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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 14 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 13 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.31% 0.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.98% 1.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 0
Average daily rate
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£444 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.47% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £430 £420
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +2.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £51.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-62.74% -15.00%
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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
163 147 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 79.13% 70.00% 80.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 87 88
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 12
Average hourly rate £15.00 £35.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.14% +18.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £13.50 £23.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 2015.

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 16 (76.19%) Security Management
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) Finance
4 12 (57.14%) Linux
5 11 (52.38%) PCI DSS
5 11 (52.38%) Cyber Security
5 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (47.62%) Intrusion Detection
6 10 (47.62%) Information Security Management
6 10 (47.62%) Change Management
6 10 (47.62%) Financial Institution
7 9 (42.86%) Management Information System
7 9 (42.86%) ITIL
7 9 (42.86%) MS Project
7 9 (42.86%) AIX
7 9 (42.86%) Solaris
7 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
7 9 (42.86%) MS Visio
8 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 8 (38.10%) CISSP
8 8 (38.10%) Firewall
9 6 (28.57%) AS400
9 6 (28.57%) VMware
9 6 (28.57%) Mainframe
9 6 (28.57%) McAfee
9 6 (28.57%) Cisco
9 6 (28.57%) IBM
9 6 (28.57%) UNIX
9 6 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
9 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (42.86%) MS Project
1 9 (42.86%) MS Excel
1 9 (42.86%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Intrusion Detection
2 8 (38.10%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) SSH
3 4 (19.05%) HTTP
3 4 (19.05%) VPN
3 4 (19.05%) SSL
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 2 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) Financial Institution
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Security Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Incident Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Leader
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) IT Security Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) IT Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) SPML
2 1 (4.76%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) SailPoint
2 1 (4.76%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) JDBC
2 1 (4.76%) JSP
2 1 (4.76%) Servlets
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (42.86%) Management Information System
3 6 (28.57%) AS400
3 6 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 6 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 5 (23.81%) PKI
4 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Linux
3 9 (42.86%) AIX
3 9 (42.86%) Solaris
4 6 (28.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Security Management
2 11 (52.38%) Cyber Security
3 10 (47.62%) Information Security Management
3 10 (47.62%) Change Management
4 9 (42.86%) ITIL
5 6 (28.57%) Content Management
5 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (23.81%) PRINCE
6 5 (23.81%) Patch Management
7 4 (19.05%) Line Management
7 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (19.05%) Document Management
7 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) Problem Management
7 4 (19.05%) Release Management
7 4 (19.05%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (19.05%) Network Architecture
7 4 (19.05%) SIEM
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.76%) Perl
2 1 (4.76%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) Python
2 1 (4.76%) BeanShell
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) CISSP
2 4 (19.05%) GCIA
2 4 (19.05%) GCIH
2 4 (19.05%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) CCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) CCSA
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (52.38%) PCI DSS
2 5 (23.81%) COSO
2 5 (23.81%) COBIT
3 2 (9.52%) GPG13
3 2 (9.52%) SLA
3 2 (9.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (9.52%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) IBM
2 6 (28.57%) McAfee
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (9.52%) Blue Coat
3 2 (9.52%) Varonis
3 2 (9.52%) Websense
3 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
4 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.76%) CA
4 1 (4.76%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) Cyber-Ark