The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Glasgow region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 56 69 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Contract jobs citing Information Security 9 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.31% 1.00% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.37% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 1
Average daily rate £91 £250 £175
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-63.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £419 £408
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £26.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £17.71 £38.19
% change year-on-year
+187.97% -53.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
508 659 549
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 73.73% 73.22% 71.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 363 313
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 18
Average hourly rate £17.86 £10.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.60% -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Information Security
Scotland

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014, 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 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 6 (46.15%) CISM
2 6 (46.15%) CISSP
3 5 (38.46%) Network Security
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
4 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
5 3 (23.08%) CRD IV
5 3 (23.08%) COREP
5 3 (23.08%) FINREP
5 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
5 3 (23.08%) Data Security
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 2 (15.38%) F5
7 1 (7.69%) SIEM
7 1 (7.69%) Analytics
7 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
7 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.69%) MS Office
7 1 (7.69%) UNIX
7 1 (7.69%) Change Management
7 1 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
7 1 (7.69%) MVS
7 1 (7.69%) Symantec
7 1 (7.69%) Remedy
7 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Network Security
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
General
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Consultant
2 9 (69.23%) Security Consultant
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Security Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Information Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Information Security Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
2 1 (7.69%) MVS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Data Security
2 3 (23.08%) Data Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (23.08%) Data Management
3 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.69%) SIEM
3 1 (7.69%) Analytics
3 1 (7.69%) Information Governance
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) CISSP
1 6 (46.15%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) CRD IV
1 3 (23.08%) COREP
1 3 (23.08%) FINREP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) Symantec
2 1 (7.69%) Remedy
2 1 (7.69%) Qualys