Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 6 months to 21 November 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 74 91
Rank change year-on-year -24 +17 +55
Contract jobs citing Information Security 65 102 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.83% 2.62% 2.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 3.26% 2.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 91 74
Hampshire median daily rate £525 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -0.06% +12.56%
10th Percentile £229 £287 £368
90th Percentile £615 £688 £586
South East median daily rate £475 £475 £474
% change year-on-year - +0.26% -0.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £19.17 £60.98
% change year-on-year +124.37% -68.57% +35.51%

Information Security is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2839 3125 3654
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 79.97% 80.35% 82.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 1687 2014 2248
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 163 193
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +17.02%
10th Percentile £12.24 £12.50 £12.50
90th Percentile £48.93 £56.75 £48.65
South East median hourly rate £22.75 £27.13 £26.50
% change year-on-year -16.13% +2.36% +51.43%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Information Security in Hampshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Hampshire

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Hampshire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Hampshire

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Hampshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Information Security in Hampshire

Information Security
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 Security within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -13 13 £525 - 1
Southampton +14 12 £600 +37.14% 3
Portsmouth +2 7 £393 -60.75%
Hook +10 6 £325 -27.78%
Petersfield - 6 £325 -
Farnborough - 5 £550 -
Havant -4 3 £113 -
Winchester -16 2 £550 +29.41% 2
Romsey - 2 £250 -
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 24 (36.92%) Management Information System
2 21 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (27.69%) Firewall
4 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
5 15 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
5 15 (23.08%) Windows
6 14 (21.54%) CISSP
7 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
8 11 (16.92%) SIEM
8 11 (16.92%) Data Protection
9 9 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (13.85%) PKI
9 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
10 8 (12.31%) Cybersecurity
10 8 (12.31%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (12.31%) Privileged Access Management
10 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
11 7 (10.77%) VBScript
11 7 (10.77%) Oracle
11 7 (10.77%) SAN
11 7 (10.77%) CISM
11 7 (10.77%) VMware
11 7 (10.77%) Information Security Management
11 7 (10.77%) Security Management
11 7 (10.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 7 (10.77%) SANS
11 7 (10.77%) Security Operations
11 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (10.77%) Analytics
11 7 (10.77%) ISMS

Information Security
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 (1.54%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.77%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) IaaS
2 3 (4.62%) PaaS
2 3 (4.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (27.69%) Firewall
2 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
3 7 (10.77%) SAN
4 6 (9.23%) SMS
5 5 (7.69%) Network Security
5 5 (7.69%) VPN
6 4 (6.15%) DHCP
6 4 (6.15%) DNS
6 4 (6.15%) Ethernet
6 4 (6.15%) HTTP
6 4 (6.15%) LAN
6 4 (6.15%) NAS
6 4 (6.15%) WAN
7 3 (4.62%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (4.62%) Kerberos
7 3 (4.62%) LDAP
8 2 (3.08%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.54%) DMZ
9 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Big Data
2 3 (4.62%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MSI
2 1 (1.54%) AppScan
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.54%) Legal
2 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (27.69%) Analyst
2 13 (20.00%) Consultant
2 13 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 12 (18.46%) Security Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Architect
4 10 (15.38%) Information Analyst
4 10 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Security Architect
6 7 (10.77%) CISSP Consultant
6 7 (10.77%) Security Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Operations Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Data Architect
8 5 (7.69%) Information Security Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) Identity Management Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) IT Architect
9 4 (6.15%) IT Security Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Management Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) Security Management Consultant
9 4 (6.15%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.15%) SailPoint
2 3 (4.62%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 24 (36.92%) Management Information System
2 9 (13.85%) PKI
3 7 (10.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.15%) Cyber Defence
4 4 (6.15%) User Experience
5 3 (4.62%) Smartcard
6 2 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.08%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.54%) BBC
7 1 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.54%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.54%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Unix
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.62%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.54%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
2 11 (16.92%) Data Protection
2 11 (16.92%) SIEM
3 8 (12.31%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (12.31%) Identity Access Management
3 8 (12.31%) Privileged Access Management
4 7 (10.77%) Analytics
4 7 (10.77%) Information Security Management
4 7 (10.77%) ISMS
4 7 (10.77%) Security Management
4 7 (10.77%) Security Operations
5 5 (7.69%) Attack Monitoring
5 5 (7.69%) ITIL
6 4 (6.15%) Business Analytics
6 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.15%) ETL
6 4 (6.15%) Release Management
6 4 (6.15%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.62%) Integration Testing
7 3 (4.62%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
1 7 (10.77%) VBScript
2 5 (7.69%) Java
3 4 (6.15%) C#
3 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.15%) SQL
4 1 (1.54%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 16 (24.62%) Security Cleared
2 14 (21.54%) CISSP
3 9 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (13.85%) SC Cleared
4 7 (10.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
4 7 (10.77%) CISM
4 7 (10.77%) SANS
5 6 (9.23%) Degree
5 6 (9.23%) DV Cleared
6 5 (7.69%) CEH
6 5 (7.69%) CSSLP
7 3 (4.62%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
8 2 (3.08%) CCNA
8 2 (3.08%) CCNP
8 2 (3.08%) CCSA
9 1 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.54%) CREST Certified
9 1 (1.54%) ISEB
9 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (32.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (7.69%) ISO 9001
2 5 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (6.15%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (6.15%) PCI DSS
4 3 (4.62%) GDPR
4 3 (4.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (1.54%) ISO 22301
5 1 (1.54%) RMADS
5 1 (1.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 7 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.54%) UAG
Systems Management
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 3 (4.62%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 1 (1.54%) CSIRT
3 1 (1.54%) QRadar
Vendors
1 7 (10.77%) Oracle
1 7 (10.77%) VMware
2 6 (9.23%) Juniper
3 5 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.15%) CyberArk
4 4 (6.15%) Dell
4 4 (6.15%) Lieberman
4 4 (6.15%) Tableau
4 4 (6.15%) Thycotic
5 3 (4.62%) Cisco
5 3 (4.62%) Cloudera
5 3 (4.62%) Lumension
5 3 (4.62%) McAfee
6 2 (3.08%) LogRhythm
6 2 (3.08%) SAP
6 2 (3.08%) Varonis
7 1 (1.54%) F5
7 1 (1.54%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.54%) HP