Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 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.

Information Security (InfoSec)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 51 56
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5 +42
Contract jobs citing Information Security 24 43 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.02% 3.02% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 3.59% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 21
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £438 £327 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.89% -19.82% +16.43%
10th Percentile £310 £192 £325
90th Percentile £671 £538 £513
East of England median daily rate £506 £470 £475
% change year-on-year +7.71% -1.05% -1.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - £17.50 £17.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.16 £16.81 £22.25
% change year-on-year +2.11% -24.47% +17.11%

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 1,015 1,198 950
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 85.58% 84.07% 83.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 601 457
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.23% +0.65%
10th Percentile £269 £238 £222
90th Percentile £588 £540 £550
East of England median daily rate £438 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 118 90
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £22.75 £39.50 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.41% +8.97% +113.24%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.03 £12.45
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.20 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £30.25 £31.00
% change year-on-year -42.15% -2.42% +31.91%

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 16 November 2018.

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 16 November 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
Cambridge -18 10 £520 +81.66% 8
Peterborough +10 6 £325 -23.53% 7
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 9 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 6 (25.00%) Security Management
3 5 (20.83%) Firewall
3 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
3 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
3 5 (20.83%) Over-the-Top Content
3 5 (20.83%) Service Design
3 5 (20.83%) Availability Management
4 4 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (16.67%) SIEM
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Windows
4 4 (16.67%) CISSP
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 3 (12.50%) GIAC
5 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 3 (12.50%) CISM
5 3 (12.50%) GISP
5 3 (12.50%) OSCP
5 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 2 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
6 2 (8.33%) Security Operations

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 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.83%) Firewall
2 2 (8.33%) VPN
3 1 (4.17%) DNS
3 1 (4.17%) Internet
3 1 (4.17%) LAN
3 1 (4.17%) Network Security
3 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Billing
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Consultant
1 5 (20.83%) Project Manager
1 5 (20.83%) Security Consultant
1 5 (20.83%) Technical Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Security Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Service Design Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Services Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Azure Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Information Assurance Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Problem Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Security Architect
3 2 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 2 (8.33%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Over-the-Top Content
2 3 (12.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (8.33%) CESG
3 2 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.17%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
4 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (25.00%) Information Security Management
2 6 (25.00%) Security Management
3 5 (20.83%) Availability Management
3 5 (20.83%) Capacity Management
3 5 (20.83%) Service Design
3 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL
4 4 (16.67%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (16.67%) SIEM
4 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.33%) Data Protection
6 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
6 2 (8.33%) SABSA
6 2 (8.33%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C
2 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) CISSP
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CISM
2 3 (12.50%) GIAC
2 3 (12.50%) GISP
2 3 (12.50%) OSCP
3 2 (8.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
3 2 (8.33%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (8.33%) ISSAP
4 1 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (4.17%) CCNP
4 1 (4.17%) CISA
4 1 (4.17%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) GDPR
1 2 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (8.33%) PMO
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
2 1 (4.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Puppet
2 1 (4.17%) Kibana
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco
2 1 (4.17%) Symantec