Period
to 21 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 63 72
Rank change year-on-year +5 +9 +6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 31 17 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.72% 1.60% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 1.91% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 8 4
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £435 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.05% +65.71% -15.66%
10th Percentile £300 £390 £116
90th Percentile £549 £490 £445
Scotland median daily rate £400 £500 £420
% change year-on-year -20.00% +19.05% +5.00%
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 982 892 1,203
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 86.06% 84.07% 79.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 459 659
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -3.45%
10th Percentile £255 £210 £213
90th Percentile £506 £459 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 18 12
Glasgow median hourly rate £24.00 £24.50 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -15.52% +65.71%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £34.00 £47.03 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £21.75 £21.00 £23.35
% change year-on-year +3.57% -10.06% +12.53%

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 January 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 January 2018, 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 10 (32.26%) Risk Management
1 10 (32.26%) Legal
2 9 (29.03%) GDPR
3 8 (25.81%) Finance
3 8 (25.81%) Target Operating Model
4 7 (22.58%) Security Management
5 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
5 6 (19.35%) Cryptography
5 6 (19.35%) SSH
5 6 (19.35%) Perl
5 6 (19.35%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) Sybase
5 6 (19.35%) DB2
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (19.35%) MQSeries
5 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (19.35%) SAS
5 6 (19.35%) Unix
5 6 (19.35%) Kerberos
5 6 (19.35%) SSL
5 6 (19.35%) IBM
5 6 (19.35%) CICS
5 6 (19.35%) Assembly Language
5 6 (19.35%) CA
5 6 (19.35%) REXX
5 6 (19.35%) zOS
5 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
5 6 (19.35%) RACF
5 6 (19.35%) JCL
5 6 (19.35%) Middleware

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 6 (19.35%) CICS
1 6 (19.35%) MQSeries
1 6 (19.35%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Kerberos
1 6 (19.35%) SSH
1 6 (19.35%) SSL
2 3 (9.68%) Firewall
2 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.23%) Network Security
3 1 (3.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) DB2
General
1 10 (32.26%) Legal
2 8 (25.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Business Analyst
3 5 (16.13%) Architect
4 4 (12.90%) GDPR Business Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Security Architect
5 3 (9.68%) Assembler Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Mainframe Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) RACF Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) SAS Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Head of Information
6 2 (6.45%) Head of Information Security
6 2 (6.45%) Head of Security
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Advisor
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Project Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Technology Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) ISPF
1 6 (19.35%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Mainframe
1 6 (19.35%) Management Information System
1 6 (19.35%) PKI
2 3 (9.68%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Minimum Viable Product
4 1 (3.23%) CESG
4 1 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 6 (19.35%) Unix
1 6 (19.35%) zOS
2 3 (9.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Risk Management
2 8 (25.81%) Target Operating Model
3 7 (22.58%) Security Management
4 6 (19.35%) Cryptography
4 6 (19.35%) People Management
4 6 (19.35%) Project Planning
4 6 (19.35%) Time Management
5 3 (9.68%) Business Analysis
5 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (9.68%) Identity Management
5 3 (9.68%) Information Assurance
5 3 (9.68%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 3 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (9.68%) User Stories
6 2 (6.45%) Business Process Analysis
6 2 (6.45%) Ethical Hacking
6 2 (6.45%) Process Management
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
6 2 (6.45%) Risk Assessment
6 2 (6.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Assembly Language
1 6 (19.35%) CLIST
1 6 (19.35%) JCL
1 6 (19.35%) Perl
1 6 (19.35%) REXX
1 6 (19.35%) Shell Script
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) CISSP
2 3 (9.68%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) CEH
3 2 (6.45%) CREST Certified
3 2 (6.45%) GIAC
3 2 (6.45%) SANS
4 1 (3.23%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (3.23%) CGEIT
4 1 (3.23%) CISA
4 1 (3.23%) CISM
4 1 (3.23%) CLAS
4 1 (3.23%) CRISC
4 1 (3.23%) GISP
4 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) GDPR
2 3 (9.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (3.23%) COBIT
4 1 (3.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (3.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 1 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 1 (3.23%) QA
4 1 (3.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 6 (19.35%) RACF
1 6 (19.35%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (3.23%) IAG
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) zSecure
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) CA
1 6 (19.35%) IBM
1 6 (19.35%) Sybase
2 3 (9.68%) AlgoSec
2 3 (9.68%) Tufin
3 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.23%) Cisco
3 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
3 1 (3.23%) Juniper
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft