Period
to 22 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) over the 6 months to 22 February 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 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
UK
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 757 781 816
Rank change year-on-year +24 +35 -29
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 117 71 71
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.074% 0.066%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.89% 0.64% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 47 43
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £520
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -8.65% +6.67%
10th Percentile £350 £325 £329
90th Percentile £613 £560 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +0.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
UK median hourly rate £21.79 - £62.50
10th Percentile £20.95 - £56.80
90th Percentile £22.64 - £62.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.79 - £62.50

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 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 with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 13,149 11,170 12,765
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.94% 11.63% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,593 7,322 8,018
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £258 £225 £230
90th Percentile £638 £625 £594
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 357 390 450
UK median hourly rate £21.50 £21.50 £25.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.85% +20.24%
10th Percentile £11.65 £10.87 £11.37
90th Percentile £57.50 £49.30 £52.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £21.98 £25.50
% change year-on-year +2.39% -13.82% +27.50%

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in the UK

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799).

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in the UK

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in the UK

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799).

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) in the UK

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) within the UK over the 6 months to 22 February 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 +21 114 £500 +5.26% 27
UK excluding London +13 66 £500 +5.26% 22
London -31 48 £500 +5.26% 6
North of England +48 25 £469 - 7
North West +11 16 £514 - 2
South East -2 15 £523 +0.48% 6
South West +12 13 £295 -46.36% 2
Midlands +12 13 £500 +2.56% 5
West Midlands +4 9 £403 -19.45% 3
Yorkshire - 9 £450 - 5
East Midlands 0 2 £500 +11.11% 2

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 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/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799).

1 112 (95.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 87 (74.36%) Information Security
3 74 (63.25%) CISSP
4 52 (44.44%) PCI DSS
5 46 (39.32%) Security Architecture
6 42 (35.90%) CISM
7 38 (32.48%) Cybersecurity
8 30 (25.64%) Data Protection
9 29 (24.79%) Vulnerability Management
10 28 (23.93%) SIEM
10 28 (23.93%) COBIT
11 26 (22.22%) SABSA
12 24 (20.51%) ITIL
13 23 (19.66%) Security Management
13 23 (19.66%) TOGAF
14 22 (18.80%) Penetration Testing
14 22 (18.80%) ISSAP
15 21 (17.95%) Management Information System
16 20 (17.09%) Firewall
17 19 (16.24%) Data Protection Act
18 18 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
18 18 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
19 17 (14.53%) Finance
20 16 (13.68%) Windows
20 16 (13.68%) Mobile Device Management
20 16 (13.68%) Data Loss Prevention
21 15 (12.82%) Security Operations
21 15 (12.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
21 15 (12.82%) Risk Management
21 15 (12.82%) CESG

