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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 96 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -2
Contract jobs citing Information Security 16 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.78% 1.03% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.45% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 13
Average daily rate
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£425 £430 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +12.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +97.36%
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
1590 1313 1053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.79% 70.93% 74.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 735 592
Average daily rate £388 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 67 75
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -11.29%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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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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
Basingstoke - 6 £385 - 2
Southampton -14 3 £444 +47.91% 1
Winchester -7 2 £431 +25.00%
Fareham - 1 - -
Gosport - - - -
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Firewall
2 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
2 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
3 9 (31.03%) Linux
4 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
5 7 (24.14%) Security Management
5 7 (24.14%) CISSP
6 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
6 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
7 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
7 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
7 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (13.79%) SIEM
8 4 (13.79%) Digital Forensics
8 4 (13.79%) Cisco
8 4 (13.79%) Change Management
8 4 (13.79%) Information Security Management
8 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
8 4 (13.79%) VMware
8 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
8 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (10.34%) JSP 440
9 3 (10.34%) ISMS
9 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance
9 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
9 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
9 3 (10.34%) IBM Mainframe

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.45%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Firewall
2 5 (17.24%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) FTP
4 2 (6.90%) SSL
4 2 (6.90%) Internet
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (3.45%) BIG-IP
5 1 (3.45%) SSH
5 1 (3.45%) HTTP
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MSI
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
1 6 (20.69%) Consultant
2 4 (13.79%) Security Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Security Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) CLAS Consultant
3 3 (10.34%) Information Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Security Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Security Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Information Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Technical Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Project Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Security Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Information Assurance Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Information Security Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Security Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) JSP
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) Ajax
2 1 (3.45%) JSON
2 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
2 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.34%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (10.34%) Fat Client
2 3 (10.34%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (10.34%) AS400
2 3 (10.34%) Thin Client
2 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.90%) PKI
3 2 (6.90%) RMADS
3 2 (6.90%) Smart Meter
3 2 (6.90%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.45%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information Act
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 9 (31.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) AIX
3 1 (3.45%) Solaris
3 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Security Management
2 4 (13.79%) Risk Management
2 4 (13.79%) Change Management
2 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (13.79%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (13.79%) Information Security Management
2 4 (13.79%) Digital Forensics
2 4 (13.79%) SIEM
3 3 (10.34%) Cyber Security
3 3 (10.34%) Security Architecture
3 3 (10.34%) Information Assurance
3 3 (10.34%) ISMS
3 3 (10.34%) Penetration Testing
3 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.34%) Content Management
3 3 (10.34%) Validation
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) Business Continuity
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C++
1 1 (3.45%) Java
1 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
1 1 (3.45%) VBA
1 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Security Cleared
2 8 (27.59%) SC Cleared
3 7 (24.14%) CISSP
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (10.34%) CCNA
4 3 (10.34%) Degree
4 3 (10.34%) VCP4
5 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (6.90%) ISEB
5 2 (6.90%) CCNP
5 2 (6.90%) CCSA
5 2 (6.90%) GCIA
5 2 (6.90%) GCIH
5 2 (6.90%) CCSE
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.45%) ACCA
6 1 (3.45%) CISA
6 1 (3.45%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (34.48%) PCI DSS
2 6 (20.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (10.34%) JSP 440
4 2 (6.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (6.90%) GPG13
5 1 (3.45%) COSO
5 1 (3.45%) COBIT
5 1 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Squid
3 1 (3.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Cisco
2 4 (13.79%) VMware
3 3 (10.34%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
4 2 (6.90%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.90%) McAfee
4 2 (6.90%) Websense
5 1 (3.45%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) F5
5 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
5 1 (3.45%) Lumension
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Nokia
Hook, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
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