Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for Cybersecurity skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Cybersecurity over the 6 months to 21 September 2018 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.

Cybersecurity
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 71 76
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 +33
Contract jobs citing Cybersecurity 24 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.03% 1.26% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 1.54% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 4
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £600 £400 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +50.00% -25.58% -
10th Percentile £425 £363 £439
90th Percentile £655 £464 £550
East of England median daily rate £500 £418 £550
% change year-on-year +19.76% -24.09% +23.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate - - -

Cybersecurity 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,025 1,041 932
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.57% 82.03% 82.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 524 491
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £263 £213 £230
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 119 80
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.33% +4.17% +128.28%
10th Percentile £11.17 £12.85 £11.96
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.60 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £26.22 £25.00
% change year-on-year -33.26% +4.88% +2.82%

Cybersecurity
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Cybersecurity as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Cybersecurity in Cambridgeshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Cybersecurity in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Cybersecurity in Cambridgeshire

Cybersecurity
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Cybersecurity in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Cybersecurity in Cambridgeshire

Cybersecurity
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 Cybersecurity within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough -7 8 £600 +50.00% 6
Cambridge -4 2 £650 +68.83% 5
Cybersecurity
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Cybersecurity also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Cybersecurity.

1 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) LAN
2 9 (37.50%) VPN
2 9 (37.50%) API Integration
3 8 (33.33%) Line Management
3 8 (33.33%) Data Encryption
4 7 (29.17%) Information Security
5 6 (25.00%) GIAC
5 6 (25.00%) Firewall
5 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 6 (25.00%) CISSP
5 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 6 (25.00%) Big Data
6 5 (20.83%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 5 (20.83%) Kibana
6 5 (20.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco
6 5 (20.83%) Finance
6 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
7 4 (16.67%) ISSAP
7 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
7 4 (16.67%) Retail
7 4 (16.67%) Security Management
7 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 4 (16.67%) Microservices
7 4 (16.67%) SIEM
8 3 (12.50%) GISP

Cybersecurity
Co-occurring 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 5 (20.83%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) DNS
2 9 (37.50%) LAN
2 9 (37.50%) VPN
3 6 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) Big Data
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Consultant
2 10 (41.67%) Security Consultant
3 6 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Security Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Technical Leader
5 4 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Application Security Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Firewall Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Security Operations Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Security Technical Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) SIEM Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Security Consultant
6 3 (12.50%) Web Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Web Applications Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (8.33%) Lead Security Consultant
8 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Cyber Kill Chain
2 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (4.17%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) API Integration
2 8 (33.33%) Data Encryption
2 8 (33.33%) Line Management
3 7 (29.17%) Information Security
4 6 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 5 (20.83%) Data Analysis
5 5 (20.83%) Open Source
6 4 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 4 (16.67%) Microservices
6 4 (16.67%) Security Management
6 4 (16.67%) SIEM
7 3 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
7 3 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Event Correlation
7 3 (12.50%) Malware Reverse Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 3 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Threat Intelligence
7 3 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (25.00%) CISSP
1 6 (25.00%) GIAC
2 4 (16.67%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.67%) ISSAP
3 3 (12.50%) CCNP
3 3 (12.50%) CCSP
3 3 (12.50%) CSSLP
3 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) GCIH
3 3 (12.50%) GCWN
3 3 (12.50%) GISP
3 3 (12.50%) ISSEP
3 3 (12.50%) MCSE
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (12.50%) OSCP
3 3 (12.50%) RHCA
3 3 (12.50%) RHCE
3 3 (12.50%) SANS
3 3 (12.50%) SSCP
Systems Management
1 5 (20.83%) Kibana
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Cisco
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.17%) SAP
4 1 (4.17%) Symantec