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 23 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO/IEC 27001
UK / Scotland
Rank 98 118 96
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -22
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 4 9 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.35% 0.87%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.50% 3.32% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 12
Median daily rate £588 £538 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% +34.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £438 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £688 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £431 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.46% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £65.00 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -

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
160 271 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.59% 10.64% 10.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 130 154
Median daily rate £375 £358 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £225 £169
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Median hourly rate £25.00 £28.75 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +82.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.48 £42.00 £23.25
% change year-on-year
-46.48% +80.64%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +21 3 £650 +52.94% 1
Glasgow +5 1 £400 -25.58%
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) COBIT
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Unix
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
4 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
4 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
4 1 (14.29%) ISO27005
4 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (14.29%) SIEM
4 1 (14.29%) CRISC
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) CGEIT

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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) CISSP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) PMO Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Advisor
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
1 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Derivative
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Security Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Threat Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
3 1 (14.29%) Internal Audit
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Security Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (14.29%) CGEIT
3 1 (14.29%) CISA
3 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
3 1 (14.29%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) ISO27005
2 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 1 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Intel Security
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Qualys
1 1 (14.29%) Splunk
1 1 (14.29%) Symantec