Period
to 19 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 736 820 796
Rank change year-on-year +84 -24 +56
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 104 83 81
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.081% 0.084%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.12% 0.71% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 54 60
UK median daily rate £550 £513 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.32% +6.49% -3.75%
10th Percentile £450 £413 £239
90th Percentile £675 £675 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £520 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +11.76%
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 9,272 11,632 11,475
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.28% 11.38% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,750 7,367 7,439
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.56% +8.48%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £250
90th Percentile £638 £638 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.27% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 407 383 366
UK median hourly rate £22.36 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £11.05
90th Percentile £54.05 £52.20 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.12 £20.84 £22.00
% change year-on-year +20.57% -5.30% -3.30%

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 August 2019.

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 14 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 August 2019. 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 +66 92 £550 +7.32% 22
UK excluding London +45 68 £520 +4.00% 19
London +46 33 £600 +9.09% 5
South East +50 26 £475 -17.39% 7
North of England +28 13 £368 -33.09% 4
Midlands +29 11 £563 +12.50% 3
Yorkshire +15 9 £368 -33.18% 3
Scotland - 9 £525 - 2
West Midlands +28 8 £563 +25.00% 2
South West -34 6 - - 2
East Midlands +28 3 - - 1
North West +11 3 £650 - 1
East of England - 3 - - 1
North East - 1 £650 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2019, 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 95 (91.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (55.77%) Information Security
3 55 (52.88%) CISSP
4 46 (44.23%) PCI DSS
4 46 (44.23%) Cybersecurity
5 40 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
6 34 (32.69%) CISM
7 33 (31.73%) SIEM
7 33 (31.73%) GDPR
7 33 (31.73%) NIST
8 32 (30.77%) Security Operations
9 27 (25.96%) Management Information System
10 26 (25.00%) Linux
10 26 (25.00%) Firewall
10 26 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
11 25 (24.04%) Splunk
12 24 (23.08%) Security Architecture
12 24 (23.08%) Security Cleared
12 24 (23.08%) Finance
13 22 (21.15%) Risk Management
14 21 (20.19%) Web Services
14 21 (20.19%) ITIL
14 21 (20.19%) Qualys
15 20 (19.23%) COBIT
15 20 (19.23%) Security Management
16 19 (18.27%) Data Protection
17 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
18 17 (16.35%) CISA
18 17 (16.35%) Stakeholder Management
18 17 (16.35%) Agile Software Development

