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 3 months to 28 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)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 67 87
Rank change year-on-year -25 +20  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 16 47 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.89% 2.36% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 2.96% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 33 23
Median daily rate £475 £475 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £372 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £685 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £491 £448
% change year-on-year -3.30% +9.77%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.87 - -
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 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 1473 1589 1781
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.74% 79.85% 84.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 875 1016 1152
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 80 89
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.39 £57.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +21.92% -5.00%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 28 June 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
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 3 months to 28 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 +1 5 £450 -0.11% 1
Basingstoke -19 4 £438 -37.50% 1
Portsmouth -3 3 £488 -18.91% 1
Southampton +1 1 £600 +71.42% 2
Information Security
South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 20 (42.55%) Management Information System
2 15 (31.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (31.91%) CISSP
2 15 (31.91%) Degree
3 13 (27.66%) Firewall
3 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
4 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
4 10 (21.28%) VMware
5 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
5 9 (19.15%) DNS
5 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (19.15%) PCI DSS
5 9 (19.15%) Information Assurance
5 9 (19.15%) ISMS
5 9 (19.15%) RMADS
6 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
6 8 (17.02%) Cisco
6 8 (17.02%) CISM
6 8 (17.02%) Security Management
7 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (14.89%) CCNP
7 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
7 7 (14.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 6 (12.77%) JSP 440
8 6 (12.77%) Data Protection
8 6 (12.77%) CCDP
8 6 (12.77%) CCSP
8 6 (12.77%) DHCP
8 6 (12.77%) HTTP
8 6 (12.77%) Information Security Management

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 2 (4.26%) Apache
1 2 (4.26%) JBoss
1 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.13%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) SaaS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.13%) IaaS
3 1 (2.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) Firewall
2 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
3 9 (19.15%) DNS
4 6 (12.77%) DHCP
4 6 (12.77%) HTTP
5 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (10.64%) VPN
6 4 (8.51%) LDAP
7 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
7 3 (6.38%) Internet
7 3 (6.38%) LAN
7 3 (6.38%) NAS
7 3 (6.38%) WAN
8 2 (4.26%) Broadband
8 2 (4.26%) MPLS
8 2 (4.26%) Network Security
8 2 (4.26%) SMTP
8 2 (4.26%) Wireless
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.26%) MySQL
1 2 (4.26%) SAP BW
2 1 (2.13%) Big Data
2 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
2 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MSI
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Legal
3 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.13%) Local Government
5 1 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Consultant
2 11 (23.40%) Security Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (10.64%) Designer
4 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Security Designer
5 4 (8.51%) Security Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Security Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Security Operations Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) VMware Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Windows Specialist
7 2 (4.26%) Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) CISSP Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Information Assurance Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) OAuth
1 2 (4.26%) SAML
1 2 (4.26%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 20 (42.55%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.64%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) PKI
4 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (4.26%) Virtual Team
6 1 (2.13%) CESG
6 1 (2.13%) CMDB
6 1 (2.13%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.13%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.51%) Linux
1 4 (8.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (8.51%) Windows
1 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (6.38%) Windows Vista
3 2 (4.26%) CentOS
4 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Information Assurance
1 9 (19.15%) ISMS
1 9 (19.15%) Risk Management
2 8 (17.02%) Security Management
3 6 (12.77%) Data Protection
3 6 (12.77%) Information Security Management
4 5 (10.64%) Business Continuity
4 5 (10.64%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 5 (10.64%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (8.51%) Asset Management
5 4 (8.51%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (8.51%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.51%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (8.51%) Requirements Management
5 4 (8.51%) Risk Assessment
5 4 (8.51%) UML
6 3 (6.38%) Change Management
6 3 (6.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) C
2 3 (6.38%) Perl
2 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.38%) Python
2 3 (6.38%) VBScript
3 2 (4.26%) ABAP
3 2 (4.26%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) Java
4 1 (2.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (31.91%) CISSP
1 15 (31.91%) Degree
2 13 (27.66%) Security Cleared
3 8 (17.02%) CISM
3 8 (17.02%) SC Cleared
4 7 (14.89%) CCNP
4 7 (14.89%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (12.77%) CCDP
5 6 (12.77%) CCSP
6 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.38%) CESG Certified Professional
7 3 (6.38%) GCIH
7 3 (6.38%) GIAC
8 2 (4.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (4.26%) CREST Certified
8 2 (4.26%) RHCSA
9 1 (2.13%) CCNA
9 1 (2.13%) CCSA
9 1 (2.13%) HND
9 1 (2.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (31.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (19.15%) PCI DSS
2 9 (19.15%) RMADS
3 7 (14.89%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 6 (12.77%) JSP 440
5 2 (4.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (4.26%) QA
6 1 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (2.13%) ISAE 3402
6 1 (2.13%) ISO 22301
6 1 (2.13%) ISO 31000
6 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (6.38%) Puppet
2 2 (4.26%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (2.13%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.13%) Nessus
3 1 (2.13%) vCenter Server
3 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (21.28%) VMware
2 8 (17.02%) Cisco
3 7 (14.89%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.51%) McAfee
5 3 (6.38%) Dell
5 3 (6.38%) Juniper
5 3 (6.38%) Lumension
6 2 (4.26%) Ariba
6 2 (4.26%) KANA
6 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.26%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (4.26%) SAP
6 2 (4.26%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.13%) Arqiva
7 1 (2.13%) Cloudera
7 1 (2.13%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Qualys
7 1 (2.13%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.13%) Splunk
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