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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO/IEC 27001
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 5 14 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.29% 0.54% 1.06%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.76% 4.03% 8.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 20
Median daily rate £438 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £410 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £464 £450 £426
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +5.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-70.47% -

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
181 347 359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 10.51% 13.45% 13.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 180 222
Median daily rate £325 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £380
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 7
Median hourly rate £20.50 £16.00 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.12% +1.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.50 £8.85 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £22.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.75 £42.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-51.17% +88.88%

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 February 2017. 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 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 +15 4 £450 -5.26% 1
Glasgow +1 1 £400 -11.11% 1
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) CISM
3 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 4 (40.00%) COBIT
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
6 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) CRISC
6 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
6 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (10.00%) DevOps
6 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (10.00%) CGEIT
6 1 (10.00%) Information Assurance
6 1 (10.00%) SaaS
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Security Testing

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) VLAN
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) IT Security Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Security Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Security Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Advisor
4 1 (10.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) CESG
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (10.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) ISMS
4 1 (10.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) CISM
2 4 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CEH
4 1 (10.00%) CGEIT
4 1 (10.00%) CISA
4 1 (10.00%) CREST Certified
4 1 (10.00%) CRISC
4 1 (10.00%) Degree
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) COBIT
2 1 (10.00%) ISO22301
2 1 (10.00%) ISO27005
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
2 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft