Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 90 66 72
Rank change year-on-year -24 +6 -1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 17 24 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.12% 2.04% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 2.33% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 8
Glasgow median daily rate £550 £400 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -8.05% +8.75%
10th Percentile £298 £300 £390
90th Percentile £763 £598 £490
Scotland median daily rate £488 £413 £525
% change year-on-year +18.11% -21.38% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate £25.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year -27.14% - -

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 1,342 1,029 886
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 88.52% 87.65% 85.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 832 606 457
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £263 £261 £213
90th Percentile £550 £500 £475
Scotland median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 29 17
Glasgow median hourly rate £22.94 £24.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.43% +14.29% -35.38%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.00 £9.70
90th Percentile £42.00 £36.00 £47.45
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.25 £19.50
% change year-on-year +15.29% +8.97% -35.00%

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 19 February 2019.

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 19 February 2019, 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 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
2 8 (47.06%) Legal
3 7 (41.18%) Information Assurance
4 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (35.29%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (29.41%) CISSP
5 5 (29.41%) CISA
5 5 (29.41%) CISM
6 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
6 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (23.53%) Analytics
7 3 (17.65%) Information Security Governance
7 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
7 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
7 3 (17.65%) COBIT
7 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
7 3 (17.65%) Security Management
7 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
7 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
7 3 (17.65%) Web Services
7 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 3 (17.65%) NIST 800
7 3 (17.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 3 (17.65%) Human Resource Management
7 3 (17.65%) Resource Allocation

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 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (47.06%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Chief Information Officer
3 3 (17.65%) Chief Information Security Officer
3 3 (17.65%) Chief Security Officer
3 3 (17.65%) CIO
3 3 (17.65%) Information Security Officer
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Security Officer
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Cyber Intelligence Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Cyberthreat Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Security Administrator
5 1 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (11.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 10
1 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (41.18%) Information Assurance
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Analytics
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
4 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity
5 3 (17.65%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Privacy
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (17.65%) Human Resource Management
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security Governance
5 3 (17.65%) Information Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) Resource Allocation
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (17.65%) Security Management
6 2 (11.76%) Cryptography
6 2 (11.76%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CISA
1 5 (29.41%) CISM
1 5 (29.41%) CISSP
2 3 (17.65%) DV Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (35.29%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (17.65%) COBIT
3 3 (17.65%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (17.65%) NIST 800
4 1 (5.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kibana
1 1 (5.88%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft