The first table below looks at the demand for Data 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 Data Security over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 45 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Security 5 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.06% - 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% - 4.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
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£295 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 11
Average hourly rate - - £13.42
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.80 £13.42
% change year-on-year
- +107.15%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
319 263 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 67.73% 71.08% 60.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 116 117
Average daily rate £400 £398 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% -0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £253 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 72
Average hourly rate £27.50 £38.50 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.04 £31.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Data Security
Cambridgeshire

Data Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Data Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Data Security
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Data Security Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Data Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Data Security Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Data Security
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Data 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 Data Security.

1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) RHCE
3 2 (40.00%) RHCA
3 2 (40.00%) Statistics
3 2 (40.00%) Market Research
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
4 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
4 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) WLAN

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Data 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 Data Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior UNIX Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Statistics
2 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Market Research
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) RHCE
1 2 (40.00%) RHCA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco
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