Period
to 20 October 2018

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 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 27001 Lead Auditor
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 849 839 857
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 +10
Contract jobs citing ISO 27001 Lead Auditor 36 42 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.042% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 31
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £453
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.97% +0.56%
10th Percentile £375 £363 £363
90th Percentile £588 £700 £641
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £425 £500
% change year-on-year +14.71% -15.00% +42.86%
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 19,000 18,642 22,485
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.57% 18.76% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,247 11,379 13,966
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £245 £225 £240
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 944 902 850
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £26.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.83% +12.60%
10th Percentile £12.61 £12.01 £12.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.98 £49.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% +10.00%

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 October 2018.

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

ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Top 10 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 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
England -16 35 £475 - 5
UK excluding London -25 25 £488 +14.71% 4
North of England - 15 £475 - 1
London -11 11 £400 -27.27% 1
Yorkshire - 9 £475 -
South East -10 7 £525 +5.00% 1
North East - 7 £490 -
East Midlands +6 2 £525 +191.67%
Midlands -17 2 £525 +191.67%
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 36 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (88.89%) CISSP
3 25 (69.44%) Information Security
4 24 (66.67%) CISM
5 18 (50.00%) PCI DSS
5 18 (50.00%) GDPR
6 17 (47.22%) CISA
7 15 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (38.89%) Risk Management
9 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
10 7 (19.44%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (19.44%) Data Protection
10 7 (19.44%) CESG Certified Professional
10 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
10 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
10 7 (19.44%) Degree
11 6 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
11 6 (16.67%) RIA
11 6 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
11 6 (16.67%) Finance
11 6 (16.67%) Legal
11 6 (16.67%) Retail
11 6 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
11 6 (16.67%) Security Management
11 6 (16.67%) Information Security Management
11 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
12 5 (13.89%) CCNA
12 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
1 6 (16.67%) Legal
1 6 (16.67%) Retail
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Consultant
2 11 (30.56%) Security Consultant
3 9 (25.00%) Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Security Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Security Specialist
5 6 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Specialist
5 6 (16.67%) Information Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
6 5 (13.89%) Security Manager
7 4 (11.11%) GDPR Consultant
7 4 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
8 3 (8.33%) Information Manager
8 3 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Information Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Senior Security Analyst
9 2 (5.56%) Security Advisor
9 2 (5.56%) Security Technical Architect
9 2 (5.56%) Technical Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 6 (16.67%) Freedom of Information
2 6 (16.67%) Freedom of Information Act
2 6 (16.67%) RIA
3 2 (5.56%) Robotics
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) Information Security
2 15 (41.67%) Cybersecurity
3 14 (38.89%) Risk Management
4 7 (19.44%) Data Protection
4 7 (19.44%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (16.67%) Business Continuity
5 6 (16.67%) Information Security Management
5 6 (16.67%) Security Management
6 5 (13.89%) SFIA
6 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (11.11%) Data Security
7 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.11%) OWASP
7 4 (11.11%) Security Architecture
7 4 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
8 3 (8.33%) Security Operations
9 2 (5.56%) Data Analytics
9 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (88.89%) CISSP
2 24 (66.67%) CISM
3 17 (47.22%) CISA
4 7 (19.44%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (19.44%) Degree
4 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
4 7 (19.44%) Security Cleared
5 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (13.89%) CCNA
7 4 (11.11%) ISACA
7 4 (11.11%) PCI QSA
8 3 (8.33%) CRISC
9 2 (5.56%) CISMP
9 2 (5.56%) ISEB
9 2 (5.56%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 1 (2.78%) CEH
10 1 (2.78%) GIAC
10 1 (2.78%) ISSMP
10 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
10 1 (2.78%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (50.00%) GDPR
2 18 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (2.78%) COBIT
4 1 (2.78%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (2.78%) ISO 22301
4 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
1 1 (2.78%) Cisco
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.78%) VMware