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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 88 75 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 5 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.35% 0.29% 0.59%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.47% 2.48% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Average daily rate £475 £750 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% +127.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £416 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
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
144 161 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 10.15% 11.85% 10.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 102 65
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £199 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £476 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £47.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +375.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISO/IEC 27001.

1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (40.00%) CISA
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) CEH
2 4 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (40.00%) Internal Audit
3 3 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) CA
3 3 (30.00%) CA Single Sign-On
3 3 (30.00%) RACF
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (10.00%) Firewall
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
5 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) Law

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ISO/IEC 27001. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) PMO Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Architect
5 1 (10.00%) CISSP Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Documentation Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Identity Management Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
5 1 (10.00%) Security Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (10.00%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Internal Audit
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
1 4 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (30.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (40.00%) CEH
2 4 (40.00%) CISA
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) GIAC
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB
3 1 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) CA