Period
to 19 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 19 January 2019 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 57 39 54
Rank change year-on-year -18 +15 +23
Contract jobs citing Information Security 26 59 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.46% 4.54% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 5.22% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 17
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £377 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.53% -6.25% +12.68%
10th Percentile £314 £249 £369
90th Percentile £638 £538 £513
East of England median daily rate £450 £473 £425
% change year-on-year -4.76% +11.18% -10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £52.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +200.00% -
East of England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.81 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.16% -3.97% -61.11%

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 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 912 1,130 878
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.12% 86.99% 82.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 498 563 377
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% -3.54%
10th Percentile £263 £255 £213
90th Percentile £588 £563 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 103 103
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £27.75 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.63% +19.40% -4.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.89 £13.55
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.95 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £18.88 £32.33 £32.50
% change year-on-year -41.62% -0.52% +9.24%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Cambridgeshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Cambridgeshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Cambridgeshire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security 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 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Cambridge -9 12 £360 +21.35% 10
Peterborough +9 6 £325 -38.10% 4
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security 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 Information Security.

1 12 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (34.62%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL
3 8 (30.77%) Windows
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
4 7 (26.92%) CISSP
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (26.92%) GIAC
4 7 (26.92%) SIEM
4 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
5 6 (23.08%) Firewall
5 6 (23.08%) Information Security Management
5 6 (23.08%) Security Management
5 6 (23.08%) CCNA
5 6 (23.08%) Security Operations
6 5 (19.23%) Service Design
6 5 (19.23%) Cyberthreat
6 5 (19.23%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) Threat Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) Runbook
6 5 (19.23%) Availability Management
6 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
6 5 (19.23%) Law
6 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
6 5 (19.23%) Data Privacy
6 5 (19.23%) Over-the-Top Content
7 4 (15.38%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) GCIH
7 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (15.38%) SANS

Information Security
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 1 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) LAN
3 2 (7.69%) Network Security
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
4 1 (3.85%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) Internet
4 1 (3.85%) OSPF
4 1 (3.85%) WAN
4 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.85%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 5 (19.23%) Law
2 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.69%) Billing
3 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) Project Manager
2 5 (19.23%) Technical Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Security Consultant
3 4 (15.38%) Service Design Manager
3 4 (15.38%) SOC Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Project Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Services Manager
4 3 (11.54%) Information Security Consultant
4 3 (11.54%) Security Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Problem Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Security Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Azure Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Cyberthreat
1 5 (19.23%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.85%) CESG
4 1 (3.85%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.85%) Internet of Things
4 1 (3.85%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (34.62%) Vulnerability Management
3 8 (30.77%) ITIL
4 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
4 7 (26.92%) SIEM
5 6 (23.08%) Information Security Management
5 6 (23.08%) Security Management
5 6 (23.08%) Security Operations
6 5 (19.23%) Availability Management
6 5 (19.23%) Capacity Management
6 5 (19.23%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
6 5 (19.23%) Data Privacy
6 5 (19.23%) Runbook
6 5 (19.23%) Service Design
6 5 (19.23%) Threat Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) Threat Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Trend Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (11.54%) Project Management
8 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (26.92%) CISSP
1 7 (26.92%) GIAC
2 6 (23.08%) CCNA
3 4 (15.38%) GCFE
3 4 (15.38%) GCIH
3 4 (15.38%) SANS
4 3 (11.54%) CISM
4 3 (11.54%) GISP
4 3 (11.54%) OSCP
5 2 (7.69%) CCNP
6 1 (3.85%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (3.85%) CCSA
6 1 (3.85%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (3.85%) CISA
6 1 (3.85%) ISSAP
6 1 (3.85%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) GDPR
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) PMO
2 1 (3.85%) COBIT
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 4 (15.38%) CSIRT
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (3.85%) Kibana
3 1 (3.85%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (7.69%) Cisco
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.69%) Symantec
1 2 (7.69%) VMware
2 1 (3.85%) Atlassian
2 1 (3.85%) CheckPoint
2 1 (3.85%) Palo Alto
2 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds