The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Edinburgh region that had Security Specialist featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Specialist
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - - 82
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £401
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
802 1413 1282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 94.69% 95.93% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 725 707
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 16
Median hourly rate £15.28 £15.25 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.19% -36.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.49 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £64.90 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Edinburgh region that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Security Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) QRadar

Security Specialist Skill Set
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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) AIX
1 3 (100.00%) HPUX
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Splunk