The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 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 Hampshire 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 105 101 98
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.44% 0.29% 0.061%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.40% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
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£575 £448 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.49% -31.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £445 £510
% change year-on-year
+1.12% -12.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.50 £50.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-17.00% +100.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1507 1246 1117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.95% 71.77% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 851 702 557
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 91 105
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -16.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.80 £12.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -
Information Assurance
South East

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Information Assurance across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Information Assurance Daily Rate Histogram 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 22 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Andover - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) Information Security
5 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (31.25%) JSP 440
5 5 (31.25%) Military
5 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
6 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
6 4 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
6 4 (25.00%) CESG
6 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
7 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Physics
8 2 (12.50%) SIEM
8 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
8 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (12.50%) DNS
8 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 2 (12.50%) SMTP
8 2 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (12.50%) Security Management
9 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (6.25%) GIAC
9 1 (6.25%) VMware
9 1 (6.25%) CISSP
9 1 (6.25%) DHCP
9 1 (6.25%) FTP

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 5 (31.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
1 2 (12.50%) DNS
1 2 (12.50%) SMTP
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
2 1 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
2 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.25%) BIG-IP
2 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
2 1 (6.25%) FWSM
General
1 5 (31.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Architect
1 6 (37.50%) Security Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Information Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) CLAS Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Security Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (25.00%) Freedom of Information Act
1 4 (25.00%) CESG
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Physics
3 1 (6.25%) RMADS
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) Security Architecture
3 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (12.50%) SIEM
4 2 (12.50%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 13 (81.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
5 1 (6.25%) GIAC
5 1 (6.25%) CISSP
5 1 (6.25%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
1 1 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) McAfee
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
3 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
3 1 (6.25%) F5