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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 79 100 80
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -20
Contract jobs citing Information Security 35 20 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.69% 1.01% 1.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 1.37% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 11 20
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£438 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £553
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £51.00 £17.42
% change year-on-year
-61.76% +192.76%
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
1656 1459 1275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.85% 73.91% 72.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 846 784
Average daily rate £380 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £255 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 61 80
Average hourly rate £34.78 £52.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.74% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £25.00 £13.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +10 10 £383 -27.14% 1
Andover +3 3 £344 -
Southampton -6 2 £444 +47.91% 1
Hook -4 1 £451 -6.91%
Winchester - 1 £450 -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Linux
2 18 (38.30%) Firewall
3 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
4 14 (29.79%) Intrusion Detection
5 12 (25.53%) Finance
5 12 (25.53%) PCI DSS
6 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
6 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
6 11 (23.40%) CISSP
7 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
7 10 (21.28%) Security Management
8 9 (19.15%) ITIL
8 9 (19.15%) UNIX
8 9 (19.15%) SIEM
9 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (17.02%) ArcSight
9 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (17.02%) Incident Management
9 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (17.02%) Requirements Management
9 8 (17.02%) VMware
10 7 (14.89%) McAfee
10 7 (14.89%) Cisco
10 7 (14.89%) Oracle
10 7 (14.89%) Perl
10 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
10 7 (14.89%) Digital Forensics
10 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (12.77%) Cyber Security

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (6.38%) IIS
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.26%) CMS
2 2 (4.26%) WordPress
2 2 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.13%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.13%) JBoss
3 1 (2.13%) Apache
3 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (21.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (12.77%) MS Visio
2 6 (12.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Financials
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Payroll
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 18 (38.30%) Firewall
2 14 (29.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 6 (12.77%) SSL
4 5 (10.64%) Internet
5 4 (8.51%) SSH
5 4 (8.51%) HTTP
5 4 (8.51%) VPN
6 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.38%) Network Security
7 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.13%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.13%) LDAP
8 1 (2.13%) LAN
8 1 (2.13%) SMS
8 1 (2.13%) WAN
8 1 (2.13%) FTP
8 1 (2.13%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.13%) SAN
8 1 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.13%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MSI
2 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (25.53%) Finance
2 6 (12.77%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Consultant
2 9 (19.15%) Analyst
3 7 (14.89%) Solutions Designer
3 7 (14.89%) Designer
4 5 (10.64%) ArcSight Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Security Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Information Specialist
5 4 (8.51%) Incident Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) ArcSight Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Security Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.26%) IT Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) Middleware
2 3 (6.38%) .NET
2 3 (6.38%) JSP
2 3 (6.38%) WebCenter
2 3 (6.38%) Regular Expression
3 2 (4.26%) HTML
3 2 (4.26%) HTML5
3 2 (4.26%) JSF
4 1 (2.13%) Ajax
4 1 (2.13%) Java EE
4 1 (2.13%) JSON
4 1 (2.13%) SAML
4 1 (2.13%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Management Information System
2 7 (14.89%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.77%) PKI
4 4 (8.51%) Mainframe
4 4 (8.51%) AS400
4 4 (8.51%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (8.51%) RMADS
4 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
5 3 (6.38%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.26%) Social Media
6 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
7 1 (2.13%) CESG
7 1 (2.13%) CESG CLAS
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 18 (38.30%) Linux
3 9 (19.15%) UNIX
4 6 (12.77%) AIX
4 6 (12.77%) Solaris
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Vista
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.28%) Security Management
2 9 (19.15%) ITIL
2 9 (19.15%) SIEM
3 8 (17.02%) Continuous Improvement
3 8 (17.02%) Incident Management
3 8 (17.02%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (17.02%) Requirements Management
4 7 (14.89%) Digital Forensics
5 6 (12.77%) Content Management
5 6 (12.77%) Change Management
5 6 (12.77%) Information Security Management
5 6 (12.77%) Validation
5 6 (12.77%) Cyber Security
6 5 (10.64%) PRINCE
7 4 (8.51%) Migration
7 4 (8.51%) Risk Management
7 4 (8.51%) Document Management
7 4 (8.51%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.51%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.89%) Perl
2 6 (12.77%) Python
3 4 (8.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.38%) Java
4 3 (6.38%) PHP
4 3 (6.38%) SQL
4 3 (6.38%) VBA
4 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.13%) C
5 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (34.04%) Security Cleared
2 11 (23.40%) CISSP
3 7 (14.89%) SC Cleared
4 6 (12.77%) Degree
5 5 (10.64%) GCIA
6 4 (8.51%) GCIH
7 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (6.38%) CCNA
8 2 (4.26%) CCNP
8 2 (4.26%) CISM
8 2 (4.26%) CCSE
8 2 (4.26%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.26%) CCSA
9 1 (2.13%) PCI QSA
9 1 (2.13%) CEH
9 1 (2.13%) MBA
9 1 (2.13%) PMP
9 1 (2.13%) PMI Certification
9 1 (2.13%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (25.53%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.51%) COSO
2 4 (8.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (8.51%) COBIT
3 3 (6.38%) SLA
3 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (6.38%) JSP 440
4 2 (4.26%) GPG13
4 2 (4.26%) QA
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.26%) Squid
5 1 (2.13%) Shibboleth
5 1 (2.13%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (6.38%) SCCM
1 3 (6.38%) ArcSight ESM
Vendors
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) VMware
2 8 (17.02%) ArcSight
3 7 (14.89%) McAfee
3 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 7 (14.89%) Cisco
4 4 (8.51%) IBM
5 3 (6.38%) SAP
5 3 (6.38%) HP
5 3 (6.38%) Lumension
6 2 (4.26%) Facebook
6 2 (4.26%) Twitter
6 2 (4.26%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.26%) Google
6 2 (4.26%) Sitecore
6 2 (4.26%) Websense
6 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) F5
7 1 (2.13%) Rackspace