The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 40 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -5
Contract jobs citing Information Security 32 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 3.53% 1.14% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 1.38% 1.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 5 12
Median daily rate £550 £475 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +24.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -42.05%
Information Security
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
734 1228 1115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 81.02% 82.09% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 612 615
Median daily rate £413 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.55% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 13 5
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.02 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+126.07% -33.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.35 £13.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.38 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Edinburgh region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 17 (38.64%) Risk Management
2 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
3 13 (29.55%) SC Cleared
3 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (27.27%) Finance
4 12 (27.27%) CISSP
4 12 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 12 (27.27%) Information Assurance
4 12 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (18.18%) Cryptography
5 8 (18.18%) CEH
5 8 (18.18%) CREST Certified
6 7 (15.91%) SANS
6 7 (15.91%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (15.91%) GIAC
7 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.64%) Statistics
7 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (13.64%) CESG
7 6 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (13.64%) ISO27005
7 6 (13.64%) Threat Modelling
8 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
8 5 (11.36%) Disclosure Scotland
8 5 (11.36%) Firewall
8 5 (11.36%) Intel Security
9 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
9 4 (9.09%) Security Management
9 4 (9.09%) CISM

Information Security
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Markit EDM
1 2 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) Firewall
2 3 (6.82%) Network Security
2 3 (6.82%) Wireless
3 1 (2.27%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
General
1 12 (27.27%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.82%) Retail
4 2 (4.55%) Electronics
4 2 (4.55%) Law
4 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.55%) Marketing
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Architect
2 13 (29.55%) Consultant
2 13 (29.55%) Security Consultant
3 11 (25.00%) Security Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 6 (13.64%) Security Advisor
5 5 (11.36%) CISSP Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Security Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.82%) Security Risk Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) SIEM Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Data Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Information Security Architect
8 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
8 2 (4.55%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) .NET
1 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (6.82%) CSS
2 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (4.55%) HTML
2 2 (4.55%) JSON
2 2 (4.55%) Middleware
2 2 (4.55%) SOAP
2 2 (4.55%) Web Services
3 1 (2.27%) CSS3
3 1 (2.27%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Cryptography
2 6 (13.64%) CESG
2 6 (13.64%) Statistics
3 5 (11.36%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.82%) Management Information System
4 3 (6.82%) PKI
4 3 (6.82%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
6 1 (2.27%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Unix
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Risk Management
2 13 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) Cybersecurity
3 12 (27.27%) Information Assurance
3 12 (27.27%) Security Architecture
4 7 (15.91%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (15.91%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (13.64%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (13.64%) Threat Modelling
6 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.09%) Programme Management
6 4 (9.09%) Security Management
6 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
7 3 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.82%) GAP Analysis
7 3 (6.82%) MVC
7 3 (6.82%) PRINCE2
7 3 (6.82%) Project Management
7 3 (6.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.55%) C#
3 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 13 (29.55%) SC Cleared
3 12 (27.27%) CISSP
4 8 (18.18%) CEH
4 8 (18.18%) CREST Certified
5 7 (15.91%) GIAC
5 7 (15.91%) SANS
6 4 (9.09%) CISM
7 2 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (4.55%) CCNA
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (4.55%) MCP
7 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (2.27%) PMP
8 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (13.64%) ISO27005
2 5 (11.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (6.82%) COBIT
3 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) Active Directory
1 3 (6.82%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Intel Security
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.82%) Qualys
3 3 (6.82%) Splunk
3 3 (6.82%) Symantec
4 2 (4.55%) Blue Coat
4 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
4 2 (4.55%) F5
4 2 (4.55%) Fortinet
4 2 (4.55%) SAP
4 2 (4.55%) VMware
5 1 (2.27%) Oracle
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