The median contractor rate for a Security Specialist was £438 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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.

Security Specialist
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 96 109
Rank change year-on-year -8 +13  
Contract jobs requiring a Security Specialist 1 17 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.056% 0.87% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.92% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 13 12
Median daily rate £438 £450 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.77% +1.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £465 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +3.33% +2.85%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1715 1852 2037
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 95.38% 94.30% 95.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1039 1163 1282
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £504 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 100 150
Median hourly rate £22.38 £25.00 £15.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.50% +65.56%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Security Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire that featured Security Specialist in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Security Specialist in Hampshire

Security Specialist
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Specialist in Hampshire

Security Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Security Specialist contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region featuring Security Specialist in the job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) PKI
2 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (71.43%) Database Security
2 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 4 (57.14%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (28.57%) Email Filtering
5 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) CentOS
5 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) HTTP
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
6 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) RMADS
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) Incident Management

Security Specialist Skill Set
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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
4 2 (28.57%) HTTP
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) PKI
2 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
3 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) CentOS
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Database Security
2 4 (57.14%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (57.14%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Email Filtering
3 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (28.57%) Web Filtering
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Assurance
4 1 (14.29%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (14.29%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (14.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Arqiva
2 1 (14.29%) VMware