The table below looks at the statistics for Information Security skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 22 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Information Security 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.80% 0.93% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£575 £250 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+130.00% -
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
75 65 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 60.00% 60.19% 63.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 22 30
Average daily rate £375 £500 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £675 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 3
Average hourly rate £70.00 £31.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+122.22% -10.00%
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 Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Information Security across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Information Security Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Information Security
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Information Security Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Information Security
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Information Security Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) SCADA
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (50.00%) SABSA
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec