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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Assurance
Rank 103 102 108
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 12 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.57% 0.12% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.16% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Average daily rate
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£475 £585 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.80% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £585 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £585 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £485 £500 £463
% change year-on-year
-3.00% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +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
1537 1216 1513
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.16% 71.61% 75.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 898 740 833
Average daily rate £370 £378 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.11% +6.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 67 104
Average hourly rate £32.50 £23.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Andover - - - -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) SC Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Information Security
4 8 (50.00%) JSP 440
4 8 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 8 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 8 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (43.75%) Freedom of Information Act
5 7 (43.75%) CESG
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
7 2 (12.50%) Military
7 2 (12.50%) Project Management
7 2 (12.50%) Data Security
7 2 (12.50%) Security Management
7 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
7 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (6.25%) GIAC
8 1 (6.25%) Firewall
8 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.25%) LAN
8 1 (6.25%) WAN
8 1 (6.25%) SMTP
8 1 (6.25%) FTP
8 1 (6.25%) HTTP
8 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 1 (6.25%) DNS
8 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) LDAP
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
1 1 (6.25%) SMTP
1 1 (6.25%) FTP
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
1 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
General
1 2 (12.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Architect
1 10 (62.50%) Security Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Information Architect
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (43.75%) Freedom of Information Act
2 7 (43.75%) CESG
3 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) Physics
4 1 (6.25%) RMADS
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Information Security
2 8 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 8 (50.00%) Security Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Security
3 2 (12.50%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.25%) SIEM
4 1 (6.25%) Change Control
4 1 (6.25%) Cyber Security
4 1 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Forensics
4 1 (6.25%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Security Testing
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 14 (87.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) GIAC
4 1 (6.25%) CEH
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee
2 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire