Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 765 796 811
Rank change year-on-year +31 +15 +18
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 114 92 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.088% 0.066%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.88% 0.78% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 52 46
UK median daily rate £500 £500 £468
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.95% -6.50%
10th Percentile £273 £325 £361
90th Percentile £653 £588 £631
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £488 £438
% change year-on-year -3.08% +11.43% -2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
UK median hourly rate - £46.00 £60.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -24.43% -
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 13016 11803 13537
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.73% 11.35% 11.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 8498 7699 8557
UK median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £230
90th Percentile £638 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £387
% change year-on-year +1.91% +1.55% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 417 479
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £23.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.89% +4.44% +18.42%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.78 £11.45
90th Percentile £49.46 £47.10 £51.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -20.00% +13.64% +12.82%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +50 113 £500 - 15
London +13 58 £506 -3.57% 7
UK excluding London +33 55 £473 -3.08% 8
South East +13 21 £520 -0.95% 2
North of England +52 13 - - 6
North West +26 13 - - 3
South West +7 9 £295 -21.33%
Midlands +18 6 £415 -12.58%
East of England -14 6 £388 +19.23%
West Midlands +22 5 £381 -21.95%
East Midlands +2 1 £500 +11.11%

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799).

1 101 (88.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 87 (76.32%) Information Security
3 48 (42.11%) PCI DSS
4 47 (41.23%) CISSP
5 37 (32.46%) Cybersecurity
6 31 (27.19%) ITIL
7 29 (25.44%) Data Protection
7 29 (25.44%) Security Architecture
8 28 (24.56%) Vulnerability Management
9 25 (21.93%) SIEM
10 24 (21.05%) CISM
10 24 (21.05%) Management Information System
11 23 (20.18%) Finance
11 23 (20.18%) TOGAF
11 23 (20.18%) Microsoft
12 22 (19.30%) Security Management
13 21 (18.42%) Intrusion Detection
13 21 (18.42%) ISMS
13 21 (18.42%) COBIT
14 20 (17.54%) Penetration Testing
15 19 (16.67%) Legal
16 18 (15.79%) Firewall
16 18 (15.79%) Information Security Management
16 18 (15.79%) CESG
17 17 (14.91%) Data Protection Act
17 17 (14.91%) SABSA
18 16 (14.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
19 15 (13.16%) Risk Management
19 15 (13.16%) ISSAP
19 15 (13.16%) GDPR

