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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 39 60
Rank change year-on-year -10 +21  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 9 22 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.67% 3.48% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 4.37% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 4
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £377 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £425 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £51.00 £17.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.42% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £56.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year -23.55% +150.00%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 430 503 527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 79.63% 79.59% 79.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 302 268
Median daily rate £400 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +17.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 55
Median hourly rate £24.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +78.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £17.50 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.70 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £38.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.14% +28.33%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough - 5 £425 - 2
Cambridge -9 3 - - 1
Information Security
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 23 (85.19%) HTML
1 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
1 23 (85.19%) OO
1 23 (85.19%) Hibernate
1 23 (85.19%) Spring
2 19 (70.37%) Adobe
2 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) J2EE
2 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
2 19 (70.37%) Web Services
2 19 (70.37%) SOA
2 19 (70.37%) Apache Flex
3 17 (62.96%) Finance
4 10 (37.04%) Java
5 9 (33.33%) Presales
6 8 (29.63%) Banking
7 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
8 4 (14.81%) Payment Gateway
8 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
8 4 (14.81%) jQuery
8 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (14.81%) BPMN
8 4 (14.81%) Groovy
8 4 (14.81%) JPA
8 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
8 4 (14.81%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (14.81%) Mercurial
8 4 (14.81%) Scala
8 4 (14.81%) HTML5

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) Firewall
1 2 (7.41%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
1 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
1 4 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (14.81%) IntelliJ
1 4 (14.81%) Jenkins
1 4 (14.81%) JUnit
1 4 (14.81%) Mercurial
1 4 (14.81%) Mockito
1 4 (14.81%) WebStorm
2 2 (7.41%) Maven
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Architect
2 13 (48.15%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Payments Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Payments Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) J2EE Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Junior
5 3 (11.11%) Web Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Web Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) .NET Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Service Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Security Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) Hibernate
1 23 (85.19%) HTML
1 23 (85.19%) Spring
2 19 (70.37%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) Apache Flex
2 19 (70.37%) ASP.NET
2 19 (70.37%) J2EE
2 19 (70.37%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) HTML5
3 4 (14.81%) JPA
3 4 (14.81%) jQuery
3 4 (14.81%) JSON
3 4 (14.81%) REST
3 4 (14.81%) XML
3 4 (14.81%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Linux
1 1 (3.70%) Unix
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) OO
2 19 (70.37%) SOA
3 9 (33.33%) Presales
4 6 (22.22%) TOGAF
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) BDD
5 4 (14.81%) BPMN
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (14.81%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) MVC
5 4 (14.81%) TDD
6 3 (11.11%) Open Source
6 3 (11.11%) Project Management
6 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (3.70%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (3.70%) ITIL
7 1 (3.70%) SIEM
7 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Management
7 1 (3.70%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) JavaScript
2 10 (37.04%) Java
3 4 (14.81%) Groovy
3 4 (14.81%) Scala
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) CCIE
1 1 (3.70%) CCNA
1 1 (3.70%) CCSA
1 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.70%) CISM
1 1 (3.70%) CISSP
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
1 1 (3.70%) JNCIA
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) HIPAA
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) PMO
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Snort
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Adobe
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.70%) Becrypt
3 1 (3.70%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) CyberArk
3 1 (3.70%) Interwoven
3 1 (3.70%) NetApp
3 1 (3.70%) SAP
3 1 (3.70%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.70%) Splunk
3 1 (3.70%) Tufin
3 1 (3.70%) VMware