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 29 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 Assurance
South East > Hampshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 105 122
Rank change year-on-year +6 +17  
Contract jobs citing Information Assurance 11 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.61% 0.46% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.57% 0.055%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
Hampshire median daily rate £500 £500 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -9.09%  
10th Percentile £408 £450 £525
90th Percentile £504 £500 £575
South East median daily rate £475 £513 £455
% change year-on-year -7.31% +12.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - £60.98

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 1475 1580 1804
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.94% 79.96% 84.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2789 3350 4124
Hampshire median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.66%  
10th Percentile £267 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £550 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 290 241
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +23.07%  
10th Percentile £12.27 £15.00 £12.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £58.75 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £29.75 £32.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -7.03% +28.00%  

Information Assurance
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Information Assurance as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +13 2 £475 +5.55%
Basingstoke - 1 £375 -
Information Assurance
South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 17 (73.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
3 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
4 9 (39.13%) Information Security
5 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
6 7 (30.43%) CISSP
7 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
8 5 (21.74%) ISMS
8 5 (21.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 4 (17.39%) RMADS
9 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
9 4 (17.39%) JSP 440
9 4 (17.39%) CISM
9 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
9 4 (17.39%) Information Security Management
9 4 (17.39%) Security Management
10 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
10 3 (13.04%) DNS
10 3 (13.04%) ITIL
10 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
11 2 (8.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
11 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (8.70%) SIEM
11 2 (8.70%) SaaS
11 2 (8.70%) Puppet
11 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (8.70%) Server Hardening
11 2 (8.70%) Security Patching

Information Assurance
Co-occurring 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 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) JBoss
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) DNS
2 2 (8.70%) Firewall
2 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.35%) DHCP
3 1 (4.35%) Internet
3 1 (4.35%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.35%) LDAP
3 1 (4.35%) MPLS
General
1 1 (4.35%) Finance
1 1 (4.35%) Legal
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Consultant
2 14 (60.87%) Security Consultant
3 10 (43.48%) Risk Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) CISSP Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Information Assurance Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Information Assurance Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Information Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Operational Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.35%) CESG
3 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Information Security
2 5 (21.74%) ISMS
3 4 (17.39%) Data Protection
3 4 (17.39%) Information Security Management
3 4 (17.39%) Risk Management
3 4 (17.39%) Security Management
4 3 (13.04%) Business Continuity
4 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) Security Patching
5 2 (8.70%) Server Hardening
5 2 (8.70%) SIEM
6 1 (4.35%) Boundary Protection
6 1 (4.35%) Business Continuity Management
6 1 (4.35%) People Management
6 1 (4.35%) Security Auditing
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) Perl
1 1 (4.35%) Python
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (69.57%) Security Cleared
2 15 (65.22%) SC Cleared
3 7 (30.43%) CISSP
4 4 (17.39%) CISM
5 2 (8.70%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 2 (8.70%) CCDP
5 2 (8.70%) CCNP
5 2 (8.70%) CCSP
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
5 2 (8.70%) GCIH
5 2 (8.70%) GIAC
6 1 (4.35%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (4.35%) CLAS
6 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
6 1 (4.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 1 (4.35%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
6 1 (4.35%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (73.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (26.09%) PCI DSS
3 5 (21.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 4 (17.39%) JSP 440
4 4 (17.39%) RMADS
5 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (4.35%) ISO 22301
6 1 (4.35%) ISO 31000
6 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Puppet
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
2 1 (4.35%) SCOM
2 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) CheckPoint
1 2 (8.70%) Cisco
1 2 (8.70%) VMware
2 1 (4.35%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Red Hat