Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 772 798 819
Rank change year-on-year +26 +21 +9
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 115 93 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.088% 0.067%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.88% 0.78% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 53 46
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.82% -5.50%
10th Percentile £273 £325 £367
90th Percentile £679 £588 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £425
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median hourly rate - £46.00 £60.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £46.00 -

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 13132 11937 13459
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.74% 11.34% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8585 7781 8508
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +4.42% +1.75%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £230
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £388
% change year-on-year +2.56% +0.65% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 381 424 477
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.84 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.42% +1.49% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.82 £11.61
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.53 £51.27
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £25.00 £22.38
% change year-on-year -19.00% +11.73% +14.74%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +39 114 £500 - 12
London +14 59 £513 -2.38% 7
UK excluding London +31 55 £475 - 5
South East +11 20 £520 -0.95% 1
North of England +55 14 - - 4
North West +28 14 - - 2
South West -8 10 £295 -21.33%
East of England -17 6 £388 +10.71%
Midlands +23 5 £381 -19.89%
West Midlands +31 4 £315 -35.33%
East Midlands -7 1 £500 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799).

1 102 (88.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 88 (76.52%) Information Security
3 50 (43.48%) CISSP
4 49 (42.61%) PCI DSS
5 39 (33.91%) Cybersecurity
6 31 (26.96%) Security Architecture
6 31 (26.96%) ITIL
7 30 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
8 29 (25.22%) Data Protection
9 26 (22.61%) SIEM
9 26 (22.61%) CISM
10 25 (21.74%) Management Information System
11 24 (20.87%) TOGAF
12 23 (20.00%) Finance
12 23 (20.00%) Security Management
13 22 (19.13%) Intrusion Detection
13 22 (19.13%) Microsoft
13 22 (19.13%) COBIT
14 21 (18.26%) Penetration Testing
14 21 (18.26%) ISMS
15 19 (16.52%) CESG
16 18 (15.65%) Firewall
16 18 (15.65%) Information Security Management
16 18 (15.65%) Legal
16 18 (15.65%) SABSA
17 17 (14.78%) Data Protection Act
17 17 (14.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 16 (13.91%) ISSAP
18 16 (13.91%) Risk Management
19 15 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management

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 4 (3.48%) IIS
2 1 (0.87%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (7.83%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (3.48%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) SaaS
2 6 (5.22%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.48%) IaaS
4 3 (2.61%) Office 365
5 2 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.74%) PaaS
6 1 (0.87%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.87%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (19.13%) Intrusion Detection
2 18 (15.65%) Firewall
3 13 (11.30%) NAS
3 13 (11.30%) SAN
4 10 (8.70%) Network Security
5 7 (6.09%) SMS
5 7 (6.09%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.35%) LAN
6 5 (4.35%) WAN
7 4 (3.48%) Wireless
8 3 (2.61%) IPsec
8 3 (2.61%) SSL
8 3 (2.61%) WLAN
9 2 (1.74%) DMZ
9 2 (1.74%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.87%) Internet
10 1 (0.87%) LDAP
10 1 (0.87%) Multicast
10 1 (0.87%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.87%) AppScan
1 1 (0.87%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.87%) Paros
1 1 (0.87%) WebScarab
General
1 23 (20.00%) Finance
2 18 (15.65%) Legal
3 6 (5.22%) Banking
4 5 (4.35%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.61%) Automotive
5 3 (2.61%) Retail
6 2 (1.74%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.74%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (20.00%) Analyst
2 16 (13.91%) Architect
2 16 (13.91%) Designer
2 16 (13.91%) Security Designer
3 14 (12.17%) Security Analyst
4 13 (11.30%) Information Officer
4 13 (11.30%) Information Security Officer
4 13 (11.30%) Security Architect
4 13 (11.30%) Security Officer
5 11 (9.57%) IT Analyst
6 10 (8.70%) Security Specialist
7 8 (6.96%) IT Security Analyst
7 8 (6.96%) IT Security Specialist
8 6 (5.22%) Consultant
8 6 (5.22%) Head of Information
8 6 (5.22%) Information Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Information Security Analyst
8 6 (5.22%) Risk Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.35%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.87%) .NET
1 1 (0.87%) CGI
1 1 (0.87%) COM
1 1 (0.87%) HTML
1 1 (0.87%) OAuth2
1 1 (0.87%) OpenID
1 1 (0.87%) Web Services
1 1 (0.87%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Management Information System
2 19 (16.52%) CESG
3 17 (14.78%) Data Protection Act
3 17 (14.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (9.57%) Data Centre
5 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (3.48%) NHS
6 4 (3.48%) PKI
7 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.61%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (2.61%) Freedom of Information
8 2 (1.74%) Cyberthreat
8 2 (1.74%) Freedom of Information Act
8 2 (1.74%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.74%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.87%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.87%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.57%) Windows
2 7 (6.09%) Linux
3 6 (5.22%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.48%) Unix
5 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.74%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (76.52%) Information Security
2 39 (33.91%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (26.96%) ITIL
3 31 (26.96%) Security Architecture
4 30 (26.09%) Vulnerability Management
5 29 (25.22%) Data Protection
6 26 (22.61%) SIEM
7 24 (20.87%) TOGAF
8 23 (20.00%) Security Management
9 21 (18.26%) ISMS
9 21 (18.26%) Penetration Testing
10 18 (15.65%) Information Security Management
10 18 (15.65%) SABSA
11 16 (13.91%) Risk Management
12 15 (13.04%) Mobile Device Management
13 14 (12.17%) Incident Management
13 14 (12.17%) Security Operations
14 13 (11.30%) Continuous Improvement
14 13 (11.30%) Information Assurance
14 13 (11.30%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.74%) SQL
2 1 (0.87%) C
2 1 (0.87%) C#
2 1 (0.87%) C++
2 1 (0.87%) Java
2 1 (0.87%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.87%) Perl
2 1 (0.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (43.48%) CISSP
2 26 (22.61%) CISM
3 16 (13.91%) ISSAP
4 12 (10.43%) CISA
5 8 (6.96%) Degree
6 7 (6.09%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 5 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.48%) CRISC
8 4 (3.48%) GIAC
8 4 (3.48%) IISP
8 4 (3.48%) ISACA
8 4 (3.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 4 (3.48%) SANS
8 4 (3.48%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.61%) CLAS
9 3 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.74%) ISEB
10 2 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.87%) CISMP
11 1 (0.87%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (88.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (42.61%) PCI DSS
3 22 (19.13%) COBIT
4 15 (13.04%) GDPR
5 8 (6.96%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (5.22%) ISO 31000
7 5 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (2.61%) ISO 9001
9 3 (2.61%) NIST 800
9 3 (2.61%) SLA
10 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 1 (0.87%) PMO
11 1 (0.87%) RMADS
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.74%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.61%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (2.61%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.74%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.74%) Nessus
3 1 (0.87%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.87%) SCCM
3 1 (0.87%) Terraform
3 1 (0.87%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (19.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.09%) CA
2 7 (6.09%) Cisco
3 5 (4.35%) CheckPoint
4 4 (3.48%) LogLogic
4 4 (3.48%) McAfee
5 3 (2.61%) IFS
5 3 (2.61%) Juniper
6 2 (1.74%) Alibaba
6 2 (1.74%) Apple
6 2 (1.74%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.74%) LogRhythm
6 2 (1.74%) Oracle
6 2 (1.74%) Palo Alto
6 2 (1.74%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.74%) Sybase
6 2 (1.74%) Varonis
6 2 (1.74%) VMware
7 1 (0.87%) Google
7 1 (0.87%) Qualys