Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 70 74
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4 +7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 36 16 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.77% 1.42% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 1.73% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 8
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £448 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.61% +11.88% -5.60%
10th Percentile £318 £404 £247
90th Percentile £451 £525 £458
Scotland median daily rate £400 £500 £415
% change year-on-year -20.00% +20.48% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £35.00 - £34.80

Information Security 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 1112 926 1401
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.67% 82.46% 81.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 602 492 748
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £258 £220 £232
90th Percentile £500 £450 £475
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 15 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -23.47% +52.44%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £33.75 £44.65 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.61
% change year-on-year +9.89% -11.17% +17.75%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Glasgow

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Information Security in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Glasgow

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Glasgow

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 17 (47.22%) Unix
1 17 (47.22%) SSL
1 17 (47.22%) Shell Script
2 16 (44.44%) IBM
2 16 (44.44%) Finance
3 15 (41.67%) CA
4 14 (38.89%) REXX
4 14 (38.89%) zOS
4 14 (38.89%) RACF
4 14 (38.89%) JCL
4 14 (38.89%) Middleware
4 14 (38.89%) CICS
4 14 (38.89%) Assembly Language
4 14 (38.89%) Mainframe
4 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
4 14 (38.89%) Perl
4 14 (38.89%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) Sybase
4 14 (38.89%) DB2
4 14 (38.89%) MQSeries
4 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (38.89%) SAS
4 14 (38.89%) Kerberos
4 14 (38.89%) Security Management
4 14 (38.89%) SSH
4 14 (38.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (38.89%) PKI
4 14 (38.89%) ISPF
4 14 (38.89%) Project Planning
4 14 (38.89%) Time Management

Information Security
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 14 (38.89%) CICS
1 14 (38.89%) MQSeries
1 14 (38.89%) SAS
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (5.56%) WebSphere Portal
3 1 (2.78%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft Office
1 14 (38.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) SSL
2 14 (38.89%) Kerberos
2 14 (38.89%) SSH
3 3 (8.33%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.56%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) HTTP
4 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) LDAP
5 1 (2.78%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) DB2
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Legal
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Assembler Programmer
3 6 (16.67%) Mainframe Programmer
3 6 (16.67%) Programmer
3 6 (16.67%) RACF Programmer
3 6 (16.67%) SAS Programmer
4 4 (11.11%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Risk Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security Advisor
6 1 (2.78%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Information Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Risk Project Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Server Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) Technology Risk Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Specialist
6 1 (2.78%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) ISPF
1 14 (38.89%) Middleware
2 2 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (38.89%) Mainframe
1 14 (38.89%) PKI
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) DataPower
3 2 (5.56%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.78%) CESG
4 1 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Unix
2 14 (38.89%) zOS
3 2 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) People Management
1 14 (38.89%) Project Planning
1 14 (38.89%) Security Management
1 14 (38.89%) Time Management
2 8 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
3 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (8.33%) User Stories
4 2 (5.56%) Business Process Analysis
4 2 (5.56%) Process Management
4 2 (5.56%) Project Management
4 2 (5.56%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.56%) Workflow
4 2 (5.56%) Workflow Analysis
5 1 (2.78%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (2.78%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (2.78%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Security Architecture
5 1 (2.78%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) Shell Script
2 14 (38.89%) Assembly Language
2 14 (38.89%) CLIST
2 14 (38.89%) JCL
2 14 (38.89%) Perl
2 14 (38.89%) REXX
2 14 (38.89%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.78%) CGEIT
3 1 (2.78%) CISA
3 1 (2.78%) CLAS
3 1 (2.78%) CRISC
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
3 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) GDPR
2 3 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.78%) COBIT
3 1 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) QA
3 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (38.89%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 14 (38.89%) RACF
1 14 (38.89%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.78%) IAG
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 14 (38.89%) zSecure
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 16 (44.44%) IBM
2 15 (41.67%) CA
3 14 (38.89%) Sybase
4 2 (5.56%) AlgoSec
4 2 (5.56%) Tufin
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft