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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 53 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 0.20% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.29% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£300 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £461 £450 £420
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +7.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.80 £20.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+74.00% -66.66%
Information 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
398 344 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.58% 70.35% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 224 115
Average daily rate £375 £400 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 23 29
Average hourly rate £35.00 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £18.58 £30.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £60.00 £51.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.52 £26.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+17.38% -16.12%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Information 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 Information Security.

1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Symantec
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Security Management
4 2 (18.18%) SCCM
4 2 (18.18%) Data Security
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Websense
4 2 (18.18%) SSCP
4 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (18.18%) COBIT
4 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
4 2 (18.18%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Office 365
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (9.09%) SABSA
5 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Information 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 Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
2 2 (18.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (9.09%) PABX
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
3 1 (9.09%) LDAP
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Information Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Security Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Information Risk Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Implementation Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Compliance Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Cryptography
2 1 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Security Management
1 3 (27.27%) Business Continuity
2 2 (18.18%) SIEM
2 2 (18.18%) Data Security
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) MODAF
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
3 1 (9.09%) ISMS
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Security Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Identity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security Management
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) SSCP
3 1 (9.09%) CISM
3 1 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (18.18%) COBIT
2 2 (18.18%) PCI DSS
2 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (9.09%) COSO
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
1 3 (27.27%) Symantec
2 2 (18.18%) Websense
3 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
3 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
3 1 (9.09%) Qualys
3 1 (9.09%) F5
3 1 (9.09%) Splunk
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee
3 1 (9.09%) Juniper
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
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