Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 43 81
Rank change year-on-year -3 +38 -13
Contract jobs citing Information Security 15 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.14% 2.23% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 2.69% 0.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 5
Cambridge median daily rate £286 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -36.39% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £209 £359 £275
90th Percentile £351 £600 £442
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £327 £400 £350
% change year-on-year -18.31% +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Cambridge median hourly rate £17.50 - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 588 520 791
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 83.88% 82.93% 83.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 262 533
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £215 £237 £262
90th Percentile £565 £550 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 58 32
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.50 £38.38 £38.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.54% -1.29% +41.36%
10th Percentile £16.95 £14.63 £14.18
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.00 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £17.75
% change year-on-year +4.00% +111.27% -35.45%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Information Security as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Cambridge

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Cambridge

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Cambridge

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Cambridge

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Information Security in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (13.33%) WebStorm
3 2 (13.33%) Transition Management
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
3 2 (13.33%) Line Management
3 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
3 2 (13.33%) People Management
3 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
3 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
3 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
3 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
3 2 (13.33%) Scala
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) HTML5
3 2 (13.33%) Mockito
3 2 (13.33%) BDD
3 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
3 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
3 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications

Information Security
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Firewall
1 2 (13.33%) LAN
1 2 (13.33%) Unified Communications
1 2 (13.33%) VoIP
1 2 (13.33%) WAN
1 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (13.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (13.33%) NoSQL
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) IntelliJ
1 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (13.33%) JUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Mercurial
1 2 (13.33%) Mockito
1 2 (13.33%) WebStorm
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Law
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
2 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Voice Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Support
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Data Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Head of IT Security
3 1 (6.67%) Head of Support
3 1 (6.67%) Identity Management Architect
3 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) PMO Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) HTML5
1 2 (13.33%) JPA
1 2 (13.33%) jQuery
1 2 (13.33%) JSON
1 2 (13.33%) REST
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (13.33%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (13.33%) NHS
1 2 (13.33%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (13.33%) Mac OS
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
2 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Vista
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 3 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) BDD
2 2 (13.33%) BPMN
2 2 (13.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (13.33%) IT Audit
2 2 (13.33%) Line Management
2 2 (13.33%) MVC
2 2 (13.33%) OO
2 2 (13.33%) Open Source
2 2 (13.33%) People Management
2 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (13.33%) Software Deployment
2 2 (13.33%) Software Licensing
2 2 (13.33%) TDD
2 2 (13.33%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) Groovy
1 2 (13.33%) Java
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) Scala
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP Voice
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CISM
3 1 (6.67%) CISSP
3 1 (6.67%) GCED
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
2 1 (6.67%) GMP
2 1 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
1 2 (13.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Apple
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft