The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Basingstoke region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Information Security 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - - 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 3.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £394
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £60.00 £32.25
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +86.04%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 216 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 61.98% 85.38% 72.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 125 89
Average daily rate £365 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £290 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 13
Average hourly rate £31.00 £23.13 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.05% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £18.00 £11.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £29.50 £41.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Information Security
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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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Degree

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia