Period
to 21 April 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 April 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 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 64 68
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4 +11
Contract jobs citing Information Security 36 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.55% 1.86% 1.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.97% 2.15% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 3
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +29.03%
10th Percentile £303 £244 £210
90th Percentile £571 £505 £460
Scotland median daily rate £425 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -15.00% +2.56% +21.88%
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 1,212 929 1,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 85.90% 86.34% 81.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 491 589
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.66% +4.37% -6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £200 £206
90th Percentile £511 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 10
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.50 £17.32 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.91% -46.71% +30.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £13.57
90th Percentile £40.00 £44.50 £37.59
Scotland median hourly rate £21.00 £17.45 £34.00
% change year-on-year +20.38% -48.69% +24.77%

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 April 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 April 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 12 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 11 (30.56%) GDPR
3 10 (27.78%) CISSP
3 10 (27.78%) Legal
4 8 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
5 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
5 7 (19.44%) Cryptography
6 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.89%) Project Management
7 5 (13.89%) Finance
8 4 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 4 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (11.11%) Degree
8 4 (11.11%) Identity Management
9 3 (8.33%) Firewall
9 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 3 (8.33%) Linux
9 3 (8.33%) Banking
9 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
9 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (8.33%) AlgoSec
9 3 (8.33%) Tufin
9 3 (8.33%) User Stories
10 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (5.56%) CREST Certified
10 2 (5.56%) SANS
10 2 (5.56%) Internal Audit

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
1 3 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) SMS
General
1 10 (27.78%) Legal
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (5.56%) French Language
4 2 (5.56%) German Language
5 1 (2.78%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Analyst
2 10 (27.78%) Business Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Security Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Security Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Excel Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Information Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Information Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (19.44%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.56%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (2.78%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.78%) CESG
4 1 (2.78%) CESG CLAS
4 1 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 8 (22.22%) Target Operating Model
3 7 (19.44%) Cryptography
4 6 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (13.89%) Project Management
6 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 4 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 3 (8.33%) Business Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (8.33%) User Stories
8 2 (5.56%) Business Process Analysis
8 2 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
8 2 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
8 2 (5.56%) Information Assurance
8 2 (5.56%) Internal Audit
8 2 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.56%) Process Management
8 2 (5.56%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) CISSP
2 4 (11.11%) Degree
3 2 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.56%) CEH
3 2 (5.56%) CGEIT
3 2 (5.56%) CISA
3 2 (5.56%) CISM
3 2 (5.56%) CREST Certified
3 2 (5.56%) CRISC
3 2 (5.56%) GIAC
3 2 (5.56%) SANS
4 1 (2.78%) CLAS
4 1 (2.78%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (2.78%) GISP
4 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (30.56%) GDPR
2 2 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (2.78%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (5.56%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) AlgoSec
1 3 (8.33%) Tufin
2 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco
2 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
2 1 (2.78%) Juniper
2 1 (2.78%) Microsoft