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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 85 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 10 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.25% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 6.13% 2.42% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.95 £51.17 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-6.29% +241.13%
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
163 165 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.73% 10.49% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 75 86
Median daily rate £406 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £30.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +45.23%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.00 £22.00 £20.13
% change year-on-year
+27.27% +9.31%

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 23 July 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 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (63.33%) RACF
3 17 (56.67%) CA
3 17 (56.67%) CA Single Sign-On
4 16 (53.33%) Finance
5 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 15 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
6 10 (33.33%) Financial Institution
7 9 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (26.67%) Hedge funds
8 8 (26.67%) Information Security
9 7 (23.33%) Splunk
9 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
9 7 (23.33%) Intel Security
10 6 (20.00%) Security Management
10 6 (20.00%) SIEM
10 6 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
11 5 (16.67%) COBIT
11 5 (16.67%) Network Security
11 5 (16.67%) PKI
12 4 (13.33%) Qualys
12 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
12 4 (13.33%) CISM
12 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
12 4 (13.33%) Project Management
12 4 (13.33%) Symantec
12 4 (13.33%) CISSP
12 4 (13.33%) Unix
12 4 (13.33%) 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 5 (16.67%) 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 16 (53.33%) 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 23 (76.67%) Consultant
2 22 (73.33%) Security Consultant
3 13 (43.33%) Architect
4 11 (36.67%) Security Architect
5 6 (20.00%) Security Management Consultant
6 5 (16.67%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) CISSP Consultant
7 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) SOC 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 and Access Management Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Identity Management Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (26.67%) Hedge funds
3 5 (16.67%) 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 4 (13.33%) Unix
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Identity Access Management
2 9 (30.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (26.67%) Information Security
4 6 (20.00%) Security Management
4 6 (20.00%) SIEM
5 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (13.33%) Planning and Forecasting
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Security Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Security Operations
5 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (13.33%) Threat Management
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
6 3 (10.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 2 (6.67%) Information Security Management
7 2 (6.67%) Threat Modelling
8 1 (3.33%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) CISM
1 4 (13.33%) CISSP
2 1 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) PMP
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (16.67%) COBIT
3 2 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (3.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (63.33%) RACF
3 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (56.67%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) CA
2 7 (23.33%) Intel Security
2 7 (23.33%) Splunk
3 6 (20.00%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (13.33%) Qualys
4 4 (13.33%) Symantec