The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
South East / Hampshire
Rank 66 74 110
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +36
Contract jobs citing Information Security 40 45 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.37% 2.41% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 2.98% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 5
Median daily rate £420 £450 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £455 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £52.50 £26.75
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +96.26%

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
1295 1511 1578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.85% 80.98% 78.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 849 962 867
Median daily rate £425 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 72 72
Median hourly rate £42.07 £47.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.43% +46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £60.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Information Security
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Information Security as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +2 11 £425 -
Southampton - 4 £593 - 5
Farnborough -3 2 £390 -35.00% 1
Basingstoke +2 1 - -
Havant - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 28 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 27 (35.06%) PCI DSS
3 24 (31.17%) Data Centre
4 23 (29.87%) Firewall
5 21 (27.27%) ITIL
5 21 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 19 (24.68%) CISSP
7 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
8 17 (22.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 16 (20.78%) Change Management
10 15 (19.48%) Project Management
10 15 (19.48%) DNS
10 15 (19.48%) Incident Management
10 15 (19.48%) Problem Management
10 15 (19.48%) Capacity Management
11 14 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
11 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
11 14 (18.18%) Security Patching
12 13 (16.88%) Computer Security
12 13 (16.88%) Degree
12 13 (16.88%) Cryptography
12 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
12 13 (16.88%) Internet
12 13 (16.88%) MPLS
12 13 (16.88%) Security Management
13 12 (15.58%) VMware
13 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
13 12 (15.58%) Windows
13 12 (15.58%) SIEM
13 12 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.79%) IIS
2 4 (5.19%) Apache
2 4 (5.19%) JBoss
3 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Excel
2 8 (10.39%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.30%) Maximo
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.69%) SaaS
2 1 (1.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.87%) Firewall
2 21 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
3 15 (19.48%) DNS
4 13 (16.88%) Internet
4 13 (16.88%) MPLS
5 11 (14.29%) Network Security
6 10 (12.99%) DHCP
7 9 (11.69%) LDAP
8 8 (10.39%) TCP/IP
9 6 (7.79%) Ethernet
9 6 (7.79%) LAN
9 6 (7.79%) WAN
10 5 (6.49%) ADSL
10 5 (6.49%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.49%) ICMP
10 5 (6.49%) ISDN
10 5 (6.49%) PSTN
10 5 (6.49%) SNMP
10 5 (6.49%) SSL
10 5 (6.49%) X.25
General
1 6 (7.79%) Finance
1 6 (7.79%) Legal
2 5 (6.49%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.60%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (15.58%) Analyst
1 12 (15.58%) Security Analyst
2 11 (14.29%) Consultant
2 11 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 10 (12.99%) Security Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Network Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Architect
5 7 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) Security Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Security Specialist
6 5 (6.49%) SIEM Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Designer
7 4 (5.19%) Information Security Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Security Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Network Support
8 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) SAML
2 5 (6.49%) 802.1X
2 5 (6.49%) OAuth
2 5 (6.49%) OpenID
2 5 (6.49%) REST
3 4 (5.19%) J2EE
4 2 (2.60%) Web Services
5 1 (1.30%) Leaflet
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 24 (31.17%) Data Centre
3 13 (16.88%) Cryptography
4 12 (15.58%) Driving Licence
5 11 (14.29%) PKI
6 8 (10.39%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (7.79%) Cyber Defence
8 4 (5.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (5.19%) Reference Data
9 3 (3.90%) Security Operations Centre
10 2 (2.60%) CESG
10 2 (2.60%) CMDB
10 2 (2.60%) EMC VMAX
10 2 (2.60%) EMC VNX
10 2 (2.60%) VCE vBlock
11 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (1.30%) Blog
11 1 (1.30%) Derivative
11 1 (1.30%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.58%) Windows
2 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.39%) Linux
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Server
5 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.60%) Unix
7 1 (1.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.27%) ITIL
2 16 (20.78%) Change Management
3 15 (19.48%) Capacity Management
3 15 (19.48%) Incident Management
3 15 (19.48%) Problem Management
3 15 (19.48%) Project Management
4 14 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
4 14 (18.18%) Security Patching
5 13 (16.88%) Computer Security
5 13 (16.88%) Security Management
6 12 (15.58%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (15.58%) SIEM
7 11 (14.29%) Information Assurance
8 9 (11.69%) Database Security
8 9 (11.69%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (11.69%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 8 (10.39%) Email Filtering
9 8 (10.39%) Information Security Management
9 8 (10.39%) Risk Management
9 8 (10.39%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) SQL
2 4 (5.19%) Java
2 4 (5.19%) Perl
3 3 (3.90%) Python
4 1 (1.30%) C++
4 1 (1.30%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) CISSP
2 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
3 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 13 (16.88%) Degree
5 11 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (9.09%) CCNA
6 7 (9.09%) CCNP
7 6 (7.79%) GCIH
7 6 (7.79%) GIAC
8 5 (6.49%) CISM
9 4 (5.19%) CCSP
9 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (3.90%) RHCSA
11 2 (2.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (2.60%) CCDP
11 2 (2.60%) CESG Certified Professional
11 2 (2.60%) CISA
12 1 (1.30%) CCA
12 1 (1.30%) CCDA
12 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (35.06%) PCI DSS
2 17 (22.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (10.39%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (9.09%) JSP 440
5 4 (5.19%) RMADS
6 3 (3.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (2.60%) PA-DSS
8 1 (1.30%) ISO27002
8 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.58%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.60%) vSphere
4 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (10.39%) Puppet
2 5 (6.49%) OpenAM
2 5 (6.49%) OpenIDM
2 5 (6.49%) WSUS
3 4 (5.19%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.60%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (2.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.30%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (1.30%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Microsoft
2 12 (15.58%) VMware
3 11 (14.29%) Cisco
4 7 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 7 (9.09%) Splunk
5 6 (7.79%) HP
5 6 (7.79%) LogRhythm
6 5 (6.49%) Cyberoam
6 5 (6.49%) F5
6 5 (6.49%) ForgeRock
6 5 (6.49%) Qualys
7 4 (5.19%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.19%) Intel Security
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle
9 2 (2.60%) arcserve
9 2 (2.60%) EMC
9 2 (2.60%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.30%) ArcSight
10 1 (1.30%) Gemalto
10 1 (1.30%) Kaspersky