Period
to 20 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered over the 6 months to 20 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 27001 Lead Auditor
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 831 840 820
Rank change year-on-year +9 -20 +26
Contract jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor 18 43 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.043% 0.032%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.11% 0.23% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 31 15
UK median daily rate £563 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £368 £363 £378
90th Percentile £628 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 £413 £475
% change year-on-year +45.45% -13.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Contract vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,089 18,907 18,405
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.83% 18.94% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,293 11,318 11,368
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £263 £238 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £448 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +8.48% +3.13% +4.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 810 852 936
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £24.69 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.79% -17.72% -7.69%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.50 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.23 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -19.35% -11.43%

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor in the UK

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor in the UK

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor over the 6 months to 20 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor in the UK

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Top 6 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England +26 18 £563 +18.42% 1
UK excluding London -3 15 £600 +45.45%
South East +17 13 £600 +14.29%
London +19 3 £400 -15.79% 1
Midlands +6 2 £300 -23.81%
West Midlands -1 2 £300 -52.00%

For the 6 months to 20 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor 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 with a requirement for ISO 27001 Lead Auditor.

1 18 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (77.78%) Risk Management
3 9 (50.00%) Information Security
4 8 (44.44%) CISSP
4 8 (44.44%) CISM
4 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) Information Assurance
5 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
5 7 (38.89%) CESG Certified Professional
5 7 (38.89%) CA
5 7 (38.89%) CISA
6 6 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
7 5 (27.78%) CESG
7 5 (27.78%) JSP 440
7 5 (27.78%) RMADS
7 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
8 4 (22.22%) Legal
8 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
9 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
9 3 (16.67%) PCI QSA
9 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
9 3 (16.67%) NIST
10 2 (11.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 2 (11.11%) Cyberthreat

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (22.22%) Legal
2 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Security Analyst
1 5 (27.78%) Security Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Security Assurance Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Security Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Auditor
4 2 (11.11%) Compliance Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Compliance Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Compliance Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) GDPR Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Information Governance Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Information Officer
5 1 (5.56%) Security Auditor
5 1 (5.56%) Security Compliance Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Security Compliance Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) CESG
3 2 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (5.56%) Security Operations Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Risk Management
2 9 (50.00%) Information Security
3 7 (38.89%) Information Assurance
4 6 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (27.78%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
6 4 (22.22%) Business Continuity
6 4 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (16.67%) Security Operations
8 2 (11.11%) Internal Audit
8 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Security Management
8 2 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (11.11%) Security Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (5.56%) Contract Management
9 1 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (5.56%) IT Audit
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) CISM
1 8 (44.44%) CISSP
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) CESG Certified Professional
2 7 (38.89%) CISA
2 7 (38.89%) DV Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) PCI QSA
4 2 (11.11%) CRISC
4 2 (11.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
5 1 (5.56%) CLAS
5 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (27.78%) JSP 440
2 5 (27.78%) RMADS
3 3 (16.67%) NIST
3 3 (16.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (11.11%) GDPR
5 1 (5.56%) PMO
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) CA