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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
ISO/IEC 27001
UK / Scotland
Rank 103 109 99
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10  
Contract jobs citing ISO/IEC 27001 5 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.29% 0.81% 1.02%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 2.50% 5.97% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 23
Median daily rate £438 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £425 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £420
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £52.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -61.90% +31.25%  

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 200 352 367
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.41% 13.58% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 184 223
Median daily rate £338 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £182 £185 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 6
Median hourly rate £22.75 £13.50 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +68.51% -60.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.55 £9.18 £20.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.95 £22.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.90 £41.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year -51.46% +41.37%  

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
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 27 March 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
Edinburgh +9 4 £450 -5.26% 1
Glasgow -5 1 £400 -33.33%
ISO/IEC 27001
UK

ISO/IEC 27001
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 4 (50.00%) CISM
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) COBIT
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) ITSM
5 1 (12.50%) Data Security
5 1 (12.50%) Security Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Time Management
5 1 (12.50%) ISMS

ISO/IEC 27001
Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) IT Security Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Security Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Security Advisor
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) CESG
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) DevOps
4 1 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 1 (12.50%) ISMS
4 1 (12.50%) Kanban
4 1 (12.50%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) CISM
1 4 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CEH
3 1 (12.50%) CREST Certified
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) COBIT
2 1 (12.50%) ISO22301
2 1 (12.50%) ISO27005
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco