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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Information Security 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 5.56% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.22% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 0 0
Average daily rate
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£525 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £474 £455 £403
% change year-on-year
+4.12% +13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.84 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+6.30% -
Information Security
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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
180 138 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 76.92% 66.67% 86.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 75 140
Average daily rate £400 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £119 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 8
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.49 £20.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.50 £39.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 16 (69.57%) Cyber Security
3 15 (65.22%) Security Management
4 14 (60.87%) Financial Institution
5 12 (52.17%) Change Management
5 12 (52.17%) Windows
5 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (52.17%) PCI DSS
6 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
6 11 (47.83%) Information Security Management
7 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
7 10 (43.48%) MS Visio
7 10 (43.48%) MS Project
7 10 (43.48%) ITIL
7 10 (43.48%) UNIX
8 9 (39.13%) AIX
8 9 (39.13%) Linux
9 8 (34.78%) Solaris
10 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
10 7 (30.43%) Firewall
10 7 (30.43%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (30.43%) PKI
10 7 (30.43%) Patch Management
10 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
11 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 6 (26.09%) Line Management
11 6 (26.09%) SSH
11 6 (26.09%) Degree
11 6 (26.09%) COBIT

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Project
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
1 10 (43.48%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Firewall
1 7 (30.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (26.09%) SSH
2 6 (26.09%) SSL
2 6 (26.09%) HTTP
2 6 (26.09%) VPN
3 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (4.35%) IPsec
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 14 (60.87%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 7 (30.43%) Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Security Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Security Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Leader
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Security Specialist
4 3 (13.04%) Compliance Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) AIX Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Architect
5 1 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Security Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) SOAP
2 4 (17.39%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) REST
3 1 (4.35%) SailPoint
3 1 (4.35%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) JDBC
3 1 (4.35%) JSP
3 1 (4.35%) Servlets
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (47.83%) Management Information System
3 7 (30.43%) PKI
3 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
4 4 (17.39%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (17.39%) AS400
4 4 (17.39%) Mainframe
5 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
5 3 (13.04%) Algorithms
6 1 (4.35%) LPAR
6 1 (4.35%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) UNIX
3 9 (39.13%) Linux
3 9 (39.13%) AIX
4 8 (34.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (69.57%) Cyber Security
2 15 (65.22%) Security Management
3 12 (52.17%) Change Management
4 11 (47.83%) Information Security Management
5 10 (43.48%) ITIL
6 7 (30.43%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (30.43%) Patch Management
7 6 (26.09%) Line Management
7 6 (26.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (26.09%) PRINCE
8 5 (21.74%) Identity Management
8 5 (21.74%) Problem Management
9 4 (17.39%) Release Management
9 4 (17.39%) Content Management
10 3 (13.04%) Document Management
10 3 (13.04%) Ethical Hacking
10 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
10 3 (13.04%) Time Management
10 3 (13.04%) Digital Forensics
10 3 (13.04%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) C++
3 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) Python
4 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 1 (4.35%) BeanShell
4 1 (4.35%) C
4 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) CISSP
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) GCIA
2 3 (13.04%) GCIH
3 1 (4.35%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (52.17%) PCI DSS
2 6 (26.09%) COSO
2 6 (26.09%) COBIT
3 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) OpenSSH
2 1 (4.35%) GPFS
2 1 (4.35%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) McAfee
2 6 (26.09%) Cisco
3 5 (21.74%) IBM
4 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 4 (17.39%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) F5
5 3 (13.04%) Varonis
6 1 (4.35%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (4.35%) CA
6 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.35%) Remedy