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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 58 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +5
Contract jobs citing Information Security 12 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.35% 0.99% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.32% 1.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £84 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+374.07% -66.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £79 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £90 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £68.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-55.88% +183.33%
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
734 531 700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 82.29% 75.43% 74.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 294 384
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 £245 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 2 7
Average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.58% +140.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £18.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.80 £30.00 £42.22
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 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 4 May 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 (34.78%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) CISSP
2 7 (30.43%) Finance
3 5 (21.74%) UNIX
3 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
4 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
5 3 (13.04%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) Linux
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.04%) Project Management
5 3 (13.04%) CISM
5 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
5 3 (13.04%) ArcSight
5 3 (13.04%) SIEM
5 3 (13.04%) Analytics
5 3 (13.04%) Information Governance
5 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
5 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
5 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (8.70%) Predictive Analytics
6 2 (8.70%) Qualys
6 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Project
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (8.70%) Network Security
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
3 1 (4.35%) FTP
3 1 (4.35%) HTTP
3 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Publishing
2 1 (4.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (13.04%) Security Specialist
1 3 (13.04%) Developer
1 3 (13.04%) Analyst
1 3 (13.04%) Architect
1 3 (13.04%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (8.70%) Information Security Specialist
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Data Architect
2 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Compliance Manager
2 2 (8.70%) Java Developer
2 2 (8.70%) Information Specialist
2 2 (8.70%) Consultant
2 2 (8.70%) Data Architect
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architect
2 2 (8.70%) Security Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) IT Risk Manager
3 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Consultant
3 1 (4.35%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) Java SE
1 2 (8.70%) Web Services
1 2 (8.70%) XML
2 1 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) JMS
2 1 (4.35%) SailPoint
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
1 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (13.04%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (8.70%) CESG
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
2 2 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.35%) BYOD
3 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) UNIX
3 4 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Data Protection
2 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
2 4 (17.39%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.04%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) SIEM
3 3 (13.04%) Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) Information Governance
3 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 2 (8.70%) Predictive Analytics
4 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Data Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance
4 2 (8.70%) Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (8.70%) Master Data Management
4 2 (8.70%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (8.70%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) Java
2 2 (8.70%) Python
2 2 (8.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) CISSP
2 3 (13.04%) CISM
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Degree
3 2 (8.70%) GCIA
3 2 (8.70%) PMP
3 2 (8.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (4.35%) GIAC
4 1 (4.35%) CISA
4 1 (4.35%) CRISC
4 1 (4.35%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (13.04%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
2 1 (4.35%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) ArcSight
2 2 (8.70%) Qualys
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Juniper
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 19 days ago