Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 203 258 198
Rank change year-on-year +55 -60 +21
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 159 134 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.07% 0.79% 1.07%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.84% 6.00% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 91 113
South East median daily rate £511 £550 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +15.79% +8.57%
10th Percentile £368 £375 £364
90th Percentile £604 £700 £570
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £31.25 £63.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.79% +118.97% -38.95%

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 1,798 2,232 1,921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 12.07% 13.09% 12.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,038 1,264 1,167
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.04%
10th Percentile £221 £250 £250
90th Percentile £588 £625 £561
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 91 72
South East median hourly rate £41.95 £23.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.51% +25.33% +9.60%
10th Percentile £15.75 £11.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.75 £60.87
England median hourly rate £22.63 £24.25 £19.00
% change year-on-year -6.70% +27.63% -15.56%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +39 76 £520 +22.35% 24
Berkshire +5 47 £413 -2.94% 8
Hampshire +18 44 £475 -5.00% 8
Buckinghamshire +41 26 £550 - 15
West Sussex +26 15 £513 +12.33% 2
Surrey +8 14 £450 -28.00% 16
East Sussex -2 8 £475 +48.44% 4
Oxfordshire +25 2 £500 +5.26% 1
Kent -8 1 £425 - 2
ISO/IEC 27001
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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 84 (52.83%) Information Security
2 59 (37.11%) Cybersecurity
3 49 (30.82%) GDPR
3 49 (30.82%) NIST
4 43 (27.04%) CISSP
5 42 (26.42%) PCI DSS
6 37 (23.27%) Risk Management
7 35 (22.01%) Firewall
7 35 (22.01%) Microsoft
8 32 (20.13%) Data Protection
9 31 (19.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 28 (17.61%) Identity Access Management
10 28 (17.61%) Management Information System
11 27 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
12 25 (15.72%) SIEM
12 25 (15.72%) Security Architecture
12 25 (15.72%) Penetration Testing
13 24 (15.09%) OWASP
13 24 (15.09%) Windows
13 24 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
14 23 (14.47%) Security Management
14 23 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
15 22 (13.84%) Telecoms
15 22 (13.84%) CISM
16 21 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
17 20 (12.58%) Security Operations
17 20 (12.58%) ITIL
18 19 (11.95%) SANS
19 18 (11.32%) Linux
19 18 (11.32%) Security Cleared

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 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.89%) IIS
2 3 (1.89%) WordPress
3 2 (1.26%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (4.40%) SAP GRC
2 5 (3.14%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (1.26%) SAP MDG
4 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.92%) SaaS
4 7 (4.40%) IaaS
5 6 (3.77%) Serverless
6 5 (3.14%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.52%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (2.52%) PaaS
8 3 (1.89%) Office 365
9 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 35 (22.01%) Firewall
2 14 (8.81%) Internet
3 13 (8.18%) Network Security
4 12 (7.55%) DNS
5 11 (6.92%) WAN
6 8 (5.03%) LAN
7 7 (4.40%) VPN
8 5 (3.14%) 3GPP
9 4 (2.52%) Intrusion Detection
9 4 (2.52%) Wireless
10 3 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (1.89%) NFC
10 3 (1.89%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.26%) HSRP
11 2 (1.26%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (1.26%) SAN
11 2 (1.26%) Skype
11 2 (1.26%) VoIP
11 2 (1.26%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Burp Suite
1 4 (2.52%) JIRA
2 3 (1.89%) SonarQube
2 3 (1.89%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 22 (13.84%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.81%) Legal
3 9 (5.66%) Manufacturing
4 8 (5.03%) Retail
5 5 (3.14%) Law
6 4 (2.52%) Back Office
6 4 (2.52%) Finance
7 2 (1.26%) Games
8 1 (0.63%) Billing
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (27.67%) Architect
2 34 (21.38%) Security Architect
3 25 (15.72%) Analyst
4 24 (15.09%) Consultant
5 20 (12.58%) Security Consultant
6 18 (11.32%) Security Analyst
7 11 (6.92%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 10 (6.29%) Security Engineer
8 10 (6.29%) Security Manager
9 9 (5.66%) Auditor
10 5 (3.14%) CISSP Architect
10 5 (3.14%) CLAS Architect
10 5 (3.14%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 5 (3.14%) Network Architect
10 5 (3.14%) Network Security Architect
10 5 (3.14%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (2.52%) Information Security Architect
11 4 (2.52%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
11 4 (2.52%) Security Assurance Manager
