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 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
ISO/IEC 27001
Rank 103 127 -
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 27 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.88% 0.15% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 13.04% 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 18 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £330 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+50.94% -24.28%
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
207 168 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 6.74% 6.33% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 80 92
Average daily rate £390 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £215 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £484 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £365 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +10.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.11% +27.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.80 £12.80 £9.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £20.85 £72.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.03 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+22.36% +5.88%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 - 15 £475 - 1
Edinburgh +2 11 £250 -24.24% 2
Aberdeen - - - -
Dundee - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
West Dunbartonshire - - - -
North Lanarkshire - - - -
Argyll and Bute - - - -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
3 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 12 (26.67%) Information Security
4 11 (24.44%) CISSP
4 11 (24.44%) ITIL
4 11 (24.44%) Security Architecture
5 10 (22.22%) Project Management
5 10 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
5 10 (22.22%) Firewall
6 9 (20.00%) Banking
6 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 9 (20.00%) WAN
7 8 (17.78%) CISM
7 8 (17.78%) Degree
8 7 (15.56%) CISMP
8 7 (15.56%) F5
8 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
8 7 (15.56%) Network Security
8 7 (15.56%) SIEM
8 7 (15.56%) LAN
8 7 (15.56%) VPN
9 6 (13.33%) Intranet
9 6 (13.33%) Internet
9 6 (13.33%) TOGAF
9 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (13.33%) Cyber Security
9 6 (13.33%) PCI DSS
9 6 (13.33%) Matrix Management
10 5 (11.11%) COBIT

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 (2.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Office
1 2 (4.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
1 1 (2.22%) PaaS
1 1 (2.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Firewall
2 9 (20.00%) WAN
3 7 (15.56%) VPN
3 7 (15.56%) Network Security
3 7 (15.56%) LAN
4 6 (13.33%) Intranet
4 6 (13.33%) Internet
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.22%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
General
1 22 (48.89%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Analyst
2 11 (24.44%) Security Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Architect
4 9 (20.00%) Security Architect
5 8 (17.78%) Project Manager
6 7 (15.56%) Information Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) Information Security Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) Security Manager
7 5 (11.11%) Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Compliance Manager
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Security Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Senior Security Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Risk Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Risk Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) IT Risk Manager
9 2 (4.44%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Cryptography
2 2 (4.44%) BYOD
3 1 (2.22%) CMDB
3 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
3 1 (2.22%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.67%) Information Security
2 11 (24.44%) ITIL
2 11 (24.44%) Security Architecture
3 10 (22.22%) Risk Assessment
3 10 (22.22%) Project Management
4 9 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
5 7 (15.56%) SIEM
6 6 (13.33%) Matrix Management
6 6 (13.33%) Cyber Security
6 6 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 6 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (11.11%) Security Management
8 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity
8 4 (8.89%) Business Continuity Planning
8 4 (8.89%) BCP
8 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
9 3 (6.67%) Performance Management
9 3 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
9 3 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (24.44%) CISSP
4 8 (17.78%) CISM
4 8 (17.78%) Degree
5 7 (15.56%) CISMP
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 5 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (11.11%) COBIT
3 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) F5
2 5 (11.11%) Varonis
3 3 (6.67%) Splunk
3 3 (6.67%) ArcSight
4 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) VMware