Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 124 128
Rank change year-on-year +40 +4 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 29 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.29% 0.60% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.71% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 6 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Scotland median daily rate £425 £345 £438
% change year-on-year +23.19% -21.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £47.50 - £68.00

Cybersecurity is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1880 2383 2538
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.33% 84.77% 82.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1144 1316 1376
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -5.30%
10th Percentile £260 £270 £252
90th Percentile £550 £550 £500
Scotland median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 25
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £15.82 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.65% -26.44% -9.47%
10th Percentile £12.23 £10.85 £12.51
90th Percentile £43.39 £46.99 £40.00
Scotland median hourly rate £30.00 £36.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +25.00%

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 23 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) Banking
3 9 (31.03%) Internet
4 7 (24.14%) SIEM
5 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
6 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (13.79%) CISSP
7 4 (13.79%) Scrum
7 4 (13.79%) Information Security
7 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (13.79%) Data Analytics
7 4 (13.79%) Analytics
7 4 (13.79%) Identity Access Management
7 4 (13.79%) Attack Monitoring
7 4 (13.79%) Cyber Intelligence
8 3 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (10.34%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (10.34%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (10.34%) Anomaly Detection
8 3 (10.34%) Law
8 3 (10.34%) Firewall
8 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.34%) ISEB
8 3 (10.34%) Project Management
8 3 (10.34%) Java
8 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (10.34%) ETL

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 2 (6.90%) Apache
1 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.45%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 9 (31.03%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) IPsec
4 1 (3.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.45%) SSL
4 1 (3.45%) VLAN
4 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Artifactory
1 1 (3.45%) JIRA
1 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (55.17%) Finance
2 13 (44.83%) Banking
3 3 (10.34%) Law
4 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
4 2 (6.90%) Retail
5 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 1 (3.45%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Security Manager
2 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Banking Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Project Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Security Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Head of Security
4 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Security Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Security Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Service Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Solaris Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Cyber Attack
1 3 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Solaris
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) SIEM
2 6 (20.69%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (13.79%) Analytics
4 4 (13.79%) Attack Monitoring
4 4 (13.79%) Cyber Intelligence
4 4 (13.79%) Data Analytics
4 4 (13.79%) Identity Access Management
4 4 (13.79%) Information Security
4 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (13.79%) Scrum
4 4 (13.79%) Test Scripting
4 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) Anomaly Detection
5 3 (10.34%) DDoS Mitigation
5 3 (10.34%) ETL
5 3 (10.34%) ITIL
5 3 (10.34%) Project Management
6 2 (6.90%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
2 1 (3.45%) Dart
2 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) CISSP
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 2 (6.90%) CEH
3 2 (6.90%) SANS
3 2 (6.90%) SSCP
4 1 (3.45%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (3.45%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) FATCA
2 1 (3.45%) GDPR
2 1 (3.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (6.90%) QRadar
2 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.90%) CyberArk
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle
1 2 (6.90%) Symantec
2 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.45%) FireEye
2 1 (3.45%) Splunk
2 1 (3.45%) Teradata
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Rate: From £280 to £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
NCC Group
Rate: From £260 to £260 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago