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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 32 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 27 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 4.67% 1.05% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.88% 1.41% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 1
Median daily rate £425 £444 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.22% +4.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £486 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+14.41% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £19.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £20.00 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+108.75% -60.78%
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
459 569 581
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.41% 74.57% 80.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 314 289
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 48 58
Median hourly rate £26.75 £37.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.18% +6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +21 25 £419 -5.63% 1
Information Security
East of England

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 20 (50.00%) SaaS
2 19 (47.50%) IaaS
3 15 (37.50%) Windows
3 15 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (27.50%) Project Management
5 9 (22.50%) VMware
5 9 (22.50%) Linux
5 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
5 9 (22.50%) PaaS
5 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (20.00%) MS Office
7 7 (17.50%) CISA
7 7 (17.50%) CISM
7 7 (17.50%) Information Security Management
7 7 (17.50%) Security Management
7 7 (17.50%) CISSP
7 7 (17.50%) PMI Certification
7 7 (17.50%) ISMS
8 6 (15.00%) SCCM
8 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (15.00%) Windows Vista
8 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (15.00%) Apple
8 6 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (15.00%) SLA
8 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (15.00%) Windows 8
8 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (5.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (2.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (5.00%) MS Project
3 1 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 20 (50.00%) SaaS
2 19 (47.50%) IaaS
3 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (22.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (22.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (5.00%) Firewall
2 2 (5.00%) LAN
2 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MongoDB
1 3 (7.50%) NoSQL
1 3 (7.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (7.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (7.50%) IntelliJ
1 3 (7.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.50%) JUnit
1 3 (7.50%) Maven
1 3 (7.50%) Mercurial
1 3 (7.50%) Mockito
1 3 (7.50%) WebStorm
General
1 2 (5.00%) Finance
1 2 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Architect
1 17 (42.50%) Security Architect
1 17 (42.50%) Security Solutions Architect
1 17 (42.50%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (22.50%) Project Manager
2 9 (22.50%) Security Manager
2 9 (22.50%) Security Project Manager
3 8 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 8 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 8 (20.00%) IT Security Manager
3 8 (20.00%) IT Security Project Manager
3 8 (20.00%) Virtualisation Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Desktop Support
4 6 (15.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Information Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Information Security Architect
4 6 (15.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) Hibernate
1 3 (7.50%) HTML
1 3 (7.50%) HTML5
1 3 (7.50%) JPA
1 3 (7.50%) jQuery
1 3 (7.50%) JSON
1 3 (7.50%) REST
1 3 (7.50%) Spring
1 3 (7.50%) XML
1 3 (7.50%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 5 (12.50%) PMI
3 3 (7.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 9 (22.50%) Linux
3 6 (15.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (15.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Vista
4 5 (12.50%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Project Management
2 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
3 7 (17.50%) Information Security Management
3 7 (17.50%) ISMS
3 7 (17.50%) Security Management
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) Security Operations
4 6 (15.00%) Software Deployment
5 4 (10.00%) ArchiMate
5 4 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (10.00%) TOGAF
6 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.50%) IT Governance
6 3 (7.50%) MVC
6 3 (7.50%) OO
6 3 (7.50%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.50%) TDD
6 3 (7.50%) UML
6 3 (7.50%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.50%) Groovy
1 3 (7.50%) Java
1 3 (7.50%) JavaScript
1 3 (7.50%) Scala
1 3 (7.50%) SQL
2 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) CISA
1 7 (17.50%) CISM
1 7 (17.50%) CISSP
1 7 (17.50%) PMI Certification
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (5.00%) CCNA
3 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.00%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (15.00%) SLA
3 3 (7.50%) COBIT
3 3 (7.50%) PCI DSS
4 2 (5.00%) GxP
5 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) SCCM
1 6 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) VMware
2 6 (15.00%) Apple
2 6 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Computacenter
3 1 (2.50%) Sophos