The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Specialist role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Hampshire region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Specialist
Rank 107 - 97
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 4 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.20% - 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% - 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £381 £430
% change year-on-year
+4.91% -11.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1815 1620 1664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 90.21% 93.43% 93.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1073 971 787
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 165 219
Average hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.63 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Specialist in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Specialist across the Hampshire region.

Security Specialist Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Security Specialist
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Specialist across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Security Specialist Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Security Specialist
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Specialist across the Hampshire region.

Security Specialist Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Security Specialist
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 Security Specialist within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 2 £525 -
Farnborough - - - -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Data Security
3 2 (28.57%) Security Management
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) ATM
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) SNMP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) SSH
3 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Security Specialist in their job title 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 with Security Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SSH
2 2 (28.57%) BIG-IP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (28.57%) FWSM
2 2 (28.57%) ATM
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) SNMP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Information Security
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Identity Management
2 2 (28.57%) Data Security
2 2 (28.57%) Security Management
2 2 (28.57%) Information Assurance
2 2 (28.57%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security
3 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCSE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNP
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Nokia
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix