Period
to 25 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for QRadar skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited QRadar over the 6 months to 25 August 2019 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.

IBM QRadar Security Intelligence Platform
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 173 213 175
Rank change year-on-year +40 -38 +30
Contract jobs citing QRadar 5 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.018% 0.11%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.83% 0.15% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 0
Scotland median daily rate £300 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.84% - -
UK median daily rate £413 £475 £475
% change year-on-year -13.16% - +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

QRadar is in the Systems Management 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 systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 603 677 565
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.73% 12.21% 12.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 403 306
Scotland median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £206 £206 £250
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 2 14
Scotland median hourly rate £23.50 £21.25 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.59% -29.17% -25.00%
10th Percentile £17.78 £11.23 £22.90
90th Percentile £43.60 £31.48 £41.25
UK median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.53% +8.57% -23.91%

QRadar
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for QRadar in Scotland

QRadar
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for QRadar in Scotland

QRadar
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 QRadar within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 25 August 2019. 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 +14 4 £325 -31.58%
South Lanarkshire - 1 £300 -
QRadar
UK

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing QRadar 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 Scotland region with a requirement for QRadar.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
1 5 (100.00%) Qualys
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Public Sector

QRadar
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:

General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Consultant
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Patch Management
1 5 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 5 (100.00%) Validation
1 5 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 5 (100.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Qualys