The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 27 27 39
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.47% 4.20% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 5.13% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Median daily rate £550 £431 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.53% -17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £396
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £46.25 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+31.61% +105.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
154 195 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 72.64% 81.93% 72.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 110 71
Median daily rate £325 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £270 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 9
Median hourly rate £16.50 £82.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-80.00% +135.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.69 £13.75 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £82.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Basingstoke region.

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Penetration Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (50.00%) RMADS
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (50.00%) SANS

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 (50.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft