Period
to 24 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for Network Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Network Security over the 6 months to 24 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.

Network Security
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 95 118
Rank change year-on-year -17 +23 -16
Contract jobs citing Network Security 17 15 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.81% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.49% 9.32% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 4
Edinburgh median daily rate £500 £494 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +27.42% -8.82%
10th Percentile £459 £361 £316
90th Percentile £595 £565 £438
Scotland median daily rate £500 £425 £343
% change year-on-year +17.65% +24.09% -14.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £40.00

Network Security is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 227 161 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 7.86% 8.66% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 78 108
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +10.29%
10th Percentile £147 £198 £263
90th Percentile £558 £504 £488
Scotland median daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -13.33% +7.14% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Edinburgh median hourly rate £16.68 £22.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.87% +50.00% -62.50%
10th Percentile £15.80 £15.49 £14.50
90th Percentile £17.41 £46.49 £15.50
Scotland median hourly rate £15.50 £27.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -43.64% -28.57% +24.19%

Network Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for Network Security in Edinburgh

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Network Security in Edinburgh.

Contractor daily rate trend for Network Security in Edinburgh

Network Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Network Security in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 24 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Network Security in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Network 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 Network Security.

1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) CCNP
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (23.53%) VoIP
4 4 (23.53%) CCNA
4 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (23.53%) Back Office
4 4 (23.53%) BGP
4 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
4 4 (23.53%) Banking
4 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
4 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (17.65%) PaaS
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
5 3 (17.65%) Cryptography
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security
5 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (11.76%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) Legal
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) IaaS
6 2 (11.76%) SIEM
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure

Network 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 3 (17.65%) PaaS
2 2 (11.76%) IaaS
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.88%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (5.88%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 4 (23.53%) BGP
2 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
2 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) VoIP
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (5.88%) DMZ
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (5.88%) Telepresence
4 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.88%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
1 1 (5.88%) Data Lake
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
General
1 13 (76.47%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Back Office
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Network Designer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Security Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.88%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 1 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (5.88%) PKI
3 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Cybersecurity
1 4 (23.53%) Load Balancing
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (17.65%) Cryptography
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security
2 3 (17.65%) Resource Management
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
3 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 2 (11.76%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (11.76%) SIEM
4 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.88%) Presales
4 1 (5.88%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Threat Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCNP
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
3 1 (5.88%) CCDP
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk