The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Data Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Security over the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Data Security
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 69 91 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 -  
Contract jobs citing Data Security 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.33% 0.066% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.079% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £425 £700 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -39.28% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £495
% change year-on-year -5.55% -9.09%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -

Data Security 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 760 1258 1193
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 84.63% 82.76% 81.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 499 707 679
Median daily rate £400 £405 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 14
Median hourly rate £15.86 £39.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -59.33% +4.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £17.75 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.94 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Data Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Data Security in Edinburgh

Data Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Security in Edinburgh

Data Security
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Security 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 Data Security.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Data Privacy
2 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) Security Management
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITSM
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) COBIT
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
3 1 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL

Data Security
Top Related 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:

General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Business Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Fraud Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Fraud Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (40.00%) Data Privacy
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regulatory Compliance
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) COBIT
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS