Period
to 18 July 2018

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 18 July 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.

Cybersecurity
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 85 126
Rank change year-on-year -18 +41 -3
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 38 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.27% 1.29% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.53% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 19 5
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £317 £260 £304
90th Percentile £561 £790 £453
Scotland median daily rate £415 £425 £340
% change year-on-year -2.35% +25.00% -22.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 2,619 1,890 2,411
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.27% 84.22% 85.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,513 1,156 1,335
Edinburgh median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £260 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £379 £375
% change year-on-year +5.61% +1.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 19 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £18.50 £15.86 £15.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.65% +0.28% -20.93%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.23 £11.10
90th Percentile £46.10 £43.39 £47.45
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.05%

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 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cybersecurity.

1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 15 (39.47%) Information Security
3 11 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (18.42%) Firewall
5 7 (18.42%) Supplier Management
6 6 (15.79%) CISSP
6 6 (15.79%) Cisco
6 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
6 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
6 6 (15.79%) Cyberthreat
7 5 (13.16%) IPFIX
7 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (13.16%) Service Management
7 5 (13.16%) MPLS
7 5 (13.16%) Project Management
8 4 (10.53%) Banking
8 4 (10.53%) COBIT
8 4 (10.53%) Network Security
8 4 (10.53%) SANS
8 4 (10.53%) Network Segmentation
9 3 (7.89%) Security Monitoring
9 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (7.89%) Splunk
9 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
9 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
9 3 (7.89%) QA
9 3 (7.89%) Qualys
9 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
9 3 (7.89%) Validation

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.63%) IaaS
1 1 (2.63%) PaaS
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) Firewall
2 5 (13.16%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (13.16%) IPFIX
2 5 (13.16%) MPLS
3 4 (10.53%) Network Security
4 2 (5.26%) IPsec
4 2 (5.26%) VPN
5 1 (2.63%) DNS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Gatling
General
1 18 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Business Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.79%) Security Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Security Manager
4 5 (13.16%) Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Cybersecurity Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) ICT Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Network Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Network Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Security Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Supplier Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Network Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Security Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Banking Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) CESG
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber Defence
3 1 (2.63%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (2.63%) PKI
3 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Unix
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Information Security
2 9 (23.68%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (18.42%) Supplier Management
4 6 (15.79%) Business Analysis
4 6 (15.79%) Risk Management
5 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 5 (13.16%) Service Management
6 4 (10.53%) Network Segmentation
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Network Architecture
7 3 (7.89%) PRINCE2
7 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
7 3 (7.89%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.89%) Validation
8 2 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Management
8 2 (5.26%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) CISSP
2 4 (10.53%) SANS
3 2 (5.26%) APMP
3 2 (5.26%) ISEB
4 1 (2.63%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (2.63%) CISA
4 1 (2.63%) Degree
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) COBIT
3 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.89%) QA
4 2 (5.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.63%) GDPR
5 1 (2.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Cisco
2 3 (7.89%) Qualys
2 3 (7.89%) Splunk
3 2 (5.26%) CyberArk
4 1 (2.63%) ScanSafe
4 1 (2.63%) VMware