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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cyber Security
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Cyber Security 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£474 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £442 £265 £395
% change year-on-year
+66.79% -32.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £55.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%
Cyber Security
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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
313 274 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 64.67% 74.25% 63.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 121 125
Average daily rate £400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 76
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +3.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.44 £30.00 £22.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.25 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Cyber Security
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) EJB
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Java EE
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++

Cyber Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) EJB
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss