Period
to 20 May 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 20 May 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
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 134 105 136
Rank change year-on-year -29 +31 -14
Contract jobs citing Data Security 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.16% 0.035%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.19% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £325 £425 £700
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -23.53% -39.29% +40.00%
Scotland median daily rate £325 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -23.53% - -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 2,500 1,590 2,463
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 86.99% 85.71% 85.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,492 995 1,350
Edinburgh median daily rate £410 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £290 £275 £270
90th Percentile £575 £550 £575
Scotland median daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 11
Edinburgh median hourly rate £35.00 £15.56 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +125.01% -24.12% -25.45%
10th Percentile £15.11 £12.95 £14.13
90th Percentile £105.45 £43.77 £52.50
Scotland median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year +10.81% -48.61% +32.11%

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 20 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (42.86%) GDPR
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Privileged Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Apache Spark
4 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) Security Operations
4 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Teradata
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) ETL

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 (14.29%) Apache Spark
1 1 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Apache Hive
1 1 (14.29%) Hadoop
1 1 (14.29%) HBase
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ERwin
General
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Security Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Data Protection
3 2 (28.57%) Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Content Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Machine Learning
4 1 (14.29%) Master Data Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Ontologies
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) GDPR
2 1 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Teradata