Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 792 772 802
Rank change year-on-year -20 +30 -38
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 96 63 78
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.070% 0.074%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.76% 0.60% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 43 45
UK median daily rate £488 £468 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.28% -6.50% +17.51%
10th Percentile £405 £256 £330
90th Percentile £600 £550 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £458 £413
% change year-on-year +3.83% +10.91% +3.13%
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 12,593 10,487 12,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.41% 11.60% 11.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,110 6,810 7,813
UK median daily rate £450 £433 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.05% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £258 £238 £228
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 365 358 414
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +20.00%
10th Percentile £11.69 £11.00 £11.15
90th Percentile £52.15 £53.75 £53.88
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £25.50
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +26.91%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -14 94 £475 - 33
UK excluding London -2 63 £475 +3.83% 23
London -47 31 £488 -4.88% 10
North of England 0 23 £469 +4.17% 3
Midlands +8 20 £500 +11.11% 4
South West +18 16 £425 - 2
North West -6 14 £514 +2.80%
West Midlands -14 13 £425 +0.29% 1
Yorkshire - 9 £450 - 2
South East -26 5 £575 +21.37% 9
East Midlands +2 3 £675 - 3

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 91 (94.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 77 (80.21%) Information Security
3 73 (76.04%) CISSP
4 46 (47.92%) CISM
4 46 (47.92%) PCI DSS
5 36 (37.50%) Security Architecture
6 29 (30.21%) COBIT
7 23 (23.96%) Cybersecurity
7 23 (23.96%) Data Protection
8 21 (21.88%) SABSA
9 20 (20.83%) Management Information System
9 20 (20.83%) Finance
10 19 (19.79%) CISA
11 18 (18.75%) SIEM
12 17 (17.71%) ISSAP
13 16 (16.67%) Risk Management
13 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (16.67%) TOGAF
13 16 (16.67%) Security Management
14 15 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
15 14 (14.58%) Data Protection Act
15 14 (14.58%) Project Management
15 14 (14.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
15 14 (14.58%) Data Loss Prevention
16 13 (13.54%) Security Operations
16 13 (13.54%) Windows
17 11 (11.46%) ITIL
17 11 (11.46%) GDPR
17 11 (11.46%) Vulnerability Management
18 10 (10.42%) Firewall

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 (1.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.17%) IaaS
2 4 (4.17%) PaaS
2 4 (4.17%) SaaS
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.13%) Office 365
4 2 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.42%) Firewall
2 9 (9.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (5.21%) NAS
3 5 (5.21%) SAN
3 5 (5.21%) TCP/IP
4 4 (4.17%) Network Security
5 2 (2.08%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.04%) DHCP
6 1 (1.04%) DNS
6 1 (1.04%) Internet
6 1 (1.04%) LAN
6 1 (1.04%) VLAN
6 1 (1.04%) VPN
6 1 (1.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.04%) Big Data
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Metasploit
General
1 20 (20.83%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Legal
3 2 (2.08%) Banking
3 2 (2.08%) Law
3 2 (2.08%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Digital Economy
4 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (19.79%) Consultant
2 17 (17.71%) Security Consultant
3 16 (16.67%) Architect
3 16 (16.67%) Security Architect
4 14 (14.58%) Security Manager
5 13 (13.54%) Analyst
6 12 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
7 9 (9.38%) Designer
7 9 (9.38%) Security Analyst
7 9 (9.38%) Security Designer
8 8 (8.33%) Information Manager
8 8 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (7.29%) IT Architect
9 7 (7.29%) IT Security Architect
9 7 (7.29%) Project Manager
10 6 (6.25%) Business Analyst
10 6 (6.25%) CISSP Consultant
10 6 (6.25%) Security Project Manager
11 5 (5.21%) Coordinator
11 5 (5.21%) Security Assurance Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) Web Services
2 2 (2.08%) JAAS
2 2 (2.08%) LDAP
2 2 (2.08%) OAuth
2 2 (2.08%) OpenID
2 2 (2.08%) SAML
2 2 (2.08%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 14 (14.58%) Data Protection Act
3 10 (10.42%) CESG
4 5 (5.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (5.21%) Private Cloud
5 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.17%) PMI
5 4 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.08%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (2.08%) Freedom of Information Act
6 2 (2.08%) NHS
6 2 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.04%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (1.04%) FMCG
7 1 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.04%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.54%) Windows
2 8 (8.33%) Linux
3 5 (5.21%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.21%) Mac OS X
3 5 (5.21%) Unix
3 5 (5.21%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.13%) Android
4 3 (3.13%) Solaris
4 3 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (3.13%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (80.21%) Information Security
2 36 (37.50%) Security Architecture
3 23 (23.96%) Cybersecurity
3 23 (23.96%) Data Protection
4 21 (21.88%) SABSA
5 18 (18.75%) SIEM
6 16 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (16.67%) Risk Management
6 16 (16.67%) Security Management
6 16 (16.67%) TOGAF
7 15 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
8 14 (14.58%) Data Loss Prevention
8 14 (14.58%) Project Management
8 14 (14.58%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 13 (13.54%) Security Operations
10 11 (11.46%) ITIL
10 11 (11.46%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (10.42%) Risk Assessment
12 9 (9.38%) Change Management
13 7 (7.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.08%) C
2 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 73 (76.04%) CISSP
2 46 (47.92%) CISM
3 19 (19.79%) CISA
4 17 (17.71%) ISSAP
5 10 (10.42%) GIAC
6 7 (7.29%) GSEC
6 7 (7.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 6 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (6.25%) Degree
7 6 (6.25%) Security Cleared
8 5 (5.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 4 (4.17%) CEH
9 4 (4.17%) PMI Certification
10 3 (3.13%) CCSP
11 2 (2.08%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
11 2 (2.08%) SANS
12 1 (1.04%) GCFE
12 1 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.04%) PCI QSA
12 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (94.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (47.92%) PCI DSS
3 29 (30.21%) COBIT
4 11 (11.46%) GDPR
5 8 (8.33%) NIST 800
6 7 (7.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 5 (5.21%) RMADS
8 3 (3.13%) FISMA
8 3 (3.13%) HIPAA
9 2 (2.08%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 7 (7.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (3.13%) EnCase
2 3 (3.13%) FTK
2 3 (3.13%) Nessus
2 3 (3.13%) Nmap
3 2 (2.08%) CSIRT
3 2 (2.08%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.17%) CyberArk
3 2 (2.08%) Apple
3 2 (2.08%) BeyondTrust
3 2 (2.08%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.04%) Forcepoint
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle
4 1 (1.04%) Symantec
4 1 (1.04%) Trustwave