The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 80 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 15 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 0.28% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.93% 3.01% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.90 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+24.75% +68.42%
ISO/IEC 27001
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
168 133 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.68% 9.26% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 64 85
Median daily rate £425 £369 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.25% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +32.60%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

ISO/IEC 27001 Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Edinburgh region.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (63.33%) RACF
3 17 (56.67%) CA
3 17 (56.67%) CA Single Sign-On
4 15 (50.00%) Finance
4 15 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
5 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
6 10 (33.33%) Financial Institution
7 8 (26.67%) Information Security
7 8 (26.67%) Hedge funds
7 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
8 6 (20.00%) Splunk
8 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
8 6 (20.00%) Intel Security
8 6 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
9 5 (16.67%) Security Management
9 5 (16.67%) SIEM
10 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
10 4 (13.33%) Network Security
10 4 (13.33%) COBIT
10 4 (13.33%) PKI
10 4 (13.33%) Project Management
10 4 (13.33%) CISSP
10 4 (13.33%) Security Operations
11 3 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting
11 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
11 3 (10.00%) Threat Management
11 3 (10.00%) ITIL
11 3 (10.00%) Unix
11 3 (10.00%) Windows

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (3.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Network Security
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) LDAP
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) X.500
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Consultant
2 21 (70.00%) Security Consultant
3 13 (43.33%) Architect
4 11 (36.67%) Security Architect
5 6 (20.00%) Security Management Consultant
6 4 (13.33%) Security Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) SOC Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) CISSP Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Cyberthreat Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Cyberthreat Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Identity Management Architect
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Security Officer
8 2 (6.67%) SOC Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Identity Management Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Information Security Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 14 (46.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (26.67%) Hedge funds
3 4 (13.33%) PKI
4 2 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (3.33%) Cybercrime
5 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Unix
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 8 (26.67%) Information Security
2 8 (26.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (16.67%) Security Management
3 5 (16.67%) SIEM
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
4 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
4 4 (13.33%) Security Operations
5 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (10.00%) ITIL
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
5 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 3 (10.00%) Planning and Forecasting
5 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (10.00%) Threat Management
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Management
6 2 (6.67%) Threat Modelling
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CISSP
2 3 (10.00%) CISM
3 2 (6.67%) Degree
4 1 (3.33%) GIAC
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB
4 1 (3.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.33%) PMP
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (13.33%) COBIT
3 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (3.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (63.33%) RACF
3 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (10.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) CA
2 6 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
2 6 (20.00%) Intel Security
2 6 (20.00%) Splunk
3 3 (10.00%) Qualys
3 3 (10.00%) Symantec