The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Information Assurance skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Information Assurance over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Assurance
South East / Hampshire
Rank 104 97 118
Rank change year-on-year -7 +21  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 11 29 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.59% 1.33% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 1.67% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 2
Median daily rate £500 £400 £431
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -7.24%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +18.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £82.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.75 £60.98 £47.75
% change year-on-year -52.85% +27.70%  

Information Assurance 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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1486 1737 1736
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.81% 79.61% 81.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 896 1170 998
Median daily rate £425 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 66 85
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.15 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Assurance in Hampshire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Assurance in Hampshire

Information Assurance
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Assurance in Hampshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Assurance in Hampshire

Information Assurance
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Assurance within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester +8 3 £475 +5.55%
Fleet +21 1 £395 +17.91%
Portsmouth - 1 £475 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Information Assurance
South East

Information Assurance
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Information Assurance 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Information Assurance.

1 13 (65.00%) Management Information System
2 10 (50.00%) Information Security
2 10 (50.00%) ITIL
3 9 (45.00%) CISSP
3 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
4 8 (40.00%) DNS
4 8 (40.00%) Firewall
5 7 (35.00%) GIAC
5 7 (35.00%) GCIH
5 7 (35.00%) Project Management
5 7 (35.00%) Change Management
5 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) SIEM
5 7 (35.00%) SaaS
5 7 (35.00%) Puppet
5 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (35.00%) Server Hardening
5 7 (35.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 7 (35.00%) Security Patching
6 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
6 6 (30.00%) Driving Licence
6 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
6 6 (30.00%) Computer Security
6 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
6 6 (30.00%) Internet
6 6 (30.00%) MPLS
6 6 (30.00%) Cryptography

Information Assurance
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 4 (20.00%) IIS
2 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) JBoss
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) DNS
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) Internet
2 6 (30.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (30.00%) MPLS
3 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.00%) DHCP
4 3 (15.00%) LDAP
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Risk Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) CISSP Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) SIEM Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Information Assurance Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Information Security Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Operational Security Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (35.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
3 6 (30.00%) Driving Licence
4 2 (10.00%) PKI
5 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Information Security
1 10 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Change Management
2 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (35.00%) Project Management
2 7 (35.00%) Security Patching
2 7 (35.00%) Server Hardening
2 7 (35.00%) SIEM
3 6 (30.00%) Capacity Management
3 6 (30.00%) Computer Security
3 6 (30.00%) Cryptography
3 6 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
4 3 (15.00%) Network Design
4 3 (15.00%) Security Operations
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.00%) Information Security Management
5 2 (10.00%) ISMS
5 2 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Perl
2 3 (15.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CISSP
1 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) GCIH
2 7 (35.00%) GIAC
2 7 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) RHCSA
4 2 (10.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (5.00%) CISM
5 1 (5.00%) CLAS
5 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (35.00%) Disclosure Scotland
3 3 (15.00%) RMADS
4 2 (10.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (10.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
2 4 (20.00%) WSUS
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
4 1 (5.00%) SCCM
4 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) HP
3 3 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Telelogic