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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 118 122 123
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 8 20 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.61% 0.29%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.29% 6.45% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 6
Median daily rate £161 £425 £454
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-62.11% -6.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £51.17 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-10.10% +241.13%
ISO/IEC 27001
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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
243 310 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.55% 9.48% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 143 143
Median daily rate £350 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 3 5
Median hourly rate £28.75 £46.70 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.43% +196.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £33.46 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.70 £75.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.15 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+12.60% +25.00%

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 24 August 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 +1 6 - - 1
Stirling +6 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £161 -
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ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 15 (42.86%) Information Security
3 14 (40.00%) RACF
4 13 (37.14%) Finance
4 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
5 12 (34.29%) CA
5 12 (34.29%) CA Single Sign-On
6 11 (31.43%) Identity Access Management
7 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
8 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (25.71%) Security Management
9 8 (22.86%) Intel Security
9 8 (22.86%) CISSP
9 8 (22.86%) Splunk
10 7 (20.00%) Financial Institution
10 7 (20.00%) CISM
11 6 (17.14%) PKI
11 6 (17.14%) COBIT
11 6 (17.14%) SIEM
11 6 (17.14%) Hedge funds
11 6 (17.14%) Network Security
11 6 (17.14%) Cyber-Ark
12 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
12 5 (14.29%) Threat Management
12 5 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
12 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
12 5 (14.29%) Qualys
12 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (14.29%) Project Management
12 5 (14.29%) Unix

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 (2.86%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Network Security
2 1 (2.86%) LDAP
2 1 (2.86%) Wireless
2 1 (2.86%) X.500
General
1 13 (37.14%) Finance
2 7 (20.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Consultant
2 20 (57.14%) Security Consultant
3 11 (31.43%) Architect
4 9 (25.71%) Security Architect
5 5 (14.29%) Security Management Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) SIEM Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) CISSP Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Security Officer
7 3 (8.57%) Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) SOC Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Cyberthreat Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Cyberthreat Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Identity Management Architect
8 2 (5.71%) Information Officer
8 2 (5.71%) Information Security Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Information Security Officer
8 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
8 2 (5.71%) Security Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) Hedge funds
2 6 (17.14%) PKI
3 2 (5.71%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.86%) Cybercrime
4 1 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information
4 1 (2.86%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (2.86%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Unix
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Information Security
2 11 (31.43%) Identity Access Management
3 9 (25.71%) Security Management
3 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Management
4 6 (17.14%) SIEM
5 5 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 5 (14.29%) Planning and Forecasting
5 5 (14.29%) Project Management
5 5 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (14.29%) Threat Management
6 4 (11.43%) Business Continuity
6 4 (11.43%) Compliance Management
6 4 (11.43%) Information Security Management
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Improvement
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Management
7 3 (8.57%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
7 3 (8.57%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) CISSP
2 7 (20.00%) CISM
3 2 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 6 (17.14%) COBIT
3 3 (8.57%) ISO27005
4 2 (5.71%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.86%) QA
5 1 (2.86%) RMADS
5 1 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (51.43%) Active Directory
2 14 (40.00%) RACF
3 4 (11.43%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) CA
2 8 (22.86%) Intel Security
2 8 (22.86%) Splunk
3 6 (17.14%) Cyber-Ark
4 5 (14.29%) Qualys
4 5 (14.29%) Symantec
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