Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 65 83
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 -6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 42 31 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.38% 2.41% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 2.78% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 16 5
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £422 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.16% -19.67% +31.25%
Scotland median daily rate £425 £428 £500
% change year-on-year -0.58% -14.50% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate £13.16 - -
Scotland median hourly rate £13.16 - -

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 1,546 1,116 1,098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 87.49% 86.85% 84.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 587 622
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £258 £215
90th Percentile £538 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 16 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.86 £15.94 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.50% -27.55% -24.79%
10th Percentile £10.75 £13.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £37.75 £36.93
Scotland median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% -23.61% +31.20%

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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 11 (26.19%) CISSP
3 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (23.81%) Project Management
5 8 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (16.67%) Degree
6 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (16.67%) SQL
6 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
8 5 (11.90%) Legal
8 5 (11.90%) CISM
8 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
8 5 (11.90%) Unix
8 5 (11.90%) CA
8 5 (11.90%) SSL
8 5 (11.90%) IBM
8 5 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
9 4 (9.52%) GDPR
9 4 (9.52%) CISA
9 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
9 4 (9.52%) Document Management
9 4 (9.52%) Banking
9 4 (9.52%) Project Planning

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 3 (7.14%) CICS
1 3 (7.14%) MQSeries
1 3 (7.14%) SAS
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (19.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) SSL
2 3 (7.14%) Kerberos
2 3 (7.14%) SSH
3 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (7.14%) DB2
1 3 (7.14%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.76%) Jenkins
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Legal
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 4 (9.52%) French Language
3 4 (9.52%) German Language
4 3 (7.14%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Analyst
2 9 (21.43%) Consultant
2 9 (21.43%) Security Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
3 7 (16.67%) Security Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Information Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Junior
5 3 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Technical Writer
6 2 (4.76%) Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Information Security Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Junior Data Analyst
6 2 (4.76%) Security Project Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.14%) ISPF
1 3 (7.14%) Middleware
1 3 (7.14%) Web Services
2 2 (4.76%) J2EE
2 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
3 1 (2.38%) LDAP
3 1 (2.38%) React
3 1 (2.38%) REST
3 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Mainframe
2 3 (7.14%) PKI
3 2 (4.76%) DataPower
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.38%) CESG
4 1 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.90%) Unix
2 3 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Risk Management
2 10 (23.81%) Project Management
3 7 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 6 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
5 5 (11.90%) Identity Access Management
5 5 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (9.52%) Document Management
6 4 (9.52%) Project Planning
7 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (7.14%) Data Analysis
7 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
7 3 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.14%) Internal Audit
7 3 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (7.14%) Security Management
7 3 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.67%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.14%) Assembly Language
3 3 (7.14%) CLIST
3 3 (7.14%) Java
3 3 (7.14%) JCL
3 3 (7.14%) Perl
3 3 (7.14%) REXX
4 1 (2.38%) C
4 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) CISSP
2 7 (16.67%) Degree
3 5 (11.90%) CISM
4 4 (9.52%) CISA
5 3 (7.14%) CGEIT
5 3 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (7.14%) CRISC
6 2 (4.76%) CASP
7 1 (2.38%) CLAS
7 1 (2.38%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) GDPR
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 2 (4.76%) Data Quality
2 2 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.38%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (7.14%) RACF
1 3 (7.14%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (4.76%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) RSA Archer
1 3 (7.14%) zSecure
2 2 (4.76%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 12 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) CA
2 5 (11.90%) IBM
3 3 (7.14%) Sybase
3 3 (7.14%) Tableau
4 2 (4.76%) Sonatype
5 1 (2.38%) Okta
5 1 (2.38%) Qualys