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 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 37 25 36
Rank change year-on-year -12 +11  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 21 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.96% 5.15% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 6.27% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 3
Median daily rate - £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £17.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.33% +166.66%  

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 260 335 245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 83.07% 82.11% 76.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 209 160
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 14
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.00% +50.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £17.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Cambridge

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) IntelliJ
1 4 (66.67%) XML Schema
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) BPMN
1 4 (66.67%) Groovy
1 4 (66.67%) JPA
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) Mercurial
1 4 (66.67%) Scala
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) Mockito
1 4 (66.67%) BDD

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 4 (66.67%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 4 (66.67%) NoSQL
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) IntelliJ
1 4 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (66.67%) JUnit
1 4 (66.67%) Mercurial
1 4 (66.67%) Mockito
1 4 (66.67%) WebStorm
2 2 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Junior
2 1 (16.67%) Junior PMO
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Manager
2 1 (16.67%) PMO Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) JPA
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) JSON
1 4 (66.67%) REST
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) XML
1 4 (66.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Unix
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) BPMN
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Domain-Driven Design
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) OO
1 4 (66.67%) Open Source
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Data Privacy
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) SAP Security
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Groovy
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Scala
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCSA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) CISM
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Interwoven
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) SAP