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.98%) IaaS
1 7 (5.98%) SaaS
2 5 (4.27%) PaaS
3 4 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.56%) Office 365
5 2 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (17.09%) Firewall
2 18 (15.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 14 (11.97%) NAS
3 14 (11.97%) SAN
4 9 (7.69%) Network Security
4 9 (7.69%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.98%) SMS
6 5 (4.27%) LAN
6 5 (4.27%) WAN
7 4 (3.42%) Wireless
8 3 (2.56%) IPsec
8 3 (2.56%) SSL
8 3 (2.56%) WLAN
9 2 (1.71%) DMZ
9 2 (1.71%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.85%) Multicast
10 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Metasploit
2 1 (0.85%) AppScan
2 1 (0.85%) Burp Suite
2 1 (0.85%) Paros
2 1 (0.85%) WebScarab
General
1 17 (14.53%) Finance
2 9 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (2.56%) Automotive
3 3 (2.56%) Retail
4 2 (1.71%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (18.80%) Analyst
1 22 (18.80%) Architect
1 22 (18.80%) Security Architect
2 15 (12.82%) Designer
2 15 (12.82%) Security Analyst
2 15 (12.82%) Security Designer
3 13 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 10 (8.55%) Consultant
4 10 (8.55%) IT Analyst
5 8 (6.84%) IT Architect
5 8 (6.84%) IT Security Architect
5 8 (6.84%) Risk Manager
6 7 (5.98%) Head of Information
6 7 (5.98%) IT Security Analyst
6 7 (5.98%) Security Consultant
7 6 (5.13%) Business Analyst
7 6 (5.13%) Head of Security
8 5 (4.27%) Security Specialist
8 5 (4.27%) Service Analyst
9 4 (3.42%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.71%) Web Services
2 1 (0.85%) .NET
2 1 (0.85%) CGI
2 1 (0.85%) COM
2 1 (0.85%) HTML
2 1 (0.85%) LDAP
2 1 (0.85%) OAuth2
2 1 (0.85%) OpenID
2 1 (0.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.95%) Management Information System
2 19 (16.24%) Data Protection Act
3 15 (12.82%) CESG
3 15 (12.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (7.69%) Data Centre
5 6 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.13%) NHS
6 5 (4.27%) Freedom of Information
7 4 (3.42%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (3.42%) Private Cloud
8 3 (2.56%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (2.56%) PKI
8 3 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.71%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.85%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 1 (0.85%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.68%) Windows
2 12 (10.26%) Linux
3 8 (6.84%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.98%) Apple iOS
4 7 (5.98%) Mac OS X
4 7 (5.98%) Unix
5 3 (2.56%) Android
5 3 (2.56%) Solaris
5 3 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.56%) Windows Vista
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (74.36%) Information Security
2 46 (39.32%) Security Architecture
3 38 (32.48%) Cybersecurity
4 30 (25.64%) Data Protection
5 29 (24.79%) Vulnerability Management
6 28 (23.93%) SIEM
7 26 (22.22%) SABSA
8 24 (20.51%) ITIL
9 23 (19.66%) Security Management
9 23 (19.66%) TOGAF
10 22 (18.80%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (15.38%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 16 (13.68%) Data Loss Prevention
12 16 (13.68%) Mobile Device Management
13 15 (12.82%) Risk Management
13 15 (12.82%) Security Operations
14 12 (10.26%) Change Management
14 12 (10.26%) Information Governance
14 12 (10.26%) ISMS
15 10 (8.55%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.56%) C
2 1 (0.85%) C#
2 1 (0.85%) C++
2 1 (0.85%) Java
2 1 (0.85%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.85%) Perl
2 1 (0.85%) Python
2 1 (0.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 74 (63.25%) CISSP
2 42 (35.90%) CISM
3 22 (18.80%) ISSAP
4 13 (11.11%) GIAC
5 6 (5.13%) CISA
5 6 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (5.13%) GSEC
5 6 (5.13%) Security Cleared
6 5 (4.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 5 (4.27%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 5 (4.27%) SANS
7 4 (3.42%) CEH
7 4 (3.42%) Degree
8 3 (2.56%) CCSP
8 3 (2.56%) CLAS
8 3 (2.56%) ISEB
8 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.71%) CISMP
10 1 (0.85%) CRISC
10 1 (0.85%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (95.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 52 (44.44%) PCI DSS
3 28 (23.93%) COBIT
4 11 (9.40%) GDPR
5 7 (5.98%) NIST 800
6 5 (4.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 3 (2.56%) FISMA
7 3 (2.56%) ISO 31000
7 3 (2.56%) ISO 9001
7 3 (2.56%) RMADS
8 2 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 19770
9 1 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.85%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.71%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (3.42%) Nessus
2 3 (2.56%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (2.56%) EnCase
2 3 (2.56%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.56%) FTK
2 3 (2.56%) Nmap
2 3 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.71%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.71%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 13 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.27%) CheckPoint
2 5 (4.27%) Cisco
3 4 (3.42%) Apple
3 4 (3.42%) LogLogic
3 4 (3.42%) McAfee
4 2 (1.71%) CyberArk
4 2 (1.71%) Juniper
4 2 (1.71%) LogRhythm
4 2 (1.71%) Oracle
4 2 (1.71%) Palo Alto
4 2 (1.71%) Varonis
4 2 (1.71%) VMware
5 1 (0.85%) Sybase