The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Security
Rank 42 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Data Security 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.53% - 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £365 £388
% change year-on-year
+30.13% -5.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £13.42
% change year-on-year
- -3.12%
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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
260 250 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 68.78% 74.18% 67.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 113 136
Average daily rate £375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 28 53
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.53% +9.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £15.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (50.00%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 2 (33.33%) RHCE
4 2 (33.33%) RHCA
4 2 (33.33%) Statistics
4 2 (33.33%) Market Research
4 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) VPN
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) WLAN

Data Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (50.00%) WAN
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WLAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (16.67%) tcpdump
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior UNIX Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Statistics
2 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (16.67%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Market Research
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) RHCE
1 2 (33.33%) RHCA
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper