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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 78 76
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 4 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.99% 0.69%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.57% 6.44% 4.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £450 £475 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +90.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -61.90% +31.25%  

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 112 233 219
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 12.33% 15.34% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 125 135
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +15.94%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £200 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £22.50 £13.50 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -71.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -50.25% +37.93%  

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 4 (57.14%) CISSP
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) COBIT
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) ITSM
4 1 (14.29%) Data Security
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) ISMS
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection

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:

General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) IT Manager
2 3 (42.86%) IT Security Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Security Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Delivery Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (14.29%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Security Advisor
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) CESG
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) DevOps
4 1 (14.29%) ISMS
4 1 (14.29%) Kanban
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CISM
1 4 (57.14%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) CEH
3 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) COBIT
2 1 (14.29%) ISO22301
2 1 (14.29%) ISO27005
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco