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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 118 97 105
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +8
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 14 31 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.55% 1.14% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 4.93% 10.99% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 6
Average daily rate £488 £450 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £416 £400
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +4.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.50 - -
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
284 282 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 11.15% 10.38% 8.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 171 113
Average daily rate £375 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 5
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.77 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.50% +16.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £13.94 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £47.50 £24.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £23.25 £17.08
% change year-on-year
+82.79% +36.16%

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
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 10 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 7 £538 +19.44% 2
Edinburgh -13 5 £475 -36.66% 1
Scottish Borders - 2 £750 -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 9 (39.13%) ITIL
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 6 (26.09%) CISA
2 6 (26.09%) Information Security
2 6 (26.09%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (26.09%) Internal Audit
3 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (21.74%) CISSP
4 4 (17.39%) Banking
4 4 (17.39%) CEH
4 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
5 3 (13.04%) F5
5 3 (13.04%) SIEM
5 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
5 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.04%) Network Security
5 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
5 3 (13.04%) Forcepoint
5 3 (13.04%) CA
5 3 (13.04%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (13.04%) RACF
5 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
6 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
6 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 2 (8.70%) CISM
6 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
6 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.35%) Firewall
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.35%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Security Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Network Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Network Security Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.70%) PMO Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Architect
6 1 (4.35%) Business Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Documentation Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Security Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Visualisation
2 2 (8.70%) Cryptography
2 2 (8.70%) Cybercrime
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.70%) Derivative
2 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Private Cloud
2 2 (8.70%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.35%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 6 (26.09%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (26.09%) Information Security
2 6 (26.09%) Internal Audit
3 5 (21.74%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (13.04%) Data Protection
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) SIEM
4 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.70%) Matrix Management
5 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
5 2 (8.70%) Security Operations
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Threat Management
6 1 (4.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) C
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CISA
2 5 (21.74%) CISSP
3 4 (17.39%) CEH
3 4 (17.39%) Security Cleared
4 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 2 (8.70%) CGEIT
5 2 (8.70%) CISM
5 2 (8.70%) CRISC
6 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) GIAC
6 1 (4.35%) ISEB
6 1 (4.35%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
6 1 (4.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 2 (8.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
1 3 (13.04%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) CA
1 3 (13.04%) F5
1 3 (13.04%) Forcepoint