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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 55 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -14
Contract jobs citing Information Security 26 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.78% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £280 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-55.88% +183.33%
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
1119 910 561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 76.49% 72.80% 70.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 635 530 261
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 17 2
Average hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £70.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -64.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 20 (41.67%) Banking
3 12 (25.00%) Firewall
4 10 (20.83%) Risk Management
4 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
4 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.83%) Degree
5 9 (18.75%) CISSP
6 8 (16.67%) Change Management
7 7 (14.58%) ITIL
7 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
7 7 (14.58%) Asset Management
7 7 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 7 (14.58%) Network Security
7 7 (14.58%) Malware Analysis
8 6 (12.50%) Cyber Security
8 6 (12.50%) CISMP
8 6 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 6 (12.50%) CISM
8 6 (12.50%) Intranet
8 6 (12.50%) Internet
9 5 (10.42%) ISEB
9 5 (10.42%) Malware Detection\Protection
10 4 (8.33%) CISA
10 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
10 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (8.33%) CMS
10 4 (8.33%) UNIX

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Information Security 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 Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.33%) CMS
1 4 (8.33%) IIS
1 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Agresso
1 3 (6.25%) Eikon
1 3 (6.25%) Markit EDM
1 3 (6.25%) thinkFolio
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.00%) Firewall
2 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
3 7 (14.58%) Network Security
4 6 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (12.50%) Intranet
4 6 (12.50%) Internet
5 3 (6.25%) DHCP
5 3 (6.25%) DNS
6 2 (4.17%) BGP
6 2 (4.17%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.08%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.08%) PPP
7 1 (2.08%) GPRS
7 1 (2.08%) PSTN
7 1 (2.08%) LDAP
7 1 (2.08%) SAN
7 1 (2.08%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.08%) Big Data
2 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Selenium
General
1 21 (43.75%) Finance
2 20 (41.67%) Banking
3 3 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.17%) Retail Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Publishing
4 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 2 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Advertising
5 1 (2.08%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Security Analyst
3 8 (16.67%) Architect
4 6 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Information Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (8.33%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.17%) CLAS Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Security Monitoring Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support
8 2 (4.17%) Change Manager
8 2 (4.17%) IT Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Credit Risk
2 2 (4.17%) RMADS
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) CESG
2 2 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
2 2 (4.17%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) EPoS
3 1 (2.08%) EMV
3 1 (2.08%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) PKI
3 1 (2.08%) Statistics
3 1 (2.08%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) UNIX
1 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 3 (6.25%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.83%) Risk Management
2 8 (16.67%) Change Management
3 7 (14.58%) ITIL
3 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
3 7 (14.58%) Asset Management
3 7 (14.58%) Malware Analysis
4 6 (12.50%) Cyber Security
5 5 (10.42%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 4 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Service Management
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (6.25%) Information Assurance
8 2 (4.17%) Wealth Management
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.17%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) C
3 1 (2.08%) C++
3 1 (2.08%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) CISSP
3 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (12.50%) CISMP
4 6 (12.50%) CISM
5 5 (10.42%) ISEB
6 4 (8.33%) CISA
7 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.08%) OCP
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.08%) QiCA
8 1 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) SLA
3 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.08%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) NFS
1 1 (2.08%) Samba
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.25%) Cisco
2 3 (6.25%) Bloomberg
3 2 (4.17%) Charles River
3 2 (4.17%) Nokia
3 2 (4.17%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.17%) Juniper
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (2.08%) HP
4 1 (2.08%) EMC
4 1 (2.08%) Sybase
4 1 (2.08%) Avaya
4 1 (2.08%) CommVault
4 1 (2.08%) NetApp
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
4 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
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