The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 33 32 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.70% 3.30% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 3.96% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £52.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +133.33%

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
223 328 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.97% 83.25% 79.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 202 159
Median daily rate £425 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 28 16
Median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £59.00 £46.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (50.00%) XML Schema
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) BPMN
1 2 (50.00%) Groovy
1 2 (50.00%) JPA
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Mockito

Information Security
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (50.00%) Mockito
1 2 (50.00%) WebStorm
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Junior PMO
2 1 (25.00%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Manager
2 1 (25.00%) PMO Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) JPA
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) BPMN
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Data Privacy
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Security
2 1 (25.00%) SIEM
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Groovy
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCIE
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCSA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) CISM
1 1 (25.00%) CISSP
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Interwoven
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) SAP