The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 67 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Contract jobs citing Information Security 6 3 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.76% 0.40% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.55% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 3
Average daily rate
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£444 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% +6.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-62.74% -15.00%
Information Security
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
595 548 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 75.41% 72.39% 65.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 289 205
Average daily rate £375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 43 34
Average hourly rate £23.50 £27.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.54% -27.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.93 £20.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Information Security
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -2 6 £444 +4.41% 2
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 3 (25.00%) Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) SSCP
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) CISSP
3 3 (25.00%) Symantec
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (25.00%) COBIT
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (16.67%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (16.67%) SCCM
4 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 2 (16.67%) McAfee
4 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 2 (16.67%) Websense
4 2 (16.67%) Data Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (8.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 2 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (16.67%) LAN
3 2 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (8.33%) DHCP
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 1 (8.33%) PABX
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) LDAP
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security Risk Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Information Risk Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Implementation Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Manager
4 1 (8.33%) IT Security Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) IT Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Project Management
1 3 (25.00%) Security Management
1 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) SIEM
2 2 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 1 (8.33%) SABSA
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (8.33%) UML
3 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (25.00%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) SSCP
3 2 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (16.67%) PMI Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) PMP
4 1 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (25.00%) COBIT
2 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
1 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Symantec
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee
2 2 (16.67%) Websense
3 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (8.33%) Qualys
3 1 (8.33%) F5
3 1 (8.33%) Splunk
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco