The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gosport region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 8.26% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.91% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+69.23% -
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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 Gosport region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gosport
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
99 26 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gosport 81.82% 81.25% 85.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 23
Average daily rate £450 £435 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £435 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £463 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gosport

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gosport

Security Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Gosport

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Gosport region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Security Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Gosport

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gosport

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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 11 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (90.91%) MCITP
2 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
3 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
4 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
4 7 (63.64%) QA
4 7 (63.64%) UNIX
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (54.55%) C#
5 6 (54.55%) VB
5 6 (54.55%) ISEB
6 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
7 4 (36.36%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) HTML
7 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 4 (36.36%) .NET
7 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 4 (36.36%) JSP
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (36.36%) Linux
8 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (27.27%) Oracle
8 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 1 (9.09%) VBA

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gosport by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gosport 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.

Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Test Manager
1 3 (27.27%) Project Leader
1 3 (27.27%) Test Project Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Security Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Integration Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Project Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Lead Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
1 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
1 4 (36.36%) JSP
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Project Management
1 1 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
1 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) PowerShell
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) VB
3 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 10 (90.91%) MCITP
2 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
3 9 (81.82%) SC Cleared
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (54.55%) ISEB
6 5 (45.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (27.27%) DV Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) MCSE
9 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle