Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Security Engineer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Glasgow during the 6 months to 24 May 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 Engineer
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 66 72
Rank change year-on-year -42 +6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Engineer 4 21 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.26% 1.85% 1.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 1.96% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 5
Glasgow median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% - -
10th Percentile £321 £383 £359
90th Percentile £394 £525 £438
Scotland median daily rate £338 £400 £420
% change year-on-year -15.63% -4.76% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - £43.00 -
Scotland median hourly rate - £43.00 -

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 1,484 1,072 1,175
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 94.28% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 568 658
Glasgow median daily rate £388 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £212 £189
90th Percentile £525 £488 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 16 9
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £17.32 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.47% -46.71% +57.08%
10th Percentile £10.47 £12.50 £13.56
90th Percentile £35.25 £42.88 £38.92
Scotland median hourly rate £16.76 £17.32 £30.21
% change year-on-year -3.23% -42.66% +65.51%

Security Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Engineer in Glasgow

Security Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Engineer in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2018, Security Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (50.00%) PKI
2 2 (50.00%) ISPF
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
2 2 (50.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) People Management
2 2 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (50.00%) CLIST
2 2 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (50.00%) zSecure
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (50.00%) Unix

Security Engineer 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 2 (50.00%) CICS
1 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) SSH
1 2 (50.00%) SSL
1 2 (50.00%) tcpdump
1 2 (50.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) ISPF
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
1 2 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) People Management
1 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 2 (50.00%) CLIST
1 2 (50.00%) JCL
1 2 (50.00%) Perl
1 2 (50.00%) REXX
1 2 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (50.00%) RACF
1 2 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) CA
1 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) F5
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase