Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Cyber Essentials skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cyber Essentials over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Cyber Essentials
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 111 -
Rank change year-on-year -28 - -
Contract jobs citing Cyber Essentials 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% 0.25% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.65% 1.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £330 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -40.00% - -
Scotland median daily rate £425 £550 -
% change year-on-year -22.73% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Cyber Essentials is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 460 266 415
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.59% 13.39% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 283 144 206
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +23.08% -16.13%
10th Percentile £205 £155 £200
90th Percentile £573 £546 £498
Scotland median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -6.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.13% -14.42% +105.61%
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -20.00% -23.08% +104.60%

Cyber Essentials
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Cyber Essentials as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Cyber Essentials in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Essentials 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cyber Essentials.

1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) Database Security
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery

Cyber Essentials
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) IaaS
1 2 (66.67%) PaaS
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Ethernet
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Data Security
1 2 (66.67%) Database Security
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Disclosure Scotland