Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 60 73 80
Rank change year-on-year +13 +7 +24
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 66 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.73% 2.28% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.21% 2.63% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 18 14
Glasgow median daily rate £475 £413 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% +21.32% -2.86%
10th Percentile £315 £301 £276
90th Percentile £565 £600 £400
Scotland median daily rate £438 £425 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 1,569 1,217 1,109
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.59% 86.87% 85.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 642 616
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £259 £263 £219
90th Percentile £538 £500 £460
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 28 16
Glasgow median hourly rate £18.25 £22.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.05% +57.14% -55.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.18 £33.45 £44.38
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £26.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% -19.23% +54.76%

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 19 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (43.94%) Analytics
3 22 (33.33%) Linux
3 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (30.30%) Python
4 20 (30.30%) SQL
5 18 (27.27%) Finance
6 17 (25.76%) Hadoop
7 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (24.24%) Cyberthreat
8 15 (22.73%) Data Loss Prevention
8 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 15 (22.73%) Windows
8 15 (22.73%) Symantec
9 14 (21.21%) CISSP
9 14 (21.21%) Sybase
9 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
9 14 (21.21%) Relational Database
9 14 (21.21%) Neo4j
9 14 (21.21%) Cloudera
9 14 (21.21%) GDPR
10 13 (19.70%) Terraform
10 13 (19.70%) Security Operations
10 13 (19.70%) Hortonworks
10 13 (19.70%) Data Protection
10 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
10 13 (19.70%) CISM
10 13 (19.70%) Cryptography
11 12 (18.18%) DRM
11 12 (18.18%) Perl

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 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) Apache Spark
2 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.55%) Apache
3 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
4 2 (3.03%) CMS
4 2 (3.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (18.18%) GitHub
3 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.55%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (4.55%) Office 365
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.03%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.52%) IaaS
5 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.12%) Firewall
2 4 (6.06%) Internet
2 4 (6.06%) MPLS
2 4 (6.06%) VPN
2 4 (6.06%) WAN
3 3 (4.55%) DHCP
3 3 (4.55%) DNS
3 3 (4.55%) VLAN
3 3 (4.55%) Wireless
4 2 (3.03%) HTTP
4 2 (3.03%) Network Security
5 1 (1.52%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.76%) Hadoop
2 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 14 (21.21%) Neo4j
3 14 (21.21%) Relational Database
4 12 (18.18%) ArangoDB
5 6 (9.09%) Big Data
6 4 (6.06%) Apache Zeppelin
6 4 (6.06%) NoSQL
6 4 (6.06%) QlikView
7 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (3.03%) DB2
8 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
8 2 (3.03%) OrientDB
8 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.52%) HBase
9 1 (1.52%) Pentaho
9 1 (1.52%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 14 (21.21%) Jenkins
2 9 (13.64%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.09%) JIRA
4 2 (3.03%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.03%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.03%) JUnit
4 2 (3.03%) Selenium
4 2 (3.03%) Subversion
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (22.73%) Analyst
2 11 (16.67%) Developer
3 9 (13.64%) Architect
3 9 (13.64%) Security Architect
4 8 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Consultant
6 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Security Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Data Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Designer
7 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 4 (6.06%) Security Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (4.55%) Administrator
8 3 (4.55%) Data Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.55%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) REST
2 7 (10.61%) AngularJS
3 6 (9.09%) CSS
3 6 (9.09%) HTML
3 6 (9.09%) Kafka
4 4 (6.06%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (4.55%) Angular 2
6 2 (3.03%) Akka
6 2 (3.03%) D3.js
6 2 (3.03%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.03%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (3.03%) Middleware
6 2 (3.03%) Node.js
6 2 (3.03%) Play Framework
6 2 (3.03%) React
6 2 (3.03%) Semantic HTML
6 2 (3.03%) SOAP
6 2 (3.03%) Spring
6 2 (3.03%) Spring Boot
6 2 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Cyberthreat
2 4 (6.06%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (6.06%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.55%) iPhone
3 3 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.03%) Blog
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (3.03%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
5 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.52%) FMCG
5 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (33.33%) Linux
2 15 (22.73%) Windows
3 11 (16.67%) Unix
4 3 (4.55%) Solaris
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Phone
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (43.94%) Analytics
2 22 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.73%) Data Loss Prevention
4 13 (19.70%) Cryptography
4 13 (19.70%) Data Protection
4 13 (19.70%) Security Operations
4 13 (19.70%) Software Engineering
5 12 (18.18%) Data Encryption
5 12 (18.18%) Data Governance
5 12 (18.18%) DRM
5 12 (18.18%) E-Discovery
5 12 (18.18%) IT Strategy
5 12 (18.18%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 11 (16.67%) DevOps
6 11 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 10 (15.15%) Information Security
8 8 (12.12%) Risk Management
9 7 (10.61%) Kanban
9 7 (10.61%) Visualisation
10 6 (9.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.30%) Python
1 20 (30.30%) SQL
2 12 (18.18%) Bash Shell
2 12 (18.18%) Go
2 12 (18.18%) Perl
2 12 (18.18%) Ruby
3 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
4 6 (9.09%) Java
4 6 (9.09%) Scala
5 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.03%) Java 8
6 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
6 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (21.21%) CISSP
2 13 (19.70%) CISM
3 4 (6.06%) Degree
4 2 (3.03%) PMP
5 1 (1.52%) CCNA
5 1 (1.52%) CCNP
5 1 (1.52%) CISA
5 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.52%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) GDPR
2 12 (18.18%) FINRA
3 6 (9.09%) QA
4 4 (6.06%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.52%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.52%) PMBOK
6 1 (1.52%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (4.55%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.55%) vSphere
2 1 (1.52%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (19.70%) Terraform
2 8 (12.12%) Kibana
3 4 (6.06%) logstash
4 3 (4.55%) Ansible
4 3 (4.55%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.55%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (4.55%) Malwarebytes
4 3 (4.55%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 3 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.52%) Ambari
5 1 (1.52%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (1.52%) Oozie
5 1 (1.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 33 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.73%) Symantec
3 14 (21.21%) Cloudera
3 14 (21.21%) Sybase
4 13 (19.70%) Hortonworks
5 12 (18.18%) McAfee
5 12 (18.18%) Oracle
5 12 (18.18%) Varonis
6 9 (13.64%) Splunk
7 4 (6.06%) Tableau
8 3 (4.55%) Apple
8 3 (4.55%) Avaya
8 3 (4.55%) Cisco
8 3 (4.55%) Dell
8 3 (4.55%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.55%) Perforce
8 3 (4.55%) Sophos
8 3 (4.55%) VMware
9 2 (3.03%) Adobe
9 2 (3.03%) IBM