Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 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.

Data Security
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 127 102 141
Rank change year-on-year -25 +39 -27
Contract jobs citing Data Security 12 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.23% 0.066%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 0.28% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -5.88% - -15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Data Security 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 2,595 1,453 2,550
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 87.02% 84.38% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,546 904 1,299
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £288 £250 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 17
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -3.75% -11.11%
10th Percentile £12.83 £14.25 £12.21
90th Percentile £119.33 £44.80 £42.25
Scotland median hourly rate £21.25 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +8.97% -40.00% +43.23%

Data Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Security in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Data Security 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 Data Security.

1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (25.00%) CyberArk
3 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (25.00%) Database Security
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Law
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Internet
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec
3 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) VLAN
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (16.67%) IaaS
4 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
4 2 (16.67%) SaaS
4 2 (16.67%) PaaS
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001

Data Security
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 (8.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) IaaS
1 2 (16.67%) PaaS
1 2 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
1 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (25.00%) LAN
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (25.00%) VLAN
1 3 (25.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (8.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (8.33%) HBase
3 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Law
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Data Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (8.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (25.00%) Data Analysis
1 3 (25.00%) Database Security
1 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (25.00%) Programme Delivery
1 3 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
1 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (16.67%) Data Management
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) ETL
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security
3 1 (8.33%) Ontologies
3 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CISM
1 1 (8.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) GDPR
2 1 (8.33%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) CyberArk
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Teradata