Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 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
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 681 827 786
Rank change year-on-year +146 -41 +36
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 124 75 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.072% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.42% 0.67% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 47 80
UK median daily rate £550 £568 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.08% +13.50% -
10th Percentile £338 £420 £274
90th Percentile £725 £885 £648
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £550 £475
% change year-on-year -12.73% +15.79% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
UK median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 8,742 11,239 13,055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.49% 10.81% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,449 7,113 8,534
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £231 £250 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £404 £400
% change year-on-year +4.02% +0.94% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 385 377
UK median hourly rate £21.34 £22.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.00% +10.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.16 £11.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £49.50 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.80 £21.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.58% +4.99% -20.00%

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 16 November 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 12 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 16 November 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 +132 110 £550 -3.08% 26
UK excluding London +92 65 £480 -12.73% 25
London +96 49 £550 -9.09% 2
South East +66 29 £480 -20.00% 9
North of England +34 16 £368 -33.18% 3
Midlands +56 12 £550 -8.33% 6
Yorkshire +30 11 £350 -36.36% 1
West Midlands +44 10 £550 -8.33% 6
Scotland +29 5 £600 -
North West +23 5 £650 - 2
South West -11 3 - - 3
East Midlands +27 2 £263 -56.25%

For the 6 months to 16 November 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).

1 112 (90.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 73 (58.87%) CISSP
3 65 (52.42%) Information Security
4 58 (46.77%) NIST
5 51 (41.13%) AWS
6 49 (39.52%) CISM
7 48 (38.71%) PCI DSS
8 42 (33.87%) Cybersecurity
9 38 (30.65%) Security Cleared
9 38 (30.65%) Finance
10 35 (28.23%) Linux
11 34 (27.42%) Risk Management
12 32 (25.81%) Qualys
13 31 (25.00%) Security Management
13 31 (25.00%) Firewall
13 31 (25.00%) ITIL
14 30 (24.19%) CISA
14 30 (24.19%) SIEM
15 29 (23.39%) GDPR
16 27 (21.77%) Management Information System
16 27 (21.77%) Vulnerability Management
16 27 (21.77%) Splunk
16 27 (21.77%) Threat Intelligence
17 26 (20.97%) Security Operations
18 25 (20.16%) Analytical Skills
18 25 (20.16%) Security Architecture
18 25 (20.16%) COBIT
19 24 (19.35%) Web Services
19 24 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
20 23 (18.55%) Microsoft

