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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 110 107 107
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 13 6 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.58% 0.30% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.41% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 4
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£450 £525 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +42.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £525 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £373
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
1727 1451 1293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.96% 71.55% 73.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 866 797
Average daily rate £388 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 62 81
Average hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.53% +34.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.38 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +6 4 £385 -26.66% 2
Southampton - 4 £500 - 1
Andover +6 2 £425 -
Winchester - 1 - -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 7 (46.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (46.67%) Linux
4 6 (40.00%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (33.33%) SIEM
5 5 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 5 (33.33%) Ajax
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (33.33%) Web Development
5 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (33.33%) jQuery
5 5 (33.33%) Content Management
5 5 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
5 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 5 (33.33%) IIS
5 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
5 5 (33.33%) VB
5 5 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (33.33%) C#
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 5 (33.33%) Web Services
5 5 (33.33%) N-Tier

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (33.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (26.67%) Wireshark
2 4 (26.67%) tcpdump
3 3 (20.00%) IPsec
3 3 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) SSL
3 3 (20.00%) LAN
3 3 (20.00%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) SMTP
3 3 (20.00%) FTP
3 3 (20.00%) HTTP
3 3 (20.00%) LDAP
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security
4 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (13.33%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Security Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Integrator
5 1 (6.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) IT Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) VB Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Windows Identity Foundation
1 5 (33.33%) Ajax
1 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 5 (33.33%) jQuery
1 5 (33.33%) .NET
1 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 5 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
2 2 (13.33%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) N-Tier
2 4 (26.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (20.00%) PKI
3 3 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (20.00%) AS400
3 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (20.00%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Linux
3 3 (20.00%) Solaris
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) SIEM
1 5 (33.33%) Web Development
1 5 (33.33%) Content Management
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) Security Management
2 4 (26.67%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (20.00%) Change Control
3 3 (20.00%) Information Security
3 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) OSSTMM
5 1 (6.67%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 5 (33.33%) VB
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) CISSP
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Snort
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) Sourcefire
4 3 (20.00%) IBM
5 1 (6.67%) Splunk
5 1 (6.67%) ArcSight
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
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