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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 103 88 103
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +15
Contract jobs citing Information Security 15 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.72% 1.00% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 1.39% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 13 11
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£475 £388 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -13.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £24.76
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +61.58%
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
1516 1220 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.17% 71.89% 75.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 867 745 849
Average daily rate £372 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.80% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £280 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 66 106
Average hourly rate £31.50 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.54% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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
Portsmouth -6 1 £575 +130.00%
Southampton -13 1 - - 6
Havant - 1 - - 2
Farnborough - - - -
Hook - - - -
Romsey - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Basingstoke - - - - 4
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 13 (38.24%) Linux
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco
4 12 (35.29%) Security Architecture
5 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 11 (32.35%) Firewall
6 10 (29.41%) Windows
6 10 (29.41%) ITIL
6 10 (29.41%) Data Protection
7 9 (26.47%) JSP 440
7 9 (26.47%) Information Assurance
7 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
7 9 (26.47%) CESG
7 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (26.47%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (23.53%) Security Management
8 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 7 (20.59%) CISSP
9 7 (20.59%) UNIX
9 7 (20.59%) Data Security
9 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
9 7 (20.59%) Freedom of Information Act
10 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
10 6 (17.65%) Network Security
11 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (14.71%) SAN
11 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
11 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (8.82%) Apache
1 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
1 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
1 3 (8.82%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) Firewall
2 6 (17.65%) Network Security
3 5 (14.71%) SSL
3 5 (14.71%) SAN
3 5 (14.71%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (11.76%) Internet
4 4 (11.76%) LAN
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
4 4 (11.76%) LDAP
5 3 (8.82%) IPsec
6 2 (5.88%) SSH
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.88%) ATM
6 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.88%) VPN
7 1 (2.94%) DNS
7 1 (2.94%) SMTP
7 1 (2.94%) FTP
7 1 (2.94%) HTTP
7 1 (2.94%) tcpdump
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
1 1 (2.94%) Legal
1 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Architect
1 11 (32.35%) Security Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Information Security Architect
2 8 (23.53%) Information Architect
3 6 (17.65%) Consultant
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Manager
5 2 (5.88%) Security Officer
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) CLAS Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Security Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Security Specialist
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Administrator
6 1 (2.94%) Security Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Information Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) .NET
1 3 (8.82%) JSP
1 3 (8.82%) SAML
1 3 (8.82%) Middleware
2 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Management Information System
1 9 (26.47%) CESG
1 9 (26.47%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (20.59%) Freedom of Information Act
3 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 3 (8.82%) RMADS
3 3 (8.82%) Open Source
3 3 (8.82%) PKI
4 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.88%) CESG CLAS
5 1 (2.94%) Clustering
5 1 (2.94%) Smart Meter
5 1 (2.94%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
2 10 (29.41%) Windows
3 7 (20.59%) UNIX
4 5 (14.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Security Architecture
2 10 (29.41%) Data Protection
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL
3 9 (26.47%) Information Assurance
4 8 (23.53%) Security Management
5 7 (20.59%) Risk Management
5 7 (20.59%) Data Security
6 5 (14.71%) Identity Management
7 4 (11.76%) Information Security Management
7 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.76%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.82%) Business Continuity
8 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (5.88%) Project Management
9 2 (5.88%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.88%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.71%) Java
2 3 (8.82%) Perl
2 3 (8.82%) PHP
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) C++
4 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (64.71%) Security Cleared
2 16 (47.06%) SC Cleared
3 7 (20.59%) CISSP
4 5 (14.71%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (14.71%) CISA
4 5 (14.71%) CISM
4 5 (14.71%) Degree
5 4 (11.76%) CCNP
6 3 (8.82%) CCSE
7 2 (5.88%) MBA
8 1 (2.94%) GIAC
8 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
8 1 (2.94%) CEH
8 1 (2.94%) MCITP
8 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.94%) CCNA
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.94%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (26.47%) JSP 440
2 4 (11.76%) COBIT
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.94%) GPG13
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.82%) Shibboleth
2 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Snort
3 1 (2.94%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
1 3 (8.82%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.94%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.94%) SCCM
2 1 (2.94%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Cisco
2 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.65%) Blue Coat
4 5 (14.71%) Red Hat
4 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
4 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 5 (14.71%) VMware
5 4 (11.76%) HP
5 4 (11.76%) Juniper
5 4 (11.76%) McAfee
6 3 (8.82%) Sourcefire
6 3 (8.82%) Symantec
6 3 (8.82%) IBM
7 2 (5.88%) Nokia
8 1 (2.94%) BMC
8 1 (2.94%) Remedy
8 1 (2.94%) Websense