Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ISO/IEC 27001 over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

ISO/IEC 27001
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 117 132
Rank change year-on-year +5 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 22 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.75% 0.47% 0.22%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.00% 3.51% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £394 £650 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.42% +44.44% +5.26%
10th Percentile £300 £515 £425
90th Percentile £550 £715 £475
Scotland median daily rate £381 £525 £450
% change year-on-year -27.38% +16.67% +1.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - -

ISO/IEC 27001 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 440 285 427
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 14.97% 13.49% 13.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 151 213
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.52% -13.85%
10th Percentile £205 £155 £200
90th Percentile £564 £550 £488
Scotland median daily rate £375 £360 £338
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £23.75 £27.75 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.41% -14.42% +76.37%
10th Percentile £13.63 £21.18 £31.14
90th Percentile £32.88 £38.73 £33.71
Scotland median hourly rate £18.63 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -25.50% -23.08% +54.76%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Edinburgh

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Edinburgh

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 15 (68.18%) Information Security
2 11 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 8 (36.36%) CISSP
4 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
5 6 (27.27%) Degree
5 6 (27.27%) CESG Certified Professional
5 6 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
6 5 (22.73%) Firewall
6 5 (22.73%) CESG
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL
6 5 (22.73%) COBIT
6 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (22.73%) Information Assurance
7 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
7 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
7 4 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
7 4 (18.18%) IIS
7 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 4 (18.18%) CISM
7 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (18.18%) Information Security Management
7 4 (18.18%) Security Management
7 4 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (18.18%) CLAS
8 3 (13.64%) Disk Encryption
8 3 (13.64%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (13.64%) Forensic Analysis
8 3 (13.64%) Data Security

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 4 (18.18%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) Firewall
1 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security
3 2 (9.09%) VLAN
3 2 (9.09%) Wireless
4 1 (4.55%) DNS
4 1 (4.55%) HTTP
4 1 (4.55%) SAN
4 1 (4.55%) Skype
4 1 (4.55%) SMTP
4 1 (4.55%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (13.64%) Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Security Manager
2 4 (18.18%) IT Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Security Advisor
2 4 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Information Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 5 (22.73%) CESG
3 4 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 3 (13.64%) Private Cloud
5 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.55%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (4.55%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Information Security
2 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
3 6 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 6 (27.27%) Risk Management
4 5 (22.73%) Information Assurance
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
5 4 (18.18%) Information Security Management
5 4 (18.18%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (18.18%) Security Management
6 3 (13.64%) Data Security
6 3 (13.64%) Disk Encryption
6 3 (13.64%) Forensic Analysis
6 3 (13.64%) ISMS
6 3 (13.64%) Security Monitoring
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) Database Security
7 2 (9.09%) Information Governance
7 2 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) PHP
2 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) CISSP
2 6 (27.27%) CESG Certified Professional
2 6 (27.27%) Degree
3 4 (18.18%) CISM
3 4 (18.18%) CLAS
3 4 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (13.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (13.64%) IISP
5 2 (9.09%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
6 1 (4.55%) SANS
6 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (22.73%) COBIT
3 4 (18.18%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (9.09%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (4.55%) BS7799
5 1 (4.55%) GDPR
5 1 (4.55%) ISO 22301
5 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) BitLocker
2 1 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco
2 1 (4.55%) Citrix
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
2 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
2 1 (4.55%) VMware