The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Information Security (InfoSec)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.50% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £60.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year -28.33% +166.66%  

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 122 86 78
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 76.25% 82.69% 85.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 48 47
Median daily rate £425 £340 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 12 21
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.05 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.00% +15.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.25 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £47.83 £44.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Information Security
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Information Security in Portsmouth

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Portsmouth

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Information Security in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Information Security in Portsmouth

Information Security
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Dell
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) RMADS
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing

Information Security
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) DHCP
1 3 (60.00%) DNS
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) NAS
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Data Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Migration Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Integration Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle Data Migration Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Release Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Dell
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle