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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 57 77 59
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs citing Information Security 16 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.91% 0.90% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.26% 1.08% 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 8
Median daily rate £500 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £380 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £420 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +133.33%

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
709 1201 1112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 84.61% 83.17% 81.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 471 646 633
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 12
Median hourly rate £15.00 £39.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +36.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.67 £15.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £70.75 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017, 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 14 (31.11%) Risk Management
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 12 (26.67%) Information Assurance
3 12 (26.67%) Security Architecture
4 9 (20.00%) CISSP
5 8 (17.78%) Finance
5 8 (17.78%) Cryptography
5 8 (17.78%) CEH
5 8 (17.78%) CREST Certified
6 7 (15.56%) SANS
6 7 (15.56%) Ethical Hacking
6 7 (15.56%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (15.56%) GIAC
7 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.33%) CESG
7 6 (13.33%) Banking
7 6 (13.33%) TOGAF
7 6 (13.33%) Statistics
7 6 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (13.33%) ISO27005
7 6 (13.33%) Threat Modelling
8 5 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (11.11%) SIEM
8 5 (11.11%) Project Management
8 5 (11.11%) Firewall
8 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
8 5 (11.11%) CSS
9 4 (8.89%) .NET

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 2 (4.44%) SAS
1 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
2 1 (2.22%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Markit EDM
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 3 (6.67%) Wireless
3 2 (4.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
1 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Law
3 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Architect
2 12 (26.67%) Consultant
3 10 (22.22%) Security Architect
3 10 (22.22%) Security Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 6 (13.33%) Security Advisor
5 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Business IT Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Business Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) IT Security Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 3 (6.67%) SIEM Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.44%) SIEM Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) CSS
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (4.44%) HTML
4 2 (4.44%) JSON
4 2 (4.44%) Middleware
4 2 (4.44%) SOAP
4 2 (4.44%) Web Services
5 1 (2.22%) CSS3
5 1 (2.22%) MSMQ
5 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) CESG
2 5 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.89%) Public Cloud
4 3 (6.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
1 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (31.11%) Risk Management
2 12 (26.67%) Information Assurance
2 12 (26.67%) Security Architecture
3 8 (17.78%) Cryptography
4 7 (15.56%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (15.56%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (13.33%) Statistics
5 6 (13.33%) Threat Modelling
5 6 (13.33%) TOGAF
6 5 (11.11%) Project Management
6 5 (11.11%) SIEM
7 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
7 4 (8.89%) Programme Management
8 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.67%) Contract Management
8 3 (6.67%) MVC
8 3 (6.67%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.44%) C#
2 2 (4.44%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) Security Cleared
2 13 (28.89%) SC Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) CISSP
4 8 (17.78%) CEH
4 8 (17.78%) CREST Certified
5 7 (15.56%) GIAC
5 7 (15.56%) SANS
6 3 (6.67%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (6.67%) CCNA
6 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (6.67%) MCP
6 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.44%) CISM
8 1 (2.22%) CCNP
8 1 (2.22%) Degree
8 1 (2.22%) MCSE
8 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.33%) ISO27005
2 5 (11.11%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (8.89%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (8.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco
1 4 (8.89%) F5
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.67%) VMware
3 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
3 2 (4.44%) Fortinet
3 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
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