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 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 54 55 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.45% 1.02% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.37% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 3
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£172 £415 £102
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-58.67% +308.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £363 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £415 £103
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £413 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £45.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-36.66% +63.63%
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
600 438 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 79.16% 74.36% 71.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 210 317
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £451 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £10.93 £31.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015, 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 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) CISSP
2 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 5 (23.81%) MS Office
3 5 (23.81%) Finance
4 4 (19.05%) Intranet
4 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
4 4 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
5 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
5 3 (14.29%) ArcSight
5 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
5 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (14.29%) Information Governance
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 3 (14.29%) CISM
5 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
5 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 3 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (9.52%) GCIA
6 2 (9.52%) Firewall
6 2 (9.52%) Information Security Management
6 2 (9.52%) Security Management
6 2 (9.52%) PMP
6 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) Intranet
2 3 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (4.76%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Consultant
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Risk Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Information Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
3 2 (9.52%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (9.52%) Information Risk Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Information Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
4 1 (4.76%) Compliance Manager
4 1 (4.76%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) SailPoint
2 1 (4.76%) Spring
2 1 (4.76%) Java SE
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Learning Management System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 3 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (19.05%) Data Protection
2 3 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 3 (14.29%) Information Governance
2 3 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 2 (9.52%) Information Security Management
3 2 (9.52%) Security Management
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (9.52%) SIEM
4 1 (4.76%) Product Management
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Analytics
4 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) MODAF
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Security Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity Planning
4 1 (4.76%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Python
1 2 (9.52%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CISSP
2 3 (14.29%) CISM
3 2 (9.52%) GCIA
3 2 (9.52%) PMP
3 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) CRISC
4 1 (4.76%) ISSAP
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 3 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
2 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) ArcSight
3 1 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco
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