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 3 months to 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 82 83
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 6 16 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.50% 1.18% 0.27%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.33% 6.99% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £475 £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £49.90 £40.00
% change year-on-year -7.81% +24.75%  

ISO/IEC 27001 is in the quality assurance and compliance skills category. The next 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 and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 180 229 215
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 14.96% 16.89% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 103 105
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £250 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.25 £24.75
% change year-on-year -11.50% +14.14%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing ISO/IEC 27001 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (30.00%) COBIT
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (30.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (20.00%) ISO 22301
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis

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 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) Skype
1 1 (10.00%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (40.00%) IT Security Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Security Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Security Advisor
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Information Security Advisor
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (10.00%) Head of IT
5 1 (10.00%) Head of Security
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 1 (10.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 4 (40.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) IT Governance
4 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Privileged Access Management
5 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISM
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
2 2 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) COBIT
1 3 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (30.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 2 (20.00%) ISO 22301
3 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Citrix
2 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (10.00%) Symantec
2 1 (10.00%) VMware