The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 25 - 50
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 4.00% - 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.13% - 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £41.25 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-45.45% +129.16%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
156 141 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 78.00% 78.33% 75.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 79 109
Average daily rate £383 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £529 £440 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £29.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +26.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.58 £14.00 £11.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £41.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Security across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security.

1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
3 5 (55.56%) Security Management
3 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) CISSP
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) AS400
5 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (33.33%) PKI
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) Content Management
5 3 (33.33%) Middleware
5 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
5 3 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (22.22%) HTTP
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) SSL
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) CCNA

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Information Security also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Information Security. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (22.22%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) SSH
3 2 (22.22%) HTTP
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Project Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) IT Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 3 (33.33%) AS400
2 3 (33.33%) PKI
2 3 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Content Management
2 3 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) Digital Forensics
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architecture
3 2 (22.22%) SIEM
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (22.22%) Analytics
3 2 (22.22%) Cyber Security
3 2 (22.22%) Document Management
3 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Management
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C++
1 2 (22.22%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CISSP
2 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) CCNP
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) CCSA
3 2 (22.22%) GCIA
3 2 (22.22%) GCIH
3 2 (22.22%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (22.22%) COSO
2 2 (22.22%) GPG13
2 2 (22.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (22.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Squid
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
3 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
3 2 (22.22%) McAfee
3 2 (22.22%) Websense
4 1 (11.11%) Nokia