The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 90 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -3
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 3 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.21% 0.22% 0.084%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.28% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £450 £361
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +24.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.25 £52.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.71% -
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
1159 1079 865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.68% 79.40% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 613 601 448
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 7
Average hourly rate £19.02 £28.50 £180.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.26% -84.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cybersecurity.

1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Nmap
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Nessus
3 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) Cybercrime
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cybersecurity. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Software Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Information
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Head of Security
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Cybersecurity Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (28.57%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Cybercrime
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Kanban
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
1 1 (14.29%) Nmap