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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Security (InfoSec)
Rank 87 111 87
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -24
Contract jobs citing Information Security 32 13 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.68% 0.62% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 0.80% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 5 15
Average daily rate £364 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £345 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £82.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.56 £22.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year
+133.61% -50.00%
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
1510 1635 1299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.39% 78.34% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 993 894 702
Average daily rate £375 £375 £374
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 76 67
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £42.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Winchester 0 10 £425 -1.44%
Basingstoke +4 7 £350 -36.36% 3
Gosport - 3 £561 -
Portsmouth - 2 £450 - 1
Hook - 1 £400 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 38 (43.18%) CISSP
2 37 (42.05%) Information Assurance
3 34 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 34 (38.64%) Firewall
3 34 (38.64%) Management Information System
4 32 (36.36%) Risk Management
5 31 (35.23%) PCI DSS
6 30 (34.09%) Security Cleared
6 30 (34.09%) Data Protection
7 28 (31.82%) Security Management
8 25 (28.41%) ITIL
8 25 (28.41%) SC Cleared
8 25 (28.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 24 (27.27%) RMADS
9 24 (27.27%) Asset Management
10 23 (26.14%) Windows
10 23 (26.14%) Incident Management
10 23 (26.14%) SIEM
11 22 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (25.00%) CCNA
12 21 (23.86%) VPN
12 21 (23.86%) Information Security Management
12 21 (23.86%) CLAS
13 20 (22.73%) PKI
13 20 (22.73%) CISM
14 18 (20.45%) CESG
14 18 (20.45%) Intrusion Detection
14 18 (20.45%) Network Architecture
15 17 (19.32%) JSP 440
15 17 (19.32%) ISMS

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (5.68%) Apache
2 3 (3.41%) JBoss
2 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.14%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Project
3 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (38.64%) Firewall
2 21 (23.86%) VPN
3 18 (20.45%) Intrusion Detection
4 9 (10.23%) DNS
4 9 (10.23%) Internet
4 9 (10.23%) TCP/IP
5 7 (7.95%) MPLS
5 7 (7.95%) SSL
6 6 (6.82%) DHCP
6 6 (6.82%) Network Security
7 5 (5.68%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (5.68%) HTTP
7 5 (5.68%) IPsec
7 5 (5.68%) LAN
7 5 (5.68%) WAN
8 4 (4.55%) SSH
9 3 (3.41%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (3.41%) HSRP
9 3 (3.41%) PSTN
9 3 (3.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.14%) MySQL
General
1 14 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.50%) Finance
3 10 (11.36%) Banking
4 8 (9.09%) Legal
5 4 (4.55%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.41%) Law
7 2 (2.27%) Military
8 1 (1.14%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (26.14%) Security Specialist
2 22 (25.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 22 (25.00%) Information Specialist
3 18 (20.45%) Architect
3 18 (20.45%) Security Architect
4 10 (11.36%) Consultant
4 10 (11.36%) Security Consultant
5 9 (10.23%) Analyst
6 7 (7.95%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.82%) CISSP Architect
7 6 (6.82%) CLAS Architect
7 6 (6.82%) Information Security Consultant
8 5 (5.68%) IP Network Engineer
8 5 (5.68%) Security Officer
9 4 (4.55%) CLAS Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) CLAS Security Consultant
9 4 (4.55%) Incident Analyst
9 4 (4.55%) Information Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Information Risk Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Risk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) Middleware
2 3 (3.41%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.14%) CSS
3 1 (1.14%) HTML
3 1 (1.14%) HTML5
3 1 (1.14%) jQuery
3 1 (1.14%) Silverlight
3 1 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (38.64%) Management Information System
2 20 (22.73%) PKI
3 18 (20.45%) CESG
4 17 (19.32%) CESG CLAS
5 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
6 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (7.95%) Cryptography
6 7 (7.95%) Driving Licence
7 4 (4.55%) AS400
7 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (4.55%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (4.55%) Mainframe
7 4 (4.55%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (4.55%) Smart Meter
8 2 (2.27%) HACMP
8 2 (2.27%) LPAR
9 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.14%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.14%) Windows
2 16 (18.18%) Unix
3 14 (15.91%) Linux
4 6 (6.82%) AIX
5 4 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.55%) Solaris
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.05%) Information Assurance
2 32 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 30 (34.09%) Data Protection
4 28 (31.82%) Security Management
5 25 (28.41%) ITIL
6 24 (27.27%) Asset Management
7 23 (26.14%) Incident Management
7 23 (26.14%) SIEM
8 21 (23.86%) Information Security Management
9 18 (20.45%) Network Architecture
10 17 (19.32%) Business Continuity
10 17 (19.32%) ISMS
11 16 (18.18%) Service Management
12 15 (17.05%) Analytics
12 15 (17.05%) Business Continuity Management
12 15 (17.05%) Change Management
13 14 (15.91%) Operations Management
13 14 (15.91%) TOGAF
14 12 (13.64%) Capacity Management
15 11 (12.50%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) Perl
2 3 (3.41%) C
2 3 (3.41%) Python
3 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.27%) SQL
4 1 (1.14%) C#
4 1 (1.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (43.18%) CISSP
2 30 (34.09%) Security Cleared
3 25 (28.41%) SC Cleared
4 22 (25.00%) CCNA
4 22 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 21 (23.86%) CLAS
6 20 (22.73%) CISM
7 17 (19.32%) CESG Certified Professional
8 14 (15.91%) MCP
8 14 (15.91%) MCSE
8 14 (15.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (14.77%) DV Cleared
10 11 (12.50%) Degree
11 9 (10.23%) GCIH
12 7 (7.95%) CCNP
13 5 (5.68%) GCIA
14 4 (4.55%) GIAC
15 3 (3.41%) CCIE
15 3 (3.41%) RHCSA
16 2 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (38.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (35.23%) PCI DSS
3 25 (28.41%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 24 (27.27%) RMADS
5 17 (19.32%) JSP 440
6 4 (4.55%) COBIT
6 4 (4.55%) COSO
6 4 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (4.55%) ISO27002
6 4 (4.55%) SAS 70
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) GPFS
1 2 (2.27%) NFS
1 2 (2.27%) OpenSSH
1 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) Puppet
1 4 (4.55%) RSA Security Analytics
2 3 (3.41%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (1.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (18.18%) Oracle
2 14 (15.91%) Cisco
3 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.82%) IBM
4 6 (6.82%) VMware
5 4 (4.55%) Intel Security
5 4 (4.55%) Remedy
6 3 (3.41%) Cyberoam
6 3 (3.41%) F5
6 3 (3.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.27%) BMC
7 2 (2.27%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.27%) IronPort
8 1 (1.14%) HP