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 27 September 2016 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 22 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.58% 1.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 1.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £525 £558 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.82% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £60.00
Penetration Testing
Hampshire

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
113 207 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 72.90% 83.47% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 117 73
Median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £255 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £551 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 10 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £34.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.58% -36.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £11.73 £15.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £28.75 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) PKI
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
3 1 (25.00%) RMADS
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

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 (25.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (50.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CESG Certified Professional
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) JSP 440
1 1 (25.00%) RMADS
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft