Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 55 96
Rank change year-on-year +3 +41 +1
Contract jobs citing Information Security 45 27 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.16% 2.39% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.78% 2.92% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 7
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £327 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.31% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £192 £310 £275
90th Percentile £538 £539 £470
East of England median daily rate £473 £456 £495
% change year-on-year +3.56% -7.83% +23.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 -
East of England median hourly rate £16.81 £22.25 £70.00
% change year-on-year -24.47% -68.21% +40.00%

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 1190 925 1241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 83.57% 82.00% 79.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 437 740
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
10th Percentile £220 £213 £258
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 95 82
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +111.27% -35.45%
10th Percentile £11.80 £13.60 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £51.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
% change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%

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 23 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 23 November 2017. 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 -1 15 £286 -32.65% 7
Peterborough -12 9 £425 +6.25% 4
Ely - 7 - -
Huntingdon - 2 £260 -
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco
4 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
5 8 (17.78%) WAN
5 8 (17.78%) LAN
6 7 (15.56%) ISO 9001
6 7 (15.56%) Adobe
6 7 (15.56%) Quality Management
6 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
6 7 (15.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 6 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (13.33%) Wireless
7 6 (13.33%) Firewall
7 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (13.33%) VoIP
8 5 (11.11%) CCNA
8 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
8 5 (11.11%) NHS
8 5 (11.11%) Degree
8 5 (11.11%) COBIT
8 5 (11.11%) Business Continuity
8 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
9 4 (8.89%) Private Cloud
9 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (8.89%) Proactive Management
9 4 (8.89%) Finance
9 4 (8.89%) Security Testing

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 (2.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (15.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) LAN
1 8 (17.78%) WAN
2 6 (13.33%) Firewall
2 6 (13.33%) VoIP
2 6 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (13.33%) Wireless
3 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
1 2 (4.44%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.22%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.44%) IntelliJ
2 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.44%) JIRA
2 2 (4.44%) JUnit
2 2 (4.44%) Maven
2 2 (4.44%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.44%) Mockito
2 2 (4.44%) WebStorm
3 1 (2.22%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (8.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.67%) Law
2 3 (6.67%) Legal
2 3 (6.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Military
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) Desktop Support
1 9 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Network Specialist
2 7 (15.56%) Voice Specialist
3 5 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 5 (11.11%) Security Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
5 3 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Security Architect
5 3 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Technical Leader
6 2 (4.44%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
1 2 (4.44%) HTML
1 2 (4.44%) HTML5
1 2 (4.44%) JPA
1 2 (4.44%) jQuery
1 2 (4.44%) JSON
1 2 (4.44%) REST
1 2 (4.44%) Spring
1 2 (4.44%) XML
1 2 (4.44%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Management Information System
2 5 (11.11%) NHS
3 4 (8.89%) Private Cloud
4 3 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.44%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.44%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.44%) Mac OS
3 2 (4.44%) Unix
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.56%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (15.56%) Quality Management
1 7 (15.56%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 5 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (8.89%) Information Security Management
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL
3 4 (8.89%) Penetration Testing
3 4 (8.89%) Proactive Management
3 4 (8.89%) Security Management
3 4 (8.89%) Security Testing
3 4 (8.89%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.67%) IT Audit
4 3 (6.67%) IT Strategy
4 3 (6.67%) Line Management
4 3 (6.67%) People Management
4 3 (6.67%) Software Licensing
4 3 (6.67%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) C
1 2 (4.44%) C#
1 2 (4.44%) Groovy
1 2 (4.44%) Java
1 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
1 2 (4.44%) Python
1 2 (4.44%) Scala
1 2 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (11.11%) CCNA
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) GIAC
3 3 (6.67%) OSCP
3 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) CCNP
4 2 (4.44%) CCNP Voice
4 2 (4.44%) CISM
4 2 (4.44%) CISSP
4 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) GCED
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (15.56%) ISO 9001
3 5 (11.11%) COBIT
4 2 (4.44%) SLA
5 1 (2.22%) GMP
5 1 (2.22%) JSP 440
5 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (4.44%) SCCM
1 2 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Cisco
2 7 (15.56%) Adobe
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.44%) Apple
4 2 (4.44%) VMware
5 1 (2.22%) Becrypt
5 1 (2.22%) HP
5 1 (2.22%) LogRhythm
5 1 (2.22%) Lumension
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat