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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 54 65 49
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Contract jobs citing Information Security 15 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.72% 1.28% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.61% 2.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £463 £301
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +53.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £164 £388 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £500 £397
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.84 £17.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+173.34% -66.66%
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
703 683 478
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 80.53% 79.51% 71.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 308 272
Average daily rate £350 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 8
Average hourly rate £50.00 £16.64 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+200.57% +75.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.60 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £35.00 £17.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+27.45% -15.00%

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
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 8 (30.77%) CISSP
3 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
4 6 (23.08%) Security Architecture
4 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
5 5 (19.23%) CESG
5 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
5 5 (19.23%) GPG13
5 5 (19.23%) SDLC
6 4 (15.38%) ISACA
6 4 (15.38%) Analytics
6 4 (15.38%) Oracle
6 4 (15.38%) UNIX
6 4 (15.38%) Windows
6 4 (15.38%) Service Management
6 4 (15.38%) CISM
6 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
6 4 (15.38%) Security Management
7 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
7 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 3 (11.54%) Migration
7 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
7 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (11.54%) Banking
7 3 (11.54%) Data Management
7 3 (11.54%) Project Management

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (11.54%) MS Office
3 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
4 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.85%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) FTP
1 1 (3.85%) HTTP
1 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
1 1 (3.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Axure RP
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking
3 2 (7.69%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Publishing
4 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Security Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Risk Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Information Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Business Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Architect
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.69%) MI Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Information Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Security Risk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.85%) IT Risk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Quality Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Database Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (19.23%) CESG
3 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (3.85%) NHS
5 1 (3.85%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) UNIX
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.85%) AIX
3 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (23.08%) Risk Management
1 6 (23.08%) Data Analysis
1 6 (23.08%) Security Architecture
2 5 (19.23%) SDLC
3 4 (15.38%) Analytics
3 4 (15.38%) Information Security Management
3 4 (15.38%) Security Management
3 4 (15.38%) Service Management
3 4 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Data Management
4 3 (11.54%) Time Management
4 3 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (11.54%) SIEM
4 3 (11.54%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
5 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) CISSP
2 4 (15.38%) CISM
2 4 (15.38%) ISACA
3 2 (7.69%) CISA
3 2 (7.69%) Degree
4 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) CRISC
4 1 (3.85%) MOS
4 1 (3.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 7 (26.92%) PCI DSS
2 5 (19.23%) GPG13
3 1 (3.85%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Qualys