Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 68 70
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2 +30
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 56 31 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 3.24% 2.45% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 2.78% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 16
Glasgow median daily rate £525 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +25.00% -2.86%
10th Percentile £409 £350 £270
90th Percentile £688 £600 £388
Scotland median daily rate £510 £413 £350
% change year-on-year +23.56% +17.93% -
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 1,557 1,115 986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 90.05% 88.07% 85.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 918 622 503
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £213
90th Percentile £538 £506 £463
Scotland median daily rate £400 £390 £363
% change year-on-year +2.56% +7.59% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 37 21
Glasgow median hourly rate £26.00 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +14.29% -16.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £43.75 £34.05 £45.75
Scotland median hourly rate £24.25 £23.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year +4.30% +10.71% +5.00%

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 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 26 (46.43%) Security Operations
3 22 (39.29%) SQL
3 22 (39.29%) Linux
3 22 (39.29%) Finance
3 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (37.50%) Cryptography
4 21 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 21 (37.50%) GDPR
5 20 (35.71%) Terraform
5 20 (35.71%) Hadoop
5 20 (35.71%) Hortonworks
5 20 (35.71%) Cloudera
5 20 (35.71%) Relational Database
5 20 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 20 (35.71%) Sybase
5 20 (35.71%) Windows
5 20 (35.71%) CISSP
5 20 (35.71%) Symantec
5 20 (35.71%) CISM
6 19 (33.93%) McAfee
6 19 (33.93%) DRM
6 19 (33.93%) Perl
6 19 (33.93%) Python
6 19 (33.93%) Oracle
6 19 (33.93%) Ruby
6 19 (33.93%) Go
6 19 (33.93%) Varonis
6 19 (33.93%) GitHub

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 11 (19.64%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.57%) CMS
3 2 (3.57%) Confluence
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.79%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (33.93%) GitHub
2 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.57%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (1.79%) IaaS
5 1 (1.79%) Office 365
5 1 (1.79%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Firewall
1 2 (3.57%) VPN
2 1 (1.79%) DHCP
2 1 (1.79%) DNS
2 1 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.79%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.79%) SSL
2 1 (1.79%) VLAN
2 1 (1.79%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.71%) Hadoop
1 20 (35.71%) Relational Database
1 20 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (33.93%) ArangoDB
2 19 (33.93%) Neo4j
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) QlikView
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.79%) DB2
4 1 (1.79%) HBase
4 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.79%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.57%) Bitbucket
2 2 (3.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.57%) JIRA
2 2 (3.57%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.79%) JUnit
3 1 (1.79%) Selenium
General
1 22 (39.29%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Banking
2 6 (10.71%) Investment Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Legal
4 2 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 13 (23.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 10 (17.86%) Consultant
3 9 (16.07%) Architect
3 9 (16.07%) Security Architect
4 8 (14.29%) Analyst
5 7 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 7 (12.50%) Security Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Data Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Data Protection Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Cyber Intelligence Manager
9 2 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Architect
9 2 (3.57%) Security Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Security Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (3.57%) Solutions Designer
9 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
2 2 (3.57%) CSS
2 2 (3.57%) D3.js
2 2 (3.57%) Highcharts JS
2 2 (3.57%) HTML
2 2 (3.57%) React
2 2 (3.57%) REST
2 2 (3.57%) Semantic HTML
3 1 (1.79%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.79%) LDAP
3 1 (1.79%) OAuth
3 1 (1.79%) SAML
3 1 (1.79%) Spring
3 1 (1.79%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
2 9 (16.07%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (3.57%) Blog
3 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
2 20 (35.71%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Solaris
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Security Operations
2 22 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (37.50%) Cryptography
3 21 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 20 (35.71%) Software Engineering
5 19 (33.93%) Data Encryption
5 19 (33.93%) Data Loss Prevention
5 19 (33.93%) DRM
5 19 (33.93%) IT Strategy
5 19 (33.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 17 (30.36%) Analytics
7 15 (26.79%) DevOps
7 15 (26.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 11 (19.64%) Security Monitoring
9 9 (16.07%) Data Governance
9 9 (16.07%) E-Discovery
10 7 (12.50%) Information Security
11 4 (7.14%) Risk Management
11 4 (7.14%) Service Management
12 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (39.29%) SQL
2 19 (33.93%) Bash Shell
2 19 (33.93%) Go
2 19 (33.93%) Perl
2 19 (33.93%) Python
2 19 (33.93%) Ruby
3 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.79%) Java
4 1 (1.79%) Java 8
4 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) CISM
1 20 (35.71%) CISSP
2 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.79%) CISA
4 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (37.50%) GDPR
2 19 (33.93%) FINRA
3 4 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (5.36%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (3.57%) Data Quality
6 1 (1.79%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) HDFS
1 1 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 20 (35.71%) Terraform
2 11 (19.64%) Kibana
3 4 (7.14%) logstash
4 1 (1.79%) Ambari
4 1 (1.79%) Ansible
4 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.79%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (1.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.79%) Malwarebytes
4 1 (1.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.79%) Oozie
4 1 (1.79%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (53.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (35.71%) Cloudera
2 20 (35.71%) Hortonworks
2 20 (35.71%) Sybase
2 20 (35.71%) Symantec
3 19 (33.93%) McAfee
3 19 (33.93%) Oracle
3 19 (33.93%) Varonis
4 2 (3.57%) Adobe
4 2 (3.57%) Omniture
4 2 (3.57%) Splunk
4 2 (3.57%) Tableau
4 2 (3.57%) Twitter
5 1 (1.79%) Apple
5 1 (1.79%) Avaya
5 1 (1.79%) Cognos
5 1 (1.79%) Dell
5 1 (1.79%) Palo Alto
5 1 (1.79%) Sophos
5 1 (1.79%) VMware