Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 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
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 73 68
Rank change year-on-year -6 -5 -
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 28 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.88% 1.43% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.63% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 5 8
Glasgow median daily rate £550 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +15.94% -
10th Percentile £362 £359 £321
90th Percentile £763 £415 £358
Scotland median daily rate £510 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +27.50% +10.34% +6.62%
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 1,321 1,105 874
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.54% 87.84% 86.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 847 665 453
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +4.17% +2.86%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £213
90th Percentile £563 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 23 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.94 £28.00 £22.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.08% +23.38% -30.17%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.55 £10.50
90th Percentile £37.71 £39.00 £43.93
Scotland median hourly rate £23.00 £21.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +9.52% -12.50% -26.72%

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 20 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 14 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 12 (42.86%) CISSP
2 12 (42.86%) CISM
3 11 (39.29%) Finance
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (35.71%) Data Protection
4 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
5 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
5 9 (32.14%) Hadoop
5 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
5 9 (32.14%) DevOps
5 9 (32.14%) Python
5 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
5 9 (32.14%) Data Loss Prevention
6 8 (28.57%) GDPR
6 8 (28.57%) Windows
6 8 (28.57%) Cryptography
7 7 (25.00%) Linux
7 7 (25.00%) Perl
7 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) Oracle
7 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 7 (25.00%) Sybase
7 7 (25.00%) McAfee
7 7 (25.00%) DRM
7 7 (25.00%) Symantec
7 7 (25.00%) Varonis
7 7 (25.00%) Kibana
7 7 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (25.00%) Go

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 7 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (7.14%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Internet
2 2 (7.14%) MPLS
2 2 (7.14%) WAN
3 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) Hadoop
2 7 (25.00%) ArangoDB
2 7 (25.00%) Neo4j
2 7 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.14%) Apache Hive
3 2 (7.14%) Big Data
4 1 (3.57%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 7 (25.00%) Banking
3 6 (21.43%) Investment Banking
3 6 (21.43%) Legal
4 1 (3.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Consultant
1 6 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 5 (17.86%) Security Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Architect
3 3 (10.71%) Chief Information Officer
3 3 (10.71%) Chief Information Security Officer
3 3 (10.71%) Chief Security Officer
3 3 (10.71%) CIO
3 3 (10.71%) Information Security Officer
3 3 (10.71%) Security Officer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Big Data Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Data Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Security Advisor
4 2 (7.14%) Security Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 2 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (7.14%) N-Tier
5 1 (3.57%) Fintech
5 1 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Kali Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Security Operations
2 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Data Protection
3 9 (32.14%) Data Loss Prevention
3 9 (32.14%) DevOps
3 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
4 8 (28.57%) Cryptography
5 7 (25.00%) Data Encryption
5 7 (25.00%) DRM
5 7 (25.00%) IT Strategy
5 7 (25.00%) Security Monitoring
5 7 (25.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 6 (21.43%) Information Security
7 5 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (14.29%) Resource Allocation
9 3 (10.71%) Business Continuity
9 3 (10.71%) Data Science
9 3 (10.71%) Human Resource Management
9 3 (10.71%) Risk Assessment
9 3 (10.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) Python
2 7 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (25.00%) Go
2 7 (25.00%) Perl
2 7 (25.00%) Ruby
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) C
3 2 (7.14%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) CISM
1 12 (42.86%) CISSP
2 10 (35.71%) Security Cleared
3 9 (32.14%) DV Cleared
4 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (17.86%) CISA
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) GDPR
2 7 (25.00%) FINRA
3 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 3 (10.71%) COBIT
5 3 (10.71%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (10.71%) NIST 800
6 1 (3.57%) HIPAA
6 1 (3.57%) QA
6 1 (3.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (3.57%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Kibana
1 7 (25.00%) Terraform
2 1 (3.57%) Nessus
2 1 (3.57%) Nmap
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) Cloudera
2 7 (25.00%) Hortonworks
2 7 (25.00%) McAfee
2 7 (25.00%) Oracle
2 7 (25.00%) Sybase
2 7 (25.00%) Symantec
2 7 (25.00%) Varonis
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) Cisco
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix
4 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow