The table below looks at the statistics for Information Assurance skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 114 97 115
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 9 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.42% 0.18% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.25% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Average daily rate
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£488 £585 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £585 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £585 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £525 £475
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-31.25% +60.00%
Information Assurance
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1561 1181 1446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.05% 72.32% 75.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 893 730 797
Average daily rate £360 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £523 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 59 95
Average hourly rate £22.00 £28.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.80% -18.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £11.75 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £44.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Information Assurance
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Information Assurance Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Information Assurance
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Information Assurance Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 1 £450 -
Romsey - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance.

1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (88.89%) SC Cleared
3 11 (61.11%) Security Architecture
4 10 (55.56%) CESG
5 8 (44.44%) Information Security
5 8 (44.44%) JSP 440
5 8 (44.44%) Data Protection
5 8 (44.44%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (38.89%) Freedom of Information Act
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) RMADS
7 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
8 3 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
8 3 (16.67%) CISM
8 3 (16.67%) Firewall
8 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 3 (16.67%) CISSP
8 3 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
9 2 (11.11%) Data Security
9 2 (11.11%) Security Management
9 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
9 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
9 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
9 2 (11.11%) Project Management
10 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
10 1 (5.56%) Physics
10 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
10 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
10 1 (5.56%) Mentoring

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Information Assurance 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 Assurance. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.56%) tcpdump
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) SMTP
2 1 (5.56%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
2 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
General
1 1 (5.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Architect
1 13 (72.22%) Security Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Information Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Cyber Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) CESG
2 8 (44.44%) Data Protection Act
3 7 (38.89%) Freedom of Information Act
4 4 (22.22%) RMADS
5 3 (16.67%) CESG CLAS
6 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
7 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (5.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Solaris
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Security Architecture
2 8 (44.44%) Information Security
2 8 (44.44%) Data Protection
3 3 (16.67%) Protective Monitoring
4 2 (11.11%) Cyber Security
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Data Security
4 2 (11.11%) Security Management
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.56%) SIEM
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.56%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 16 (88.89%) SC Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
4 3 (16.67%) CISSP
4 3 (16.67%) CISM
5 1 (5.56%) GIAC
5 1 (5.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) JSP 440
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.56%) Snort
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire