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 20 November 2014 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
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 55 57 46
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.86% 0.65% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 0.97% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Average daily rate
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£475 £253 £134
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.83% +88.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £123 £102
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £383 £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+50.00% +87.50%
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
548 412 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.85% 67.21% 73.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 196 271
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £230 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.82% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -31.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £133.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.44%

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
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 20 November 2014, 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 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
3 6 (37.50%) CISSP
3 6 (37.50%) MS Office
4 5 (31.25%) HTML
4 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
4 5 (31.25%) Intranet
4 5 (31.25%) CISM
5 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (18.75%) Learning Management System
6 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
8 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (6.25%) ISSAP
8 1 (6.25%) MODAF
8 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 1 (6.25%) Derivative
8 1 (6.25%) Marketing
8 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (6.25%) Degree
8 1 (6.25%) COBIT

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Intranet
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security Consultant
2 5 (31.25%) Security Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Risk Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Information Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Information Risk Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Development Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Learning Management System
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) CESG
3 1 (6.25%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) AIX
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (6.25%) SABSA
4 1 (6.25%) BCP
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
4 1 (6.25%) GAP Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Management
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) MODAF
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) CISSP
2 5 (31.25%) CISM
3 1 (6.25%) ISSAP
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) CRISC
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (6.25%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) ArcSight
2 1 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco
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