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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 28 49 50
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.93% 0.84% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.04% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £475 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £456 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £43.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-65.31% -3.88%
Information Security
Cambridgeshire

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
257 386 308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 82.64% 80.75% 71.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 251 188
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 12 28
Median hourly rate £32.75 £38.75 £31.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.48% +21.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 September 2016, 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 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (25.00%) SaaS
2 7 (25.00%) IaaS
2 7 (25.00%) CISSP
2 7 (25.00%) CISA
2 7 (25.00%) CISM
2 7 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 7 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 6 (21.43%) Project Management
3 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
3 6 (21.43%) SIEM
4 5 (17.86%) Network Security
4 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
4 5 (17.86%) PMI Certification
5 4 (14.29%) Information Security Management
5 4 (14.29%) Security Management
5 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (14.29%) ISMS
5 4 (14.29%) CESG
5 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.71%) Malware Detection/Protection
6 3 (10.71%) Security Hardening
6 3 (10.71%) Threat Modelling
6 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
6 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 3 (10.71%) PMI
6 3 (10.71%) Windows
6 3 (10.71%) Microsoft

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) IaaS
1 7 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) Network Security
2 3 (10.71%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (7.14%) Firewall
3 2 (7.14%) LAN
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.14%) IntelliJ
1 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 2 (7.14%) JUnit
1 2 (7.14%) Maven
1 2 (7.14%) Mercurial
1 2 (7.14%) Mockito
1 2 (7.14%) WebStorm
2 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Security Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Security Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
2 7 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (21.43%) Consultant
3 6 (21.43%) IT Manager
3 6 (21.43%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (21.43%) IT Security Manager
3 6 (21.43%) IT Security Project Manager
3 6 (21.43%) Virtualisation Architect
4 4 (14.29%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Compliance Manager
5 3 (10.71%) IT Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) IT Risk Manager
5 3 (10.71%) IT Security Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Project Assurance Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
1 2 (7.14%) HTML
1 2 (7.14%) HTML5
1 2 (7.14%) JPA
1 2 (7.14%) jQuery
1 2 (7.14%) JSON
1 2 (7.14%) REST
1 2 (7.14%) Spring
1 2 (7.14%) XML
1 2 (7.14%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (14.29%) CESG
3 3 (10.71%) PMI
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.14%) Mac OS
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 6 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 6 (21.43%) Project Management
2 6 (21.43%) SIEM
3 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
3 4 (14.29%) Information Security Management
3 4 (14.29%) ISMS
3 4 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (14.29%) Security Management
3 4 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (10.71%) Identity Management
4 3 (10.71%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (10.71%) Security Hardening
4 3 (10.71%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) OO
5 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) Groovy
2 2 (7.14%) Java
2 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.14%) Scala
3 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) CISA
1 7 (25.00%) CISM
1 7 (25.00%) CISSP
2 5 (17.86%) PMI Certification
3 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (7.14%) CCNA
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) PMP
5 1 (3.57%) CLAS
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
3 1 (3.57%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (3.57%) JSP 440
3 1 (3.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
1 2 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Apple
2 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 1 (3.57%) VMware
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