The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Information Security skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Security over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Information Security (InfoSec)
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 29 20
Rank change year-on-year -17 -9  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.99% 2.88% 5.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 4.15% 6.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 3
Median daily rate £438 £700 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -37.50% +83.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £555 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £701 £387
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £490 £443
% change year-on-year -3.57% +10.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £27.40
% change year-on-year -21.34% -18.79%  

Information Security is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 356 217 174
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 87.90% 69.55% 82.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 104 112
Median daily rate £350 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.64% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £702 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.45 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +100.57% +16.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £17.45 £14.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Information Security as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Basingstoke

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Basingstoke

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Basingstoke

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Basingstoke over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Security also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) GIAC
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) GCIH
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) SaaS
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Server Hardening
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) RHCSA
3 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
3 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Information Security
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) JBoss
1 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Security Officer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Change Management
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Server Hardening
1 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Security
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (16.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
2 2 (33.33%) GCIH
2 2 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (16.67%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
1 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire
1 1 (16.67%) VMware