Period
to 12 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Security Analyst
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 96 88
Rank change year-on-year -15 -8 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 6 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.36% 0.15% 0.089%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.16% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Glasgow median daily rate £338 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
Scotland median daily rate £344 £375 £513
% change year-on-year -8.33% -26.83% +20.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - £24.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year - +20.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Glasgow
Contract vacancies in Glasgow with a recognized job title 1,605 1,267 1,066
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.76% 96.42% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 930 657 576
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £244 £250 £213
90th Percentile £538 £500 £461
Scotland median daily rate £400 £386 £356
% change year-on-year +3.56% +8.50% -1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 47 27
Glasgow median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £13.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +42.00% -51.24%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.30 £9.25
90th Percentile £41.66 £34.70 £41.35
Scotland median hourly rate £17.63 £21.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year -17.06% +25.00% -19.05%

Security Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings that featured Security Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for Security Analyst in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Analyst in Glasgow.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Analyst in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Glasgow over the 6 months to 12 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Analyst in Glasgow

Security Analyst
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Analyst in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Analyst in Glasgow

Security Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 12 November 2018, Security Analyst contract jobs required the following IT 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 featuring Security Analyst in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Legal
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Internet
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) CISM
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (16.67%) SOAP
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Security Analyst Skill Set
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 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 3 (50.00%) Legal
2 2 (33.33%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (16.67%) React
1 1 (16.67%) REST
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Analytics
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CISM
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (16.67%) SSAE 16
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kibana
1 1 (16.67%) logstash
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) F5