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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 47 48 58
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +10
Contract jobs citing Information Security 10 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.86% 1.52% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.01% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £448 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.20% -30.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -38.00%
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
440 597 593
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 81.63% 75.76% 81.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 347 326
Median daily rate £370 £345 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% -3.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £195 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 7
Median hourly rate £38.00 £29.36 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.44% -16.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 10 (55.56%) HTTPS
2 10 (55.56%) SSL
3 9 (50.00%) J2EE
3 9 (50.00%) Unix
3 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
4 8 (44.44%) Internet
5 6 (33.33%) IBM
5 6 (33.33%) Java
6 5 (27.78%) Linux
6 5 (27.78%) JBoss
6 5 (27.78%) Cisco
6 5 (27.78%) Sourcefire
6 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 5 (27.78%) DataPower
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (27.78%) Office 365
6 5 (27.78%) Analytics
6 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (27.78%) Palo Alto
6 5 (27.78%) RSA Security Analytics
6 5 (27.78%) NetWitness
7 4 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
8 3 (16.67%) CA
8 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
8 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 3 (16.67%) LDAP
8 3 (16.67%) WebSphere

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (27.78%) JBoss
2 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 2 (11.11%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) HTTPS
1 10 (55.56%) SSL
2 8 (44.44%) Internet
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) LDAP
5 2 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Information Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Security Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Security Specialist
3 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 3 (16.67%) Identity Management Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) PMO Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (5.56%) Kafka
3 1 (5.56%) Middleware
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (27.78%) DataPower
2 4 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (27.78%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.56%) AIX
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Analytics
2 4 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.11%) Threat Management
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) BPMN
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Identity Management
4 1 (5.56%) IT Governance
4 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) SDLC
4 1 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) CGEIT
1 2 (11.11%) CISA
1 2 (11.11%) CRISC
2 1 (5.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) COBIT
1 2 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Flume
2 1 (5.56%) IAG
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (16.67%) Tivoli
2 3 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (5.56%) Data Guard
3 1 (5.56%) logstash
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 5 (27.78%) Cisco
2 5 (27.78%) NetWitness
2 5 (27.78%) Palo Alto
2 5 (27.78%) Sourcefire
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 3 (16.67%) CA
5 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle