Period
to 19 November 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 November 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 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 233 262 160
Rank change year-on-year +29 -102 +42
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 107 127 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.79% 0.77% 1.41%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.46% 6.16% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 87 124
South East median daily rate £480 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £316 £313 £315
90th Percentile £718 £680 £576
England median daily rate £525 £517 £475
% change year-on-year +1.55% +8.84% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South East median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £72.50 £50.00
% change year-on-year -37.93% +45.00% +6.38%

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 1,656 2,062 2,166
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.26% 12.47% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 971 1,224 1,291
South East median daily rate £415 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £200 £225 £238
90th Percentile £588 £600 £563
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 60 68
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £20.04 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +124.58% -14.73% +9.04%
10th Percentile £13.70 £12.18 £12.85
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.75 £50.23
England median hourly rate £21.75 £22.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -1.14% +10.00% -11.77%

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 November 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 November 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 +18 53 £513 +7.89% 20
Berkshire +3 26 £500 +5.26% 9
Buckinghamshire +21 22 £538 +3.61% 8
Surrey +34 17 £480 -23.20% 5
Hampshire -7 17 £411 -17.75% 9
West Sussex +19 10 £625 +16.28% 5
East Sussex +18 9 £688 +114.84% 5
Oxfordshire +31 4 £238 -59.57% 3
Kent +8 1 £438 -16.67% 2
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 50 (46.73%) Information Security
2 33 (30.84%) CISSP
2 33 (30.84%) Cybersecurity
2 33 (30.84%) GDPR
3 29 (27.10%) Microsoft
4 28 (26.17%) Firewall
4 28 (26.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 27 (25.23%) PCI DSS
6 25 (23.36%) NIST
7 22 (20.56%) CISM
7 22 (20.56%) Risk Management
8 21 (19.63%) Network Security
8 21 (19.63%) Security Architecture
9 20 (18.69%) Azure
9 20 (18.69%) ITIL
10 19 (17.76%) Windows
10 19 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 19 (17.76%) Management Information System
10 19 (17.76%) AWS
11 16 (14.95%) SIEM
11 16 (14.95%) Security Management
11 16 (14.95%) Telecoms
12 15 (14.02%) Qualys
12 15 (14.02%) Vulnerability Management
12 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (13.08%) CISA
13 14 (13.08%) DNS
13 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
14 13 (12.15%) VMware
14 13 (12.15%) Degree