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 4 (3.51%) IIS
2 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (8.77%) MS Visio
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (4.39%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.14%) SaaS
2 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.51%) IaaS
4 3 (2.63%) Office 365
5 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.75%) PaaS
6 1 (0.88%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.42%) Intrusion Detection
2 18 (15.79%) Firewall
3 12 (10.53%) NAS
3 12 (10.53%) SAN
4 10 (8.77%) Network Security
5 7 (6.14%) SMS
5 7 (6.14%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.39%) LAN
6 5 (4.39%) WAN
7 4 (3.51%) Wireless
8 3 (2.63%) IPsec
8 3 (2.63%) SSL
8 3 (2.63%) WLAN
9 2 (1.75%) DMZ
9 2 (1.75%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.88%) Internet
10 1 (0.88%) LDAP
10 1 (0.88%) Multicast
10 1 (0.88%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) AppScan
1 1 (0.88%) Burp Suite
1 1 (0.88%) Paros
1 1 (0.88%) WebScarab
General
1 23 (20.18%) Finance
2 19 (16.67%) Legal
3 6 (5.26%) Banking
4 5 (4.39%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.63%) Automotive
5 3 (2.63%) Retail
6 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (21.05%) Analyst
2 16 (14.04%) Architect
3 15 (13.16%) Designer
3 15 (13.16%) Security Analyst
3 15 (13.16%) Security Designer
4 14 (12.28%) Information Officer
4 14 (12.28%) Information Security Officer
4 14 (12.28%) Security Officer
5 13 (11.40%) Security Architect
6 11 (9.65%) IT Analyst
7 10 (8.77%) Security Specialist
8 8 (7.02%) IT Security Analyst
8 8 (7.02%) IT Security Specialist
9 7 (6.14%) Consultant
9 7 (6.14%) Information Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Information Security Analyst
10 6 (5.26%) Head of Information
10 6 (5.26%) Risk Manager
10 6 (5.26%) Security Manager
11 5 (4.39%) Head of Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.88%) .NET
1 1 (0.88%) CGI
1 1 (0.88%) COM
1 1 (0.88%) HTML
1 1 (0.88%) OAuth2
1 1 (0.88%) OpenID
1 1 (0.88%) Web Services
1 1 (0.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 18 (15.79%) CESG
3 17 (14.91%) Data Protection Act
4 16 (14.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (9.65%) Data Centre
6 10 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.51%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (3.51%) NHS
7 4 (3.51%) PKI
8 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
8 3 (2.63%) Freedom of Information
9 2 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.75%) Freedom of Information Act
9 2 (1.75%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.75%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.88%) Cyber Attack
10 1 (0.88%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.65%) Windows
2 7 (6.14%) Linux
3 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
4 4 (3.51%) Unix
5 2 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.75%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (76.32%) Information Security
2 37 (32.46%) Cybersecurity
3 31 (27.19%) ITIL
4 29 (25.44%) Data Protection
4 29 (25.44%) Security Architecture
5 28 (24.56%) Vulnerability Management
6 25 (21.93%) SIEM
7 23 (20.18%) TOGAF
8 22 (19.30%) Security Management
9 21 (18.42%) ISMS
10 20 (17.54%) Penetration Testing
11 18 (15.79%) Information Security Management
12 17 (14.91%) SABSA
13 15 (13.16%) Risk Management
14 14 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (12.28%) Incident Management
14 14 (12.28%) Mobile Device Management
14 14 (12.28%) Risk Assessment
15 13 (11.40%) Security Operations
16 12 (10.53%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.75%) SQL
2 1 (0.88%) C
2 1 (0.88%) C#
2 1 (0.88%) C++
2 1 (0.88%) Java
2 1 (0.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (0.88%) Perl
2 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 47 (41.23%) CISSP
2 24 (21.05%) CISM
3 15 (13.16%) ISSAP
4 12 (10.53%) CISA
5 8 (7.02%) Degree
6 7 (6.14%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 5 (4.39%) SANS
8 4 (3.51%) CRISC
8 4 (3.51%) GIAC
8 4 (3.51%) IISP
8 4 (3.51%) ISACA
8 4 (3.51%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 4 (3.51%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.51%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.63%) CLAS
9 3 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.75%) ISEB
10 2 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.88%) CISMP
11 1 (0.88%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (88.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (42.11%) PCI DSS
3 21 (18.42%) COBIT
4 15 (13.16%) GDPR
5 8 (7.02%) Cyber Essentials
6 6 (5.26%) ISO 31000
7 5 (4.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 4 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27005
9 3 (2.63%) ISO 9001
9 3 (2.63%) NIST 800
9 3 (2.63%) SLA
10 2 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (6.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.75%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
1 3 (2.63%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.75%) AirWatch
2 2 (1.75%) Nessus
3 1 (0.88%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.88%) SCCM
3 1 (0.88%) Terraform
3 1 (0.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (20.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.02%) CA
3 7 (6.14%) Cisco
4 5 (4.39%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.51%) IFS
5 4 (3.51%) LogLogic
5 4 (3.51%) McAfee
6 3 (2.63%) Juniper
7 2 (1.75%) Alibaba
7 2 (1.75%) Apple
7 2 (1.75%) Fujitsu
7 2 (1.75%) LogRhythm
7 2 (1.75%) Oracle
7 2 (1.75%) Palo Alto
7 2 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.75%) Sybase
7 2 (1.75%) Varonis
7 2 (1.75%) VMware
8 1 (0.88%) AlienVault
8 1 (0.88%) Darktrace