Period
to 14 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a Security Analyst was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

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
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 116 98
Rank change year-on-year +39 -18 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Security Analyst 20 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 1.55% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.60% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 2
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £320 £300 £363
90th Percentile £538 £451 £388
Scotland median daily rate £426 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.56% +6.67% -21.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £24.00

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 1,252 1,653 1,224
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.90% 95.94% 97.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 773 999 674
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £214 £257 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 29 49
Glasgow median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.16% -5.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.02 £10.00
90th Percentile £36.50 £44.25 £35.00
Scotland median hourly rate £19.03 £18.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% -7.50% +17.65%

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 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 2019, 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 14 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (55.00%) Public Sector
3 9 (45.00%) SIEM
3 9 (45.00%) Security Operations
4 8 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (40.00%) SMTP
4 8 (40.00%) HTTP
4 8 (40.00%) HTTPS
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
4 8 (40.00%) Information Security
5 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
7 5 (25.00%) Banking
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 4 (20.00%) CISSP
8 4 (20.00%) CISM
8 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (20.00%) ISMS
8 4 (20.00%) NCSC
8 4 (20.00%) Office 365
9 3 (15.00%) GDPR
9 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
9 3 (15.00%) Security Management
10 2 (10.00%) CISA
10 2 (10.00%) Risk Management

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:

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) HTTP
1 8 (40.00%) HTTPS
1 8 (40.00%) SMTP
General
1 11 (55.00%) Public Sector
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (45.00%) Security Operations
2 9 (45.00%) SIEM
3 8 (40.00%) Information Security
4 4 (20.00%) ISMS
4 4 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
5 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (15.00%) Security Management
5 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Runbook
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.00%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.00%) Validation
7 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) CISM
2 4 (20.00%) CISSP
3 2 (10.00%) CISA
4 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (20.00%) NCSC
3 3 (15.00%) GDPR
4 1 (5.00%) NIST
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nessus
1 1 (5.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Qualys