Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27005 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27005 over the 6 months to 16 September 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 27005
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 827 872 853
Rank change year-on-year +45 -19 +49
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 5 39 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.038% 0.016%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.055% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 22 9
UK median daily rate £475 £538 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.63% +4.37% +32.14%
10th Percentile £425 £410 £385
90th Percentile £630 £675 £689
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £538 £508
% change year-on-year -16.28% +5.91% +30.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
UK median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -

ISO/IEC 27005 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 9,149 11,324 11,854
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 10.30% 11.17% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,612 7,209 7,700
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.27% +6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £250 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +2.44% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 385 364
UK median hourly rate £21.42 £21.73 £21.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.45% +0.14% -9.58%
10th Percentile £10.81 £11.25 £10.76
90th Percentile £53.75 £50.00 £48.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.47 £20.04 £21.00
% change year-on-year +17.11% -4.58% -16.00%

ISO/IEC 27005
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27005 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27005
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27005
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27005
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ISO/IEC 27005 in the UK

ISO/IEC 27005
Top 4 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 27005 within the UK over the 6 months to 16 September 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 +31 5 £475 -11.63% 2
UK excluding London +25 3 £450 -16.28% 3
South East +14 3 £450 -15.29%
London +41 2 £575 -11.54%

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27005 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 27005.

1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) IT Governance
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (60.00%) COBIT
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (60.00%) ISO 31000
2 3 (60.00%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) REST
4 1 (20.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) OAuth
4 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance
4 1 (20.00%) Azure
4 1 (20.00%) AWS
4 1 (20.00%) OpenID
4 1 (20.00%) CRISC
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
4 1 (20.00%) SABSA
4 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

ISO/IEC 27005
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 1 (20.00%) AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Azure
1 1 (20.00%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Information Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Risk Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) OAuth
1 1 (20.00%) OpenID
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SAML
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) CESG
1 1 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
1 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Information Security
2 3 (60.00%) Collaborative Working
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) IT Governance
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Matrix Organization
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
2 3 (60.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (20.00%) EBIOS
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Internal Audit
3 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) SABSA
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (20.00%) CCSP
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CRISC
2 1 (20.00%) GIAC
2 1 (20.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) COBIT
1 3 (60.00%) ISO 31000
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) GDPR
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google