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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Information Security (INFOSEC)
Rank 104 89 101
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Contract jobs citing Information Security 14 16 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.65% 0.98% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 1.35% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 8
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£425 £375 £469
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -20.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £250 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £30.78 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+46.21% +92.35%
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
1577 1183 1382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.45% 72.40% 75.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 895 730 754
Average daily rate £360 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 56 88
Average hourly rate £21.50 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.21% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.38 £29.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.80%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -4 1 £575 +130.00% 1
Havant - 1 - - 2
Aldershot - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Southampton - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Hook - - - -
Information Security
South East

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (33.33%) Data Protection
5 9 (30.00%) Security Architecture
5 9 (30.00%) ITIL
5 9 (30.00%) Linux
5 9 (30.00%) JSP 440
5 9 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
5 9 (30.00%) CESG
6 8 (26.67%) Information Assurance
7 7 (23.33%) Firewall
7 7 (23.33%) Freedom of Information Act
7 7 (23.33%) Windows
7 7 (23.33%) Cisco
8 6 (20.00%) CISA
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (20.00%) Security Management
8 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
8 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
9 5 (16.67%) Network Security
9 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (16.67%) CISSP
9 5 (16.67%) CISM
10 4 (13.33%) SAN
10 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
10 4 (13.33%) Internet
10 4 (13.33%) Oracle
10 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 4 (13.33%) COBIT

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (16.67%) Network Security
3 4 (13.33%) SAN
3 4 (13.33%) Internet
4 3 (10.00%) LDAP
4 3 (10.00%) LAN
4 3 (10.00%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) IPsec
5 2 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.33%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.33%) SMTP
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (3.33%) HTTP
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) DNS
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
1 1 (3.33%) Legal
1 1 (3.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Architect
1 10 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Information Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Information Security Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) CLAS Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Information Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Security Officer
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (3.33%) Security Manager
7 1 (3.33%) IT Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) JSP
1 2 (6.67%) SAML
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) CESG
1 9 (30.00%) Data Protection Act
2 7 (23.33%) Freedom of Information Act
3 6 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (10.00%) Fat Client
4 3 (10.00%) RMADS
4 3 (10.00%) Thin Client
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (6.67%) Open Source
5 2 (6.67%) CESG CLAS
6 1 (3.33%) PKI
6 1 (3.33%) Clustering
6 1 (3.33%) Smart Meter
6 1 (3.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (10.00%) UNIX
5 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 9 (30.00%) Security Architecture
2 9 (30.00%) ITIL
3 8 (26.67%) Information Assurance
4 6 (20.00%) Security Management
4 6 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) Information Security Management
5 4 (13.33%) Data Security
5 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
6 3 (10.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.67%) Identity Management
7 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (6.67%) Cyber Security
7 2 (6.67%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) Java
1 2 (6.67%) Perl
1 2 (6.67%) PHP
2 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 18 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) CISA
4 5 (16.67%) CISM
4 5 (16.67%) CISSP
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (10.00%) CCSE
5 3 (10.00%) Degree
5 3 (10.00%) CCNP
6 2 (6.67%) MBA
7 1 (3.33%) GIAC
7 1 (3.33%) QiCA
7 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
7 1 (3.33%) ACCA
7 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (3.33%) CEH
7 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
7 1 (3.33%) PgMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (30.00%) JSP 440
3 4 (13.33%) COBIT
4 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Shibboleth
2 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle
3 4 (13.33%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) Blue Coat
4 3 (10.00%) IBM
4 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.00%) Symantec
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) McAfee
5 2 (6.67%) Sourcefire
6 1 (3.33%) BMC
6 1 (3.33%) Remedy
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