The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Basingstoke region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 29 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.52% - 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% - 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.84% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
123 170 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 63.40% 79.81% 63.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 95 34
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £277 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% +110.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £21.08 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.00 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
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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 24 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
1 2 (100.00%) Degree

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SSH
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Data Security
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia