The first table below looks at the demand for Security Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Management 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 Scotland 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
Security Management
Rank 118 - 114
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Management 10 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.38% - 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% - 0.054%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £330 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
- +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-41.81% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1916 1651 1855
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 72.17% 71.01% 66.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1021 852 977
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 68
Average hourly rate £25.00 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £60.00 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Security Management
UK

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Security Management
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Security Management Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Security Management
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Security Management Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Security Management
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh - 3 £330 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -
Falkirk - - - -
Security Management
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Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Security Management 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 Security Management.

1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) DB2
2 10 (40.00%) CICS
2 10 (40.00%) zOS
2 10 (40.00%) RACF
3 9 (36.00%) Finance
4 7 (28.00%) Mainframe
4 7 (28.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle
5 6 (24.00%) Solaris
5 6 (24.00%) Linux
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (24.00%) Migration
5 6 (24.00%) VMware
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (24.00%) Data Guard
5 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
5 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (20.00%) Cisco
6 5 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (16.00%) SLA
7 4 (16.00%) SAS
7 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (16.00%) Banking
7 4 (16.00%) REXX

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland region citing Security Management 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 Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (40.00%) CICS
2 4 (16.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) DAB
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Wireless
2 1 (4.00%) Network Security
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (40.00%) DB2
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) DBA
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle DBA
2 4 (16.00%) IT Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Lead Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Security Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) IT Security Project Manager
3 3 (12.00%) Chief Technology Officer
3 3 (12.00%) Security Manager
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (8.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.00%) CMDB
3 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) zOS
3 6 (24.00%) Solaris
3 6 (24.00%) Linux
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Migration
1 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
1 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (16.00%) Information Assurance
2 4 (16.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (8.00%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) High Availability
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Management
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) HND
1 1 (4.00%) MCSE
1 1 (4.00%) CCNP
1 1 (4.00%) CCNA
1 1 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
1 4 (16.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (40.00%) RACF
2 6 (24.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
3 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Oracle
1 6 (24.00%) VMware
2 5 (20.00%) Citrix
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.00%) BMC
3 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (4.00%) F5