Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity 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.

Cybersecurity
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 83 128
Rank change year-on-year -35 +45 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 24 33 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.81% 1.66% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 1.98% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £346 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.44% +15.94% -
10th Percentile £260 £306 £320
90th Percentile £616 £555 £360
Scotland median daily rate £401 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.43% - +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £46.25 - -

Cybersecurity is in the Processes and Methodologies 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 process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2511 1664 2625
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 85.12% 83.74% 83.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1456 976 1353
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £260
90th Percentile £550 £525 £538
Scotland median daily rate £390 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +6.85% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 25 23
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +21.21% +4.63%
10th Percentile £12.65 £14.25 £12.07
90th Percentile £35.00 £47.03 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £23.35
% change year-on-year +14.29% -10.06% +3.78%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Edinburgh

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 12 (50.00%) Internet
2 10 (41.67%) Banking
3 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (29.17%) Firewall
6 6 (25.00%) Information Security
6 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) Network Security
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) CISSP
8 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.67%) Java
8 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (12.50%) Database Security
9 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
9 3 (12.50%) SIEM
9 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (12.50%) VLAN
9 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
9 3 (12.50%) Wireless
9 3 (12.50%) COBIT
9 3 (12.50%) JIRA
9 3 (12.50%) LAN
9 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
9 3 (12.50%) Law
9 3 (12.50%) Scrum
9 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (12.50%) Data Security

Cybersecurity
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) IaaS
1 2 (8.33%) PaaS
1 2 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Internet
2 7 (29.17%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) Network Security
4 4 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
5 3 (12.50%) LAN
5 3 (12.50%) VLAN
5 3 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (4.17%) DMZ
6 1 (4.17%) DNS
6 1 (4.17%) HTTP
6 1 (4.17%) LDAP
6 1 (4.17%) SMTP
6 1 (4.17%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) Blockchain
2 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 2 (8.33%) Zephyr
3 1 (4.17%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (41.67%) Banking
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 3 (12.50%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Banking Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Security Architect
4 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) ETL Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Information Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Security Advisor
5 2 (8.33%) Security Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Security Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) KYC Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (4.17%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (8.33%) PKI
2 2 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) CESG
3 1 (4.17%) CESG CLAS
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (4.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.33%) Linux
1 2 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
2 8 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 3 (12.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.50%) Data Security
5 3 (12.50%) Database Security
5 3 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
5 3 (12.50%) Matrix Organization
5 3 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 3 (12.50%) SIEM
6 2 (8.33%) CRM
6 2 (8.33%) DevOps
6 2 (8.33%) ETL
6 2 (8.33%) Open Source
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.17%) Dart
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
3 1 (4.17%) PHP
3 1 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (8.33%) CEH
2 2 (8.33%) OSCP
2 2 (8.33%) SANS
3 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.17%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (4.17%) CHECK Team Leader
3 1 (4.17%) CHECK Team Member
3 1 (4.17%) CISM
3 1 (4.17%) CLAS
3 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) GIAC
3 1 (4.17%) GPEN
3 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (12.50%) COBIT
3 2 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (4.17%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Bloomberg
1 2 (8.33%) Citrix
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) Teradata
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
2 1 (4.17%) CyberArk
2 1 (4.17%) ForeScout
2 1 (4.17%) Snow
2 1 (4.17%) Splunk
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec