The table below looks at the statistics for Cybersecurity skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cybersecurity over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cybersecurity
Rank 34 54 45
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -9
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.66% 0.21% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.26% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Median daily rate £550 - £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £475 £455
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +4.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.50 £40.22 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-26.64% -32.97%
Cybersecurity
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
246 388 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.19% 80.17% 70.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 248 188
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 15 28
Median hourly rate £28.00 £45.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.77% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Cybersecurity
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Cybersecurity as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cybersecurity Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Cybersecurity
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Cambridge region.

Cybersecurity Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Cybersecurity
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity across the Cambridge region.

Cybersecurity Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Cybersecurity
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 3 (42.86%) Security Hardening
2 3 (42.86%) CISA
2 3 (42.86%) CISM
2 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (14.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) CESG
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management

Cybersecurity
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Consultant
1 5 (71.43%) Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) IT Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) IT Security Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) SIEM Consultant
2 3 (42.86%) Vulnerability Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Security Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Security Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Security Operations Centre
2 1 (14.29%) CESG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Information Security
1 4 (57.14%) Risk Assessment
1 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Security Hardening
2 3 (42.86%) Security Operations
3 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CISA
1 3 (42.86%) CISM
1 3 (42.86%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory