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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 68 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 19 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.36% 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% 0.55% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £429 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+0.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £51.00 £17.71
% change year-on-year
-60.78% +187.97%
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
1090 917 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 78.19% 73.65% 73.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 609 564 294
Average daily rate £375 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £515 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 9
Average hourly rate £40.00 £25.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.00 £24.00
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 29 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 29 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 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) Banking
3 12 (27.91%) Firewall
4 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
6 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
6 9 (20.93%) Degree
7 8 (18.60%) Change Management
7 8 (18.60%) CISSP
8 7 (16.28%) Asset Management
8 7 (16.28%) Network Security
8 7 (16.28%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (13.95%) Cyber Security
9 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (13.95%) CISMP
9 6 (13.95%) CISM
9 6 (13.95%) Intranet
9 6 (13.95%) Internet
9 6 (13.95%) ISEB
9 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
10 5 (11.63%) ITIL
10 5 (11.63%) Malware Detection\Protection
10 5 (11.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (9.30%) CMS
11 4 (9.30%) CISA
11 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
11 4 (9.30%) IIS
11 4 (9.30%) SharePoint

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (9.30%) CMS
1 4 (9.30%) IIS
1 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Agresso
1 3 (6.98%) thinkFolio
1 3 (6.98%) Eikon
1 3 (6.98%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) Firewall
2 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
3 7 (16.28%) Network Security
4 6 (13.95%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (13.95%) Intranet
4 6 (13.95%) Internet
5 3 (6.98%) DNS
5 3 (6.98%) DHCP
6 2 (4.65%) BGP
6 2 (4.65%) EIGRP
7 1 (2.33%) GPRS
7 1 (2.33%) PSTN
7 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.33%) PPP
7 1 (2.33%) LDAP
7 1 (2.33%) VPN
7 1 (2.33%) SAN
7 1 (2.33%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
General
1 20 (46.51%) Finance
2 19 (44.19%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Financial Institution
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Advertising
4 1 (2.33%) International Banking
4 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Security Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Architect
4 6 (13.95%) Information Security Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Information Analyst
4 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (13.95%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Security Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Manager
7 3 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Security Monitoring Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) IT Support
8 2 (4.65%) Senior IT Programme Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Risk Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Programme Manager
8 2 (4.65%) IT Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.33%) EPoS
4 1 (2.33%) EMV
4 1 (2.33%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (2.33%) PKI
4 1 (2.33%) Statistics
4 1 (2.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) UNIX
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
1 3 (6.98%) Linux
2 1 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Risk Management
2 8 (18.60%) Change Management
3 7 (16.28%) Asset Management
3 7 (16.28%) Malware Analysis
4 6 (13.95%) Cyber Security
4 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.63%) ITIL
5 5 (11.63%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) Investment Management
7 2 (4.65%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.65%) Wealth Management
8 1 (2.33%) CRM
8 1 (2.33%) SEO
8 1 (2.33%) Workflow
8 1 (2.33%) Process Management
8 1 (2.33%) Service Management
8 1 (2.33%) Risk Assessment
8 1 (2.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
2 8 (18.60%) CISSP
3 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 6 (13.95%) CISMP
3 6 (13.95%) CISM
3 6 (13.95%) ISEB
4 4 (9.30%) CISA
5 1 (2.33%) OCP
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
5 1 (2.33%) QiCA
5 1 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.65%) QA
3 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) NFS
1 1 (2.33%) Samba
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco
2 3 (6.98%) Bloomberg
3 2 (4.65%) Charles River
3 2 (4.65%) Nokia
3 2 (4.65%) Juniper
3 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
4 1 (2.33%) Sybase
4 1 (2.33%) HP
4 1 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (2.33%) Avaya
4 1 (2.33%) CommVault
4 1 (2.33%) NetApp
4 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.33%) VMware
4 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
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