Period
to 23 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 68 -
Rank change year-on-year -12 - -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 11 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.92% 1.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.45% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 11 0
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £340 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% - -
Scotland median daily rate £400 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +14.29% +2.94% -24.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1,030 896 1,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.05% 83.74% 79.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 607 470 632
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £213 £207
90th Percentile £488 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 14 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £30.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% -7.69% +62.50%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £13.28
90th Percentile £36.50 £48.73 £48.28
Scotland median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +10.26% -40.00% +43.23%

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 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Splunk
3 5 (45.45%) Big Data
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Parquet
4 4 (36.36%) Anomaly Detection
4 4 (36.36%) Grok
4 4 (36.36%) Apache Spark
4 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
4 4 (36.36%) SANS
4 4 (36.36%) Internal Audit
4 4 (36.36%) Power Management
4 4 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
4 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
4 4 (36.36%) CEH
4 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
4 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
4 4 (36.36%) Process Management
4 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
4 4 (36.36%) Unix
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) DNS
4 4 (36.36%) CISSP

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 4 (36.36%) Apache Spark
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) 2G
3 1 (9.09%) 3G
3 1 (9.09%) 4G
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) LTE
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Big Data
2 4 (36.36%) Parquet
3 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Splunk Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Data Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Grok
1 4 (36.36%) Kafka
1 4 (36.36%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (9.09%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Internet of Things
3 1 (9.09%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
1 5 (45.45%) SDLC
2 4 (36.36%) Anomaly Detection
2 4 (36.36%) Business Continuity
2 4 (36.36%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (36.36%) Configuration Management
2 4 (36.36%) Data Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (36.36%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (36.36%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Internal Audit
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Power Management
2 4 (36.36%) Process Management
2 4 (36.36%) SIEM
2 4 (36.36%) Statistical Modelling
2 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Content Management
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
4 2 (18.18%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) CEH
1 4 (36.36%) CISSP
1 4 (36.36%) SANS
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Ansible
1 3 (27.27%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (27.27%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Splunk
2 1 (9.09%) Cloudera
2 1 (9.09%) FireEye