The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Testing over the 3 months to 5 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 32 - 48
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.46% - 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% - 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£525 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.49 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.03% -0.02%
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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
161 162 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 74.19% 72.65% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 97 116
Average daily rate £400 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £450 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 12
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Security Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Security 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 Security Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) OSSTMM
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (100.00%) Social Engineering

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Security 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 Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OSSTMM
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (100.00%) Social Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP