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 25 May 2016 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 63 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +6
Contract jobs citing Information Security 54 29 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 2.65% 1.40% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 1.73% 1.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 17 12
Median daily rate £450 £438 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 £39.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
+51.89% -22.54%
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
1566 1675 1475
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.84% 80.68% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 982 1062 866
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 81 67
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £24.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.03 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 25 May 2016.

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 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +12 20 £443 -1.55%
Basingstoke -10 14 £700 +83.00% 2
Hook +8 7 £525 +16.28%
Southampton +13 1 - - 3
Portsmouth - 1 £1,000 - 1
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 29 (34.52%) CISSP
2 28 (33.33%) Firewall
3 25 (29.76%) Management Information System
4 24 (28.57%) Cisco
4 24 (28.57%) ITIL
4 24 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (27.38%) PCI DSS
5 23 (27.38%) Windows
6 20 (23.81%) Security Cleared
6 20 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
6 20 (23.81%) Security Operations
7 19 (22.62%) Security Management
8 18 (21.43%) Information Assurance
9 17 (20.24%) Risk Management
9 17 (20.24%) Change Management
9 17 (20.24%) Linux
9 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
10 16 (19.05%) Data Protection
11 15 (17.86%) CISM
11 15 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
12 14 (16.67%) Finance
12 14 (16.67%) Capacity Management
12 14 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 14 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
13 13 (15.48%) Cryptography
13 13 (15.48%) Incident Management
13 13 (15.48%) Information Security Management
14 12 (14.29%) Active Directory
14 12 (14.29%) MS Excel

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 3 (3.57%) Apache
1 3 (3.57%) JBoss
1 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.19%) Drupal
2 1 (1.19%) IIS
2 1 (1.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (11.90%) MS Visio
3 7 (8.33%) MS Project
4 4 (4.76%) MS Office
5 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Cash Management
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle HRMS
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle iRecruitment
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) SaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) PaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.33%) Firewall
2 20 (23.81%) Intrusion Detection
3 10 (11.90%) Internet
3 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.71%) VPN
5 8 (9.52%) DNS
5 8 (9.52%) MPLS
5 8 (9.52%) SSL
6 7 (8.33%) DHCP
7 6 (7.14%) HTTP
7 6 (7.14%) LDAP
7 6 (7.14%) Network Security
8 5 (5.95%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (5.95%) LAN
8 5 (5.95%) WAN
8 5 (5.95%) Wireless
9 4 (4.76%) ADSL
9 4 (4.76%) ISDN
9 4 (4.76%) PSTN
9 4 (4.76%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) MySQL
1 2 (2.38%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.19%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) JIRA
1 1 (1.19%) LabVIEW
General
1 14 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.95%) Legal
4 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.19%) Electronics
5 1 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (19.05%) Security Specialist
2 15 (17.86%) Consultant
2 15 (17.86%) Security Consultant
3 11 (13.10%) Analyst
3 11 (13.10%) Information Security Specialist
3 11 (13.10%) Information Specialist
4 9 (10.71%) Designer
5 8 (9.52%) Information Security Consultant
6 7 (8.33%) Architect
6 7 (8.33%) Incident Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Security Architect
7 6 (7.14%) Security Designer
8 5 (5.95%) IP Network Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Developer
9 4 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) IP Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Security Operations Specialist
9 4 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (3.57%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.95%) Middleware
2 4 (4.76%) 802.1X
2 4 (4.76%) REST
3 3 (3.57%) J2EE
3 3 (3.57%) OAuth
3 3 (3.57%) OpenID
3 3 (3.57%) SAML
4 2 (2.38%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.38%) WebCenter
4 2 (2.38%) XML
5 1 (1.19%) .NET
5 1 (1.19%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (29.76%) Management Information System
2 17 (20.24%) Data Centre
3 13 (15.48%) Cryptography
4 12 (14.29%) PKI
5 9 (10.71%) Driving Licence
6 8 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
7 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (5.95%) VCE vBlock
9 4 (4.76%) AS400
9 4 (4.76%) CESG
9 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (4.76%) Mainframe
10 2 (2.38%) CESG CLAS
10 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
11 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
11 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.19%) Smart Energy
11 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.38%) Windows
2 17 (20.24%) Linux
3 7 (8.33%) Solaris
4 6 (7.14%) AIX
4 6 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (7.14%) Unix
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.38%) CentOS
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.38%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) ITIL
2 20 (23.81%) Security Operations
3 19 (22.62%) Security Management
4 18 (21.43%) Information Assurance
5 17 (20.24%) Change Management
5 17 (20.24%) Risk Management
6 16 (19.05%) Data Protection
7 14 (16.67%) Capacity Management
7 14 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (15.48%) Incident Management
8 13 (15.48%) Information Security Management
9 12 (14.29%) SIEM
10 11 (13.10%) Problem Management
11 9 (10.71%) Analytics
11 9 (10.71%) Asset Management
11 9 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (10.71%) ISMS
11 9 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
11 9 (10.71%) Project Management
12 8 (9.52%) Computer Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) Java
1 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
2 3 (3.57%) Perl
2 3 (3.57%) Python
2 3 (3.57%) VBScript
3 2 (2.38%) C
3 2 (2.38%) C++
3 2 (2.38%) PHP
3 2 (2.38%) SQL
4 1 (1.19%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 29 (34.52%) CISSP
2 20 (23.81%) Security Cleared
3 15 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (17.86%) CISM
4 11 (13.10%) CCNP
5 9 (10.71%) Degree
6 7 (8.33%) CCNA
6 7 (8.33%) GCIH
6 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 6 (7.14%) CCSP
8 5 (5.95%) CCDP
8 5 (5.95%) CCIE
9 4 (4.76%) GIAC
10 3 (3.57%) CESG Certified Professional
10 3 (3.57%) CLAS
10 3 (3.57%) GCIA
10 3 (3.57%) RHCSA
11 2 (2.38%) DV Cleared
11 2 (2.38%) HND
12 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (27.38%) PCI DSS
3 14 (16.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (7.14%) RMADS
5 4 (4.76%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (4.76%) ISO27002
5 4 (4.76%) JSP 440
6 3 (3.57%) COBIT
6 3 (3.57%) COSO
6 3 (3.57%) ISO22301
6 3 (3.57%) SAS 70
7 2 (2.38%) GPG13
8 1 (1.19%) QA
8 1 (1.19%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) RSA Security Analytics
2 4 (4.76%) Puppet
3 3 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (3.57%) OpenAM
3 3 (3.57%) OpenIDM
3 3 (3.57%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (2.38%) ArcSight ESM
5 1 (1.19%) EnCase
5 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (28.57%) Cisco
2 15 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 7 (8.33%) Intel Security
3 7 (8.33%) VMware
4 6 (7.14%) Oracle
5 5 (5.95%) F5
5 5 (5.95%) Red Hat
6 4 (4.76%) Cyberoam
6 4 (4.76%) IBM
6 4 (4.76%) Remedy
7 3 (3.57%) ForgeRock
7 3 (3.57%) Symantec
8 2 (2.38%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.19%) Arqiva
9 1 (1.19%) HP
9 1 (1.19%) NetWitness
9 1 (1.19%) SAP
9 1 (1.19%) Splunk