Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 60 75
Rank change year-on-year -30 +15 +4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 26 38 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.53% 2.88% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 3.28% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 19 6
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £400 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -17.53% +21.25%
10th Percentile £310 £320 £411
90th Percentile £640 £451 £525
Scotland median daily rate £425 £400 £500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00% +19.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £35.00 -

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 1,519 1,160 952
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 89.56% 87.81% 84.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 611 514
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £254 £255 £219
90th Percentile £538 £500 £450
Scotland median daily rate £400 £389 £355
% change year-on-year +2.89% +9.51% -5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 22
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £24.00 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.83% +57.38% -44.42%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £39.57 £33.53 £42.73
Scotland median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year - +17.65% +1.19%

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 13 November 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 13 November 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 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 10 (38.46%) Risk Management
3 9 (34.62%) CISSP
3 9 (34.62%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
5 7 (26.92%) Legal
6 5 (19.23%) CISM
6 5 (19.23%) Project Management
6 5 (19.23%) SSL
6 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (19.23%) Document Management
6 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (15.38%) IBM
7 4 (15.38%) CA
7 4 (15.38%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) Unix
7 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (15.38%) CISA
7 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
7 4 (15.38%) GDPR
8 3 (11.54%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (11.54%) HTTPS
8 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (11.54%) Java
8 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
8 3 (11.54%) Analytics
8 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement

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 2 (7.69%) CICS
1 2 (7.69%) MQSeries
1 2 (7.69%) SAS
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SSL
2 3 (11.54%) HTTPS
2 3 (11.54%) Kerberos
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) SSH
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) Network Security
4 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) DB2
1 2 (7.69%) QlikView
2 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.85%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) HBase
2 1 (3.85%) Pentaho
2 1 (3.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (53.85%) Finance
2 7 (26.92%) Legal
3 2 (7.69%) Law
4 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Analyst
1 5 (19.23%) Consultant
1 5 (19.23%) Security Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Technical Writer
3 3 (11.54%) Security Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Cyber Intelligence Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Junior
4 2 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Hadoop Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Identity Management Specialist
5 1 (3.85%) Junior Risk Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) ISPF
1 2 (7.69%) J2EE
1 2 (7.69%) LDAP
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 1 (3.85%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (3.85%) OAuth
2 1 (3.85%) React
2 1 (3.85%) REST
2 1 (3.85%) SAML
2 1 (3.85%) SOAP
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) DataPower
2 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (7.69%) Mainframe
2 2 (7.69%) PKI
3 1 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (7.69%) zOS
3 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Risk Management
2 9 (34.62%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (19.23%) Document Management
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
4 3 (11.54%) Analytics
4 3 (11.54%) Identity Access Management
4 3 (11.54%) Information Assurance
4 3 (11.54%) Process Improvement
5 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.69%) Cyber Intelligence
5 2 (7.69%) Internal Audit
5 2 (7.69%) People Management
5 2 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Refactoring
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) Shell Script
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Java
3 2 (7.69%) Assembly Language
3 2 (7.69%) CLIST
3 2 (7.69%) JCL
3 2 (7.69%) Perl
3 2 (7.69%) REXX
4 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) CISSP
2 5 (19.23%) CISM
3 4 (15.38%) CISA
4 2 (7.69%) CASP
4 2 (7.69%) CGEIT
4 2 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (7.69%) CRISC
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (15.38%) GDPR
3 3 (11.54%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (7.69%) Data Quality
4 2 (7.69%) QA
5 1 (3.85%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (3.85%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Docker
1 2 (7.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (7.69%) RACF
1 2 (7.69%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (3.85%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Tivoli
1 2 (7.69%) zSecure
2 1 (3.85%) Ambari
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (3.85%) Kibana
2 1 (3.85%) logstash
2 1 (3.85%) Oozie
2 1 (3.85%) RSA Archer
2 1 (3.85%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (3.85%) Terraform
2 1 (3.85%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) CA
2 4 (15.38%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Sonatype
3 2 (7.69%) Sybase
3 2 (7.69%) Tableau
4 1 (3.85%) Cloudera
4 1 (3.85%) Cognos
4 1 (3.85%) Hortonworks
4 1 (3.85%) Okta
4 1 (3.85%) Qualys