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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 93 92 86
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 24 24 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.07% 1.18% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.63% 2.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 24
Average daily rate
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£425 £356 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.29% -16.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £420
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £51.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-55.88% +183.33%
Information Security
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
1732 1471 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.39% 72.46% 73.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1058 862 804
Average daily rate £390 £358 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 62 80
Average hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 4 May 2015.

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 4 May 2015. 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 +6 8 £384 -26.90% 3
Southampton -16 3 £444 +47.91% 2
Winchester - 2 £431 -
Andover +4 1 - -
Hook -7 1 £451 -6.91%
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Linux
3 15 (40.54%) Firewall
4 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
5 13 (35.14%) PCI DSS
5 13 (35.14%) CISSP
5 13 (35.14%) Intrusion Detection
6 11 (29.73%) SIEM
7 9 (24.32%) Security Management
7 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
8 8 (21.62%) Incident Management
8 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (18.92%) Digital Forensics
9 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
9 7 (18.92%) Degree
9 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
9 7 (18.92%) Finance
9 7 (18.92%) Cisco
9 7 (18.92%) UNIX
9 7 (18.92%) Change Management
10 6 (16.22%) ITIL
10 6 (16.22%) Perl
10 6 (16.22%) Python
10 6 (16.22%) Information Security Management
10 6 (16.22%) GCIA
10 6 (16.22%) PKI
10 6 (16.22%) ArcSight
11 5 (13.51%) Cyber Security
11 5 (13.51%) Mentoring

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 (8.11%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Visio
2 4 (10.81%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 15 (40.54%) Firewall
2 13 (35.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (13.51%) SSL
4 4 (10.81%) HTTP
4 4 (10.81%) VPN
4 4 (10.81%) SSH
5 3 (8.11%) Network Security
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.41%) Internet
6 2 (5.41%) FTP
6 2 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
1 1 (2.70%) MSI
General
1 7 (18.92%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Consultant
3 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Security Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Incident Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Information Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Security Specialist
4 3 (8.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Security Consultant
4 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Architect
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Information Security Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Information Assurance Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Designer
6 1 (2.70%) Security Technical Architect
6 1 (2.70%) Information Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) Middleware
2 3 (8.11%) JSP
3 2 (5.41%) .NET
4 1 (2.70%) Regular Expression
4 1 (2.70%) Ajax
4 1 (2.70%) Java EE
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
3 6 (16.22%) PKI
4 4 (10.81%) RMADS
5 3 (8.11%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (8.11%) AS400
5 3 (8.11%) Mainframe
6 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
6 2 (5.41%) Algorithms
6 2 (5.41%) Smart Meter
7 1 (2.70%) CESG
7 1 (2.70%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) UNIX
4 4 (10.81%) AIX
4 4 (10.81%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) SIEM
2 9 (24.32%) Security Management
3 8 (21.62%) Incident Management
4 7 (18.92%) Digital Forensics
4 7 (18.92%) Change Management
5 6 (16.22%) ITIL
5 6 (16.22%) Information Security Management
6 5 (13.51%) Cyber Security
6 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
6 5 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.81%) PRINCE
7 4 (10.81%) Risk Management
7 4 (10.81%) Document Management
7 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (10.81%) Network Architecture
7 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) Analytics
8 3 (8.11%) Line Management
8 3 (8.11%) Content Management
8 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (16.22%) Perl
1 6 (16.22%) Python
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.41%) C++
4 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) VBA
4 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) CISSP
3 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 6 (16.22%) GCIA
5 5 (13.51%) GCIH
6 4 (10.81%) CCNA
6 4 (10.81%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (5.41%) CCNP
7 2 (5.41%) ISEB
7 2 (5.41%) CISM
7 2 (5.41%) CCSA
7 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (5.41%) CCSE
7 2 (5.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.70%) PCI QSA
8 1 (2.70%) CEH
8 1 (2.70%) MBA
8 1 (2.70%) GIAC
8 1 (2.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (35.14%) PCI DSS
2 5 (13.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (10.81%) COBIT
3 4 (10.81%) COSO
4 3 (8.11%) JSP 440
4 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (5.41%) GPG13
6 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.41%) Squid
3 1 (2.70%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 7 (18.92%) Cisco
3 6 (16.22%) ArcSight
4 5 (13.51%) McAfee
5 4 (10.81%) VMware
6 3 (8.11%) IBM
7 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.41%) Websense
7 2 (5.41%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.70%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) Lumension
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle
8 1 (2.70%) HP
8 1 (2.70%) Nokia
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago