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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 127 124 131
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 23 12 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 0.40% 0.11%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 7.26% 4.20% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £413 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -7.30%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.90 £40.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
+24.75% +68.42%
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
317 286 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.95% 9.45% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 143 148
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 14
Median hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £24.75 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +17.85%

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
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 25 June 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 June 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 +2 15 £475 -
Glasgow -3 2 £600 +45.45% 2
Inverclyde - 2 £440 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 - -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £161 -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 22 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (43.18%) RACF
3 18 (40.91%) Information Security
4 17 (38.64%) Finance
4 17 (38.64%) CA
4 17 (38.64%) CA Single Sign-On
5 15 (34.09%) Identity Access Management
6 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
7 10 (22.73%) Financial Institution
8 8 (18.18%) Hedge funds
8 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (18.18%) PCI DSS
9 7 (15.91%) CISSP
9 7 (15.91%) Security Management
10 6 (13.64%) Intel Security
10 6 (13.64%) Splunk
10 6 (13.64%) SIEM
10 6 (13.64%) Cyber-Ark
10 6 (13.64%) Security Operations
11 5 (11.36%) Security Architecture
11 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
11 5 (11.36%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (11.36%) Project Management
11 5 (11.36%) CISM
11 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
11 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
12 4 (9.09%) Information Security Management
12 4 (9.09%) Windows
12 4 (9.09%) Network Security
12 4 (9.09%) Data Protection

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 (2.27%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.09%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) LDAP
3 1 (2.27%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) X.500
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
4 1 (2.27%) Law
4 1 (2.27%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Consultant
2 23 (52.27%) Security Consultant
3 13 (29.55%) Architect
4 11 (25.00%) Security Architect
5 6 (13.64%) Security Management Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Analyst
6 5 (11.36%) Security Analyst
7 4 (9.09%) Security Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Security Officer
7 4 (9.09%) SIEM Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) SOC Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) CISSP Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Cyberthreat Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Identity Management Architect
9 2 (4.55%) Information Officer
9 2 (4.55%) Information Security Officer
9 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) IT Security Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Security Manager
9 2 (4.55%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 8 (18.18%) Hedge funds
3 4 (9.09%) PKI
4 3 (6.82%) Cybercrime
4 3 (6.82%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (6.82%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.55%) Cryptography
5 2 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (2.27%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.09%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Information Security
2 15 (34.09%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (18.18%) Vulnerability Management
4 7 (15.91%) Security Management
5 6 (13.64%) Security Operations
5 6 (13.64%) SIEM
6 5 (11.36%) Business Continuity
6 5 (11.36%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (11.36%) Project Management
6 5 (11.36%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (11.36%) Risk Management
6 5 (11.36%) Security Architecture
7 4 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 4 (9.09%) Information Security Management
8 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Improvement
8 3 (6.82%) Performance Management
8 3 (6.82%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (6.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.82%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) CISSP
2 5 (11.36%) CISM
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.27%) GIAC
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 4 (9.09%) COBIT
2 4 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (6.82%) ISO27005
4 2 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (2.27%) QA
5 1 (2.27%) RMADS
System Software
1 22 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (43.18%) RACF
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (38.64%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.27%) Nessus
3 1 (2.27%) SCCM
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) CA
2 6 (13.64%) Cyber-Ark
2 6 (13.64%) Intel Security
2 6 (13.64%) Splunk
3 3 (6.82%) Qualys
3 3 (6.82%) Symantec