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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 74 73 82
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 20 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.30% 0.62% 0.079%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 10.42% 6.16% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Average daily rate £475 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+90.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £418 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.65% -7.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £67.50 £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+68.75% +50.94%
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
192 146 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 12.52% 10.01% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 93 59
Average daily rate £446 £358 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.82% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £213 £192
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £386 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.62% +4.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £13.50 - £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £29.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+13.79% +52.63%

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 30 April 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 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
1 17 (77.27%) RACF
2 16 (72.73%) CA
2 16 (72.73%) CA Single Sign-On
3 14 (63.64%) Identity Access Management
4 13 (59.09%) Finance
5 10 (45.45%) Financial Institution
6 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
6 8 (36.36%) Hedge funds
7 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
7 4 (18.18%) Cyber-Ark
7 4 (18.18%) Information Security
8 3 (13.64%) SIEM
8 3 (13.64%) Security Operations
9 2 (9.09%) Splunk
9 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
9 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
9 2 (9.09%) Banking
9 2 (9.09%) PKI
9 2 (9.09%) COBIT
9 2 (9.09%) Network Security
9 2 (9.09%) Project Management
9 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
9 2 (9.09%) CISSP
10 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (4.55%) PMP
10 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
10 1 (4.55%) CICS
10 1 (4.55%) C

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) Network Security
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) X.500
General
1 13 (59.09%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Financial Institution
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Law
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Consultant
1 16 (72.73%) Security Consultant
2 12 (54.55%) Architect
3 10 (45.45%) Security Architect
4 5 (22.73%) Security Management Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Identity Management Architect
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Security Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) SIEM Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Identity Management Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Information Security Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Security Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) SOC Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
1 8 (36.36%) Hedge funds
2 2 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Identity Access Management
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security
2 4 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (13.64%) Security Operations
3 3 (13.64%) SIEM
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.55%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Security Management
5 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CISSP
2 1 (4.55%) CISM
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) GIAC
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) PMP
2 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) COBIT
1 2 (9.09%) PCI DSS
1 2 (9.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (77.27%) Active Directory
1 17 (77.27%) RACF
Systems Management
1 16 (72.73%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) CA
2 4 (18.18%) Cyber-Ark
3 2 (9.09%) Intel Security
3 2 (9.09%) Splunk
4 1 (4.55%) Qualys
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec