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 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 20 55
Rank change year-on-year -8 +35  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 11 23 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.64% 6.46% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.68% 7.74% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 7
Median daily rate £183 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -55.75% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £380 £419
10% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £488 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £491 £450
% change year-on-year -3.30% +9.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.63 £19.00
% change year-on-year -19.07% +13.81%  

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 235 297 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 77.81% 83.43% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 802 791
Median daily rate £351 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £313 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £538 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 36 52
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £19.25 £17.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.25 £55.63 £58.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

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 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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
1 7 (50.00%) JUnit
1 7 (50.00%) OO
1 7 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 7 (50.00%) XML Schema
1 7 (50.00%) XML
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
1 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) TDD
1 7 (50.00%) Spring
1 7 (50.00%) Maven
1 7 (50.00%) JSON
1 7 (50.00%) jQuery
1 7 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (50.00%) BPMN
1 7 (50.00%) Groovy
1 7 (50.00%) JPA
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 7 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 7 (50.00%) Scala
1 7 (50.00%) Open Source
1 7 (50.00%) HTML5
1 7 (50.00%) Mockito

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 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) LAN
1 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
1 1 (7.14%) VoIP
1 1 (7.14%) WAN
1 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 7 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 7 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (50.00%) IntelliJ
1 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 7 (50.00%) JUnit
1 7 (50.00%) Maven
1 7 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 7 (50.00%) Mockito
1 7 (50.00%) WebStorm
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Desktop Support
1 2 (14.29%) Developer
1 2 (14.29%) Identity Management Architect
1 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
1 2 (14.29%) Security Architect
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Junior
2 1 (7.14%) Junior PMO
2 1 (7.14%) Junior Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) PMO Manager
2 1 (7.14%) PMO Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
1 7 (50.00%) HTML5
1 7 (50.00%) JPA
1 7 (50.00%) jQuery
1 7 (50.00%) JSON
1 7 (50.00%) REST
1 7 (50.00%) Spring
1 7 (50.00%) XML
1 7 (50.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) NHS
2 1 (7.14%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
1 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) BDD
1 7 (50.00%) BPMN
1 7 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
1 7 (50.00%) OO
1 7 (50.00%) Open Source
1 7 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security Management
2 2 (14.29%) Security Management
2 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.14%) Data Governance
3 1 (7.14%) ERP
3 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Groovy
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 7 (50.00%) Scala
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (7.14%) PMO
2 1 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Apple
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
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