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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 60 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs citing Information Security 9 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.14% 0.33% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.48% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate
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£363 £300 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £53.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.75 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+18.88% +25.00%
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
614 416 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.02% 69.57% 64.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 183 255
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 38 63
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £11.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Information Security Hourly Rate Histogram 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 18 December 2014. 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
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Cambridge +6 6 £350 - 2
Peterborough - - - -
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) DHCP
2 3 (33.33%) LDAP
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) DTV
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
4 1 (11.11%) Perforce
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Java

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) LDAP
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
1 7 (77.78%) Security Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) DTV
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Risk Management
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) UML
4 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) C++
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9000
1 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Perforce
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) SAP