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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 44 43 55
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.42% 1.94% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.52% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 5
Median daily rate £425 £313 £93
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +236.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £203 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £423 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +96.26%

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
419 515 602
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 85.16% 76.75% 81.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 287 359
Median daily rate £350 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 8
Median hourly rate £37.50 £33.71 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.24% +92.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.32 £16.50 £15.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £49.41 £25.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

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 21 January 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) HTTPS
2 8 (47.06%) SSL
3 7 (41.18%) Internet
3 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
3 7 (41.18%) J2EE
3 7 (41.18%) Unix
4 5 (29.41%) JBoss
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 5 (29.41%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Sourcefire
4 5 (29.41%) Office 365
4 5 (29.41%) Analytics
4 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
4 5 (29.41%) RSA Security Analytics
4 5 (29.41%) NetWitness
5 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
5 4 (23.53%) IBM
5 4 (23.53%) Linux
6 3 (17.65%) DataPower
6 3 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
7 2 (11.76%) CRISC
7 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
7 2 (11.76%) CGEIT
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Directory Server

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 5 (29.41%) JBoss
2 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.88%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) HTTPS
1 8 (47.06%) SSL
2 7 (41.18%) Internet
3 5 (29.41%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) LDAP
5 1 (5.88%) HTTP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Information Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Security Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Security Specialist
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Identity Management Specialist
4 2 (11.76%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Technology Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) J2EE
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (5.88%) Kafka
3 1 (5.88%) Middleware
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (17.65%) DataPower
4 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Unix
2 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Analytics
2 3 (17.65%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.76%) Threat Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) BPMN
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) IT Governance
4 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) Shell Script
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CGEIT
1 2 (11.76%) CISA
1 2 (11.76%) CRISC
2 1 (5.88%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) COBIT
1 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
2 1 (5.88%) IAG
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli
2 2 (11.76%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Ansible
3 1 (5.88%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (5.88%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.88%) logstash
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
1 5 (29.41%) NetWitness
1 5 (29.41%) Palo Alto
1 5 (29.41%) Sourcefire
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
2 4 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 2 (11.76%) CA
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) AppDynamics
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle