Period
to 16 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Cybersecurity Engineer was £330 per day in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Cybersecurity Engineer
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Cybersecurity Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.034% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £330 - -
Scotland median daily rate £330 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2814 1899 3032
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.35% 95.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1657 1131 1549
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £262 £250 £252
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year +6.90% -0.68% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 34 28
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.86 £22.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.07% +18.30% +20.61%
10th Percentile £10.53 £13.43 £10.66
90th Percentile £35.00 £52.00 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £17.32 £20.75
% change year-on-year +15.47% -16.53% +18.57%

Cybersecurity Engineer Skill Set
Top 23 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, Cybersecurity Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Cybersecurity Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials

Cybersecurity Engineer Skill Set
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 1 (100.00%) IaaS
1 1 (100.00%) PaaS
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) Database Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001