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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 52 88 -
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 19 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 2.09% 0.20% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 0.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £450 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £500 £510
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -1.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £42.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-19.64% -30.00%
Cybersecurity
Scotland

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
735 1232 1113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.04% 82.30% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 424 615 613
Median daily rate £413 £385 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.02 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.07% -15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 14 (42.42%) CISSP
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (36.36%) Information Security
3 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (27.27%) CEH
4 9 (27.27%) Internet
5 8 (24.24%) GIAC
5 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
6 7 (21.21%) Banking
6 7 (21.21%) CISM
6 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) SIEM
7 6 (18.18%) CREST Certified
7 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
7 6 (18.18%) Security Architecture
7 6 (18.18%) Splunk
7 6 (18.18%) Windows
7 6 (18.18%) Cryptography
8 5 (15.15%) GAP Analysis
8 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
8 5 (15.15%) Ethical Hacking
8 5 (15.15%) Information Assurance
8 5 (15.15%) SANS
9 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.12%) Network Security
9 4 (12.12%) Retail
10 3 (9.09%) PKI
10 3 (9.09%) Security Management

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
1 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (27.27%) Internet
2 4 (12.12%) Network Security
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 14 (42.42%) Finance
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 4 (12.12%) Retail
4 3 (9.09%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Consultant
2 13 (39.39%) Security Consultant
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
3 7 (21.21%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 6 (18.18%) SIEM Consultant
5 5 (15.15%) Architect
5 5 (15.15%) CISSP Consultant
5 5 (15.15%) Security Architect
6 3 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Business Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Java Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Security Risk Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Automation Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Splunk Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Messaging Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Cryptography
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.09%) PKI
2 3 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (3.03%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (18.18%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Information Security
1 12 (36.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (24.24%) Risk Management
4 6 (18.18%) Security Architecture
4 6 (18.18%) SIEM
5 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
5 5 (15.15%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (15.15%) GAP Analysis
5 5 (15.15%) Information Assurance
6 4 (12.12%) Test Scripting
7 3 (9.09%) BDD
7 3 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (9.09%) Data Protection
7 3 (9.09%) Process Management
7 3 (9.09%) Project Management
7 3 (9.09%) Risk Analysis
7 3 (9.09%) Security Management
7 3 (9.09%) Use Case
7 3 (9.09%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) Java
1 3 (9.09%) Perl
1 3 (9.09%) Python
1 3 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) CISSP
2 9 (27.27%) CEH
3 8 (24.24%) GIAC
4 7 (21.21%) CISM
4 7 (21.21%) Security Cleared
5 6 (18.18%) CREST Certified
5 6 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 5 (15.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.09%) COBIT
2 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (3.03%) ISO27005
3 1 (3.03%) P3O
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (9.09%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Splunk
2 3 (9.09%) Intel Security
2 3 (9.09%) Qualys
2 3 (9.09%) Symantec