Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 138 163
Rank change year-on-year -38 +25 -16
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 25 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.47% 0.54% 0.80%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.36% 4.32% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 16
Scotland median daily rate £400 £413 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -13.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £213 £380 £368
90th Percentile £583 £496 £600
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £472
% change year-on-year +5.26% +0.74% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK median hourly rate £61.75 £33.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +87.12% -34.00% +25.00%

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 745 486 819
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.07% 12.46% 14.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 267 441
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £200 £141 £188
90th Percentile £556 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £403
% change year-on-year +2.86% +8.56% +0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 7
Scotland median hourly rate £21.62 £23.00 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.02% +61.46% -56.17%
10th Percentile £10.69 £13.75 £9.27
90th Percentile £68.13 £43.75 £21.35
UK median hourly rate £23.50 £20.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +17.50% -16.67% +11.37%

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -9 18 £405 -10.00% 4
Glasgow -28 5 £175 -56.25% 4
Stirling -6 1 £225 -
Falkirk - 1 £225 -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 11 (44.00%) Information Security
2 10 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (36.00%) CISSP
4 7 (28.00%) Legal
4 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
5 6 (24.00%) Finance
5 6 (24.00%) ISO 9001
6 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 5 (20.00%) Degree
6 5 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (16.00%) SANS
7 4 (16.00%) Network Segmentation
7 4 (16.00%) GDPR
7 4 (16.00%) COBIT
7 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
7 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder 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%) CISM
8 3 (12.00%) Validation
8 3 (12.00%) CMS
8 3 (12.00%) Risk Assessment
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
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.00%) Cisco ICM
1 3 (12.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
General
1 7 (28.00%) Legal
2 6 (24.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (12.00%) Network Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Network Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Risk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
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%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
1 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Information Security
2 10 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (16.00%) Network Segmentation
4 4 (16.00%) Project Management
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (16.00%) Supplier Management
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%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (12.00%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.00%) Validation
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL
6 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.00%) Scrum
6 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) C
1 1 (4.00%) C#
1 1 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) CISSP
2 5 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (16.00%) SANS
4 3 (12.00%) CISM
5 2 (8.00%) CISA
5 2 (8.00%) ISACA
6 1 (4.00%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) PCI DSS
2 6 (24.00%) ISO 9001
3 4 (16.00%) COBIT
3 4 (16.00%) GDPR
4 2 (8.00%) BS7799
4 2 (8.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (8.00%) SSAE 16
5 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (4.00%) QA
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%) Qualys
3 1 (4.00%) ScanSafe
3 1 (4.00%) Splunk