Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 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 27005
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 609 618 674
Rank change year-on-year +9 +56 +9
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 40 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.073% 0.023% 0.008%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.65% 0.19% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 4
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £488 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.26% +25.08% -29.14%
10th Percentile £401 £338 £363
90th Percentile £675 £591 £449
UK median daily rate £650 £500 £390
% change year-on-year +30.00% +28.29% -10.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 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 6,172 6,397 6,971
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 11.33% 12.27% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,581 3,834 4,280
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £213 £210 £210
90th Percentile £575 £560 £550
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 292 374
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.80% -20.00% +16.01%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.51 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.70 £47.50 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £22.67
% change year-on-year +8.80% -11.77% +5.19%

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 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 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
North of England -10 15 £650 +85.71% 1
South East -1 11 £531 +3.66% 1
North West -5 9 £650 +85.71% 1
Scotland - 8 £500 - 1
Midlands -13 6 £400 - 2
East Midlands - 5 £400 - 1
North East - 4 £650 -
Yorkshire - 2 £650 -
West Midlands -16 1 - - 1
ISO/IEC 27005
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 27 (67.50%) Information Security
2 26 (65.00%) Management Information System
3 24 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 22 (55.00%) Risk Management
5 20 (50.00%) Security Architecture
6 19 (47.50%) CISSP
6 19 (47.50%) CISM
7 17 (42.50%) Information Assurance
8 16 (40.00%) Security Management
9 14 (35.00%) TOGAF
10 13 (32.50%) ISMS
11 12 (30.00%) Data Protection
11 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
11 12 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (30.00%) CISA
12 11 (27.50%) Cisco
12 11 (27.50%) PCI DSS
12 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
12 11 (27.50%) ISO 22301
13 10 (25.00%) Mathematics
13 10 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (25.00%) Degree
14 9 (22.50%) Data Management
14 9 (22.50%) Nessus
14 9 (22.50%) Tripwire
14 9 (22.50%) IBM
14 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
14 9 (22.50%) Oracle
14 9 (22.50%) IIS
14 9 (22.50%) ITIL

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 9 (22.50%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
1 5 (12.50%) NFC
2 2 (5.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) SonarQube
2 4 (10.00%) JIRA
2 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.00%) Back Office
2 2 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Architect
1 18 (45.00%) Security Architect
2 14 (35.00%) Risk Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Security Manager
4 7 (17.50%) Information Manager
5 6 (15.00%) CISSP Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Information Assurance Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Information Risk Manager
5 6 (15.00%) Transformation Manager
6 5 (12.50%) Payments Architect
6 5 (12.50%) TOGAF Architect
7 4 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
9 2 (5.00%) Consultant
9 2 (5.00%) IT Architect
9 2 (5.00%) IT Risk Manager
9 2 (5.00%) IT Security Architect
10 1 (2.50%) IT Security Manager
10 1 (2.50%) Security Risk Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (65.00%) Management Information System
2 9 (22.50%) Computer Science
2 9 (22.50%) Driving Licence
3 8 (20.00%) CESG
4 7 (17.50%) Data Centre
5 5 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (12.50%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (12.50%) Smartcard
6 4 (10.00%) Public Cloud
7 3 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (7.50%) SCADA
8 1 (2.50%) Contactless
Operating Systems
1 8 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Solaris
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Information Security
2 22 (55.00%) Risk Management
3 20 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 17 (42.50%) Information Assurance
5 16 (40.00%) Security Management
6 14 (35.00%) TOGAF
7 13 (32.50%) ISMS
8 12 (30.00%) Data Protection
8 12 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
9 10 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
9 10 (25.00%) Mathematics
10 9 (22.50%) Business Development
10 9 (22.50%) Data Management
10 9 (22.50%) DevOps
10 9 (22.50%) ITIL
10 9 (22.50%) ITIL V3
10 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
10 9 (22.50%) Quality Management
10 9 (22.50%) Security Testing
10 9 (22.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) C#
1 4 (10.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) CISM
1 19 (47.50%) CISSP
2 12 (30.00%) CISA
2 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
3 11 (27.50%) SC Cleared
4 10 (25.00%) Degree
5 9 (22.50%) CREST Certified
5 9 (22.50%) IISP
6 8 (20.00%) ISACA
7 6 (15.00%) CRISC
8 5 (12.50%) CISMP
9 4 (10.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (10.00%) CCSP
9 4 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (10.00%) CLAS
10 3 (7.50%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (7.50%) DBS Check
10 3 (7.50%) ISSAP
10 3 (7.50%) ISSEP
11 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (27.50%) ISO 22301
2 11 (27.50%) PCI DSS
3 9 (22.50%) GDPR
3 9 (22.50%) ISAE 3402
3 9 (22.50%) ISO 31000
3 9 (22.50%) ISO 9001
3 9 (22.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (20.00%) COBIT
4 8 (20.00%) NIST 800
5 5 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) ISA Server
2 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (22.50%) Nessus
1 9 (22.50%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 11 (27.50%) Cisco
2 9 (22.50%) ArcSight
2 9 (22.50%) Barracuda Networks
2 9 (22.50%) Centrify
2 9 (22.50%) IBM
2 9 (22.50%) Imperva
2 9 (22.50%) McAfee
2 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 9 (22.50%) Qualys
2 9 (22.50%) Splunk
2 9 (22.50%) Trend Micro
2 9 (22.50%) Tripwire
3 5 (12.50%) Sun
4 4 (10.00%) Google
4 4 (10.00%) Okta
5 1 (2.50%) SAP