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 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 40 (38.46%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (12.50%) Office 365
4 5 (4.81%) GitHub
5 1 (0.96%) IaaS
5 1 (0.96%) PaaS
5 1 (0.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (25.00%) Firewall
2 12 (11.54%) VPN
3 7 (6.73%) Network Security
3 7 (6.73%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.88%) Internet
5 2 (1.92%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (1.92%) DNS
5 2 (1.92%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.96%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.96%) LAN
6 1 (0.96%) NAS
6 1 (0.96%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (0.96%) SAN
6 1 (0.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.92%) DB2
1 2 (1.92%) MySQL
1 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.96%) SQL CLR
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.85%) JIRA
2 4 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
3 3 (2.88%) Burp Suite
4 1 (0.96%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.96%) tSQLt
4 1 (0.96%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (23.08%) Finance
2 13 (12.50%) Legal
3 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
3 7 (6.73%) Retail
4 3 (2.88%) Law
4 3 (2.88%) Public Sector
5 1 (0.96%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (25.96%) Architect
1 27 (25.96%) Security Architect
2 15 (14.42%) Analyst
2 15 (14.42%) Security Analyst
3 13 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 12 (11.54%) CISSP Architect
5 11 (10.58%) Consultant
6 10 (9.62%) Security Consultant
7 9 (8.65%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 7 (6.73%) Cloud Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (5.77%) Security Specialist
10 5 (4.81%) Cybersecurity Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Information Security Consultant
10 5 (4.81%) IT Architect
10 5 (4.81%) IT Security Architect
10 5 (4.81%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) Security Manager
10 5 (4.81%) Security Operations Analyst
10 5 (4.81%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.19%) Web Services
2 9 (8.65%) JSON
3 2 (1.92%) REST
3 2 (1.92%) RESTful
3 2 (1.92%) SOAP
4 1 (0.96%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.96%) Management Information System
2 11 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.65%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (8.65%) Enterprise Cloud
3 9 (8.65%) SCADA
4 6 (5.77%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (4.81%) PKI
6 4 (3.85%) PMI
7 3 (2.88%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.92%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.92%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.96%) CESG
9 1 (0.96%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.96%) Cybercrime
9 1 (0.96%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (0.96%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.96%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.96%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.96%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.96%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (25.00%) Linux
2 15 (14.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (7.69%) Windows
4 6 (5.77%) Unix
5 3 (2.88%) Solaris
6 2 (1.92%) AIX
6 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.92%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (55.77%) Information Security
2 46 (44.23%) Cybersecurity
3 33 (31.73%) SIEM
4 32 (30.77%) Security Operations
5 26 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 24 (23.08%) Security Architecture
7 22 (21.15%) Risk Management
8 21 (20.19%) ITIL
9 20 (19.23%) Security Management
10 19 (18.27%) Data Protection
11 17 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (16.35%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (16.35%) Threat Management
12 15 (14.42%) DevOps
12 15 (14.42%) Penetration Testing
12 15 (14.42%) Threat Intelligence
13 14 (13.46%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (13.46%) Problem-Solving
14 13 (12.50%) Data Analysis
14 13 (12.50%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.58%) Python
2 9 (8.65%) Bash Shell
2 9 (8.65%) Perl
2 9 (8.65%) Ruby
3 4 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (0.96%) C#
4 1 (0.96%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.96%) R
4 1 (0.96%) SQL
4 1 (0.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (52.88%) CISSP
2 34 (32.69%) CISM
3 24 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 17 (16.35%) CISA
5 16 (15.38%) SC Cleared
6 11 (10.58%) AWS Certification
7 7 (6.73%) CRISC
7 7 (6.73%) GIAC
7 7 (6.73%) SANS
7 7 (6.73%) TOGAF Certification
8 6 (5.77%) CISMP
8 6 (5.77%) CLAS
9 5 (4.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 5 (4.81%) ISSMP
9 5 (4.81%) SSCP
10 4 (3.85%) CBAP
10 4 (3.85%) ISSAP
10 4 (3.85%) PMI Certification
10 4 (3.85%) RHCE
11 3 (2.88%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (91.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 46 (44.23%) PCI DSS
3 33 (31.73%) GDPR
3 33 (31.73%) NIST
4 20 (19.23%) COBIT
5 15 (14.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 9 (8.65%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (8.65%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
8 3 (2.88%) HIPAA
9 2 (1.92%) GLBA
9 2 (1.92%) ISO 9000
9 2 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (1.92%) SLA
10 1 (0.96%) GAMP
10 1 (0.96%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 9 (8.65%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.73%) Docker
3 2 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (13.46%) CASB
2 9 (8.65%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (8.65%) Puppet
2 9 (8.65%) SELinux
2 9 (8.65%) Suricata
3 8 (7.69%) Nessus
4 4 (3.85%) Ansible
5 2 (1.92%) FortiGate
5 2 (1.92%) IBM Guardium
5 2 (1.92%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 25 (24.04%) Splunk
2 21 (20.19%) Qualys
3 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
4 11 (10.58%) Red Hat
5 7 (6.73%) Symantec
6 6 (5.77%) VMware
7 5 (4.81%) McAfee
8 3 (2.88%) Cisco
8 3 (2.88%) Oracle
8 3 (2.88%) Rapid7
9 2 (1.92%) AlienVault
9 2 (1.92%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.92%) Citrix
9 2 (1.92%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.92%) HP
9 2 (1.92%) IBM
9 2 (1.92%) Imperva
9 2 (1.92%) Intel
9 2 (1.92%) LogRhythm
9 2 (1.92%) Sybase