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 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 48 45 56
Rank change year-on-year -3 +11  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 9 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.76% 1.57% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.85% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 7
Median daily rate £369 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.81% +60.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £344 £400 £92
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £68.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.33% +166.66%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 445 487 695
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 85.09% 84.70% 84.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 269 406
Median daily rate £360 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -18.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £30.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Glasgow

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 5 (45.45%) Sourcefire
3 5 (45.45%) Office 365
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) Palo Alto
3 5 (45.45%) RSA Security Analytics
3 5 (45.45%) NetWitness
4 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
4 3 (27.27%) SSL
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
4 3 (27.27%) IBM
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) RACF
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Flume
5 2 (18.18%) DataPower
5 2 (18.18%) Ansible
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
6 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (9.09%) Microservices
6 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics

Information Security
Top Related 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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) HTTPS
2 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) Bitbucket
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Information Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Information Security Specialist
2 4 (36.36%) Information Specialist
2 4 (36.36%) Security Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Security Specialist
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Security Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Identity Management Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Information Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) J2EE
2 1 (9.09%) Kafka
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) DataPower
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) AIX
3 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (9.09%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Flume
1 2 (18.18%) RACF
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) RSA Security Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Ansible
3 1 (9.09%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (9.09%) Data Guard
3 1 (9.09%) logstash
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (9.09%) Puppet
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
3 1 (9.09%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco
1 5 (45.45%) NetWitness
1 5 (45.45%) Palo Alto
1 5 (45.45%) Sourcefire
2 3 (27.27%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 1 (9.09%) AppDynamics
4 1 (9.09%) CA
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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