Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 132 127 116
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11 +10
Contract jobs citing Data Security 5 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.41% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.48% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Edinburgh median daily rate £550 £394 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.68% -12.50% +23.29%
Scotland median daily rate £525 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +31.25% -11.11% +20.00%
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 2,561 2,487 1,851
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 88.86% 85.29% 85.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,307 1,446 1,054
Edinburgh median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £269 £263 £258
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £356
% change year-on-year +2.56% +9.55% -5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 29
Edinburgh median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +12.61%
10th Percentile £10.93 £11.22 £11.40
90th Percentile £43.75 £37.52 £48.38
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.17% +14.29% -

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

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 (80.00%) GDPR
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 2 (40.00%) SCOM
2 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) Grafana
2 2 (40.00%) Prometheus
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) InfluxDB
2 2 (40.00%) Re-Platforming
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (20.00%) Talend
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Thales
3 1 (20.00%) PMO

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 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) InfluxDB
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (20.00%) Informix
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) DBA
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Data Modelling
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps
1 2 (40.00%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security
2 1 (20.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) ETL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) GDPR
2 1 (20.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Ansible
1 2 (40.00%) Grafana
1 2 (40.00%) Prometheus
1 2 (40.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (40.00%) SolarWinds
2 1 (20.00%) Gemalto
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Talend
2 1 (20.00%) Thales