The table below looks at the statistics for Cyber Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Cyber Security over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 41 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.96% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£460 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £60.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% +37.50%
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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
271 269 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 65.30% 74.52% 68.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 116 122
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 64
Average hourly rate £35.63 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.10% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £26.71 £19.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

Cyber Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Cyber Security across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Cyber Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Cyber Security
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Cyber Security Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Cyber Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UML
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) Java EE
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
3 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
3 1 (25.00%) Hibernate

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Cyber Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Cyber Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Bugzilla
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Java EE
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) EJB
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) UML
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle