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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 29 58 45
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -13
Contract jobs citing Information Security 16 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.40% 0.59% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.19% 0.73% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Median daily rate £419 £401 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.55% -5.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £20.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.15% -49.99%
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
308 410 332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.62% 80.87% 74.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 299 216
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 13 22
Median hourly rate £39.50 £52.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.76% +56.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £15.77 £18.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 July 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 July 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 18 (38.30%) SaaS
2 17 (36.17%) IaaS
3 16 (34.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (27.66%) Windows
5 11 (23.40%) Project Management
6 10 (21.28%) CISA
6 10 (21.28%) CISM
6 10 (21.28%) CISSP
7 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
7 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
7 9 (19.15%) Security Operations
7 9 (19.15%) Security Operations Centre
8 8 (17.02%) MS Office
9 7 (14.89%) VMware
9 7 (14.89%) ISMS
9 7 (14.89%) Linux
9 7 (14.89%) PMI Certification
9 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
9 7 (14.89%) Information Security Management
9 7 (14.89%) Security Management
9 7 (14.89%) PaaS
9 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
10 6 (12.77%) SIEM
10 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
10 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
10 6 (12.77%) Software Deployment
10 6 (12.77%) Apple
10 6 (12.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)

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 (4.26%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.13%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (17.02%) MS Office
2 2 (4.26%) MS Project
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 18 (38.30%) SaaS
2 17 (36.17%) IaaS
3 7 (14.89%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Network Security
2 3 (6.38%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (4.26%) Firewall
3 2 (4.26%) LAN
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) WAN
4 1 (2.13%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.38%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.38%) IntelliJ
1 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
1 3 (6.38%) JUnit
1 3 (6.38%) Maven
1 3 (6.38%) Mercurial
1 3 (6.38%) Mockito
1 3 (6.38%) WebStorm
2 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
1 2 (4.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (31.91%) Architect
1 15 (31.91%) Security Architect
1 15 (31.91%) Security Solutions Architect
1 15 (31.91%) Solutions Architect
2 10 (21.28%) Security Manager
3 9 (19.15%) Project Manager
3 9 (19.15%) Security Project Manager
4 8 (17.02%) IT Manager
4 8 (17.02%) IT Project Manager
4 8 (17.02%) IT Security Manager
4 8 (17.02%) IT Security Project Manager
4 8 (17.02%) Virtualisation Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Desktop Support
5 6 (12.77%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Information Architect
5 6 (12.77%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
1 3 (6.38%) HTML
1 3 (6.38%) HTML5
1 3 (6.38%) JPA
1 3 (6.38%) jQuery
1 3 (6.38%) JSON
1 3 (6.38%) REST
1 3 (6.38%) Spring
1 3 (6.38%) XML
1 3 (6.38%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (10.64%) PMI
3 4 (8.51%) CESG
4 3 (6.38%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (2.13%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
3 6 (12.77%) Apple iOS
3 6 (12.77%) Windows 7
3 6 (12.77%) Windows 8
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Vista
4 5 (10.64%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Project Management
2 9 (19.15%) PRINCE2
2 9 (19.15%) Security Operations
3 7 (14.89%) Information Security Management
3 7 (14.89%) ISMS
3 7 (14.89%) Security Management
4 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (12.77%) SIEM
4 6 (12.77%) Software Deployment
5 4 (8.51%) ArchiMate
5 4 (8.51%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.51%) ITIL
5 4 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (8.51%) TOGAF
5 4 (8.51%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
6 3 (6.38%) Identity Management
6 3 (6.38%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) Groovy
2 3 (6.38%) Java
2 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (6.38%) Scala
3 2 (4.26%) C
4 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) CISA
1 10 (21.28%) CISM
1 10 (21.28%) CISSP
2 7 (14.89%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.51%) Degree
3 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.26%) CCNA
4 2 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (4.26%) PMP
5 1 (2.13%) CLAS
5 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (12.77%) SLA
3 3 (6.38%) COBIT
4 2 (4.26%) GxP
5 1 (2.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (2.13%) JSP 440
5 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (2.13%) RMADS
5 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) SCCM
1 6 (12.77%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.26%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
1 7 (14.89%) VMware
2 6 (12.77%) Apple
3 2 (4.26%) IBM
4 1 (2.13%) Computacenter