Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 818 784 816
Rank change year-on-year -34 +32 -20
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 76 94 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.074% 0.095% 0.081%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.67% 0.78% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 69 44
UK median daily rate £550 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £413 £237 £325
90th Percentile £675 £575 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £380
% change year-on-year -5.00% +31.75% -5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £46.00
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 11,306 12,008 12,171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.00% 12.12% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,197 7,833 7,878
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £625 £631 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 369 435
UK median hourly rate £21.63 £21.90 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.23% -4.09% +5.96%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.64 £10.61
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.09 £46.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.99% -20.00% +16.01%

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 26 September 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 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 26 September 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 -29 74 £550 +10.00% 17
UK excluding London -20 48 £475 -5.00% 13
London -24 27 £568 +26.11% 5
North of England -9 19 £550 +22.22% 3
South West -3 18 £425 - 3
Yorkshire - 12 £550 - 2
Midlands -18 8 £475 - 2
North West -14 7 - - 1
West Midlands -15 6 £450 +28.57%
East Midlands +9 2 £675 +35.00% 2
South East -24 2 £650 +25.00% 3
Scotland - 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 69 (90.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 57 (75.00%) Information Security
3 42 (55.26%) CISSP
4 40 (52.63%) PCI DSS
5 32 (42.11%) CISM
6 25 (32.89%) Security Architecture
7 18 (23.68%) Finance
8 17 (22.37%) Management Information System
8 17 (22.37%) Retail
9 16 (21.05%) Data Protection
10 14 (18.42%) COBIT
10 14 (18.42%) CISA
10 14 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (17.11%) Windows
11 13 (17.11%) GDPR
12 11 (14.47%) SOA
12 11 (14.47%) Cybersecurity
13 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
14 9 (11.84%) Firewall
14 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (11.84%) Degree
15 8 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
15 8 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
15 8 (10.53%) Legal
15 8 (10.53%) ITIL
15 8 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
15 8 (10.53%) Project Management
16 7 (9.21%) Web Services
16 7 (9.21%) TOGAF

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 (1.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.63%) PaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.32%) IaaS
4 1 (1.32%) Office 365
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) Firewall
2 7 (9.21%) Network Security
3 3 (3.95%) VLAN
4 2 (2.63%) BGP
4 2 (2.63%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.63%) DHCP
4 2 (2.63%) DMVPN
4 2 (2.63%) DNS
4 2 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (2.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.63%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.63%) NX-OS
4 2 (2.63%) OSPF
4 2 (2.63%) VPN
4 2 (2.63%) WAN
4 2 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.32%) Internet
5 1 (1.32%) LAN
5 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) Big Data
General
1 18 (23.68%) Finance
2 17 (22.37%) Retail
3 8 (10.53%) Legal
4 6 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 5 (6.58%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.95%) Law
7 2 (2.63%) Banking
7 2 (2.63%) Electronics
7 2 (2.63%) Marketing
8 1 (1.32%) Digital Economy
8 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (39.47%) Consultant
1 30 (39.47%) Security Consultant
2 17 (22.37%) Information Security Consultant
3 11 (14.47%) CISSP Consultant
3 11 (14.47%) Security Manager
4 7 (9.21%) Analyst
4 7 (9.21%) Architect
4 7 (9.21%) Information Manager
4 7 (9.21%) Information Security Manager
4 7 (9.21%) Security Architect
5 6 (7.89%) IT Consultant
5 6 (7.89%) IT Manager
5 6 (7.89%) IT Security Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) Designer
6 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce Consultant
6 5 (6.58%) IT Security Manager
6 5 (6.58%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Security Designer
7 4 (5.26%) CISSP Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (9.21%) Web Services
2 2 (2.63%) JAAS
2 2 (2.63%) LDAP
2 2 (2.63%) OAuth
2 2 (2.63%) OpenID
2 2 (2.63%) SAML
2 2 (2.63%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.37%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.89%) CESG
2 6 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (7.89%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.63%) PKI
4 2 (2.63%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.63%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.32%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.32%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.32%) FMCG
5 1 (1.32%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (1.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.32%) NHS
5 1 (1.32%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Windows
2 4 (5.26%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.95%) Linux
3 3 (3.95%) Unix
4 2 (2.63%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.32%) HPUX
5 1 (1.32%) MVS
5 1 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (75.00%) Information Security
2 25 (32.89%) Security Architecture
3 16 (21.05%) Data Protection
4 14 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (14.47%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (14.47%) SOA
6 10 (13.16%) E-Commerce
7 9 (11.84%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (10.53%) ITIL
8 8 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
8 8 (10.53%) Project Management
8 8 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
9 7 (9.21%) SIEM
9 7 (9.21%) TOGAF
9 7 (9.21%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (7.89%) SABSA
10 6 (7.89%) SDLC
10 6 (7.89%) Security Management
10 6 (7.89%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 42 (55.26%) CISSP
2 32 (42.11%) CISM
3 14 (18.42%) CISA
4 9 (11.84%) Degree
5 5 (6.58%) ISSAP
6 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.63%) CRISC
7 2 (2.63%) GIAC
7 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.63%) SSCP
8 1 (1.32%) CCIE
8 1 (1.32%) CEH
8 1 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.32%) CISMP
8 1 (1.32%) GSLC
8 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.32%) MCSE
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.32%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (90.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (52.63%) PCI DSS
3 14 (18.42%) COBIT
4 13 (17.11%) GDPR
5 8 (10.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (3.95%) HIPAA
7 2 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 1 (1.32%) RMADS
8 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.58%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.63%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.32%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.58%) Cisco
3 4 (5.26%) SAP
4 3 (3.95%) CheckPoint
5 2 (2.63%) Blue Coat
5 2 (2.63%) F5
5 2 (2.63%) HP
5 2 (2.63%) Juniper
5 2 (2.63%) Meraki
5 2 (2.63%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.63%) VMware
6 1 (1.32%) Apple
6 1 (1.32%) ArcSight
6 1 (1.32%) Citrix
6 1 (1.32%) CyberArk
6 1 (1.32%) LogRhythm
6 1 (1.32%) NetApp
6 1 (1.32%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.32%) Splunk
6 1 (1.32%) Virgin Media