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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 25 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.07% 0.99% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.70% 1.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£383 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £28.99 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
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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
148 137 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 76.68% 67.82% 70.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 89 90
Average daily rate £388 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.92% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £176 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £31.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.61% -20.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) AS400
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Content Management
2 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (80.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
3 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) CISSP
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (20.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Validation
5 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
5 1 (20.00%) Social Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) OSSTMM

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (20.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) IT Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) AS400
1 4 (80.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (80.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Security Management
2 4 (80.00%) Information Security
2 4 (80.00%) Content Management
3 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Validation
4 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 1 (20.00%) Social Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) OSSTMM
4 1 (20.00%) OWASP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) HP