Period
to 10 December 2017

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 10 December 2017 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
10 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 71 95
Rank change year-on-year +3 +24 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 31 17 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.47% 1.50% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 1.78% 0.074%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 1
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £340 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £350 £270 £325
90th Percentile £600 £388 £375
Scotland median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +21.43% - +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £46.25 - -

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 1090 954 1355
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.78% 84.05% 80.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 608 485 712
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% +1.43% -
10th Percentile £255 £213 £223
90th Percentile £500 £463 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +6.85% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 19
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £33.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -27.32% +64.44%
10th Percentile £10.83 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £34.28 £47.88 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £24.18
% change year-on-year +14.29% -13.13% +7.44%

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 10 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 21 (67.74%) Splunk
2 20 (64.52%) Analytics
3 17 (54.84%) Java
3 17 (54.84%) Linux
3 17 (54.84%) Finance
4 15 (48.39%) Firewall
5 13 (41.94%) QA
5 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
6 12 (38.71%) Python
6 12 (38.71%) SDLC
7 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (35.48%) SIEM
7 11 (35.48%) Bash Shell
7 11 (35.48%) DNS
7 11 (35.48%) Perl
7 11 (35.48%) Unix
8 10 (32.26%) CISSP
8 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
8 10 (32.26%) JIRA
8 10 (32.26%) CEH
8 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
8 10 (32.26%) Regular Expression
8 10 (32.26%) Big Data
8 10 (32.26%) Kafka
8 10 (32.26%) Grok
8 10 (32.26%) Apache Spark
8 10 (32.26%) Parquet
8 10 (32.26%) SANS
9 9 (29.03%) Anomaly Detection

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 10 (32.26%) Apache Spark
2 4 (12.90%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) Big Data
1 10 (32.26%) Parquet
2 9 (29.03%) Data Mining
2 9 (29.03%) Hadoop
3 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
4 3 (9.68%) DB2
4 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Git (software)
2 10 (32.26%) JIRA
3 6 (19.35%) Visual Studio
4 3 (9.68%) FishEye
4 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Splunk Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Security Engineer
4 9 (29.03%) Analytics Developer
5 8 (25.81%) Java Engineer
6 6 (19.35%) Full Stack Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery Analyst
8 2 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery Consultant
8 2 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Data Centre Consultant
9 1 (3.23%) Java Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Linux Administrator
9 1 (3.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 1 (3.23%) Security Administrator
9 1 (3.23%) Splunk Administrator
9 1 (3.23%) Splunk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (32.26%) Grok
1 10 (32.26%) Kafka
1 10 (32.26%) Regular Expression
2 6 (19.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Computer Science
2 7 (22.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (22.58%) Data Structures
3 6 (19.35%) Cyberthreat
3 6 (19.35%) PKI
4 4 (12.90%) Data Centre
5 2 (6.45%) Virtual Team
6 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Linux
2 11 (35.48%) Unix
3 6 (19.35%) Windows
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) Analytics
2 13 (41.94%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (38.71%) SDLC
4 11 (35.48%) SIEM
5 10 (32.26%) Configuration Management
6 9 (29.03%) Anomaly Detection
6 9 (29.03%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (29.03%) Data Analysis
6 9 (29.03%) Data Modelling
6 9 (29.03%) Enterprise Architecture
6 9 (29.03%) Mathematics
6 9 (29.03%) Performance Analysis
6 9 (29.03%) Process Management
6 9 (29.03%) Statistical Modelling
7 8 (25.81%) Computer Security
7 8 (25.81%) Content Management
7 8 (25.81%) DevOps
8 7 (22.58%) Data Acquisition
8 7 (22.58%) Visualisation
9 6 (19.35%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (54.84%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) Python
3 11 (35.48%) Bash Shell
3 11 (35.48%) Perl
4 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
5 6 (19.35%) C#
5 6 (19.35%) C++
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) CEH
1 10 (32.26%) CISSP
1 10 (32.26%) SANS
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Active Directory
1 3 (9.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (9.68%) NFS
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (25.81%) Ansible
2 8 (25.81%) Puppet
3 6 (19.35%) Netcool
3 6 (19.35%) SCOM
4 3 (9.68%) WMI
5 1 (3.23%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Splunk
2 7 (22.58%) Cloudera
3 6 (19.35%) CyberArk
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) Perforce
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.68%) Sybase
5 1 (3.23%) FireEye