Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 142 108 -
Rank change year-on-year -34 - +119
Contract jobs citing Cyber Essentials 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.067% 0.28% -
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.42% 2.33% -
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 £750
% change year-on-year -22.73% -26.67% -
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 471 215 398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 15.75% 12.19% 13.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 128 193
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £214 £146 £208
90th Percentile £575 £550 £510
Scotland median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £30.50 £32.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.75% -5.94% -2.48%
10th Percentile £23.13 £20.75 £31.14
90th Percentile £121.25 £40.25 £33.71
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year - +13.64% -2.22%

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 21 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Essentials also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Cyber Essentials.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) Database Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP

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 (100.00%) IaaS
1 2 (100.00%) PaaS
1 2 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Database Security
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Disclosure Scotland