Period
to 27 October 2020

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 27 October 2020 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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 497 682 815
Rank change year-on-year +185 +133 -31
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 35 123 77
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.15% 0.075%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.01% 1.39% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 79 50
Median daily rate £525 £550 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £390 £357 £413
90th Percentile £621 £725 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £480 £550
% change year-on-year -9.86% -12.73% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 3,452 8,828 11,265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.66% 10.47% 10.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,028 5,504 7,115
Median daily rate £468 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £260 £235 £250
90th Percentile £638 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 178 401 404
Median hourly rate £26.11 £21.05 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.07% -4.34% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.75 £11.15 £11.15
90th Percentile £55.00 £56.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate £23.00 £22.36 £21.76
% change year-on-year +2.89% +2.73% +10.88%

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

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799).

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

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

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799).

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

ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Top 9 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 27 October 2020. 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 +195 34 £525 -4.55% 10
UK excluding London +206 17 £433 -9.86% 7
London +169 16 £550 -8.33% 3
Work from Home -96 10 - - 1
South West +117 9 £423 - 3
South East +151 6 £589 +21.71% 2
North of England +103 2 - - 2
North West +77 1 - - 1
Yorkshire +71 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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 34 (97.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 26 (74.29%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (65.71%) CISSP
4 22 (62.86%) Information Security
5 18 (51.43%) NIST
6 15 (42.86%) Finance
7 12 (34.29%) SIEM
7 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (31.43%) PCI DSS
8 11 (31.43%) Security Management
9 10 (28.57%) Information Security Management
9 10 (28.57%) ISMS
9 10 (28.57%) Degree
9 10 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
10 9 (25.71%) Security Operations
10 9 (25.71%) CESG Certified Professional
10 9 (25.71%) Information Assurance
10 9 (25.71%) Data Security
10 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
10 9 (25.71%) Legal
11 8 (22.86%) Cisco
11 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
11 8 (22.86%) GDPR
11 8 (22.86%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 8 (22.86%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (22.86%) Threat Intelligence
11 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (20.00%) FFIEC
12 7 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence

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 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) JBoss
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Azure
2 2 (5.71%) AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.00%) Network Security
2 4 (11.43%) Firewall
2 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) Internet
3 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) HTTP
4 1 (2.86%) IPsec
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
2 9 (25.71%) Legal
3 3 (8.57%) Public Sector
4 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
4 2 (5.71%) Retail
5 1 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Security Analyst
2 8 (22.86%) Security Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) Information Security Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Security Advisor
6 3 (8.57%) Security Architect
6 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Information Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Information Security Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Information Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
3 7 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.71%) PKI
5 1 (2.86%) AS400
5 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
3 2 (5.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.86%) AIX
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.86%) HPUX
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Unix
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (2.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (74.29%) Cybersecurity
2 22 (62.86%) Information Security
3 12 (34.29%) SIEM
4 11 (31.43%) Security Management
4 11 (31.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (28.57%) Identity Access Management
5 10 (28.57%) Information Security Management
5 10 (28.57%) ISMS
6 9 (25.71%) Data Security
6 9 (25.71%) Information Assurance
6 9 (25.71%) Security Operations
7 8 (22.86%) Computer Science
7 8 (22.86%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (22.86%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 8 (22.86%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (22.86%) Threat Intelligence
8 7 (20.00%) Cyber Intelligence
8 7 (20.00%) Cyber Resilience
8 7 (20.00%) Information Management
8 7 (20.00%) Internal Audit
Qualifications
1 23 (65.71%) CISSP
2 10 (28.57%) Degree
3 9 (25.71%) CESG Certified Professional
4 7 (20.00%) CCNA
4 7 (20.00%) CCNP
4 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (20.00%) FFIEC
4 7 (20.00%) GCED
4 7 (20.00%) GCIA
4 7 (20.00%) GCIH
4 7 (20.00%) GIAC
4 7 (20.00%) GREM
4 7 (20.00%) GSEC
4 7 (20.00%) SANS
5 5 (14.29%) CISM
6 4 (11.43%) CISA
7 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
8 1 (2.86%) Master's Degree
8 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.86%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (97.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (51.43%) NIST
3 11 (31.43%) PCI DSS
4 8 (22.86%) GDPR
5 3 (8.57%) HIPAA
5 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (5.71%) COBIT
6 2 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (5.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 2 (5.71%) GAMP
6 2 (5.71%) ISO 22301
6 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 1 (2.86%) ISO 9000
7 1 (2.86%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Cisco
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) Guidewire
5 1 (2.86%) BeyondTrust
5 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix
5 1 (2.86%) FireEye
5 1 (2.86%) Forcepoint
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.86%) McAfee
5 1 (2.86%) NetApp
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
5 1 (2.86%) Qualys
5 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.86%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Tripwire