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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 55 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.95% 0.49% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.72% 2.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 6
Average daily rate
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£450 £415 £108
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +284.25%
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 £25.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +25.00%
Information Security
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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
584 419 476
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.67% 69.03% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 208 265
Average daily rate £350 £362 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.24% +11.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £238 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £10.93 £16.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.85% -34.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £9.25 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £13.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 19 December 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 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
1 7 (41.18%) CISSP
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
3 5 (29.41%) HTML
3 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (29.41%) Intranet
4 4 (23.53%) CISM
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
5 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) Windows
5 3 (17.65%) Learning Management System
5 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
5 3 (17.65%) ArcSight
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (11.76%) SIEM
6 2 (11.76%) Perl
6 2 (11.76%) Python
6 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
6 2 (11.76%) PMP
6 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
6 2 (11.76%) UNIX

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (29.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Intranet
2 3 (17.65%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Manager
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Security Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Administrator
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Information Risk Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Information Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Risk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Tivoli Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Security Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Compliance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Learning Management System
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.88%) CESG
3 1 (5.88%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Linux
1 3 (17.65%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
2 3 (17.65%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (11.76%) SIEM
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Management
3 2 (11.76%) Security Management
3 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 1 (5.88%) ISMS
4 1 (5.88%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) MODAF
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) BCP
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) Perl
1 2 (11.76%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CISSP
2 4 (23.53%) CISM
3 2 (11.76%) PMP
3 2 (11.76%) PMI Certification
3 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) GCIA
4 1 (5.88%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) ISSAP
4 1 (5.88%) CISA
4 1 (5.88%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
2 2 (11.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.88%) COBIT
3 1 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) ArcSight
3 1 (5.88%) Cisco
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (5.88%) Cyber-Ark