The first table below looks at the demand for Information Security 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 Security 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 Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 98 79 87
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Contract jobs citing Information Security 16 27 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.79% 1.56% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 2.17% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 9
Average daily rate
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£350 £420 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £350 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.00 £60.00 £33.40
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +79.64%
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 Security
South East

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Information Security
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

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

Information Security Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Hampshire region.

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Information Security
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 Security 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Gosport -16 4 £650 -
Portsmouth +3 1 £450 - 1
Southampton -8 1 - - 2
Farnborough - - - - 3
Havant - - - - 3
Aldershot - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Fareham - - - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Cisco
2 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) Linux
3 11 (30.56%) Security Architecture
4 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (27.78%) ITIL
4 10 (27.78%) Security Management
5 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 9 (25.00%) Firewall
5 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 9 (25.00%) CISSP
6 8 (22.22%) Business Continuity
6 8 (22.22%) CESG
6 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
7 7 (19.44%) Degree
7 7 (19.44%) CISA
7 7 (19.44%) CISM
8 6 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (16.67%) LAN
8 6 (16.67%) UNIX
8 6 (16.67%) Network Security
8 6 (16.67%) JSP 440
8 6 (16.67%) Information Assurance
9 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (13.89%) Computer Science

Information Security
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 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.33%) GlassFish
1 3 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.33%) Apache
1 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Project
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) LAN
2 6 (16.67%) Network Security
3 5 (13.89%) SSL
4 4 (11.11%) LDAP
4 4 (11.11%) WAN
5 3 (8.33%) SAN
5 3 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (8.33%) IPsec
6 2 (5.56%) SSH
6 2 (5.56%) Internet
6 2 (5.56%) ATM
6 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.56%) VPN
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.78%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.78%) tcpdump
7 1 (2.78%) DNS
7 1 (2.78%) SMTP
General
1 3 (8.33%) Military
2 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) CLAS Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Security Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Information Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Information Security Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Security Officer
5 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Information Security Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Security Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Security Architect
7 1 (2.78%) IP Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) JSP
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
1 3 (8.33%) SAML
1 3 (8.33%) Middleware
2 1 (2.78%) HTML
2 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (22.22%) CESG
3 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 5 (13.89%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (11.11%) CESG CLAS
4 4 (11.11%) Freedom of Information Act
5 3 (8.33%) RMADS
5 3 (8.33%) Open Source
6 2 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 11 (30.56%) Linux
3 6 (16.67%) UNIX
4 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Security Architecture
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Security Management
3 9 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 8 (22.22%) Business Continuity
4 8 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 6 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity Management
6 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.89%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (13.89%) Identity Management
7 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (8.33%) Information Security Management
8 3 (8.33%) Data Security
9 2 (5.56%) Project Management
9 2 (5.56%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) Java
2 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.33%) C
2 3 (8.33%) Perl
2 3 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 9 (25.00%) CISSP
4 7 (19.44%) Degree
4 7 (19.44%) CISA
4 7 (19.44%) CISM
5 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (13.89%) CCNP
7 4 (11.11%) MBA
8 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (8.33%) CCSE
9 2 (5.56%) MCSE
10 1 (2.78%) PgMP
10 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (2.78%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (2.78%) HND
10 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
10 1 (2.78%) CCNA
10 1 (2.78%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (16.67%) JSP 440
3 3 (8.33%) COBIT
4 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.78%) GPG13
4 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Shibboleth
2 3 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (8.33%) Snort
3 1 (2.78%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Cisco
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.89%) CheckPoint
2 5 (13.89%) VMware
3 4 (11.11%) Blue Coat
3 4 (11.11%) McAfee
3 4 (11.11%) HP
3 4 (11.11%) Juniper
3 4 (11.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) IBM
4 3 (8.33%) Sourcefire
4 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 2 (5.56%) Sophos
5 2 (5.56%) Nokia
5 2 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (2.78%) ArcSight
6 1 (2.78%) BMC
6 1 (2.78%) Websense
6 1 (2.78%) Symantec
6 1 (2.78%) Remedy