Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for Security Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Management over the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Security Management
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 161 174 192
Rank change year-on-year +13 +18 -10
Contract jobs citing Security Management 28 10 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.57% 0.23% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 6
Scotland median daily rate £429 £300 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +43.08% -27.54% -10.00%
10th Percentile £313 £268 £380
90th Percentile £536 £500 £463
UK median daily rate £460 £456 £450
% change year-on-year +0.82% +1.39% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £13.91 £36.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -61.38% -17.71% +17.45%

Security Management 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 4160 3628 5098
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 84.09% 83.59% 82.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2124 2661
Scotland median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £250 £250 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 87 106
Scotland median hourly rate £24.50 £21.00 £25.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.00% +17.75%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.67 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.00 £43.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £23.32 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -2.83% +6.67% +18.42%

Security Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Management in Scotland

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Management in Scotland

Security Management
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Security Management in Scotland over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Security Management in Scotland

Security Management
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Management in Scotland

Security Management
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 Security Management within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 19 November 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 - 16 £429 - 1
Edinburgh -11 7 £475 +40.74%
Inverclyde - 2 £325 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Security Management
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Management 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 Security Management.

1 24 (85.71%) Information Security
2 17 (60.71%) Finance
3 15 (53.57%) SSH
3 15 (53.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 15 (53.57%) PKI
3 15 (53.57%) ISPF
3 15 (53.57%) Project Planning
3 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 15 (53.57%) Sybase
3 15 (53.57%) DB2
3 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (53.57%) Perl
3 15 (53.57%) Unix
3 15 (53.57%) MQSeries
3 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (53.57%) SAS
3 15 (53.57%) Kerberos
3 15 (53.57%) SSL
3 15 (53.57%) CICS
3 15 (53.57%) Assembly Language
3 15 (53.57%) CA
3 15 (53.57%) REXX
3 15 (53.57%) zOS
3 15 (53.57%) RACF
3 15 (53.57%) JCL
3 15 (53.57%) Middleware
3 15 (53.57%) Mainframe
3 15 (53.57%) IBM
3 15 (53.57%) Time Management
3 15 (53.57%) Time Sharing Option

Security Management
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 15 (53.57%) CICS
1 15 (53.57%) MQSeries
1 15 (53.57%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Office
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) Kerberos
1 15 (53.57%) SSH
1 15 (53.57%) SSL
2 5 (17.86%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (3.57%) DNS
5 1 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (3.57%) Internet
5 1 (3.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (53.57%) DB2
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 5 (17.86%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Assembler Programmer
2 6 (21.43%) Mainframe Programmer
2 6 (21.43%) Programmer
2 6 (21.43%) RACF Programmer
2 6 (21.43%) SAS Programmer
3 5 (17.86%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Information Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Information Security Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) CISSP Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Information Security Risk Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Compliance Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Information Risk Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Security Compliance Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) ISPF
1 15 (53.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (53.57%) Mainframe
1 15 (53.57%) PKI
2 5 (17.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.14%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Unix
1 15 (53.57%) zOS
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (85.71%) Information Security
2 15 (53.57%) Project Planning
2 15 (53.57%) Time Management
3 14 (50.00%) People Management
4 10 (35.71%) Information Security Management
5 6 (21.43%) ISMS
5 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.71%) Forensic Analysis
7 3 (10.71%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (10.71%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.71%) Security Monitoring
8 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (7.14%) Data Protection
8 2 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (7.14%) ITIL V3
8 2 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (7.14%) SIEM
8 2 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (7.14%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Assembly Language
1 15 (53.57%) CLIST
1 15 (53.57%) JCL
1 15 (53.57%) Perl
1 15 (53.57%) REXX
1 15 (53.57%) SQL
2 14 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.57%) PHP
3 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CISSP
2 4 (14.29%) Degree
3 3 (10.71%) CISM
4 2 (7.14%) CLAS
4 2 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (14.29%) COBIT
3 2 (7.14%) GDPR
3 2 (7.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 2 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 15 (53.57%) RACF
1 15 (53.57%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 15 (53.57%) zSecure
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) CA
1 15 (53.57%) IBM
1 15 (53.57%) Sybase
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco
2 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds