Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 70 81
Rank change year-on-year -10 +11 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 38 40 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 2.21% 2.86% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 3.28% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 5
Glasgow median daily rate £413 £422 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.19% -19.67% +31.25%
Scotland median daily rate £425 £425 £475
% change year-on-year - -10.53% +14.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 1,220 1,099
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.37% 87.14% 85.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 649 611
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £256 £262 £219
90th Percentile £538 £500 £451
Scotland median daily rate £400 £388 £360
% change year-on-year +3.23% +7.64% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £17.50 £24.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.08% +71.43% -55.86%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.00 £9.25
90th Percentile £35.20 £33.30 £44.65
Scotland median hourly rate £24.78 £26.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.62% -25.00% +66.67%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Risk Management
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (26.32%) Project Management
4 10 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (23.68%) CISSP
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
6 8 (21.05%) Legal
6 8 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 7 (18.42%) SQL
8 6 (15.79%) SSL
8 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.79%) Degree
8 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.16%) Document Management
9 5 (13.16%) IBM
9 5 (13.16%) Unix
9 5 (13.16%) CISM
9 5 (13.16%) CA
9 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
9 5 (13.16%) Analytics
9 5 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (13.16%) GDPR
10 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (10.53%) Tableau
10 4 (10.53%) CISA
10 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence

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 (7.89%) CICS
1 3 (7.89%) MQSeries
1 3 (7.89%) SAS
2 2 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (21.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) PaaS
2 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.63%) IaaS
3 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.79%) SSL
2 4 (10.53%) Kerberos
3 3 (7.89%) HTTPS
3 3 (7.89%) SSH
4 2 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) HTTP
5 1 (2.63%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) QlikView
2 3 (7.89%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (7.89%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) HBase
3 1 (2.63%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.63%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (21.05%) Legal
3 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 3 (7.89%) French Language
3 3 (7.89%) German Language
4 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Analyst
2 7 (18.42%) Security Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Consultant
3 5 (13.16%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Information Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Information Security Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Writer
5 3 (7.89%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Junior
5 3 (7.89%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Security Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Security Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Information Security Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Data Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Risk Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Security Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) ISPF
1 3 (7.89%) Middleware
2 2 (5.26%) J2EE
2 2 (5.26%) LDAP
2 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Directory Integrator
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.63%) OAuth
3 1 (2.63%) React
3 1 (2.63%) REST
3 1 (2.63%) SAML
3 1 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Mainframe
1 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
1 3 (7.89%) PKI
2 2 (5.26%) DataPower
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Unix
2 3 (7.89%) zOS
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Risk Management
2 10 (26.32%) Cybersecurity
2 10 (26.32%) Project Management
3 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (13.16%) Analytics
4 5 (13.16%) Document Management
4 5 (13.16%) Identity Access Management
4 5 (13.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.53%) Asset Management
5 4 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.53%) Project Planning
6 3 (7.89%) Data Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) Information Assurance
6 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
6 3 (7.89%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (7.89%) Security Management
6 3 (7.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) Shell Script
3 3 (7.89%) Assembly Language
3 3 (7.89%) CLIST
3 3 (7.89%) Java
3 3 (7.89%) JCL
3 3 (7.89%) Perl
3 3 (7.89%) REXX
4 1 (2.63%) C
4 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) CISSP
2 6 (15.79%) Degree
3 5 (13.16%) CISM
4 4 (10.53%) CISA
5 2 (5.26%) CASP
5 2 (5.26%) CGEIT
5 2 (5.26%) CompTIA Security+
5 2 (5.26%) CRISC
6 1 (2.63%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.16%) GDPR
3 4 (10.53%) QA
4 3 (7.89%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
5 1 (2.63%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (2.63%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (2.63%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 3 (7.89%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (7.89%) RACF
1 3 (7.89%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (5.26%) Docker
2 2 (5.26%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (2.63%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) zSecure
2 2 (5.26%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.63%) Ambari
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (2.63%) Kibana
3 1 (2.63%) logstash
3 1 (2.63%) Oozie
3 1 (2.63%) RSA Archer
3 1 (2.63%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.63%) Terraform
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) CA
2 5 (13.16%) IBM
3 4 (10.53%) Tableau
4 3 (7.89%) Sybase
5 2 (5.26%) Sonatype
6 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.63%) Cognos
6 1 (2.63%) Hortonworks
6 1 (2.63%) Okta
6 1 (2.63%) Qualys