Period
to 21 November 2017

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 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)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 42 29
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13 +4
Contract jobs citing Information Security 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.21% 1.17% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 1.51% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 3
Portsmouth median daily rate £393 £1,000 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -60.75% +173.97% -36.52%
10th Percentile £268 £186 £332
90th Percentile £483 £1,000 £455
Hampshire median daily rate £525 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +16.67% -0.06% +12.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.00 - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £43.00 - -

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 242 265 190
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 76.34% 77.71% 80.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 145 111
Portsmouth median daily rate £388 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £249 £220 £263
90th Percentile £503 £538 £525
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 48 34
Portsmouth median hourly rate £43.00 £43.25 £27.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.58% +55.86% +6.73%
10th Percentile £17.26 £23.15 £14.00
90th Percentile £55.17 £50.37 £49.35
Hampshire median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +3.23% +40.91% +17.02%

Information Security
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Information Security in Portsmouth

Information Security
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Information Security in Portsmouth

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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 5 (71.43%) VPN
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
2 4 (57.14%) Release Management
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Security
4 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) UAG
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
4 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
4 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
4 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
4 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring

Information Security
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) VPN
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) Ethernet
2 4 (57.14%) HTTP
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) NAS
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SAP BW
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) IT Architect
3 1 (14.29%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security and Authorisations Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security
3 1 (14.29%) Security Architecture
3 1 (14.29%) Security Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
3 1 (14.29%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
2 1 (14.29%) CISSP
2 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
1 1 (14.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) UAG
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Dell
1 4 (57.14%) Juniper
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Ariba
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) SAP