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 25 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 120 126 122
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 3 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.14% 0.53% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 1.45% 5.47% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £450 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.82%
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
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
207 311 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.42% 9.63% 9.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 153 156
Median daily rate £390 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £214 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £376
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +9.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 8
Median hourly rate £35.25 £36.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.75% +129.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £28.85 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £46.70 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.41 £30.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +50.00%

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 25 September 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 +10 2 - -
Glasgow +4 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 14 (53.85%) Information Security
2 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
4 9 (34.62%) Security Management
4 9 (34.62%) Finance
5 8 (30.77%) CISM
5 8 (30.77%) CISSP
5 8 (30.77%) RACF
6 7 (26.92%) Intel Security
6 7 (26.92%) COBIT
6 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Management
6 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
6 7 (26.92%) Splunk
7 6 (23.08%) Threat Management
7 6 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (23.08%) PKI
7 6 (23.08%) Network Security
7 6 (23.08%) CA
7 6 (23.08%) CA Single Sign-On
8 5 (19.23%) Project Management
8 5 (19.23%) Norton AntiVirus
8 5 (19.23%) Symantec
8 5 (19.23%) Unix
8 5 (19.23%) Windows
8 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (19.23%) Cyber-Ark
8 5 (19.23%) SIEM
8 5 (19.23%) Qualys
8 5 (19.23%) Planning and Forecasting

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 (3.85%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (3.85%) X.500
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Consultant
2 13 (50.00%) Security Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Architect
4 4 (15.38%) CISSP Consultant
4 4 (15.38%) Security Architect
4 4 (15.38%) Security Officer
4 4 (15.38%) SIEM Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Security Management Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Cyberthreat Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Cyberthreat Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Identity Management Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Information Officer
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Officer
6 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) SOC Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) SOC Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 6 (23.08%) PKI
3 2 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (7.69%) Hedge funds
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Cybercrime
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.85%) Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (3.85%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.85%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Unix
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Information Security
2 9 (34.62%) Security Management
3 7 (26.92%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (23.08%) Identity Access Management
4 6 (23.08%) Threat Management
5 5 (19.23%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (19.23%) Planning and Forecasting
5 5 (19.23%) Project Management
5 5 (19.23%) SIEM
5 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
6 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
6 4 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (11.54%) Compliance Management
7 3 (11.54%) Risk Management
8 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL
8 2 (7.69%) Risk and Compliance Management
8 2 (7.69%) Security Operations
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CISM
1 8 (30.77%) CISSP
2 1 (3.85%) CGEIT
2 1 (3.85%) CISA
2 1 (3.85%) CRISC
2 1 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) COBIT
1 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.69%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (7.69%) ISO27005
2 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.85%) QA
3 1 (3.85%) RMADS
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) RACF
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (19.23%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Intel Security
1 7 (26.92%) Splunk
2 6 (23.08%) CA
3 5 (19.23%) Cyber-Ark
3 5 (19.23%) Qualys
3 5 (19.23%) Symantec
4 1 (3.85%) Microsoft