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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 82 109 93
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -16
Contract jobs citing Information Security 41 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.83% 0.77% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.03% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 7 10
Average daily rate
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£450 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £345 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £605 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £450 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.84 £22.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year
+112.60% -57.14%
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
1781 1548 1349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.65% 74.03% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1096 922 809
Average daily rate £375 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 77 81
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £23.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +62.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 - 16 £513 -
Winchester -12 11 £433 +25.36%
Portsmouth -1 2 £358 -37.82%
Aldershot - 1 £575 - 1
Andover - 1 - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 29 (38.67%) Firewall
2 26 (34.67%) Finance
3 25 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 25 (33.33%) Windows
4 24 (32.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 22 (29.33%) Linux
5 22 (29.33%) Security Management
6 21 (28.00%) ITIL
7 18 (24.00%) PCI DSS
7 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
7 18 (24.00%) Cyber Security
8 16 (21.33%) UNIX
9 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 14 (18.67%) Financial Institution
10 14 (18.67%) Information Security Management
10 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
10 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
11 13 (17.33%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (17.33%) Degree
12 12 (16.00%) SIEM
12 12 (16.00%) CISSP
12 12 (16.00%) Change Management
12 12 (16.00%) Data Centre
13 11 (14.67%) VMware
13 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (14.67%) Content Management
13 11 (14.67%) Enterprise Architecture
13 11 (14.67%) PKI
14 10 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
14 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 5 (6.67%) Apache
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.33%) CMS
2 4 (5.33%) WordPress
2 4 (5.33%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (5.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.33%) IIS
3 1 (1.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 15 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.33%) MS Visio
2 10 (13.33%) MS Project
3 2 (2.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Payroll
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 3 (4.00%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.00%) Taleo
2 2 (2.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (38.67%) Firewall
2 24 (32.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (12.00%) Internet
4 7 (9.33%) SSL
4 7 (9.33%) HTTP
5 6 (8.00%) VPN
5 6 (8.00%) SSH
6 5 (6.67%) Wireless
6 5 (6.67%) Network Security
7 4 (5.33%) LAN
7 4 (5.33%) WAN
8 3 (4.00%) SMS
9 2 (2.67%) LDAP
9 2 (2.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (2.67%) IPsec
9 2 (2.67%) SAN
9 2 (2.67%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (1.33%) DNS
10 1 (1.33%) VoIP
10 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) DB2
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MSI
2 1 (1.33%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (1.33%) Eclipse
General
1 26 (34.67%) Finance
2 14 (18.67%) Financial Institution
3 9 (12.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
4 1 (1.33%) Military
4 1 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (20.00%) Analyst
2 13 (17.33%) Security Specialist
3 12 (16.00%) Consultant
3 12 (16.00%) Security Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) Solutions Designer
4 8 (10.67%) Designer
5 6 (8.00%) Security Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.00%) Architect
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Security Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) ArcSight Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Applications Support
7 4 (5.33%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 3 (4.00%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.67%) .NET
2 6 (8.00%) Middleware
3 5 (6.67%) HTML
4 4 (5.33%) HTML5
4 4 (5.33%) REST
4 4 (5.33%) SOAP
5 3 (4.00%) JSF
5 3 (4.00%) WebCenter
6 2 (2.67%) Regular Expression
6 2 (2.67%) XML
6 2 (2.67%) JSP
7 1 (1.33%) Servlets
7 1 (1.33%) J2EE
7 1 (1.33%) JDBC
7 1 (1.33%) SAML
7 1 (1.33%) Web Services
7 1 (1.33%) SailPoint
7 1 (1.33%) Java EE
7 1 (1.33%) SPML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 14 (18.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (16.00%) Data Centre
4 11 (14.67%) PKI
5 7 (9.33%) AS400
5 7 (9.33%) Mainframe
5 7 (9.33%) Computer Science
5 7 (9.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (5.33%) Social Media
6 4 (5.33%) Blackberry
7 3 (4.00%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.67%) RMADS
8 2 (2.67%) Statistics
9 1 (1.33%) HACMP
9 1 (1.33%) CESG
9 1 (1.33%) CESG CLAS
9 1 (1.33%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.33%) Windows
2 22 (29.33%) Linux
3 16 (21.33%) UNIX
4 9 (12.00%) AIX
5 8 (10.67%) Solaris
6 2 (2.67%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Vista
6 2 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.33%) Security Management
2 21 (28.00%) ITIL
3 18 (24.00%) Cyber Security
4 14 (18.67%) Information Security Management
5 13 (17.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (16.00%) SIEM
6 12 (16.00%) Change Management
7 11 (14.67%) Content Management
7 11 (14.67%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
9 9 (12.00%) Requirements Management
9 9 (12.00%) Database Security
10 8 (10.67%) Incident Management
10 8 (10.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 7 (9.33%) PRINCE
11 7 (9.33%) Kalman Filter
11 7 (9.33%) Patch Management
12 6 (8.00%) Line Management
12 6 (8.00%) Vulnerability Management
12 6 (8.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.67%) Perl
2 7 (9.33%) Java
3 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (8.00%) PHP
3 6 (8.00%) Python
4 5 (6.67%) C
5 4 (5.33%) C++
5 4 (5.33%) SQL
6 2 (2.67%) VBA
6 2 (2.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.33%) BeanShell
7 1 (1.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 18 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.33%) Degree
3 12 (16.00%) CISSP
4 10 (13.33%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.67%) GCIA
6 4 (5.33%) GCIH
7 3 (4.00%) HND
7 3 (4.00%) CISM
8 2 (2.67%) CCNA
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (2.67%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.33%) CEH
9 1 (1.33%) PCI QSA
9 1 (1.33%) PMP
9 1 (1.33%) PMI Certification
9 1 (1.33%) IBM AIX Certification
9 1 (1.33%) CISA
9 1 (1.33%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (24.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (10.67%) COBIT
3 7 (9.33%) SLA
3 7 (9.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (8.00%) COSO
5 2 (2.67%) QA
6 1 (1.33%) JSP 440
6 1 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (14.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.33%) OpenSSH
4 1 (1.33%) Shibboleth
4 1 (1.33%) GPFS
4 1 (1.33%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.67%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 2 (2.67%) SCCM
2 2 (2.67%) ArcSight ESM
3 1 (1.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (14.67%) VMware
3 10 (13.33%) Oracle
4 9 (12.00%) Cisco
5 8 (10.67%) IBM
5 8 (10.67%) McAfee
6 7 (9.33%) ArcSight
7 4 (5.33%) Google
7 4 (5.33%) Sitecore
7 4 (5.33%) Facebook
7 4 (5.33%) Twitter
8 3 (4.00%) Rackspace
8 3 (4.00%) F5
8 3 (4.00%) SAP
8 3 (4.00%) Varonis
9 2 (2.67%) Lumension
9 2 (2.67%) HP
10 1 (1.33%) Juniper
10 1 (1.33%) CA
10 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint