Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 162 150 167
Rank change year-on-year -12 +17 +4
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 21 36 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.44% 0.76% 0.16%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 3.56% 4.97% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 4
Scotland median daily rate £438 £375 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -36.17% +30.56%
10th Percentile £313 £278 £491
90th Percentile £745 £553 £710
UK median daily rate £505 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +6.32% +5.56% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK median hourly rate £72.50 £48.75 £55.00
% change year-on-year +48.72% -11.36% +15.79%

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 590 724 451
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.43% 15.22% 11.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 429 248
Scotland median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.47% - +10.29%
10th Percentile £200 £190 £150
90th Percentile £558 £563 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 22
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 £24.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.17% -4.00% -22.90%
10th Percentile £11.71 £13.00 £16.43
90th Percentile £34.40 £45.50 £40.50
UK median hourly rate £20.25 £21.00 £23.34
% change year-on-year -3.60% -10.03% -6.64%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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
Glasgow -9 10 £525 - 5
Edinburgh -13 9 £400 +3.23% 4
Falkirk - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 12 (57.14%) Information Security
2 9 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (38.10%) CISSP
4 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 7 (33.33%) CISA
4 7 (33.33%) CISM
5 6 (28.57%) Finance
5 6 (28.57%) Legal
5 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (28.57%) COBIT
6 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 5 (23.81%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (19.05%) GDPR
7 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
7 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (14.29%) Analytics
8 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (14.29%) Project Management
8 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
8 3 (14.29%) Security Management
8 3 (14.29%) Linux
8 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 3 (14.29%) SDLC
8 3 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
9 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (9.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (9.52%) SANS
9 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)

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%) Apache Spark
1 1 (4.76%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (9.52%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) G Suite
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
2 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) Firewall
2 1 (4.76%) BGP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTP
2 1 (4.76%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.76%) Kerberos
2 1 (4.76%) LAN
2 1 (4.76%) SSL
2 1 (4.76%) VPN
2 1 (4.76%) WAN
2 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Hive
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) HBase
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (4.76%) Pentaho
2 1 (4.76%) QlikView
2 1 (4.76%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
1 6 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Chief Information Officer
3 2 (9.52%) Chief Information Security Officer
3 2 (9.52%) Chief Security Officer
3 2 (9.52%) CIO
3 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Cyberthreat Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security Officer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) IT Risk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Security Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Officer
3 2 (9.52%) Security Risk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Risk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.76%) LDAP
2 1 (4.76%) OAuth
2 1 (4.76%) SailPoint
2 1 (4.76%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) Clustering
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Licensing
2 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Cyberattack
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Information Security
2 9 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (33.33%) ITIL
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (19.05%) Business Continuity
6 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (14.29%) Analytics
7 3 (14.29%) Information Security Management
7 3 (14.29%) Project Management
7 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (14.29%) SDLC
7 3 (14.29%) Security Management
8 2 (9.52%) BCP
8 2 (9.52%) Data Privacy
8 2 (9.52%) Human Resource Management
8 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 2 (9.52%) Resource Allocation
8 2 (9.52%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 7 (33.33%) CISA
2 7 (33.33%) CISM
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) SANS
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CCA
4 1 (4.76%) CCIE
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (28.57%) COBIT
2 5 (23.81%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (19.05%) GDPR
4 2 (9.52%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (9.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (9.52%) NIST 800
4 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
5 1 (4.76%) PMO
5 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (4.76%) Ambari
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (4.76%) Kibana
2 1 (4.76%) logstash
2 1 (4.76%) Oozie
2 1 (4.76%) SCCM
2 1 (4.76%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Cloudera
2 1 (4.76%) Cognos
2 1 (4.76%) CyberArk
2 1 (4.76%) ForeScout
2 1 (4.76%) Hortonworks
2 1 (4.76%) Ivanti
2 1 (4.76%) Shavlik
2 1 (4.76%) Snow
2 1 (4.76%) Splunk
2 1 (4.76%) Symantec
2 1 (4.76%) Tableau