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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 - 89
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Data Security 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% - 0.069%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £450 - £175
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.25 £18.47
% change year-on-year - -28.26%  

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 997 1148 1196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 83.64% 85.23% 82.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 629 636
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 16
Median hourly rate £15.86 £15.82 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.28% -54.81%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.61 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.39 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 4 (80.00%) Banking
3 2 (40.00%) Data Privacy
3 2 (40.00%) GDPR
3 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (40.00%) CISM
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) Security Management
3 2 (40.00%) CISSP
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Legal
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (20.00%) COBIT
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
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%) Data Privacy
1 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Project Management
1 2 (40.00%) Security Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
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 2 (40.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001