Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 822 777 791
Rank change year-on-year -45 +14 +14
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799) 62 111 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.11% 0.069%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.59% 0.87% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 74 40
UK median daily rate £600 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -3.85%
10th Percentile £455 £293 £325
90th Percentile £900 £593 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £500 £510
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% +31.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £21.79 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -52.63% -25.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.79 £46.00
% change year-on-year - -52.63% -26.40%

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 10,552 12,795 11,025
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.68% 12.96% 11.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,604 8,387 7,216
UK median daily rate £450 £440 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +5.07%
10th Percentile £255 £258 £228
90th Percentile £625 £638 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 360 351 395
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £20.60 £23.34
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -11.74% -6.64%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.25 £10.83
90th Percentile £47.58 £50.78 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.25 £22.35 £25.00
% change year-on-year -9.40% -10.62% -

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 21 January 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 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 21 January 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 -57 60 £600 +20.00% 22
UK excluding London -41 38 £550 +10.00% 18
London -9 24 £630 +26.00% 5
North of England -29 12 £550 +7.00% 5
South East -5 9 £525 +0.48% 4
South West -38 8 £365 +23.73% 2
Yorkshire - 8 £550 - 3
Midlands +1 6 £625 +47.06% 2
East Midlands +9 4 £600 +20.00% 2
North West -15 4 - - 2
West Midlands -18 2 £650 +70.83%
Scotland - 2 - - 1
East of England +5 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 60 (96.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (54.84%) Information Security
2 34 (54.84%) PCI DSS
3 19 (30.65%) Linux
4 17 (27.42%) CISSP
4 17 (27.42%) Security Architecture
5 16 (25.81%) SIEM
6 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (24.19%) Security Operations
6 15 (24.19%) CISM
7 14 (22.58%) Finance
8 13 (20.97%) Risk Management
8 13 (20.97%) GDPR
8 13 (20.97%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
9 12 (19.35%) Threat Intelligence
9 12 (19.35%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
9 12 (19.35%) Threat Management
9 12 (19.35%) Management Information System
10 11 (17.74%) CISA
10 11 (17.74%) VPN
10 11 (17.74%) Cyberthreat
10 11 (17.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 11 (17.74%) Data Protection
11 10 (16.13%) Vulnerability Management
11 10 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (16.13%) Cyber Intelligence
11 10 (16.13%) Retail
11 10 (16.13%) SOA
12 9 (14.52%) Data Analysis

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:

Cloud Services
1 15 (24.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.61%) GitHub
3 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.74%) VPN
2 8 (12.90%) Firewall
3 7 (11.29%) Network Security
4 3 (4.84%) Internet
4 3 (4.84%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (3.23%) BGP
5 2 (3.23%) BIG-IP
5 2 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (3.23%) DMVPN
5 2 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (3.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (3.23%) NX-OS
5 2 (3.23%) OSPF
5 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.23%) VLAN
5 2 (3.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Hudson
1 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 10 (16.13%) Retail
3 6 (9.68%) Financial Institution
4 4 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.84%) Legal
6 2 (3.23%) Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.23%) Law
6 2 (3.23%) Publishing
7 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (35.48%) Consultant
1 22 (35.48%) Security Consultant
2 11 (17.74%) Architect
2 11 (17.74%) Information Security Consultant
3 8 (12.90%) Cloud Engineer
4 6 (9.68%) IT Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) IT Security Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) Security Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.45%) Analyst
5 4 (6.45%) Head of Security
5 4 (6.45%) Security Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) E-Commerce Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Network Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Applications Specialist
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) JSON
2 6 (9.68%) Web Services
3 5 (8.06%) EDIFACT
3 5 (8.06%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 11 (17.74%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Cloud
4 5 (8.06%) Data Protection Act
5 4 (6.45%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.23%) SCADA
8 1 (1.61%) CESG
8 1 (1.61%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.61%) Cyberattack
8 1 (1.61%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.61%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.65%) Linux
2 7 (11.29%) Windows
3 2 (3.23%) Unix
3 2 (3.23%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.61%) MVS
4 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (54.84%) Information Security
2 17 (27.42%) Security Architecture
3 16 (25.81%) SIEM
4 15 (24.19%) Security Operations
5 13 (20.97%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (20.97%) Risk Management
6 12 (19.35%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 12 (19.35%) Threat Intelligence
6 12 (19.35%) Threat Management
7 11 (17.74%) Data Protection
7 11 (17.74%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 10 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 10 (16.13%) Cyber Intelligence
8 10 (16.13%) SOA
8 10 (16.13%) Vulnerability Management
9 9 (14.52%) Data Analysis
9 9 (14.52%) Stress Testing
10 7 (11.29%) Compliance Audit
10 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
10 7 (11.29%) ISMS
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) Bash Shell
1 8 (12.90%) Perl
1 8 (12.90%) Python
1 8 (12.90%) Ruby
2 2 (3.23%) C
3 1 (1.61%) C#
3 1 (1.61%) C++
3 1 (1.61%) Java
3 1 (1.61%) PHP
3 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) CISSP
2 15 (24.19%) CISM
3 13 (20.97%) Security Cleared
4 11 (17.74%) CISA
5 8 (12.90%) AWS Certification
6 6 (9.68%) SC Cleared
7 4 (6.45%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
8 3 (4.84%) ISSAP
8 3 (4.84%) ISSEP
9 2 (3.23%) DBS Check
10 1 (1.61%) CCNA
10 1 (1.61%) CCNP
10 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (1.61%) CISMP
10 1 (1.61%) CRISC
10 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.61%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (96.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 34 (54.84%) PCI DSS
3 13 (20.97%) GDPR
4 9 (14.52%) COBIT
5 6 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 2 (3.23%) QA
7 1 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.61%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (1.61%) HIPAA
7 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.23%) ProxySG
3 1 (1.61%) Docker
3 1 (1.61%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Suricata
2 2 (3.23%) CASB
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
1 8 (12.90%) Qualys
1 8 (12.90%) Splunk
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
3 4 (6.45%) Cisco
4 2 (3.23%) Blue Coat
4 2 (3.23%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.23%) F5
4 2 (3.23%) Juniper
4 2 (3.23%) Meraki
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix
5 1 (1.61%) Darktrace
5 1 (1.61%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (1.61%) HP
5 1 (1.61%) SAP
5 1 (1.61%) Sophos
5 1 (1.61%) VMware