The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Specialist
Rank 102 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 15 12 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.79% 0.58% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.63% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 4
Average daily rate £438 £450 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +30.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £401 £400
% change year-on-year
+4.86% +0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Security Specialist
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1799 1904 1640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 94.88% 91.89% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1166 1044 882
Average daily rate £385 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 126 96
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.72 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% -25.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 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 -5 5 £425 -2.85%
Farnborough - 4 £488 -
Southampton +11 1 £388 -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 23 (63.89%) Information Security
1 23 (63.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (58.33%) Data Protection
2 21 (58.33%) Risk Management
3 18 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 17 (47.22%) RMADS
4 17 (47.22%) Asset Management
5 16 (44.44%) Firewall
6 14 (38.89%) PCI DSS
7 13 (36.11%) Information Assurance
7 13 (36.11%) Security Management
7 13 (36.11%) Management Information System
7 13 (36.11%) Linux
8 12 (33.33%) VPN
8 12 (33.33%) Information Security Management
8 12 (33.33%) ISMS
9 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
9 11 (30.56%) JSP 440
10 10 (27.78%) Operations Management
10 10 (27.78%) ITIL
10 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
11 9 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
11 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
11 9 (25.00%) Business Continuity
12 8 (22.22%) WebSphere
12 8 (22.22%) Oracle
12 8 (22.22%) DB2
12 8 (22.22%) Windows
12 8 (22.22%) AIX
12 8 (22.22%) SIEM

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (22.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (44.44%) Firewall
2 12 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (5.56%) HTTP
3 2 (5.56%) Internet
3 2 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.11%) Legal
3 3 (8.33%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
1 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (8.33%) HTML
2 2 (5.56%) Middleware
2 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) AIX
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 3 (8.33%) Unix
4 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Information Security
2 21 (58.33%) Data Protection
2 21 (58.33%) Risk Management
3 17 (47.22%) Asset Management
4 13 (36.11%) Information Assurance
4 13 (36.11%) Security Management
5 12 (33.33%) Information Security Management
5 12 (33.33%) ISMS
6 10 (27.78%) ITIL
6 10 (27.78%) Operations Management
7 9 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 9 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
7 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
8 8 (22.22%) SIEM
9 6 (16.67%) Analytics
10 3 (8.33%) Database Security
10 3 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (8.33%) Security Testing
10 3 (8.33%) Test Scripting
11 2 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (30.56%) Security Cleared
2 10 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) Degree
4 4 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (8.33%) MCITP
5 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.56%) ISEB
6 2 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.78%) CCNA
7 1 (2.78%) CCNP
7 1 (2.78%) CISSP
7 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (63.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 18 (50.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 17 (47.22%) RMADS
4 14 (38.89%) PCI DSS
5 11 (30.56%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (11.11%) Cisco
3 3 (8.33%) HP
3 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) IronPort