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 3 months to 25 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 130 126
Rank change year-on-year +35 -4  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 16 23 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.75% 0.79% 0.40%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 5.57% 5.00% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £400 £475 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.78% +15.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £273 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £423
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 Scotland with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills.

Contract Quality Assurance & Compliance Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance and compliance skills 287 460 422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 13.40% 15.89% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 253 218
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £202 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £19.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.20% -2.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £15.30 £18.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £19.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £24.75
% change year-on-year -10.71% +13.13%  

ISO/IEC 27001
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +9 7 £400 -33.33% 1
Edinburgh +5 6 £475 - 2
Stirling +10 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for ISO/IEC 27001.

1 14 (66.67%) Information Security
2 11 (52.38%) CISSP
2 11 (52.38%) COBIT
3 8 (38.10%) CISM
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 5 (23.81%) Firewall
6 5 (23.81%) Security Management
6 5 (23.81%) Unix
6 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
7 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (19.05%) Cisco
7 4 (19.05%) CCNA
7 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
7 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
8 3 (14.29%) VMware
8 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (14.29%) Law
8 3 (14.29%) Legal
8 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) SAN
8 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (14.29%) LAN
8 3 (14.29%) WAN

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 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) LAN
2 3 (14.29%) SAN
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 3 (14.29%) VLAN
2 3 (14.29%) VPN
2 3 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (9.52%) VSAN
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.76%) Skype
4 1 (4.76%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Law
2 3 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
1 6 (28.57%) IT Manager
1 6 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (19.05%) IT Security Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Security Manager
3 3 (14.29%) CISSP Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Information Security Risk Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Security Advisor
3 3 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Information Security Advisor
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Head of Infrastructure
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Unix
3 4 (19.05%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (14.29%) Solaris
5 2 (9.52%) CentOS
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
6 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Information Security
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (23.81%) Data Protection
4 5 (23.81%) Security Management
5 4 (19.05%) Information Security Management
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (9.52%) Change Management
7 2 (9.52%) Data Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps
7 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
7 2 (9.52%) IT Governance
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.52%) Service Management
7 2 (9.52%) Time Management
8 1 (4.76%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) Java
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CISSP
2 8 (38.10%) CISM
3 4 (19.05%) CCNA
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (9.52%) CCNP
5 2 (9.52%) CISA
5 2 (9.52%) CRISC
5 2 (9.52%) MCSA
5 2 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (4.76%) MCSE
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) COBIT
2 6 (28.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (9.52%) ISO 22301
4 2 (9.52%) QA
5 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
5 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (9.52%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) WSUS
2 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.76%) RSA Archer
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Avaya
3 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Citrix
4 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
4 1 (4.76%) F5
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) ServiceNow
4 1 (4.76%) Sophos
4 1 (4.76%) Symantec
4 1 (4.76%) Veeam