Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 20 August 2018 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
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 187 149 168
Rank change year-on-year -38 +19 -3
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 25 23 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.45% 0.53% 0.67%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.36% 4.06% 4.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 10
Scotland median daily rate £403 £390 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.27% -17.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £213 £313 £385
90th Percentile £608 £575 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £63.50 £33.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year +92.42% -29.03% +7.51%

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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 745 566 762
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.55% 13.14% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 318 422
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £199 £149 £157
90th Percentile £550 £513 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £445 £413
% change year-on-year +1.12% +7.88% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 15
Scotland median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -12.82% -42.22%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.00 £14.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £42.50 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £22.20 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% -2.22% +4.53%

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Scotland

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ISO/IEC 27001 in Scotland

ISO/IEC 27001
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 in Scotland over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ISO/IEC 27001 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 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -13 18 £450 +4.35% 4
Glasgow -22 5 £225 -43.75% 2
Stirling -1 1 £225 -
Falkirk - 1 £225 -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 13 (52.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (44.00%) Information Security
3 8 (32.00%) Legal
4 7 (28.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) CISSP
5 6 (24.00%) ISO 9001
5 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
6 5 (20.00%) COBIT
6 5 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (20.00%) SANS
7 4 (16.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 4 (16.00%) Network Segmentation
7 4 (16.00%) GDPR
7 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
7 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
7 4 (16.00%) Cisco
7 4 (16.00%) Project Management
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) Avaya
8 3 (12.00%) Genesys
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (12.00%) VoIP
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco ICM
8 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (12.00%) TOGAF

ISO/IEC 27001
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (12.00%) CMS
1 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (4.00%) IaaS
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco ICM
1 3 (12.00%) VoIP
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
3 1 (4.00%) HTTP
3 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.00%) Kerberos
3 1 (4.00%) SSL
3 1 (4.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Apache Hive
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (4.00%) HBase
1 1 (4.00%) Pentaho
1 1 (4.00%) QlikView
1 1 (4.00%) Sqoop
General
1 8 (32.00%) Legal
2 7 (28.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Network Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Network Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Supplier Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Auditor
4 2 (8.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Information Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Information Security Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Internal Auditor
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Telephony Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Telephony Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LDAP
1 1 (4.00%) OAuth
1 1 (4.00%) SailPoint
1 1 (4.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) CESG
4 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (44.00%) Information Security
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 5 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) Network Segmentation
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
5 3 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (12.00%) Internal Audit
5 3 (12.00%) ISMS
5 3 (12.00%) Network Architecture
5 3 (12.00%) QMS
5 3 (12.00%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) Validation
6 2 (8.00%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.00%) SANS
3 3 (12.00%) Degree
4 2 (8.00%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (8.00%) CISA
4 2 (8.00%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) ISO 9001
1 6 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (20.00%) COBIT
3 4 (16.00%) GDPR
3 4 (16.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (8.00%) BS7799
4 2 (8.00%) SSAE 16
5 1 (4.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Ambari
1 1 (4.00%) Ansible
1 1 (4.00%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (4.00%) Oozie
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
1 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) Avaya
2 3 (12.00%) Genesys
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) Cloudera
3 1 (4.00%) Cognos
3 1 (4.00%) CyberArk
3 1 (4.00%) ForeScout
3 1 (4.00%) Hortonworks
3 1 (4.00%) Ivanti
3 1 (4.00%) Qualys
3 1 (4.00%) ScanSafe
3 1 (4.00%) Shavlik
3 1 (4.00%) Snow
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec
3 1 (4.00%) Tableau