Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Anomaly Detection skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Anomaly Detection over the 6 months to 13 December 2017 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.

Anomaly Detection (including Outlier Detection)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 172 168 200
Rank change year-on-year -4 +32 -
Contract jobs citing Anomaly Detection 14 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.12% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.14% 0.020%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Scotland median daily rate £475 £370 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.38% - -
UK median daily rate £550 £485 -
% change year-on-year +13.40% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Anomaly Detection 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 Scotland with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4254 3473 4953
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.83% 83.53% 82.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2440 2016 2608
Scotland median daily rate £390 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.85% -2.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 83 99
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £23.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.06% +3.78%
10th Percentile £12.75 £10.56 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.98 £44.35 £47.92
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% +18.42%

Anomaly Detection
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Anomaly Detection as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for Anomaly Detection in Scotland

Anomaly Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Anomaly Detection in Scotland.

Contractor daily rate trend for Anomaly Detection in Scotland

Anomaly Detection
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Anomaly Detection in Scotland over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Anomaly Detection in Scotland

Anomaly Detection
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Anomaly Detection within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 13 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -2 13 £475 +28.38%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Anomaly Detection
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Anomaly Detection also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Anomaly Detection.

1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (92.86%) Perl
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 13 (92.86%) Finance
3 12 (85.71%) QA
3 12 (85.71%) Analytics
4 11 (78.57%) Performance Analysis
4 11 (78.57%) Big Data
4 11 (78.57%) Statistical Modelling
4 11 (78.57%) Kafka
4 11 (78.57%) Grok
4 11 (78.57%) Apache Spark
4 11 (78.57%) SDLC
4 11 (78.57%) Parquet
4 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
4 11 (78.57%) Bash Shell
4 11 (78.57%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (78.57%) Splunk
4 11 (78.57%) SIEM
4 11 (78.57%) Regular Expression
4 11 (78.57%) JIRA
4 11 (78.57%) Java
4 11 (78.57%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (78.57%) CEH
4 11 (78.57%) Configuration Management
4 11 (78.57%) Process Management
4 11 (78.57%) DNS
4 11 (78.57%) CISSP

Anomaly Detection
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 11 (78.57%) Apache Spark
2 2 (14.29%) Apache Airflow
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 11 (78.57%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) DMZ
3 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) Big Data
1 11 (78.57%) Parquet
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (7.14%) GIS
2 1 (7.14%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Git (software)
1 11 (78.57%) JIRA
General
1 13 (92.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Security Engineer
2 11 (78.57%) Splunk Engineer
3 8 (57.14%) Java Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Grok
1 11 (78.57%) Kafka
1 11 (78.57%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Analytics
2 11 (78.57%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (78.57%) Configuration Management
2 11 (78.57%) Data Modelling
2 11 (78.57%) Enterprise Architecture
2 11 (78.57%) Performance Analysis
2 11 (78.57%) Process Management
2 11 (78.57%) SDLC
2 11 (78.57%) SIEM
2 11 (78.57%) Statistical Modelling
2 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (64.29%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (57.14%) Content Management
4 8 (57.14%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Data Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Network Design
5 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 1 (7.14%) Data Strategy
6 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 13 (92.86%) Perl
3 11 (78.57%) Bash Shell
3 11 (78.57%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 11 (78.57%) CEH
1 11 (78.57%) CISSP
1 11 (78.57%) SANS
2 1 (7.14%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) BS7666
Systems Management
1 8 (57.14%) Ansible
1 8 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (57.14%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Splunk
2 2 (14.29%) FireEye
2 2 (14.29%) Fortinet
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Juniper
2 2 (14.29%) Lancope
2 2 (14.29%) M86 Security
2 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
2 2 (14.29%) Sourcefire