The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 30 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 108 95 116
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Contract jobs citing Information Security 40 37 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.39% 1.26% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.58% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 14 10
Median daily rate £518 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.37% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £333 £90
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £485 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £19.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+207.69% -61.76%
Information Security
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
2384 2346 2035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.69% 79.82% 77.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1380 1244 1142
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 37
Median hourly rate £37.50 £31.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.55 £14.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.80 £40.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Information Security
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 Information Security within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 May 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 -3 23 £525 +31.25% 2
Stirling +8 5 £550 +4.76%
Glasgow 0 4 £525 +27.27% 2
Inverclyde - 4 £420 - 1
Renfrewshire - 2 £500 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £425 -
Information Security
UK

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 28 (40.58%) Finance
2 21 (30.43%) Banking
3 19 (27.54%) CISSP
4 15 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (18.84%) Analytics
6 10 (14.49%) Risk Management
6 10 (14.49%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (14.49%) Security Management
7 8 (11.59%) Unix
7 8 (11.59%) CISM
7 8 (11.59%) PKI
7 8 (11.59%) SIEM
7 8 (11.59%) Network Security
7 8 (11.59%) Security Operations
8 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (10.14%) Data Analysis
8 7 (10.14%) CISA
8 7 (10.14%) Firewall
9 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
9 6 (8.70%) HTTPS
9 6 (8.70%) SSL
9 6 (8.70%) IBM
9 6 (8.70%) Information Security Management
9 6 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.70%) Data Integration
9 6 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
10 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Portal
10 5 (7.25%) Hadoop

Information Security
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 5 (7.25%) WebSphere
1 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Portal
2 4 (5.80%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (4.35%) CICS
3 3 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.45%) IBM Connections
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.59%) Network Security
2 7 (10.14%) Firewall
3 6 (8.70%) HTTPS
3 6 (8.70%) SSL
4 5 (7.25%) HTTP
4 5 (7.25%) Wireless
5 2 (2.90%) BGP
5 2 (2.90%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (2.90%) EIGRP
5 2 (2.90%) Internet
5 2 (2.90%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (2.90%) LAN
5 2 (2.90%) MPLS
5 2 (2.90%) VPN
5 2 (2.90%) WAN
6 1 (1.45%) FTP
6 1 (1.45%) Intranet
6 1 (1.45%) LDAP
6 1 (1.45%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.25%) Big Data
1 5 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (7.25%) Hadoop
1 5 (7.25%) RDBMS
1 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 28 (40.58%) Finance
2 21 (30.43%) Banking
3 5 (7.25%) Financial Institution
4 4 (5.80%) Retail
5 2 (2.90%) Publishing
6 1 (1.45%) Front Office
6 1 (1.45%) Legal
6 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.54%) Analyst
2 17 (24.64%) Security Analyst
3 10 (14.49%) Consultant
4 8 (11.59%) Architect
4 8 (11.59%) Security Consultant
4 8 (11.59%) Security Manager
5 7 (10.14%) Business Analyst
6 6 (8.70%) Data Architect
6 6 (8.70%) IT Manager
7 5 (7.25%) Big Data Architect
7 5 (7.25%) Server Specialist
7 5 (7.25%) SIEM Consultant
7 5 (7.25%) WebSphere Specialist
8 4 (5.80%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (5.80%) IT Security Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Security Analyst
9 3 (4.35%) Information Security Consultant
9 3 (4.35%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) J2EE
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) PKI
2 6 (8.70%) Data Integration
3 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.25%) Data Centre
3 5 (7.25%) DataPower
3 5 (7.25%) Mainframe
4 3 (4.35%) Cybercrime
4 3 (4.35%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.35%) SWIFT
5 2 (2.90%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.90%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.45%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.59%) Unix
2 4 (5.80%) Windows
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) AIX
4 1 (1.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.84%) Analytics
2 10 (14.49%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (14.49%) Risk Management
2 10 (14.49%) Security Management
3 8 (11.59%) Security Operations
3 8 (11.59%) SIEM
4 7 (10.14%) Data Analysis
4 7 (10.14%) Vulnerability Management
5 6 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
5 6 (8.70%) Information Security Management
5 6 (8.70%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.70%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (7.25%) Business Continuity
6 5 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (7.25%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (7.25%) High Availability
7 4 (5.80%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.80%) IT Audit
8 3 (4.35%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (4.35%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
2 5 (7.25%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) C
3 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) CISSP
2 8 (11.59%) CISM
3 7 (10.14%) CISA
4 5 (7.25%) Degree
5 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.35%) CISMP
7 2 (2.90%) CCNA
7 2 (2.90%) CCNP
7 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (2.90%) MCP
7 2 (2.90%) MCSE
8 1 (1.45%) GIAC
8 1 (1.45%) ISEB
8 1 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (4.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 3 (4.35%) ISO27005
3 2 (2.90%) COBIT
3 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (1.45%) QA
4 1 (1.45%) RMADS
4 1 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (7.25%) RACF
2 4 (5.80%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) CA Single Sign-On
1 2 (2.90%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 6 (8.70%) IBM
2 4 (5.80%) CheckPoint
2 4 (5.80%) Intel Security
3 3 (4.35%) Qualys
4 2 (2.90%) CA
4 2 (2.90%) Cisco
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.90%) Symantec
5 1 (1.45%) Cognos
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.45%) Splunk
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