The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 110 114 100
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 10 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.47% 0.39% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.52% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
Average daily rate
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£385 £525 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +40.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £497 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £28.99 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+55.22% -51.68%
Penetration Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1716 1549 1252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.44% 76.12% 72.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1111 884 695
Average daily rate £375 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 75 95
Average hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £17.50 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £58.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Penetration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +7 3 £383 -27.14%
Andover +4 2 £425 -
Southampton - 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
2 10 (52.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (47.37%) Content Management
3 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
5 7 (36.84%) Security Management
5 7 (36.84%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) Information Security
6 6 (31.58%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) AS400
6 6 (31.58%) Mainframe
6 6 (31.58%) IBM
6 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
6 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
6 6 (31.58%) Web Services
6 6 (31.58%) C#
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
6 6 (31.58%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (31.58%) jQuery
6 6 (31.58%) InterSystems Cache
6 6 (31.58%) Ajax
6 6 (31.58%) Web Development
6 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (26.32%) IIS
2 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (31.58%) Firewall
3 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
3 4 (21.05%) tcpdump
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (15.79%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) SSL
4 3 (15.79%) Internet
4 3 (15.79%) LDAP
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 3 (15.79%) SMTP
4 3 (15.79%) FTP
4 3 (15.79%) HTTP
4 3 (15.79%) IPsec
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (31.58%) InterSystems Cache
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (10.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (5.26%) NUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Military
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Security Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) .NET Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Security Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) IT Security Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.53%) IT Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) VB Developer
6 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
1 6 (31.58%) ASP.NET
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
1 6 (31.58%) Ajax
1 6 (31.58%) .NET Framework
1 6 (31.58%) jQuery
2 5 (26.32%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 3 (15.79%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) XML-RPC
4 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (5.26%) Breeze.js
4 1 (5.26%) Durandal
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) N-Tier
1 6 (31.58%) Mainframe
1 6 (31.58%) AS400
1 6 (31.58%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) CESG
3 3 (15.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Content Management
2 7 (36.84%) Security Management
3 6 (31.58%) Information Security
3 6 (31.58%) Web Development
4 5 (26.32%) ITIL
4 5 (26.32%) SIEM
5 4 (21.05%) Vulnerability Management
5 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
5 4 (21.05%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (15.79%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (15.79%) Change Control
6 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Cyber Security
8 1 (5.26%) IT Asset Management
8 1 (5.26%) Social Engineering
8 1 (5.26%) Security Patching
8 1 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
1 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
1 6 (31.58%) SQL
1 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
2 5 (26.32%) VB
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) SC Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) CISSP
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) PCI DSS
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (21.05%) Snort
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) IBM
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
5 3 (15.79%) Sourcefire
6 1 (5.26%) Splunk
6 1 (5.26%) ArcSight
6 1 (5.26%) Serena
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco
6 1 (5.26%) HP