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 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (2.80%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (2.80%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.87%) Apache
2 2 (1.87%) nginx
2 2 (1.87%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (18.69%) Azure
2 19 (17.76%) AWS
3 9 (8.41%) IaaS
4 6 (5.61%) SaaS
5 4 (3.74%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 3 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (2.80%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (2.80%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.80%) Office 365
6 3 (2.80%) PaaS
7 1 (0.93%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.17%) Firewall
2 21 (19.63%) Network Security
3 14 (13.08%) DNS
4 11 (10.28%) Internet
5 6 (5.61%) 3GPP
5 6 (5.61%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (5.61%) Software-Defined Networking
5 6 (5.61%) VPN
6 5 (4.67%) OSPF
6 5 (4.67%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.67%) VLAN
7 4 (3.74%) Broadband
7 4 (3.74%) IPsec
7 4 (3.74%) SAN
7 4 (3.74%) WAN
8 3 (2.80%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (1.87%) LAN
9 2 (1.87%) Skype
9 2 (1.87%) SSH
9 2 (1.87%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.80%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.80%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) BigQuery
4 1 (0.93%) Bigtable
4 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.93%) Data Lake
4 1 (0.93%) DB2
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) Looker
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) QlikView
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.93%) JIRA
General
1 16 (14.95%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.28%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Legal
3 9 (8.41%) Retail
4 6 (5.61%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.87%) Police
6 1 (0.93%) Automotive
6 1 (0.93%) Law
6 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.93%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 32 (29.91%) Architect
2 23 (21.50%) Security Architect
3 15 (14.02%) Analyst
4 12 (11.21%) Consultant
5 11 (10.28%) Security Analyst
6 10 (9.35%) Security Consultant
7 7 (6.54%) Information Security Manager
7 7 (6.54%) Security Manager
8 6 (5.61%) Information Analyst
8 6 (5.61%) Information Manager
8 6 (5.61%) Information Security Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Head of Security
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Information Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Information Security Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Security Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Cloud Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Cloud Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.80%) Node.js
2 1 (0.93%) JSON
2 1 (0.93%) LDAP
2 1 (0.93%) REST
2 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.76%) Management Information System
2 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (12.15%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.54%) Clustering
5 6 (5.61%) N-Tier
6 5 (4.67%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (3.74%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (3.74%) Digital TV
8 3 (2.80%) CESG
8 3 (2.80%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.87%) NHS
9 2 (1.87%) PKI
10 1 (0.93%) Cyber Defence
10 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.93%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.93%) LIMS
10 1 (0.93%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.93%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.76%) Windows
2 9 (8.41%) Linux
3 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.80%) VMS
6 2 (1.87%) CentOS
6 2 (1.87%) Debian
6 2 (1.87%) Solaris
6 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.93%) Unix
7 1 (0.93%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.73%) Information Security
2 33 (30.84%) Cybersecurity
3 22 (20.56%) Risk Management
4 21 (19.63%) Security Architecture
5 20 (18.69%) ITIL
6 19 (17.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (14.95%) Security Management
7 16 (14.95%) SIEM
8 15 (14.02%) Vulnerability Management
9 13 (12.15%) Penetration Testing
10 12 (11.21%) Change Management
10 12 (11.21%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (11.21%) TOGAF
11 11 (10.28%) Data Protection
11 11 (10.28%) Identity Access Management
11 11 (10.28%) OWASP
12 10 (9.35%) ISMS
12 10 (9.35%) Service Management
13 9 (8.41%) Security Testing
14 8 (7.48%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.67%) SQL
2 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
3 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.80%) C#
3 3 (2.80%) Go
3 3 (2.80%) Java
3 3 (2.80%) Python
3 3 (2.80%) Ruby
3 3 (2.80%) VBScript
4 1 (0.93%) C
4 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (30.84%) CISSP
2 22 (20.56%) CISM
3 14 (13.08%) CISA
4 13 (12.15%) Degree
5 12 (11.21%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (9.35%) GIAC
7 9 (8.41%) CLAS
7 9 (8.41%) SANS
7 9 (8.41%) Security Cleared
8 8 (7.48%) TOGAF Certification
9 7 (6.54%) CCIE
9 7 (6.54%) Computer Science Degree
9 7 (6.54%) CRISC
9 7 (6.54%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
10 6 (5.61%) SC Cleared
11 5 (4.67%) CCNA
12 4 (3.74%) CGEIT
13 3 (2.80%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (2.80%) MCSE
13 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (30.84%) GDPR
2 28 (26.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 27 (25.23%) PCI DSS
4 25 (23.36%) NIST
5 10 (9.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 9 (8.41%) COBIT
7 7 (6.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (5.61%) ISO 9001
8 6 (5.61%) NCSC
9 5 (4.67%) COSO
10 4 (3.74%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (3.74%) ISO 9000
10 4 (3.74%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (2.80%) JSP 440
12 2 (1.87%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 2 (1.87%) NIST 800
12 2 (1.87%) RMADS
12 2 (1.87%) SLA
13 1 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.93%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 14 (13.08%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.48%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.61%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (3.74%) Docker
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.93%) XenApp
6 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (8.41%) Nessus
2 5 (4.67%) Ansible
2 5 (4.67%) Puppet
3 4 (3.74%) Kubernetes
4 3 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.80%) Single Sign-On
4 3 (2.80%) Terraform
5 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.87%) SCCM
5 2 (1.87%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.93%) Nagios
6 1 (0.93%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 29 (27.10%) Microsoft
2 15 (14.02%) Qualys
3 13 (12.15%) VMware
4 9 (8.41%) Cisco
5 7 (6.54%) McAfee
5 7 (6.54%) Rapid7
6 5 (4.67%) Meraki
7 4 (3.74%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.80%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.87%) 3PAR
9 2 (1.87%) CA
9 2 (1.87%) Citrix
9 2 (1.87%) HP
10 1 (0.93%) Dell
10 1 (0.93%) Juniper
10 1 (0.93%) Nimble Storage
10 1 (0.93%) Palo Alto
10 1 (0.93%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.93%) Tableau