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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 37 28 31
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +3
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.12% 1.99% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 2.45% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Median daily rate £620 £383 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+62.09% -27.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £34.50 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-43.11% +19.00%
Penetration Testing
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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
231 163 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 64.89% 81.09% 73.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 104 95
Median daily rate £425 £388 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +4.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 2 7
Median hourly rate £17.45 £15.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -51.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 12 (85.71%) Security Operations
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 8 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (57.14%) IBM
3 8 (57.14%) Security Operations Centre
3 8 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (50.00%) Information Security
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
5 6 (42.86%) SIEM
6 4 (28.57%) Q1 Labs
6 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 4 (28.57%) LogRhythm
6 4 (28.57%) Threat Management
6 4 (28.57%) ISO27002
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) CISSP
6 4 (28.57%) Novell
6 4 (28.57%) Internet
6 4 (28.57%) Security Management
6 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 4 (28.57%) AS400
6 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) NetIQ
6 4 (28.57%) Symantec
6 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
6 4 (28.57%) Content Management
6 4 (28.57%) Tripwire
6 4 (28.57%) VMware

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 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (28.57%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) SSH
5 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) DB2
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Security Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Cybersecurity Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) SIEM Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) SOC Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Management Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Security Management Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) SIEM Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) SIEM Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) SOC Consultant
5 2 (14.29%) SOC Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) CLAS Consultant
6 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Flex
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
1 1 (7.14%) REST
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (28.57%) AS400
2 4 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (21.43%) PKI
4 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Unix
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Security Operations
2 8 (57.14%) Cybersecurity
3 7 (50.00%) Information Security
4 6 (42.86%) SIEM
5 4 (28.57%) Content Management
5 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
5 4 (28.57%) Security Management
5 4 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (28.57%) Threat Management
5 4 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (21.43%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Internal Audit
7 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (14.29%) Line Management
7 2 (14.29%) Scrum
7 2 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) CESG Certified Professional
2 2 (14.29%) CLAS
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO27002
1 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 3 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (14.29%) JSP 440
3 2 (14.29%) RMADS
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) ArcSight
2 4 (28.57%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) LogRhythm
2 4 (28.57%) NetIQ
2 4 (28.57%) Novell
2 4 (28.57%) Q1 Labs
2 4 (28.57%) Splunk
2 4 (28.57%) Symantec
2 4 (28.57%) Tripwire
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) F5
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle