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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 56 61 63
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.49% 0.63% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 0.84% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 7
Average daily rate
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£172 £383 £103
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-55.16% +270.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £92 £357 £101
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £409 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £41.25 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +73.68%
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
653 478 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.32% 74.80% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 394 240 347
Average daily rate £400 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £238 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £10.93 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 8 (42.11%) CISSP
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) CISM
3 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
4 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
4 4 (21.05%) Finance
4 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 3 (15.79%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) Linux
5 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
5 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
5 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
5 3 (15.79%) ArcSight
5 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
5 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (15.79%) Degree
5 3 (15.79%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (15.79%) Analytics
5 3 (15.79%) Information Governance
5 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
6 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
6 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
6 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (10.53%) Predictive Analytics

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 2 (10.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (15.79%) Architect
1 3 (15.79%) Developer
2 2 (10.53%) Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Data Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Security Analyst
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
2 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.26%) Tivoli Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Security Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Consultant
3 1 (5.26%) Security Manager
3 1 (5.26%) Compliance Manager
3 1 (5.26%) IT Security Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (5.26%) Information Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) XML
1 2 (10.53%) Java SE
2 1 (5.26%) SailPoint
2 1 (5.26%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) JMS
2 1 (5.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) N-Tier
3 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.53%) Clustering
4 1 (5.26%) CESG
4 1 (5.26%) Derivative
4 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 1 (5.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Data Protection
2 4 (21.05%) Data Modelling
3 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics
3 3 (15.79%) Information Governance
4 2 (10.53%) Master Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (10.53%) Data Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) TOGAF
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (10.53%) Data Management
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Management
4 2 (10.53%) Security Management
4 2 (10.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) CISSP
2 5 (26.32%) CISM
3 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 2 (10.53%) SC Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 2 (10.53%) CRISC
4 2 (10.53%) GCIA
4 2 (10.53%) PMP
4 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CISA
5 1 (5.26%) ISSAP
5 1 (5.26%) GIAC
5 1 (5.26%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) COBIT
3 1 (5.26%) ISO 9001
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) ArcSight
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Juniper
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
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