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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 35 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Information Security 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.66% 0.24% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.29% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 4
Median daily rate £388 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +42.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.05 £15.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.90% -38.00%
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
239 343 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.40% 83.05% 76.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 229 163
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £539 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 17 17
Median hourly rate £34.50 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.33% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £17.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 6 December 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 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 4 (33.33%) CESG
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) WebStorm
3 3 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (25.00%) Security Hardening
3 3 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (25.00%) Mercurial
3 3 (25.00%) Scala
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (25.00%) Mockito
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (25.00%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (25.00%) JSON
3 3 (25.00%) jQuery
3 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

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 3 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (25.00%) IntelliJ
1 3 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (25.00%) JUnit
1 3 (25.00%) Mercurial
1 3 (25.00%) Mockito
1 3 (25.00%) WebStorm
2 1 (8.33%) Maven
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) IT Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Database Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Information Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Management Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Tivoli Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (25.00%) HTML
1 3 (25.00%) HTML5
1 3 (25.00%) JPA
1 3 (25.00%) jQuery
1 3 (25.00%) JSON
1 3 (25.00%) REST
1 3 (25.00%) Spring
1 3 (25.00%) XML
1 3 (25.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) CESG
2 3 (25.00%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (8.33%) CESG CLAS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SIEM
2 4 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) BPMN
3 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 3 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (25.00%) OO
3 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 3 (25.00%) Security Hardening
3 3 (25.00%) Security Operations
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Threat Modelling
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) Groovy
2 3 (25.00%) Java
2 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Scala
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CISA
1 3 (25.00%) CISM
1 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 1 (8.33%) CLAS
2 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (8.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (8.33%) JSP 440
2 1 (8.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) IBM
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft