The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cybersecurity
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 70 89 80
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.12% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £435 - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £500 £450
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
-26.31% -9.52%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
706 1194 1120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 85.06% 83.15% 81.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 639 639
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £553 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £400 £398
% change year-on-year
+2.25% +0.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 14
Median hourly rate £19.00 £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.28% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.54 £70.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Edinburgh region.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 11 (55.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (45.00%) CEH
3 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 8 (40.00%) GIAC
4 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) CREST Certified
5 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
5 6 (30.00%) Cryptography
5 6 (30.00%) Information Security
6 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 5 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
6 5 (25.00%) SANS
7 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (20.00%) Internet
7 4 (20.00%) CISM
8 3 (15.00%) Process Management
8 3 (15.00%) Firewall
8 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) Perl
8 3 (15.00%) VBA
8 3 (15.00%) Windows
8 3 (15.00%) Linux
8 3 (15.00%) Python
8 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Statistics

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Consultant
1 10 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 7 (35.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Security Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Automation Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) SIEM Consultant
4 3 (15.00%) Splunk Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Design Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (15.00%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 6 (30.00%) Cryptography
3 6 (30.00%) Information Security
3 6 (30.00%) Security Architecture
4 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 5 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 5 (25.00%) Information Assurance
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.00%) BDD
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Process Management
6 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
6 3 (15.00%) SIEM
6 3 (15.00%) Statistics
6 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) Threat Detection
6 3 (15.00%) Use Case
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) Java
1 3 (15.00%) Perl
1 3 (15.00%) Python
1 3 (15.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CISSP
2 9 (45.00%) CEH
3 8 (40.00%) GIAC
4 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (30.00%) CREST Certified
5 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 5 (25.00%) SANS
7 4 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) ISO27005
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Splunk