The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 42 55 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 16 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.59% 1.55% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 1.91% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate £288 £93 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+209.13% -77.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.61% -50.00%
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 Glasgow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
479 628 479
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 77.63% 81.24% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 382 235
Average daily rate £330 £376 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.11% +7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £280 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 8
Average hourly rate £33.36 £15.77 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+111.50% +5.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.10 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.41 £27.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

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

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (42.11%) HTTPS
1 8 (42.11%) SSL
1 8 (42.11%) Unix
1 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
2 7 (36.84%) Tivoli
2 7 (36.84%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 7 (36.84%) J2EE
2 7 (36.84%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 7 (36.84%) Identity Access Management
3 6 (31.58%) DataPower
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
4 5 (26.32%) LDAP
4 5 (26.32%) CA
4 5 (26.32%) Internet
4 5 (26.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 3 (15.79%) CISA
5 3 (15.79%) CISSP
5 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (15.79%) Internal Audit
6 2 (10.53%) Security Auditing
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) CGEIT
6 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) CRISC
6 2 (10.53%) CISM
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) Derivative

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) HTTPS
1 8 (42.11%) SSL
2 5 (26.32%) Internet
2 5 (26.32%) LDAP
3 1 (5.26%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Tivoli Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Identity Management Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Information Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Junior Security Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Security Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) J2EE
1 7 (36.84%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) DataPower
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Derivative
2 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) Internal Audit
3 2 (10.53%) Change Management
3 2 (10.53%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (10.53%) Identity Management
3 2 (10.53%) Process Improvement
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (10.53%) Security Auditing
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) IT Governance
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) Logistics
4 1 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) CISA
1 3 (15.79%) CISSP
2 2 (10.53%) CGEIT
2 2 (10.53%) CISM
2 2 (10.53%) CRISC
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.26%) COBIT
2 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Tivoli
1 7 (36.84%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 1 (5.26%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) CA
3 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Qualys
3 1 (5.26%) SAP
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