The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 133 135 125
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 15 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.52% 0.100% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 4
Median daily rate £375 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £500 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £500 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £440
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £68.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £70.00 £68.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Cybersecurity
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2416 2415 2125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 83.45% 80.10% 78.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1386 1250 1172
Median daily rate £375 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 65 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.95% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Scotland region.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Cybersecurity
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Scotland region.

Cybersecurity Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Cybersecurity
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Cybersecurity within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -5 8 £400 - 2
Glasgow +9 7 £345 - 1
Cybersecurity
UK

Cybersecurity
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 8 (36.36%) Internet
3 7 (31.82%) Banking
4 6 (27.27%) PKI
4 6 (27.27%) Information Security
5 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (18.18%) CISSP
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Network Security
6 4 (18.18%) Splunk
6 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
7 3 (13.64%) Threat Management
7 3 (13.64%) SIEM
7 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
7 3 (13.64%) Qualys
7 3 (13.64%) Test Management
7 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
7 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
7 3 (13.64%) COBIT
7 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
7 3 (13.64%) Symantec
7 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
7 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (13.64%) Windows
7 3 (13.64%) Oracle

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) Network Security
3 3 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.55%) Firewall
4 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (9.09%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Security Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Security Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) CISSP Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) SIEM Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Unix Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Communications Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Database Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) PKI
2 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Cryptography
3 2 (9.09%) Cybercrime
3 2 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (9.09%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (4.55%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Information Security
2 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
2 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.64%) SIEM
3 3 (13.64%) Test Management
3 3 (13.64%) Threat Management
3 3 (13.64%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.09%) Planning and Forecasting
4 2 (9.09%) Project Management
4 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 2 (9.09%) Security Management
4 2 (9.09%) Security Operations
4 2 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
4 2 (9.09%) V-Model
4 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CISSP
2 3 (13.64%) CISM
3 1 (4.55%) CISA
3 1 (4.55%) GIAC
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (13.64%) COBIT
2 3 (13.64%) PCI DSS
3 2 (9.09%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (9.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (4.55%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Splunk
2 3 (13.64%) Intel Security
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
2 3 (13.64%) Qualys
2 3 (13.64%) Symantec
3 1 (4.55%) Compuware
3 1 (4.55%) Siebel
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Rate: £280 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Lockheed Martin
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