Period
to 28 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for Patch Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Patch Management over the 6 months to 28 July 2021 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.

Patch Management
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
28 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 - 105
Rank change year-on-year - +105 +17
Contract jobs citing Patch Management 3 0 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.28% - 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% - 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
10th Percentile " " £220
25th Percentile £456 " £250
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £463 - £300
75th Percentile £469 " £338
90th Percentile " " £360
Scotland median daily rate £419 £490 £300
% change year-on-year -14.54% +63.33% +5.26%

Patch Management 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 986 535 1,358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 90.46% 85.33% 89.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 640 333 816
10th Percentile £286 £300 £275
25th Percentile £363 £363 £331
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £425 £425
75th Percentile £500 £525 £500
90th Percentile £575 £568 £575
Scotland median daily rate £438 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 45
10th Percentile £11.15 £11.12 £11.17
25th Percentile £12.28 £13.44 £16.25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £19.75 £23.50
Median % change year-on-year +112.66% -15.96% +67.02%
75th Percentile £60.26 £20.53 £33.75
90th Percentile £67.50 £25.16 £41.00
Scotland median hourly rate £33.80 £20.74 £22.50
% change year-on-year +62.95% -7.82% +37.40%

Patch Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Patch Management as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Patch Management in Glasgow

Patch Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Patch Management in Glasgow.

Daily rate trend for Patch Management in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 July 2021, IT contractor jobs citing Patch Management 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 Patch Management.

1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Data Encryption
2 2 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) NIST 800
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Critical Thinking
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) NIST
2 2 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) COBIT
3 1 (33.33%) IronPort
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Azure
3 1 (33.33%) AWS
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Patch Management
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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Social Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Information Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Data ONTAP
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (66.67%) Critical Thinking
2 2 (66.67%) Data Encryption
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Security Management
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Preventative Maintenance
3 1 (33.33%) Proactive Maintenance
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) COBIT
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) NIST
1 2 (66.67%) NIST 800
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) IronPort
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) NetApp
1 1 (33.33%) VMware