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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 124 123 111
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 18 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.54% 0.29% 0.082%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.83% 4.71% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £454 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £450 £403
% change year-on-year
- +11.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.17 £15.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+241.13% -23.07%
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
230 170 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.92% 6.18% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 80 57
Average daily rate £378 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £194 £252 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Average hourly rate £40.85 £15.77 £9.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+159.03% +70.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.20 £11.50 £8.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £75.50 £35.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.55 £19.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.51% +11.42%

ISO/IEC 27001
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +4 10 £350 -25.13%
Edinburgh -12 5 - - 2
Dundee - 2 £450 -
Stirling - 1 £450 -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (45.95%) ITIL
1 17 (45.95%) CISSP
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
1 17 (45.95%) Information Security
2 12 (32.43%) Banking
3 10 (27.03%) Degree
3 10 (27.03%) CISM
4 8 (21.62%) Security Architecture
5 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
5 7 (18.92%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (18.92%) CISMP
5 7 (18.92%) Change Management
5 7 (18.92%) Internet
5 7 (18.92%) Cyber Security
6 6 (16.22%) SIEM
6 6 (16.22%) Intranet
6 6 (16.22%) Security Management
6 6 (16.22%) Windows
6 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
7 5 (13.51%) CESG
7 5 (13.51%) CISA
7 5 (13.51%) Information Security Management
7 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Linux
8 4 (10.81%) SQL
8 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
8 4 (10.81%) CEH
8 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
8 4 (10.81%) Use Case
8 4 (10.81%) ISACA

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (5.41%) JBoss
1 2 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) CICS
1 2 (5.41%) Drupal
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) JRun
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Office
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Internet
2 6 (16.22%) Intranet
3 2 (5.41%) Network Security
3 2 (5.41%) Firewall
4 1 (2.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.70%) LAN
4 1 (2.70%) WAN
4 1 (2.70%) DHCP
4 1 (2.70%) FTP
4 1 (2.70%) VPN
4 1 (2.70%) DNS
4 1 (2.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
1 2 (5.41%) Hudson
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.41%) Trac
General
1 17 (45.95%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Local Government
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Analyst
2 14 (37.84%) Security Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Information Analyst
3 10 (27.03%) Information Security Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) Systems Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Business Systems Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Risk Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Business Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Security Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) PMO Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Mainframe Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) IT Risk Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Information Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.70%) COM+
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
1 1 (2.70%) ISAPI
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
1 1 (2.70%) ISPF
1 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.70%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) CESG
2 4 (10.81%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.41%) Statistics
3 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) AIX
4 1 (2.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) ITIL
1 17 (45.95%) Information Security
2 8 (21.62%) Security Architecture
3 7 (18.92%) Cyber Security
3 7 (18.92%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (18.92%) Change Management
4 6 (16.22%) Security Management
4 6 (16.22%) SIEM
5 5 (13.51%) Information Security Management
5 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Use Case
6 4 (10.81%) SDLC
7 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.41%) Workflow
8 2 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.41%) Project Management
8 2 (5.41%) Service Management
8 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Java
3 1 (2.70%) REXX
3 1 (2.70%) JCL
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) CISSP
2 10 (27.03%) CISM
2 10 (27.03%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) Security Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) CISMP
4 5 (13.51%) CISA
5 4 (10.81%) CEH
5 4 (10.81%) ISACA
6 2 (5.41%) MCSE
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.70%) SSCP
7 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
2 4 (10.81%) GPG13
3 3 (8.11%) BS7799
4 1 (2.70%) COBIT
4 1 (2.70%) QA
4 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) RACF
3 1 (2.70%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) Nagios
1 2 (5.41%) Puppet
1 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) Opsware
3 2 (5.41%) F5
3 2 (5.41%) Remedy
4 1 (2.70%) Websense
4 1 (2.70%) CA
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.70%) Varonis