11 4 (2.52%) Senior Process Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.14%) SailPoint
1 5 (3.14%) Web Services
2 2 (1.26%) LDAP
3 1 (0.63%) .NET
3 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.63%) CSS
3 1 (0.63%) CSS3
3 1 (0.63%) EDIFACT
3 1 (0.63%) HTML
3 1 (0.63%) HTML5
3 1 (0.63%) HTML5 Canvas
3 1 (0.63%) Kafka
3 1 (0.63%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (0.63%) React
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Fiori
3 1 (0.63%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.61%) Management Information System
2 11 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.92%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (6.29%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.03%) CESG
4 8 (5.03%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.77%) PKI
6 4 (2.52%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.52%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.52%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.89%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.89%) NHS
7 3 (1.89%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.26%) BYOD
8 2 (1.26%) Clustering
8 2 (1.26%) Digital TV
8 2 (1.26%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.26%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.63%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 24 (15.09%) Windows
2 18 (11.32%) Linux
3 12 (7.55%) Solaris
4 9 (5.66%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.89%) Unix
7 2 (1.26%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.26%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.26%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) CentOS
8 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (52.83%) Information Security
2 59 (37.11%) Cybersecurity
3 37 (23.27%) Risk Management
4 32 (20.13%) Data Protection
5 28 (17.61%) Identity Access Management
6 27 (16.98%) Vulnerability Management
7 25 (15.72%) Penetration Testing
7 25 (15.72%) Security Architecture
7 25 (15.72%) SIEM
8 24 (15.09%) OWASP
9 23 (14.47%) Security Management
9 23 (14.47%) Stakeholder Management
10 20 (12.58%) ITIL
10 20 (12.58%) Security Operations
11 16 (10.06%) Security Testing
11 16 (10.06%) TOGAF
12 14 (8.81%) DevOps
12 14 (8.81%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (8.18%) Patch Management
13 13 (8.18%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.18%) Java
2 8 (5.03%) Python
3 6 (3.77%) C#
3 6 (3.77%) SQL
4 4 (2.52%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.26%) C++
6 1 (0.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (27.04%) CISSP
2 22 (13.84%) CISM
3 19 (11.95%) SANS
4 18 (11.32%) Security Cleared
5 17 (10.69%) CISA
6 16 (10.06%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (9.43%) CLAS
7 15 (9.43%) GIAC
8 13 (8.18%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 10 (6.29%) Degree
9 10 (6.29%) DV Cleared
10 9 (5.66%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (5.66%) CRISC
10 9 (5.66%) SC Cleared
11 8 (5.03%) CCNA
12 7 (4.40%) CEH
12 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
13 6 (3.77%) TOGAF Certification
14 5 (3.14%) CREST Certified
14 5 (3.14%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (30.82%) GDPR
1 49 (30.82%) NIST
2 42 (26.42%) PCI DSS
3 31 (19.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 17 (10.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 12 (7.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (7.55%) ISO 9001
6 9 (5.66%) COBIT
7 7 (4.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 7 (4.40%) JSP 440
7 7 (4.40%) RMADS
8 5 (3.14%) PMO
9 4 (2.52%) ISO 31000
9 4 (2.52%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 4 (2.52%) ITGC
10 3 (1.89%) ISAE 3402
10 3 (1.89%) ISO 22301
10 3 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (1.26%) COSO
11 2 (1.26%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (10.06%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 6 (3.77%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (2.52%) Docker
5 3 (1.89%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (1.26%) XenApp
7 1 (0.63%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (6.29%) Nessus
2 7 (4.40%) HP ALM
2 7 (4.40%) Single Sign-On
3 5 (3.14%) Ansible
3 5 (3.14%) Puppet
4 4 (2.52%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.52%) Terraform
5 3 (1.89%) IBM Guardium
5 3 (1.89%) SCCM
5 3 (1.89%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.89%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 2 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.63%) CASB
Vendors
1 35 (22.01%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.55%) SAP
3 11 (6.92%) Qualys
4 10 (6.29%) Cisco
5 9 (5.66%) HP
5 9 (5.66%) Splunk
6 8 (5.03%) CA
6 8 (5.03%) Imperva
6 8 (5.03%) McAfee
6 8 (5.03%) Okta
7 7 (4.40%) Oracle
7 7 (4.40%) VMware
8 6 (3.77%) Informatica
9 5 (3.14%) CyberArk
9 5 (3.14%) LogRhythm
9 5 (3.14%) Rapid7
10 4 (2.52%) Black Duck
10 4 (2.52%) Citrix
10 4 (2.52%) Pega
10 4 (2.52%) Salesforce.com