The table below looks at the statistics for ISO/IEC 27001 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 124 112 127
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 27 19 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.93% 0.64% 0.12%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 8.39% 6.60% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
Median daily rate £475 £325 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -26.96%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £394
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £72.50 £40.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
+81.25% +50.94%
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

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 Scotland region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
322 288 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.10% 9.63% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 160 140
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £232 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 16
Median hourly rate £19.50 £32.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +54.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+17.70% +14.28%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

ISO/IEC 27001
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

ISO/IEC 27001 Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

ISO/IEC 27001
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 19 £475 +90.00%
Glasgow -2 3 £600 +41.17% 2
Inverclyde - 3 £440 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 19 (44.19%) RACF
3 18 (41.86%) Finance
4 17 (39.53%) CA
4 17 (39.53%) CA Single Sign-On
4 17 (39.53%) Identity Access Management
5 15 (34.88%) Information Security
6 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
7 10 (23.26%) Financial Institution
8 8 (18.60%) Hedge funds
9 7 (16.28%) SIEM
10 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
10 6 (13.95%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (13.95%) Cyber-Ark
10 6 (13.95%) Security Operations
10 6 (13.95%) CISSP
10 6 (13.95%) Security Management
11 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
11 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
11 5 (11.63%) ITIL
12 4 (9.30%) Intel Security
12 4 (9.30%) Project Management
12 4 (9.30%) CISM
12 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
12 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (9.30%) Information Security Management
12 4 (9.30%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (9.30%) Splunk
12 4 (9.30%) Security Architecture
13 3 (6.98%) Data Protection

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (2.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Network Security
2 2 (4.65%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.33%) LAN
3 1 (2.33%) LDAP
3 1 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) WAN
3 1 (2.33%) Wireless
3 1 (2.33%) X.500
General
1 18 (41.86%) Finance
2 10 (23.26%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Consultant
2 21 (48.84%) Security Consultant
3 13 (30.23%) Architect
4 11 (25.58%) Security Architect
5 6 (13.95%) Security Management Consultant
6 5 (11.63%) Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Security Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Project Manager
7 4 (9.30%) Security Manager
8 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Security Project Manager
8 3 (6.98%) SIEM Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Identity Management Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Information Security Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) IT Manager
9 2 (4.65%) IT Security Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Security Officer
9 2 (4.65%) SOC Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Data Centre
2 8 (18.60%) Hedge funds
3 3 (6.98%) Cybercrime
3 3 (6.98%) PKI
4 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.65%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.65%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.65%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Identity Access Management
2 15 (34.88%) Information Security
3 7 (16.28%) SIEM
4 6 (13.95%) Security Management
4 6 (13.95%) Security Operations
4 6 (13.95%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
6 4 (9.30%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (9.30%) Information Security Management
6 4 (9.30%) PRINCE2
6 4 (9.30%) Project Management
6 4 (9.30%) Security Architecture
6 4 (9.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.98%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.98%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (6.98%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (4.65%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) CISSP
2 4 (9.30%) CISM
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) GIAC
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB
4 1 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.33%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) PCI DSS
2 3 (6.98%) COBIT
2 3 (6.98%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (6.98%) ISO27005
3 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (2.33%) QA
4 1 (2.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 21 (48.84%) Active Directory
2 19 (44.19%) RACF
Systems Management
1 17 (39.53%) CA Single Sign-On
2 2 (4.65%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.33%) Nessus
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
3 1 (2.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) CA
2 6 (13.95%) Cyber-Ark
3 4 (9.30%) Intel Security
3 4 (9.30%) Splunk
4 2 (4.65%) Qualys
4 2 (4.65%) Symantec