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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 2 July 2022 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
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 765 681 563
Rank change year-on-year -84 -118 +176
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 89 57 33
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.086% 0.080%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.76% 0.70% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 43 16
10th Percentile £416 £422 £349
25th Percentile £463 £453 £420
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £543 £538 £463
Median % change year-on-year +0.93% +16.22% -17.41%
75th Percentile £688 £708 £591
90th Percentile £770 £800 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £540 £475 £433
% change year-on-year +13.68% +9.78% -16.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £44.68 -

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 11,643 8,193 4,672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.08% 12.35% 11.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,048 5,468 2,939
10th Percentile £293 £263 £261
25th Percentile £411 £365 £356
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £475 £465
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +2.15% +3.33%
75th Percentile £625 £575 £563
90th Percentile £725 £675 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.82% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 297 340 198
10th Percentile £12.48 £11.36 £12.72
25th Percentile £16.25 £14.00 £17.26
Median hourly rate £27.00 £21.00 £22.52
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.76% +0.75%
75th Percentile £50.77 £39.13 £45.00
90th Percentile £69.54 £58.38 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.40 £19.75 £20.79
% change year-on-year +13.39% -4.98% -10.95%

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 2 July 2022.

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 13 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 2 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England -75 77 £550 -6.30% 20
London -57 47 £550 -20.15% 4
Work from Home -75 46 £540 -1.82% 4
UK excluding London -41 32 £540 +13.68% 16
North of England -37 19 £525 -6.63% 3
North West -33 12 £550 -2.18% 1
Yorkshire - 7 £425 - 2
Scotland -12 4 £500 +8.11%
South West -15 4 £540 +27.36%
East of England -20 2 £675 +35.00%
South East -25 2 £725 - 10
Midlands -34 1 £575 +21.05% 3
East Midlands - 1 £575 - 2

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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 89 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 68 (76.40%) Information Security
3 58 (65.17%) Risk Management
4 45 (50.56%) Finance
5 42 (47.19%) CISSP
6 40 (44.94%) Security Management
7 36 (40.45%) Management Information System
8 35 (39.33%) CISA
8 35 (39.33%) NIST
9 34 (38.20%) CISM
10 28 (31.46%) Information Security Management
10 28 (31.46%) GDPR
10 28 (31.46%) Cybersecurity
11 27 (30.34%) Business Continuity
12 26 (29.21%) Firewall
12 26 (29.21%) ISMS
13 25 (28.09%) Data Loss Prevention
14 24 (26.97%) Azure
14 24 (26.97%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (25.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
16 22 (24.72%) Degree
17 20 (22.47%) Security Architecture
17 20 (22.47%) Vulnerability Management
18 19 (21.35%) SIEM
18 19 (21.35%) Service Management
18 19 (21.35%) Incident Management
18 19 (21.35%) PCI DSS
19 18 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (20.22%) Asset Management
19 18 (20.22%) VMware

