Period
to 23 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 23 June 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.

Cybersecurity
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 81 88
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 +13
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 39 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.40% 0.68% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 0.79% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 6
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +1.45% -
10th Percentile £257 £186 £305
90th Percentile £488 £353 £413
Scotland median daily rate £400 £418 £400
% change year-on-year -4.19% +4.38% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £50.50 -

Cybersecurity 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 Glasgow with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,403 1,019 1,080
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.44% 86.65% 84.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 840 539 617
Glasgow median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £213
90th Percentile £531 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.68 £17.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -42.27% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.47 £13.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.46 £41.00 £37.60
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £26.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year -34.58% -25.69% +20.00%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Glasgow

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Glasgow

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Glasgow over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 19 (48.72%) Analytics
2 14 (35.90%) Unix
2 14 (35.90%) Python
3 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 12 (30.77%) Linux
4 12 (30.77%) Splunk
5 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
6 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (20.51%) Big Data
6 8 (20.51%) Kafka
6 8 (20.51%) DevOps
6 8 (20.51%) SDLC
7 7 (17.95%) Linux Command Line
7 7 (17.95%) Data Analytics
7 7 (17.95%) REST
7 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (17.95%) JIRA
7 7 (17.95%) Information Security
7 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
7 7 (17.95%) SQL
8 6 (15.38%) Java
8 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
8 6 (15.38%) Scrum
8 6 (15.38%) Firewall
8 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
8 6 (15.38%) QA
8 6 (15.38%) Degree
8 6 (15.38%) Scala
8 6 (15.38%) SIEM
8 6 (15.38%) Ansible

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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 3 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.13%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (5.13%) Office 365
3 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.38%) Firewall
2 5 (12.82%) HTTP
2 5 (12.82%) Internet
3 4 (10.26%) MPLS
3 4 (10.26%) WAN
4 3 (7.69%) Wireless
5 2 (5.13%) DHCP
5 2 (5.13%) DNS
5 2 (5.13%) Network Security
5 2 (5.13%) VLAN
5 2 (5.13%) VPN
6 1 (2.56%) 2G
6 1 (2.56%) 3G
6 1 (2.56%) 4G
6 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (2.56%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Big Data
2 4 (10.26%) Apache Zeppelin
2 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.26%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (7.69%) QlikView
4 2 (5.13%) DB2
4 2 (5.13%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.13%) Neo4j
4 2 (5.13%) OrientDB
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 7 (17.95%) JIRA
3 5 (12.82%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.13%) JUnit
4 2 (5.13%) Selenium
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Legal
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
2 9 (23.08%) Developer
3 4 (10.26%) Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Data Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
4 3 (7.69%) Designer
4 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) IT Security Manager
4 3 (7.69%) IT Security Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Security Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Security Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (5.13%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 2 (5.13%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (5.13%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.51%) Kafka
2 7 (17.95%) REST
3 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
3 5 (12.82%) CSS
3 5 (12.82%) HTML
4 3 (7.69%) Angular 2
4 3 (7.69%) Elastic Stack
5 2 (5.13%) Akka
5 2 (5.13%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.13%) Middleware
5 2 (5.13%) Node.js
5 2 (5.13%) Play Framework
5 2 (5.13%) SOAP
5 2 (5.13%) Spring
5 2 (5.13%) Spring Boot
5 2 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (10.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.69%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.13%) iPhone
5 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.56%) FMCG
5 1 (2.56%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.56%) Machine to Machine
5 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Unix
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Solaris
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Phone
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Analytics
2 8 (20.51%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (20.51%) DevOps
2 8 (20.51%) SDLC
3 7 (17.95%) Data Analytics
3 7 (17.95%) Information Security
4 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
4 6 (15.38%) Scrum
4 6 (15.38%) SIEM
5 5 (12.82%) Asset Management
5 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
5 5 (12.82%) Data Governance
5 5 (12.82%) E-Discovery
5 5 (12.82%) Kanban
5 5 (12.82%) Machine Learning
5 5 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (12.82%) Visualisation
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (10.26%) Data Development
6 4 (10.26%) Metadata Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.90%) Python
2 7 (17.95%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 6 (15.38%) Java
3 6 (15.38%) Scala
3 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
4 2 (5.13%) Java 8
4 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (5.13%) CISSP
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.13%) PMP
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) CCNP
3 1 (2.56%) CGEIT
3 1 (2.56%) CISA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CRISC
3 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.56%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.56%) PMBOK
3 1 (2.56%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Ansible
2 4 (10.26%) Kibana
3 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (5.13%) Malwarebytes
3 2 (5.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.56%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 13 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (30.77%) Splunk
3 3 (7.69%) Perforce
3 3 (7.69%) Tableau
4 2 (5.13%) Apple
4 2 (5.13%) Avaya
4 2 (5.13%) Cisco
4 2 (5.13%) Dell
4 2 (5.13%) IBM
4 2 (5.13%) Palo Alto
4 2 (5.13%) Sophos
4 2 (5.13%) Sybase
4 2 (5.13%) Symantec
4 2 (5.13%) VMware
5 1 (2.56%) Cloudera