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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 75 88 75
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.19% 0.30% 0.17%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.11% 2.81% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £60.87 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-24.42% +35.26%
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
95 178 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 9.17% 10.53% 11.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 89 84
Median daily rate £425 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £215 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £32.43 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.89% +105.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%

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 27 September 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 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
3 8 (47.06%) RACF
4 7 (41.18%) Intel Security
4 7 (41.18%) Security Management
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) Information Security
4 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (41.18%) PCI DSS
4 7 (41.18%) Splunk
5 6 (35.29%) PKI
5 6 (35.29%) COBIT
5 6 (35.29%) Network Security
5 6 (35.29%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (35.29%) CA
5 6 (35.29%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (29.41%) Symantec
6 5 (29.41%) CISSP
6 5 (29.41%) Unix
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (29.41%) CISM
6 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (29.41%) Cyber-Ark
6 5 (29.41%) Threat Management
6 5 (29.41%) SIEM
6 5 (29.41%) Qualys
6 5 (29.41%) Planning and Forecasting
7 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines

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 (5.88%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) LDAP
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
2 1 (5.88%) X.500
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Consultant
2 11 (64.71%) Security Consultant
3 6 (35.29%) Architect
4 4 (23.53%) CISSP Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Security Architect
4 4 (23.53%) SIEM Consultant
5 3 (17.65%) Security Management Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Cyberthreat Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) Cyberthreat Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Identity Management Architect
6 2 (11.76%) Security Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Security Officer
6 2 (11.76%) SOC Consultant
6 2 (11.76%) SOC Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Senior Security Specialist
7 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (35.29%) PKI
3 2 (11.76%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (11.76%) Hedge funds
4 1 (5.88%) Cybercrime
4 1 (5.88%) Mainframe
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Information Security
1 7 (41.18%) Security Management
1 7 (41.18%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (35.29%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (29.41%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (29.41%) Planning and Forecasting
3 5 (29.41%) SIEM
3 5 (29.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (29.41%) Threat Management
4 3 (17.65%) Compliance Management
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.76%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (11.76%) Risk and Compliance Management
5 2 (11.76%) Security Operations
5 2 (11.76%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CISM
1 5 (29.41%) CISSP
2 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) PCI DSS
2 6 (35.29%) COBIT
3 1 (5.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (5.88%) RMADS
3 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) RACF
3 4 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (29.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Intel Security
1 7 (41.18%) Splunk
2 6 (35.29%) CA
3 5 (29.41%) Cyber-Ark
3 5 (29.41%) Qualys
3 5 (29.41%) Symantec