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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 95 95 99
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 30 41 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.34% 1.25% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 1.53% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 12
Median daily rate £445 £415 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.22% -7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £860
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £474 £450
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +5.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £34.80 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £47.84 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-63.41% +173.34%
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
1850 2681 2236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 82.63% 81.84% 80.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1088 1400 1155
Median daily rate £360 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £269 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £480 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 61 30
Median hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.37 £12.35 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £55.00 £165.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +8 16 £500 +20.48% 2
Glasgow +2 7 £420 +12.00% 1
West Dunbartonshire - 4 £420 -
Stirling +1 1 - - 2
Renfrewshire - 1 £445 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £161 -
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Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 34 (46.58%) Finance
2 20 (27.40%) Banking
2 20 (27.40%) CISSP
3 17 (23.29%) Unix
4 15 (20.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 12 (16.44%) Security Management
5 12 (16.44%) J2EE
5 12 (16.44%) HTTPS
5 12 (16.44%) SSL
5 12 (16.44%) Shell Script
6 11 (15.07%) Network Security
7 10 (13.70%) PKI
7 10 (13.70%) Vulnerability Management
7 10 (13.70%) IBM
7 10 (13.70%) Java
7 10 (13.70%) Risk Management
7 10 (13.70%) CISM
8 9 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (12.33%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (12.33%) DataPower
9 8 (10.96%) Risk Analysis
9 8 (10.96%) Identity Access Management
9 8 (10.96%) Windows
9 8 (10.96%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (9.59%) Retail
10 7 (9.59%) IBM HTTP Server
10 7 (9.59%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (9.59%) Linux
10 7 (9.59%) HTTP

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 7 (9.59%) IBM HTTP Server
1 7 (9.59%) WebSphere
1 7 (9.59%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (9.59%) WebSphere Portal
2 5 (6.85%) JBoss
3 4 (5.48%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.11%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.74%) CICS
6 1 (1.37%) IBM Connections
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) HTTPS
1 12 (16.44%) SSL
2 11 (15.07%) Network Security
3 7 (9.59%) HTTP
4 6 (8.22%) Internet
5 4 (5.48%) Firewall
5 4 (5.48%) Wireless
6 3 (4.11%) LDAP
7 2 (2.74%) BGP
7 2 (2.74%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.74%) EIGRP
7 2 (2.74%) LAN
7 2 (2.74%) MPLS
7 2 (2.74%) VPN
7 2 (2.74%) WAN
8 1 (1.37%) FTP
8 1 (1.37%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) Big Data
1 5 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (6.85%) Hadoop
1 5 (6.85%) RDBMS
1 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 34 (46.58%) Finance
2 20 (27.40%) Banking
3 7 (9.59%) Retail
4 6 (8.22%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.74%) Legal
5 2 (2.74%) Publishing
5 2 (2.74%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.37%) Front Office
6 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Analyst
2 13 (17.81%) Security Analyst
3 11 (15.07%) Consultant
4 9 (12.33%) Architect
4 9 (12.33%) Security Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) Data Architect
5 6 (8.22%) IT Analyst
5 6 (8.22%) Security Manager
5 6 (8.22%) SIEM Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) Big Data Architect
6 5 (6.85%) CISSP Consultant
6 5 (6.85%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Project Manager
6 5 (6.85%) Risk Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Server Specialist
6 5 (6.85%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (6.85%) WebSphere Specialist
7 4 (5.48%) Banking Analyst
7 4 (5.48%) Security Officer
7 4 (5.48%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) J2EE
2 2 (2.74%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.70%) PKI
2 9 (12.33%) DataPower
3 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (8.22%) Data Centre
3 6 (8.22%) Data Integration
4 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (5.48%) SWIFT
6 3 (4.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (4.11%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.74%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.37%) Cybercrime
8 1 (1.37%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.37%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.37%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Unix
2 8 (10.96%) Windows
3 7 (9.59%) Linux
3 7 (9.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.74%) AIX
4 2 (2.74%) Solaris
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.44%) Security Management
2 10 (13.70%) Risk Management
2 10 (13.70%) Vulnerability Management
3 9 (12.33%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (12.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (10.96%) Identity Access Management
4 8 (10.96%) Risk Analysis
4 8 (10.96%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (9.59%) SIEM
6 6 (8.22%) High Availability
6 6 (8.22%) Information Security Management
6 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.22%) Planning and Forecasting
7 5 (6.85%) Analytics
7 5 (6.85%) Business Continuity
7 5 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (6.85%) Data Protection
7 5 (6.85%) Threat Management
8 4 (5.48%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (16.44%) Shell Script
2 10 (13.70%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.37%) SQL
3 1 (1.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (27.40%) CISSP
2 10 (13.70%) CISM
3 6 (8.22%) CISA
4 5 (6.85%) Degree
5 4 (5.48%) CISMP
6 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) CCNA
8 1 (1.37%) CCNP
8 1 (1.37%) CGEIT
8 1 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (1.37%) CRISC
8 1 (1.37%) MCP
8 1 (1.37%) MCSE
8 1 (1.37%) PMP
8 1 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (20.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (8.22%) COBIT
2 6 (8.22%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.11%) ISO27005
4 2 (2.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 2 (2.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (2.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.37%) QA
5 1 (1.37%) RMADS
5 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.48%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (4.11%) RACF
4 2 (2.74%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 1 (1.37%) IAG
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (2.74%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.74%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (1.37%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) IBM
2 6 (8.22%) Symantec
3 5 (6.85%) Intel Security
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.48%) Qualys
4 4 (5.48%) Splunk
5 3 (4.11%) CA
6 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco
7 1 (1.37%) Cognos
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