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.97%) Azure
2 17 (19.10%) Microsoft 365
3 13 (14.61%) SaaS
4 12 (13.48%) Azure Active Directory
4 12 (13.48%) IaaS
5 6 (6.74%) AWS
6 2 (2.25%) PaaS
7 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.21%) Firewall
2 18 (20.22%) VPN
3 17 (19.10%) IPsec
4 5 (5.62%) BGP
4 5 (5.62%) DNS
4 5 (5.62%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 5 (5.62%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 5 (5.62%) IPv4
4 5 (5.62%) IPv6
4 5 (5.62%) MPLS
4 5 (5.62%) Network Security
4 5 (5.62%) NGFW
4 5 (5.62%) OSPF
4 5 (5.62%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (5.62%) SD-WAN
4 5 (5.62%) VLAN
4 5 (5.62%) VXLAN
4 5 (5.62%) WAN
4 5 (5.62%) Wi-Fi
General
1 45 (50.56%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Social Skills
3 8 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.74%) Legal
4 6 (6.74%) Public Sector
5 4 (4.49%) Local Government
5 4 (4.49%) Organisational Skills
5 4 (4.49%) Retail
6 3 (3.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 2 (2.25%) Law
7 2 (2.25%) Presentation Skills
8 1 (1.12%) Banking
8 1 (1.12%) Documentation Skills
8 1 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
8 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (22.47%) Architect
2 18 (20.22%) Security Architect
3 16 (17.98%) Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) Security Analyst
4 13 (14.61%) Security Manager
4 13 (14.61%) Security Specialist
5 11 (12.36%) Project Manager
6 10 (11.24%) Consultant
6 10 (11.24%) Security Consultant
7 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Security Specialist
7 9 (10.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 8 (8.99%) Business Analyst
9 7 (7.87%) Information Manager
9 7 (7.87%) Information Security Manager
9 7 (7.87%) Security Project Manager
10 6 (6.74%) Senior Architect
10 6 (6.74%) Senior Security Architect
11 5 (5.62%) IT Analyst
11 5 (5.62%) IT Security Analyst
12 4 (4.49%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) REST
1 3 (3.37%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 36 (40.45%) Management Information System
2 12 (13.48%) PKI
3 5 (5.62%) Algorithms
3 5 (5.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (5.62%) Freedom of Information
4 4 (4.49%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (3.37%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.37%) NHS
6 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.12%) Cyberattack
7 1 (1.12%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.98%) Windows
2 12 (13.48%) HPUX
2 12 (13.48%) Linux
2 12 (13.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (13.48%) Windows 10
3 4 (4.49%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (76.40%) Information Security
2 58 (65.17%) Risk Management
3 40 (44.94%) Security Management
4 28 (31.46%) Cybersecurity
4 28 (31.46%) Information Security Management
5 27 (30.34%) Business Continuity
6 26 (29.21%) ISMS
7 25 (28.09%) Data Loss Prevention
8 20 (22.47%) Security Architecture
8 20 (22.47%) Vulnerability Management
9 19 (21.35%) Incident Management
9 19 (21.35%) Service Management
9 19 (21.35%) SIEM
10 18 (20.22%) Asset Management
11 15 (16.85%) Enterprise Architecture
12 14 (15.73%) BCP
13 13 (14.61%) SABSA
13 13 (14.61%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (13.48%) Agile
14 12 (13.48%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 42 (47.19%) CISSP
2 35 (39.33%) CISA
3 34 (38.20%) CISM
4 24 (26.97%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (25.84%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 22 (24.72%) Degree
7 15 (16.85%) CRISC
7 15 (16.85%) FFIEC
8 13 (14.61%) CCSK
8 13 (14.61%) GIAC
9 12 (13.48%) CEH
10 11 (12.36%) SANS
11 4 (4.49%) CCSP
11 4 (4.49%) HCISPP
12 3 (3.37%) CompTIA CySA+
12 3 (3.37%) CompTIA Security+
12 3 (3.37%) ISACA
13 2 (2.25%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
13 2 (2.25%) Security Cleared
14 1 (1.12%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 35 (39.33%) NIST
3 28 (31.46%) GDPR
4 19 (21.35%) PCI DSS
5 15 (16.85%) NIST 800
6 8 (8.99%) COBIT
6 8 (8.99%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (2.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (1.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (1.12%) GRC
8 1 (1.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (1.12%) ISAE 3402
8 1 (1.12%) NCSC
8 1 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (1.12%) SOC 1
8 1 (1.12%) SOC 2
System Software
1 18 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (13.48%) Active Directory
3 5 (5.62%) VMware NSX
4 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) CASB
2 4 (4.49%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 3 (3.37%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
1 18 (20.22%) VMware
2 14 (15.73%) Qualys
3 13 (14.61%) Cisco
3 13 (14.61%) LogRhythm
3 13 (14.61%) McAfee
4 12 (13.48%) BeyondTrust
4 12 (13.48%) HP
4 12 (13.48%) NetApp
4 12 (13.48%) Oracle
4 12 (13.48%) Red Hat
5 10 (11.24%) CheckPoint
5 10 (11.24%) FireEye
5 10 (11.24%) Forcepoint
5 10 (11.24%) Tripwire
6 7 (7.87%) ServiceNow
7 5 (5.62%) Cadence
7 5 (5.62%) F5
7 5 (5.62%) Remedy
8 3 (3.37%) Trend Micro