Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 816 781 804
Rank change year-on-year -35 +23 +29
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 73 114 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.071% 0.11% 0.087%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.67% 0.88% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 80 52
UK median daily rate £571 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.25% - +6.38%
10th Percentile £444 £274 £325
90th Percentile £888 £648 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £474 £488
% change year-on-year +16.09% -2.82% +8.33%
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 10,948 12,888 11,979
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.69% 12.62% 11.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,935 8,420 7,808
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
10th Percentile £250 £255 £225
90th Percentile £625 £630 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £401 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +0.30% +2.56% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 378 372 431
UK median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £22.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -12.42% +1.49%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.75
90th Percentile £49.13 £48.73 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% -20.00% +13.64%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -35 70 £571 +14.25% 32
UK excluding London -42 39 £550 +16.09% 25
London -13 33 £605 +19.51% 7
North of England -17 18 £550 - 8
Yorkshire - 14 £550 - 6
South West -33 10 £425 +44.07% 2
Midlands -12 6 £600 +44.49% 4
East Midlands +14 4 £600 +20.00% 2
North West -24 4 - - 2
West Midlands -23 2 £600 +57.69% 2
South East -30 2 £600 +15.38% 7
Scotland - 2 - -
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 (94.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 47 (64.38%) Information Security
3 40 (54.79%) PCI DSS
4 32 (43.84%) CISSP
5 28 (38.36%) CISM
6 24 (32.88%) Security Architecture
7 19 (26.03%) Finance
8 18 (24.66%) SIEM
9 17 (23.29%) Retail
10 15 (20.55%) SOA
10 15 (20.55%) Security Operations
11 14 (19.18%) Linux
11 14 (19.18%) Management Information System
11 14 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
11 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
12 12 (16.44%) Data Protection
12 12 (16.44%) Windows
12 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
13 11 (15.07%) VPN
13 11 (15.07%) CISA
13 11 (15.07%) Threat Management
13 11 (15.07%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
13 11 (15.07%) Threat Intelligence
14 10 (13.70%) Cyber Intelligence
14 10 (13.70%) GDPR
14 10 (13.70%) Cyberthreat
14 10 (13.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 10 (13.70%) Continuous Delivery
15 9 (12.33%) SDLC
15 9 (12.33%) Splunk

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 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (1.37%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.37%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) VPN
2 9 (12.33%) Network Security
3 8 (10.96%) Firewall
4 2 (2.74%) BGP
4 2 (2.74%) BIG-IP
4 2 (2.74%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (2.74%) DMVPN
4 2 (2.74%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 2 (2.74%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.74%) NX-OS
4 2 (2.74%) OSPF
4 2 (2.74%) VLAN
4 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.37%) DHCP
5 1 (1.37%) DNS
5 1 (1.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.37%) NGN
5 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.37%) VoIP
5 1 (1.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (26.03%) Finance
2 17 (23.29%) Retail
3 7 (9.59%) Financial Institution
4 5 (6.85%) Legal
4 5 (6.85%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.48%) Law
5 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.74%) Banking
6 2 (2.74%) Electronics
6 2 (2.74%) Marketing
7 1 (1.37%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (38.36%) Consultant
1 28 (38.36%) Security Consultant
2 12 (16.44%) Information Security Consultant
3 11 (15.07%) Security Manager
4 8 (10.96%) Cloud Engineer
4 8 (10.96%) Information Manager
4 8 (10.96%) Information Security Manager
4 8 (10.96%) IT Consultant
4 8 (10.96%) IT Security Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) Architect
5 6 (8.22%) CISSP Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) Security Architect
6 5 (6.85%) Network Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) CISSP Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Analyst
8 3 (4.11%) IT Manager
8 3 (4.11%) IT Security Manager
8 3 (4.11%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) JSON
1 8 (10.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Management Information System
2 10 (13.70%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (10.96%) Enterprise Cloud
4 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.85%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.48%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (4.11%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (4.11%) Private Cloud
8 2 (2.74%) CESG
8 2 (2.74%) PKI
8 2 (2.74%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.74%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.37%) Cyberattack
9 1 (1.37%) Cybercrime
9 1 (1.37%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (1.37%) Freedom of Information
9 1 (1.37%) NHS
9 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Linux
2 12 (16.44%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) Unix
4 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.37%) HPUX
6 1 (1.37%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (64.38%) Information Security
2 24 (32.88%) Security Architecture
3 18 (24.66%) SIEM
4 15 (20.55%) Security Operations
4 15 (20.55%) SOA
5 12 (16.44%) Data Protection
5 12 (16.44%) E-Commerce
6 11 (15.07%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 11 (15.07%) Threat Intelligence
6 11 (15.07%) Threat Management
7 10 (13.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (13.70%) Cyber Intelligence
7 10 (13.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 9 (12.33%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (12.33%) Data Analysis
8 9 (12.33%) Risk Management
8 9 (12.33%) SDLC
8 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.33%) Stress Testing
9 8 (10.96%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) Bash Shell
1 8 (10.96%) Perl
1 8 (10.96%) Python
1 8 (10.96%) Ruby
2 2 (2.74%) C
3 1 (1.37%) C#
3 1 (1.37%) C++
3 1 (1.37%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) PHP
3 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (43.84%) CISSP
2 28 (38.36%) CISM
3 14 (19.18%) Security Cleared
4 11 (15.07%) CISA
5 8 (10.96%) AWS Certification
6 6 (8.22%) SC Cleared
7 5 (6.85%) ISSAP
8 4 (5.48%) Degree
8 4 (5.48%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
9 3 (4.11%) ISSEP
10 2 (2.74%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (2.74%) CISMP
10 2 (2.74%) CRISC
10 2 (2.74%) DBS Check
10 2 (2.74%) SSCP
11 1 (1.37%) IISP
11 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (94.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (54.79%) PCI DSS
3 10 (13.70%) GDPR
4 6 (8.22%) COBIT
5 5 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 3 (4.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (2.74%) HIPAA
8 1 (1.37%) QA
8 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.74%) ProxySG
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.37%) Docker
3 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.37%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Suricata
2 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (12.33%) Splunk
2 8 (10.96%) Qualys
3 7 (9.59%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.22%) Cisco
5 4 (5.48%) SAP
6 3 (4.11%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.74%) Blue Coat
7 2 (2.74%) Citrix
7 2 (2.74%) F5
7 2 (2.74%) HP
7 2 (2.74%) Juniper
7 2 (2.74%) Meraki
7 2 (2.74%) VMware
8 1 (1.37%) Apple
8 1 (1.37%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.37%) CyberArk
8 1 (1.37%) LogRhythm
8 1 (1.37%) NetApp
8 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.37%) Virgin Media