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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 59 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.89% 1.35% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.60% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £400 £84
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +374.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £456 £425 £450
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £68.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.75 £22.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+63.33% -55.88%
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
543 751 558
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.92% 84.19% 79.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 315 410 308
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £502 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 28 2
Median hourly rate £13.73 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.09% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £12.10 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £68.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -1.61%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 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
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 4 May 2016, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
1 7 (31.82%) Unix
1 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
1 7 (31.82%) SSL
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 6 (27.27%) J2EE
2 6 (27.27%) Tivoli
2 6 (27.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 6 (27.27%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 6 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
3 5 (22.73%) DataPower
3 5 (22.73%) Internet
4 4 (18.18%) CA
4 4 (18.18%) LDAP
4 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (13.64%) SIEM
5 3 (13.64%) Internal Audit
5 3 (13.64%) CISSP
5 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
5 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 3 (13.64%) Retail
6 2 (9.09%) Derivative
6 2 (9.09%) Publishing
6 2 (9.09%) CISA
6 2 (9.09%) CISM
6 2 (9.09%) Change Management
6 2 (9.09%) Security Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) HTTPS
1 7 (31.82%) SSL
2 5 (22.73%) Internet
3 4 (18.18%) LDAP
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) HTTP
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Security Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) IT Manager
3 3 (13.64%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Security Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Information Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Junior
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Junior Security Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Tivoli Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Management Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Governance Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) IT Security Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Information Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Junior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Security Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) J2EE
1 6 (27.27%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) DataPower
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Derivative
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
2 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (13.64%) Internal Audit
2 3 (13.64%) SIEM
3 2 (9.09%) Analytics
3 2 (9.09%) Change Management
3 2 (9.09%) Process Improvement
3 2 (9.09%) Security Auditing
3 2 (9.09%) Security Management
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Management
4 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.55%) Threat Management
4 1 (4.55%) Validation
4 1 (4.55%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (4.55%) Web Filtering
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) CISSP
2 2 (9.09%) CGEIT
2 2 (9.09%) CISA
2 2 (9.09%) CISM
2 2 (9.09%) CRISC
3 1 (4.55%) PMI Certification
3 1 (4.55%) PMP
3 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) COBIT
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Tivoli
1 6 (27.27%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 2 (9.09%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (4.55%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) CA
3 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
4 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
4 2 (9.09%) Qualys
5 1 (4.55%) SAP