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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 60 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 5 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.78% 1.15% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.37% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Median daily rate £525 £400 £102
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% +293.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £68.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £39.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -22.54%
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
505 729 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 78.29% 83.70% 78.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 311 386 307
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 29 5
Median hourly rate £13.59 £31.70 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.13% +50.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.45 £13.00 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.73 £68.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 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 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
2 3 (23.08%) SSL
2 3 (23.08%) Analytics
2 3 (23.08%) SIEM
3 2 (15.38%) RSA Security Analytics
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (15.38%) DataPower
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Portal
3 2 (15.38%) Qualys
3 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (15.38%) CISSP
3 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
3 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 2 (15.38%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) J2EE
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (7.69%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
4 1 (7.69%) Solaris
4 1 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.69%) RDBMS

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 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Portal
2 1 (7.69%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) Firewall
1 3 (23.08%) HTTPS
1 3 (23.08%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Big Data
1 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Publishing
2 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
2 3 (23.08%) IT Security Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Security Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Support Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Architect
4 1 (7.69%) HR Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) J2EE
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) DataPower
2 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) AIX
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Analytics
1 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (23.08%) SIEM
2 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.69%) Data Management
2 1 (7.69%) Data Security
2 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Data Management
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (7.69%) Information Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Security Auditing
2 1 (7.69%) Security Management
2 1 (7.69%) Software Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Validation
2 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
2 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli
2 1 (7.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Intel Security
2 2 (15.38%) CheckPoint
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Qualys
3 1 (7.69%) SAP