Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 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
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 748 825
Rank change year-on-year -43 +77 -49
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 95 84 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.092% 0.088% 0.073%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.77% 0.75% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 60 45
UK median daily rate £500 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -7.50% +17.37%
10th Percentile £413 £250 £358
90th Percentile £675 £575 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £468 £425
% change year-on-year +1.60% +10.00% +6.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
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 12,341 11,176 12,456
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 11.93% 11.74% 11.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 7,890 7,245 7,993
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +7.98% +1.88%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £225
90th Percentile £638 £625 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 371 421
UK median hourly rate £23.25 £20.00 £22.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.25% -9.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.45 £52.50 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +18.42% -15.56% +6.41%

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 19 July 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 19 July 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 -34 95 £500 +5.54% 30
UK excluding London +12 64 £475 +1.60% 14
London -47 30 £550 +22.22% 16
North of England +4 26 £525 +16.67% 4
South West +22 18 £425 -
Yorkshire - 17 £525 - 4
Midlands +4 16 £550 +22.22% 5
West Midlands -5 10 £438 +3.24% 4
North West -11 9 - -
South East -14 5 £575 +21.05%
East Midlands -1 2 £675 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 89 (93.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 75 (78.95%) Information Security
3 70 (73.68%) CISSP
4 49 (51.58%) PCI DSS
5 45 (47.37%) CISM
6 33 (34.74%) Security Architecture
7 29 (30.53%) COBIT
8 21 (22.11%) CISA
8 21 (22.11%) Management Information System
9 19 (20.00%) SABSA
10 17 (17.89%) Finance
11 16 (16.84%) TOGAF
12 15 (15.79%) Data Protection
13 14 (14.74%) ISSAP
13 14 (14.74%) Risk Management
13 14 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (14.74%) Project Management
14 13 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (13.68%) Cybersecurity
15 12 (12.63%) Windows
16 11 (11.58%) GIAC
16 11 (11.58%) Risk Assessment
16 11 (11.58%) Legal
16 11 (11.58%) Security Operations
17 10 (10.53%) GDPR
17 10 (10.53%) CESG
17 10 (10.53%) Retail
17 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
17 10 (10.53%) SIEM
17 10 (10.53%) Penetration Testing

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 (1.05%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.05%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.26%) PaaS
3 4 (4.21%) IaaS
3 4 (4.21%) SaaS
4 3 (3.16%) Office 365
5 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.05%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.37%) Firewall
2 5 (5.26%) Network Security
3 4 (4.21%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (2.11%) DHCP
4 2 (2.11%) DNS
4 2 (2.11%) Kerberos
4 2 (2.11%) VPN
4 2 (2.11%) WAN
5 1 (1.05%) FCAPS
5 1 (1.05%) Internet
5 1 (1.05%) IPsec
5 1 (1.05%) LAN
5 1 (1.05%) NGN
5 1 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.05%) VLAN
5 1 (1.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (3.16%) Metasploit
General
1 17 (17.89%) Finance
2 11 (11.58%) Legal
3 10 (10.53%) Retail
4 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.16%) Banking
5 3 (3.16%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.11%) Electronics
6 2 (2.11%) Law
6 2 (2.11%) Marketing
7 1 (1.05%) Digital Economy
7 1 (1.05%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 25 (26.32%) Consultant
2 23 (24.21%) Security Consultant
3 18 (18.95%) Security Manager
4 17 (17.89%) Architect
4 17 (17.89%) Security Architect
5 14 (14.74%) Information Security Consultant
6 11 (11.58%) Information Manager
6 11 (11.58%) Information Security Manager
7 10 (10.53%) CISSP Consultant
8 9 (9.47%) Designer
8 9 (9.47%) Security Designer
9 7 (7.37%) Project Manager
10 6 (6.32%) Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) IT Manager
10 6 (6.32%) Security Project Manager
11 5 (5.26%) IT Architect
11 5 (5.26%) IT Security Architect
11 5 (5.26%) IT Security Manager
12 4 (4.21%) Coordinator
12 4 (4.21%) Information Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.32%) Web Services
2 2 (2.11%) JAAS
2 2 (2.11%) LDAP
2 2 (2.11%) OAuth
2 2 (2.11%) OpenID
2 2 (2.11%) SAML
2 2 (2.11%) XACML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.11%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.53%) CESG
3 7 (7.37%) Private Cloud
4 6 (6.32%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.32%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.21%) PMI
6 4 (4.21%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.11%) PKI
7 2 (2.11%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.11%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.11%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.05%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.05%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (1.05%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (1.05%) FMCG
8 1 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.05%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.63%) Windows
2 5 (5.26%) Linux
2 5 (5.26%) Unix
3 3 (3.16%) Android
3 3 (3.16%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.16%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.16%) Solaris
3 3 (3.16%) Windows 2000 Server
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.16%) Windows Vista
4 2 (2.11%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.05%) HPUX
5 1 (1.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.05%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (78.95%) Information Security
2 33 (34.74%) Security Architecture
3 19 (20.00%) SABSA
4 16 (16.84%) TOGAF
5 15 (15.79%) Data Protection
6 14 (14.74%) Project Management
6 14 (14.74%) Risk Management
6 14 (14.74%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (13.68%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (13.68%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (11.58%) Risk Assessment
8 11 (11.58%) Security Operations
9 10 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (10.53%) SIEM
10 8 (8.42%) E-Commerce
11 7 (7.37%) Data Loss Prevention
11 7 (7.37%) ITIL
12 6 (6.32%) Data Privacy
12 6 (6.32%) Identity Access Management
12 6 (6.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.05%) Java
Qualifications
1 70 (73.68%) CISSP
2 45 (47.37%) CISM
3 21 (22.11%) CISA
4 14 (14.74%) ISSAP
5 11 (11.58%) GIAC
6 9 (9.47%) Degree
7 7 (7.37%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 6 (6.32%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 5 (5.26%) CEH
9 5 (5.26%) GSEC
10 4 (4.21%) PMI Certification
11 3 (3.16%) CCSP
12 2 (2.11%) CRISC
12 2 (2.11%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 2 (2.11%) SSCP
13 1 (1.05%) IISP
13 1 (1.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 1 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (93.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (51.58%) PCI DSS
3 29 (30.53%) COBIT
4 10 (10.53%) GDPR
5 8 (8.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (7.37%) NIST 800
7 4 (4.21%) RMADS
8 3 (3.16%) FISMA
8 3 (3.16%) HIPAA
9 2 (2.11%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (1.05%) ISO/IEC 27005
10 1 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (7.37%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (3.16%) EnCase
2 3 (3.16%) FTK
2 3 (3.16%) Nessus
2 3 (3.16%) Nmap
3 2 (2.11%) CSIRT
3 2 (2.11%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 10 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.16%) Cisco
2 3 (3.16%) CyberArk
3 2 (2.11%) BeyondTrust
3 2 (2.11%) Forcepoint
3 2 (2.11%) HP
3 2 (2.11%) Rackspace
3 2 (2.11%) SAP
4 1 (1.05%) Apple
4 1 (1.05%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.05%) Citrix
4 1 (1.05%) McAfee
4 1 (1.05%) NetApp
4 1 (1.05%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.05%) Remedy
4 1 (1.05%) Splunk
4 1 (1.05%) Symantec
4 1 (1.05%) Tandberg
4 1 (1.05%) Tripwire
4 1 (1.05%) VMware