Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 177 152 179
Rank change year-on-year -25 +27 -4
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 27 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.50% 0.62% 0.34%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.79% 4.54% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 2
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +13.46% -24.46%
10th Percentile £213 £300 £195
90th Percentile £645 £538 £466
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £29.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year - -37.63% -9.13%

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 713 661 666
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.30% 13.75% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 357 370
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £192 £153 £162
90th Percentile £538 £530 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £415
% change year-on-year +2.86% +5.42% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 20
Scotland median hourly rate £17.38 £17.13 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.46% -31.50% -22.99%
10th Percentile £11.42 £13.00 £16.03
90th Percentile £35.00 £37.25 £40.70
UK median hourly rate £21.76 £20.00 £22.84
% change year-on-year +8.80% -12.42% +5.96%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -11 15 £403 +7.33% 4
Glasgow -11 9 £438 - 7
Falkirk - 2 £225 -
Stirling 0 1 £225 -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (48.15%) Information Security
1 13 (48.15%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (33.33%) Finance
3 8 (29.63%) Legal
3 8 (29.63%) PCI DSS
4 7 (25.93%) CISSP
4 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
5 6 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (18.52%) GDPR
6 5 (18.52%) CISA
6 5 (18.52%) ISO 9001
6 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
7 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
7 4 (14.81%) Cisco
7 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (11.11%) CMS
8 3 (11.11%) Validation
8 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 3 (11.11%) CISM
8 3 (11.11%) Project Management
8 3 (11.11%) VoIP
8 3 (11.11%) Avaya
8 3 (11.11%) Genesys
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (11.11%) Cisco ICM
8 3 (11.11%) Degree
8 3 (11.11%) COBIT

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 (11.11%) CMS
1 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) IaaS
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Cisco ICM
1 3 (11.11%) VoIP
2 2 (7.41%) Firewall
3 1 (3.70%) BGP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTP
3 1 (3.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
3 1 (3.70%) LAN
3 1 (3.70%) SSL
3 1 (3.70%) VPN
3 1 (3.70%) WAN
3 1 (3.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) Apache Hive
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
1 1 (3.70%) HBase
1 1 (3.70%) Pentaho
1 1 (3.70%) QlikView
1 1 (3.70%) Sqoop
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Legal
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Risk Analyst
2 4 (14.81%) Security Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Security Manager
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (11.11%) Supplier Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Auditor
4 2 (7.41%) Consultant
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Cybersecurity Manager
4 2 (7.41%) Internal Auditor
4 2 (7.41%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Security Risk Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Telephony Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Telephony Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Junior
5 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.70%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (3.70%) LDAP
1 1 (3.70%) OAuth
1 1 (3.70%) SailPoint
1 1 (3.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (22.22%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (7.41%) CESG
2 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Cyberattack
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Cybersecurity
1 13 (48.15%) Information Security
2 7 (25.93%) Risk Management
3 5 (18.52%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (14.81%) Supplier Management
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (7.41%) Analytics
6 2 (7.41%) Contract Management
6 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
6 2 (7.41%) Internal Audit
6 2 (7.41%) ISMS
6 2 (7.41%) QMS
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
6 2 (7.41%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) CISSP
2 5 (18.52%) CISA
3 3 (11.11%) CISM
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (7.41%) ISACA
4 2 (7.41%) SANS
5 1 (3.70%) CCA
5 1 (3.70%) CCIE
5 1 (3.70%) CCNP
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (29.63%) PCI DSS
2 5 (18.52%) GDPR
2 5 (18.52%) ISO 9001
3 3 (11.11%) COBIT
3 3 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (7.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (7.41%) SSAE 16
5 1 (3.70%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (3.70%) Data Quality
5 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Ambari
1 1 (3.70%) Ansible
1 1 (3.70%) Hadoop YARN
1 1 (3.70%) Kibana
1 1 (3.70%) logstash
1 1 (3.70%) Oozie
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) Single Sign-On
1 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco
2 3 (11.11%) Avaya
2 3 (11.11%) Genesys
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Cloudera
3 1 (3.70%) Cognos
3 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.70%) ForeScout
3 1 (3.70%) Hortonworks
3 1 (3.70%) Ivanti
3 1 (3.70%) Shavlik
3 1 (3.70%) Snow
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec
3 1 (3.70%) Tableau