Period
to 16 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27005 over the 6 months to 16 June 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 27005
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 603 639 601
Rank change year-on-year +36 -38 +46
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 14 15 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.029% 0.029% 0.024%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.27% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 3 6
UK excluding London median daily rate £513 £525 £483
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.29% +8.81% +15.57%
10th Percentile £441 £483 £433
90th Percentile £675 £538 £530
UK median daily rate £550 £550 £520
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +22.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £65.00 -

ISO/IEC 27005 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK excluding London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 5,221 6,430 5,742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 10.78% 12.23% 11.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,011 3,852 3,473
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +5.33%
10th Percentile £210 £225 £203
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
% change year-on-year - +2.86% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 302 281 295
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.50 £24.56 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.83% +22.80% -25.93%
10th Percentile £10.58 £11.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.25 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £22.83 £24.56 £20.50
% change year-on-year -7.03% +19.80% -16.75%

ISO/IEC 27005
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK excluding London

ISO/IEC 27005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK excluding London.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK excluding London

ISO/IEC 27005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the UK excluding London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK excluding London

ISO/IEC 27005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK excluding London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK excluding London

ISO/IEC 27005
Contract Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 16 June 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
South East +20 11 £513 -
North of England +37 3 £650 -
North West +14 1 £650 -
Yorkshire - 1 £650 -
North East - 1 £650 -
ISO/IEC 27005
UK

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27005.

1 11 (78.57%) CISSP
2 10 (71.43%) Risk Management
3 9 (64.29%) Management Information System
3 9 (64.29%) Information Security
3 9 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 7 (50.00%) Quality Management
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 7 (50.00%) ISO 31000
5 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
6 5 (35.71%) GDPR
6 5 (35.71%) Fuzz Testing
6 5 (35.71%) Degree
6 5 (35.71%) Security Management
7 4 (28.57%) Business Development
7 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (28.57%) JIRA
7 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
7 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
7 4 (28.57%) Qualys
7 4 (28.57%) NFC
7 4 (28.57%) Security Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Tripwire
7 4 (28.57%) Nessus
7 4 (28.57%) Google

ISO/IEC 27005
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 4 (28.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (28.57%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) NFC
2 3 (21.43%) Network Security
3 2 (14.29%) FTP
3 2 (14.29%) IPsec
3 2 (14.29%) SMTP
3 2 (14.29%) SSH
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JIRA
1 4 (28.57%) SonarQube
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Architect
1 7 (50.00%) Security Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Payments Architect
3 3 (21.43%) CISSP Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Risk Manager
3 3 (21.43%) SABSA Security Architect
3 3 (21.43%) TOGAF Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) CISSP Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Risk Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Advisor
5 1 (7.14%) Smart Metering Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Management Information System
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
2 4 (28.57%) Public Cloud
3 2 (14.29%) CESG
4 1 (7.14%) Smart Energy
4 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Solaris
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Risk Management
2 9 (64.29%) Information Security
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) Quality Management
3 7 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
4 5 (35.71%) Data Protection
4 5 (35.71%) Fuzz Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Security Management
5 4 (28.57%) Business Development
5 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (28.57%) Data Privacy
5 4 (28.57%) DevOps
5 4 (28.57%) Dynamic Code Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (28.57%) ITIL V3
5 4 (28.57%) Mathematics
5 4 (28.57%) Static Code Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) CISSP
2 6 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 4 (28.57%) CCSP
4 4 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
4 4 (28.57%) CISA
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) CISM
4 4 (28.57%) CLAS
4 4 (28.57%) CREST Certified
4 4 (28.57%) IISP
5 3 (21.43%) CRISC
5 3 (21.43%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (50.00%) ISO 31000
3 5 (35.71%) GDPR
4 4 (28.57%) ISAE 3402
4 4 (28.57%) ISO 22301
4 4 (28.57%) ISO 9001
4 4 (28.57%) NIST
4 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
4 4 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (21.43%) COBIT
5 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (21.43%) RMADS
6 2 (14.29%) NCSC
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) ISA Server
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) IBM Guardium
1 4 (28.57%) Nessus
1 4 (28.57%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) ArcSight
2 4 (28.57%) Barracuda Networks
2 4 (28.57%) Centrify
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) Google
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Imperva
2 4 (28.57%) McAfee
2 4 (28.57%) Okta
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Qualys
2 4 (28.57%) Splunk
2 4 (28.57%) Trend Micro
2 4 (28.57%) Tripwire