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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 82 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.03% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £496 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
+10.27% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £68.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
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
1049 1313 1006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 82.99% 82.37% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 566 679 583
Median daily rate £389 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.79% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 8 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.72% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £42.50 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 7 (38.89%) Information Security
3 7 (38.89%) PKI
3 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (27.78%) CISSP
4 5 (27.78%) Splunk
5 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
5 4 (22.22%) Qualys
5 4 (22.22%) Network Security
5 4 (22.22%) Retail
5 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (22.22%) COBIT
5 4 (22.22%) CISM
5 4 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
5 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) Internet
5 4 (22.22%) Symantec
5 4 (22.22%) Intel Security
5 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (22.22%) SIEM
5 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 4 (22.22%) Threat Management
6 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
6 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2

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 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
1 4 (22.22%) Network Security
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
General
1 12 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (11.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Security Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) CISSP Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (16.67%) SIEM Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Risk Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) PKI
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Unix
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Information Security
1 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (22.22%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (22.22%) SIEM
2 4 (22.22%) Threat Management
2 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (16.67%) Planning and Forecasting
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 3 (16.67%) Resource Management
3 3 (16.67%) Security Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Protection
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Test Management
4 2 (11.11%) V-Model
4 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CISSP
2 4 (22.22%) CISM
3 1 (5.56%) CISA
3 1 (5.56%) GIAC
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) COBIT
1 4 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (22.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (5.56%) P3O
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Splunk
2 4 (22.22%) Intel Security
2 4 (22.22%) Qualys
2 4 (22.22%) Symantec