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 22 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 27 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs citing Information Security 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.92% 1.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 1.69% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £488 £601 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.91% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £438
% change year-on-year -7.69% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £60.87 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year -21.34% -44.37%  

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 127 118 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 81.41% 78.67% 86.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 67 56
Median daily rate £425 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 16
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.83 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.91% +21.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £30.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £52.50 £47.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Information Security in Portsmouth.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Information Security in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Information Security.

1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 3 (42.86%) NAS
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
2 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) VPN
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Dell
2 3 (42.86%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Ariba
3 2 (28.57%) SAP BW
3 2 (28.57%) ABAP
3 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
3 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) SAP Security
3 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP HCM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) DHCP
1 3 (42.86%) DNS
1 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
1 3 (42.86%) LAN
1 3 (42.86%) NAS
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) VPN
1 3 (42.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SAP BW
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (14.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test and Integration Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Authorisation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security and Authorisations Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Configuration Management
1 3 (42.86%) Release Management
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) SAP Security
2 2 (28.57%) Security Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) IT Governance
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (28.57%) CREST Certified
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Dell
1 3 (42.86%) Juniper
1 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Ariba
2 2 (28.57%) SAP