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 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 121 126 122
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 13 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.50% 0.44% 0.30%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.30% 4.68% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £161 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.11% -3.40%
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
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
302 299 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.64% 9.41% 8.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 141 138
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £157 £180 £216
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 9
Median hourly rate £14.00 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-67.05% +102.38%
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 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
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 July 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 +3 10 - - 2
Stirling +3 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £161 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (45.24%) RACF
3 18 (42.86%) Finance
4 17 (40.48%) CA
4 17 (40.48%) CA Single Sign-On
5 16 (38.10%) Information Security
6 15 (35.71%) Data Centre
6 15 (35.71%) Identity Access Management
7 10 (23.81%) Financial Institution
8 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
8 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
9 8 (19.05%) Hedge funds
9 8 (19.05%) Security Management
10 7 (16.67%) Intel Security
10 7 (16.67%) CISSP
10 7 (16.67%) Splunk
10 7 (16.67%) SIEM
11 6 (14.29%) Cyber-Ark
11 6 (14.29%) CISM
12 5 (11.90%) Project Management
12 5 (11.90%) Windows
12 5 (11.90%) PKI
12 5 (11.90%) Security Architecture
12 5 (11.90%) COBIT
12 5 (11.90%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (11.90%) Network Security
13 4 (9.52%) Qualys
13 4 (9.52%) Unix
13 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
13 4 (9.52%) Threat Management

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 (2.38%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) Network Security
2 2 (4.76%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Wireless
3 1 (2.38%) X.500
General
1 18 (42.86%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Law
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Consultant
2 24 (57.14%) Security Consultant
3 13 (30.95%) Architect
4 11 (26.19%) Security Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Security Management Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Security Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) SIEM Consultant
7 4 (9.52%) Security Officer
8 3 (7.14%) CISSP Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) SOC Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Cyberthreat Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Identity Management Architect
9 2 (4.76%) Information Officer
9 2 (4.76%) Information Security Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
9 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
9 2 (4.76%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.76%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (19.05%) Hedge funds
3 5 (11.90%) PKI
4 2 (4.76%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.38%) Cybercrime
5 1 (2.38%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (2.38%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) Information Security
2 15 (35.71%) Identity Access Management
3 9 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
4 8 (19.05%) Security Management
5 7 (16.67%) SIEM
6 5 (11.90%) Project Management
6 5 (11.90%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.52%) Business Continuity
7 4 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (9.52%) Information Security Management
7 4 (9.52%) Planning and Forecasting
7 4 (9.52%) Security Operations
7 4 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (9.52%) Threat Management
8 3 (7.14%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (7.14%) Performance Management
8 3 (7.14%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) CISSP
2 6 (14.29%) CISM
3 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.38%) Degree
4 1 (2.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) PCI DSS
2 5 (11.90%) COBIT
3 3 (7.14%) ISO27005
4 2 (4.76%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.38%) QA
5 1 (2.38%) RMADS
System Software
1 23 (54.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (45.24%) RACF
3 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (40.48%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (9.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.38%) Nessus
3 1 (2.38%) SCCM
3 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) CA
2 7 (16.67%) Intel Security
2 7 (16.67%) Splunk
3 6 (14.29%) Cyber-Ark
4 4 (9.52%) Qualys
4 4 (9.52%) Symantec