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 26 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Specialist
Rank 116 99 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 5 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.23% 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £345 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £525
% change year-on-year
+0.12% -23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £68.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+70.00% -
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
1973 1703 1432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 91.05% 89.82% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1127 982 817
Average daily rate £375 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 107 153
Average hourly rate £17.50 £30.75 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.08% +57.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%

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
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 26 March 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
Aldershot - - - -
Security Specialist
South East

Security Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 9 (42.86%) Finance
3 9 (42.86%) PCI DSS
4 8 (38.10%) Cyber Security
5 7 (33.33%) Analytics
5 7 (33.33%) SIEM
5 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 7 (33.33%) ITIL
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco
5 7 (33.33%) HTML
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (28.57%) .NET
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 6 (28.57%) HP
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (28.57%) Security Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
7 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
7 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
7 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (23.81%) Project Management
7 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
7 5 (23.81%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (23.81%) MCITP

Security Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 2 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 2 (9.52%) LDAP
3 2 (9.52%) HTTP
3 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security
4 1 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (4.76%) VLAN
4 1 (4.76%) LAN
4 1 (4.76%) WAN
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MySQL
1 2 (9.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) JSP
4 4 (19.05%) XML
5 2 (9.52%) CSS
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) PKI
2 3 (14.29%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) UNIX
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) CentOS
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Cyber Security
2 7 (33.33%) Analytics
2 7 (33.33%) SIEM
2 7 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (28.57%) Security Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) Project Management
4 5 (23.81%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (9.52%) Information Security
5 2 (9.52%) Database Security
5 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.76%) OSSTMM
6 1 (4.76%) OWASP
6 1 (4.76%) Six Sigma
6 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Security Management
6 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Perl
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) AWK
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.76%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) C
5 1 (4.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (23.81%) DV Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) ISTQB
3 5 (23.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (23.81%) MCITP
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (4.76%) CCNP
5 1 (4.76%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (4.76%) QA
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco
2 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Nokia