Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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.

Data Security
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 118 130
Rank change year-on-year -4 +12 -16
Contract jobs citing Data Security 13 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.44% 0.24% 0.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.28% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £394 £450 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.29% -27.00%
10th Percentile £344 £450 £333
90th Percentile £461 £450 £398
Scotland median daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -25.00%
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 2483 1767 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 84.28% 83.70% 83.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1453 1019 1381
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - -3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £262 £262
90th Percentile £550 £525 £525
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 21
Edinburgh median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £19.02
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% +2.52% +20.61%
10th Percentile £11.22 £11.30 £12.00
90th Percentile £35.00 £46.35 £40.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +16.67% -16.00% +11.11%

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 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
3 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (30.77%) Network Security
4 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
4 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (23.08%) CyberArk
4 3 (23.08%) Database Security
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (23.08%) Law
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (23.08%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 3 (23.08%) LAN
4 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) Internet
4 3 (23.08%) Symantec
4 3 (23.08%) GDPR
4 3 (23.08%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) CISSP
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) IaaS
1 2 (15.38%) PaaS
1 2 (15.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Network Security
2 3 (23.08%) Ethernet
2 3 (23.08%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) VLAN
2 3 (23.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Security Consultant
1 3 (23.08%) Security Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Applications Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) GDPR Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Manager
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Private Cloud
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (23.08%) Data Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) Database Security
2 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (23.08%) Programme Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Assessment
2 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (15.38%) Data Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Governance
4 1 (7.69%) Data Management
4 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Data Privacy
4 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) Python
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CISM
1 2 (15.38%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) GDPR
1 3 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (15.38%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (15.38%) QA
3 1 (7.69%) COBIT
3 1 (7.69%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (7.69%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) CyberArk
1 3 (23.08%) Symantec
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle