GDPR
13 37 (15.74%) Security Management
13 37 (15.74%) Windows
14 33 (14.04%) Firewall
14 33 (14.04%) Cybersecurity
15 32 (13.62%) CESG
15 32 (13.62%) Degree
16 31 (13.19%) Telecoms
16 31 (13.19%) SC Cleared
17 28 (11.91%) Cisco Certification
17 28 (11.91%) ISMS
18 27 (11.49%) Information Security Management
19 26 (11.06%) CISA
19 26 (11.06%) Cisco
19 26 (11.06%) Microsoft
19 26 (11.06%) Service Design
20 24 (10.21%) Risk Assessment
21 23 (9.79%) Legal

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 10 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.85%) IIS
2 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (2.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.40%) SAP GRC
2 2 (0.85%) SAP SM
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.43%) RMDS
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.51%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (4.68%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.26%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.43%) npm
4 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (14.04%) Firewall
2 16 (6.81%) DNS
3 14 (5.96%) Network Security
3 14 (5.96%) SAN
3 14 (5.96%) VPN
4 13 (5.53%) WAN
5 11 (4.68%) VoIP
6 10 (4.26%) Intranet
7 9 (3.83%) Internet
7 9 (3.83%) NetScaler
8 7 (2.98%) Broadband
9 6 (2.55%) Radio Access Network
10 5 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (2.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 5 (2.13%) DHCP
10 5 (2.13%) SMS
11 4 (1.70%) Asterisk PBX
11 4 (1.70%) CTI
11 4 (1.70%) HTTP
11 4 (1.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.11%) Star Schema
2 8 (3.40%) SAP HANA
2 8 (3.40%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.43%) GIS
3 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.70%) JIRA
2 1 (0.43%) Bower
2 1 (0.43%) Grunt
2 1 (0.43%) gulp
2 1 (0.43%) Jasmine
2 1 (0.43%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (0.43%) Moq
2 1 (0.43%) NUnit
General
1 31 (13.19%) Telecoms
2 23 (9.79%) Legal
3 22 (9.36%) Finance
4 8 (3.40%) Marketing
5 3 (1.28%) Electronics
5 3 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.28%) Publishing
6 2 (0.85%) Law
7 1 (0.43%) Automotive
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Local Government
7 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (23.83%) Architect
2 47 (20.00%) Analyst
3 30 (12.77%) Consultant
4 28 (11.91%) Security Specialist
5 27 (11.49%) Security Analyst
6 26 (11.06%) Security Architect
6 26 (11.06%) Security Manager
7 22 (9.36%) Security Consultant
8 15 (6.38%) Project Manager
9 13 (5.53%) Information Analyst
9 13 (5.53%) Information Security Analyst
10 12 (5.11%) Service Manager
11 11 (4.68%) Cloud Specialist
12 10 (4.26%) Business Analyst
12 10 (4.26%) Compliance Specialist
12 10 (4.26%) Security Project Manager
12 10 (4.26%) Technical Architect
13 9 (3.83%) CISSP Consultant
13 9 (3.83%) IT Manager
14 8 (3.40%) CISSP Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.70%) JTAPI
1 4 (1.70%) RFC 2833
1 4 (1.70%) TAPI
1 4 (1.70%) Web Services
2 1 (0.43%) .NET
2 1 (0.43%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.43%) AngularJS
2 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (0.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (0.43%) CSS
2 1 (0.43%) Entity Framework
2 1 (0.43%) HTML
2 1 (0.43%) jQuery
2 1 (0.43%) OAuth
2 1 (0.43%) OpenID
2 1 (0.43%) Rendezvous
2 1 (0.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (18.72%) Management Information System
2 32 (13.62%) CESG
3 16 (6.81%) Public Cloud
4 15 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (5.11%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (4.68%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (4.26%) Data Centre
8 7 (2.98%) Clustering
8 7 (2.98%) PKI
9 5 (2.13%) Digital TV
10 3 (1.28%) Cyber Defence
10 3 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
11 2 (0.85%) CCTV
11 2 (0.85%) Cyberthreat
12 1 (0.43%) Analytical Mindset
12 1 (0.43%) CMDB
12 1 (0.43%) Computer Science
12 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (15.74%) Windows
2 15 (6.38%) Linux
3 11 (4.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (3.83%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.70%) Debian
6 4 (1.70%) Fedora
6 4 (1.70%) Ubuntu
6 4 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (53.19%) Information Security
2 55 (23.40%) ITIL
3 50 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
4 46 (19.57%) Data Protection
5 42 (17.87%) Risk Management
6 41 (17.45%) Service Management
7 37 (15.74%) Security Management
8 33 (14.04%) Cybersecurity
9 28 (11.91%) ISMS
10 27 (11.49%) Information Security Management
11 26 (11.06%) Service Design
12 24 (10.21%) Risk Assessment
13 22 (9.36%) Project Management
14 21 (8.94%) IT Audit
14 21 (8.94%) IT Strategy
15 20 (8.51%) Continuous Improvement
15 20 (8.51%) Time Management
16 18 (7.66%) GAP Analysis
16 18 (7.66%) SIEM
16 18 (7.66%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.85%) C
2 1 (0.43%) C#
2 1 (0.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.43%) SQL
2 1 (0.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (34.47%) CISSP
2 73 (31.06%) CISM
3 46 (19.57%) Security Cleared
4 32 (13.62%) Degree
5 31 (13.19%) SC Cleared
6 28 (11.91%) Cisco Certification
7 26 (11.06%) CISA
8 22 (9.36%) SANS
9 20 (8.51%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 14 (5.96%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (5.11%) CCSP
11 12 (5.11%) SSCP
12 10 (4.26%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 9 (3.83%) PCI QSA
14 8 (3.40%) MCSE
15 7 (2.98%) CCNA
15 7 (2.98%) CESG Certified Professional
16 6 (2.55%) ITIL Certification
17 5 (2.13%) ISACA
18 4 (1.70%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (32.34%) PCI DSS
2 54 (22.98%) COBIT
3 40 (17.02%) GDPR
4 19 (8.09%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 18 (7.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (6.81%) ISO 9001
7 12 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 12 (5.11%) SLA
8 11 (4.68%) ISO 22301
9 10 (4.26%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 6 (2.55%) ISO 31000
11 4 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 4 (1.70%) PA-DSS
11 4 (1.70%) QA
12 2 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
12 2 (0.85%) JSP 440
12 2 (0.85%) TickIT
13 1 (0.43%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.43%) ISAE 3402
13 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (6.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (4.68%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.40%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (2.98%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 7 (2.98%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (1.70%) NetBackup
2 4 (1.70%) vCenter Server
3 2 (0.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (11.06%) Cisco
1 26 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.81%) SAP
3 15 (6.38%) HP
4 14 (5.96%) Citrix
4 14 (5.96%) Forcepoint
5 13 (5.53%) Juniper
5 13 (5.53%) Qualys
6 11 (4.68%) IBM
7 10 (4.26%) Splunk
7 10 (4.26%) Tufin
7 10 (4.26%) VMware
8 7 (2.98%) 3PAR
8 7 (2.98%) CheckPoint
9 4 (1.70%) Fujitsu
9 4 (1.70%) NetApp
9 4 (1.70%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.28%) Remedy
10 3 (1.28%) Symantec
11 2 (0.85%) F5