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 2 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 51 (41.13%) AWS
2 20 (16.13%) Azure
3 11 (8.87%) GitHub
4 9 (7.26%) Office 365
5 2 (1.61%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.61%) AWS CloudTrail
5 2 (1.61%) GCP
5 2 (1.61%) Route 53
6 1 (0.81%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.81%) IaaS
6 1 (0.81%) PaaS
6 1 (0.81%) SaaS
6 1 (0.81%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.00%) Firewall
2 19 (15.32%) VPN
3 12 (9.68%) Network Security
4 10 (8.06%) WAN
5 9 (7.26%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.61%) BGP
6 2 (1.61%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (1.61%) DNS
6 2 (1.61%) LAN
6 2 (1.61%) NAS
6 2 (1.61%) OSPF
6 2 (1.61%) SAN
6 2 (1.61%) VLAN
6 2 (1.61%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (1.61%) Wireless
7 1 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.81%) Internet
7 1 (0.81%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.42%) DB2
1 3 (2.42%) MySQL
2 1 (0.81%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (8.87%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.65%) Burp Suite
General
1 38 (30.65%) Finance
2 13 (10.48%) Retail
3 11 (8.87%) Legal
4 8 (6.45%) Police
5 6 (4.84%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.84%) Public Sector
6 5 (4.03%) Electronics
6 5 (4.03%) Law
6 5 (4.03%) Marketing
6 5 (4.03%) Telecoms
7 4 (3.23%) Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 28 (22.58%) Architect
2 25 (20.16%) Analyst
3 23 (18.55%) Security Architect
4 22 (17.74%) Security Analyst
5 14 (11.29%) Cloud Engineer
5 14 (11.29%) Consultant
6 12 (9.68%) Security Consultant
6 12 (9.68%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.26%) Business Analyst
7 9 (7.26%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 7 (5.65%) Head of Security
8 7 (5.65%) Information Analyst
8 7 (5.65%) Information Security Analyst
8 7 (5.65%) Information Security Architect
8 7 (5.65%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (5.65%) Security Operations Analyst
9 6 (4.84%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 6 (4.84%) Security Officer
10 5 (4.03%) Senior Information Analyst
10 5 (4.03%) Senior Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.35%) Web Services
2 15 (12.10%) JSON
3 2 (1.61%) LDAP
3 2 (1.61%) REST
3 2 (1.61%) RESTful
3 2 (1.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (21.77%) Management Information System
2 25 (20.16%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (13.71%) Cyberthreat
4 15 (12.10%) Enterprise Cloud
5 9 (7.26%) SCADA
6 8 (6.45%) Data Centre
7 7 (5.65%) PMI
8 4 (3.23%) PKI
8 4 (3.23%) Public Cloud
9 3 (2.42%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (2.42%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.81%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.81%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.81%) Replication
10 1 (0.81%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.81%) Smart Energy
10 1 (0.81%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.81%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 35 (28.23%) Linux
2 22 (17.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (6.45%) Windows
4 6 (4.84%) Unix
5 2 (1.61%) AIX
5 2 (1.61%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.61%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.61%) Solaris
6 1 (0.81%) CentOS
6 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.42%) Information Security
2 42 (33.87%) Cybersecurity
3 34 (27.42%) Risk Management
4 31 (25.00%) ITIL
4 31 (25.00%) Security Management
5 30 (24.19%) SIEM
6 27 (21.77%) Threat Intelligence
6 27 (21.77%) Vulnerability Management
7 26 (20.97%) Security Operations
8 25 (20.16%) Security Architecture
9 24 (19.35%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (14.52%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
11 18 (14.52%) Problem-Solving
11 18 (14.52%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 17 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (13.71%) Cyber Intelligence
12 17 (13.71%) Data Analysis
12 17 (13.71%) Stress Testing
12 17 (13.71%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (14.52%) Python
2 15 (12.10%) Bash Shell
2 15 (12.10%) Perl
2 15 (12.10%) Ruby
3 4 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 73 (58.87%) CISSP
2 49 (39.52%) CISM
3 38 (30.65%) Security Cleared
4 30 (24.19%) CISA
5 19 (15.32%) Degree
5 19 (15.32%) SC Cleared
6 18 (14.52%) GIAC
7 13 (10.48%) AWS Certification
8 12 (9.68%) CISMP
9 11 (8.87%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (8.87%) CRISC
9 11 (8.87%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 11 (8.87%) ISSMP
10 9 (7.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 9 (7.26%) CCSP
10 9 (7.26%) CLAS
10 9 (7.26%) SANS
11 8 (6.45%) Computer Science Degree
11 8 (6.45%) TOGAF Certification
12 7 (5.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (90.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 58 (46.77%) NIST
3 48 (38.71%) PCI DSS
4 29 (23.39%) GDPR
5 25 (20.16%) COBIT
6 12 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 8 (6.45%) NCSC
8 7 (5.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (4.03%) Basel II
9 5 (4.03%) Dodd-Frank
9 5 (4.03%) EMIR
9 5 (4.03%) MiFID
10 4 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (3.23%) HIPAA
10 4 (3.23%) ISO 9000
10 4 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (2.42%) COSO
11 3 (2.42%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 3 (2.42%) GLBA
11 3 (2.42%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.48%) Active Directory
1 13 (10.48%) Docker
2 4 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (12.90%) Nessus
2 15 (12.10%) Suricata
3 12 (9.68%) CASB
4 11 (8.87%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (8.87%) Puppet
5 9 (7.26%) SELinux
6 4 (3.23%) FortiGate
7 3 (2.42%) IBM Guardium
8 2 (1.61%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.81%) Ansible
9 1 (0.81%) SCCM
9 1 (0.81%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (25.81%) Qualys
2 27 (21.77%) Splunk
3 23 (18.55%) Microsoft
4 13 (10.48%) Symantec
5 12 (9.68%) McAfee
6 11 (8.87%) Red Hat
7 7 (5.65%) Rapid7
8 5 (4.03%) SAP
9 4 (3.23%) Cisco
9 4 (3.23%) Oracle
9 4 (3.23%) VMware
10 3 (2.42%) ArcSight
10 3 (2.42%) Forcepoint
10 3 (2.42%) Imperva
10 3 (2.42%) Intel
10 3 (2.42%) Palo Alto
10 3 (2.42%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (2.42%) Sybase
10 3 (2.42%) Virgin Media
11 2 (1.61%) Remedy