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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 119 98 92
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -6
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.23% 0.27% 0.071%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.37% 0.097%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
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£475 £449 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.84% -0.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £463 £384
% change year-on-year
-8.64% +20.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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
1658 1341 1035
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.48% 71.18% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 928 740 559
Average daily rate £380 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 71 81
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £62.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -12.69%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
Southampton -17 2 £425 -1.73% 3
Basingstoke - 1 £525 - 2
Havant - - - -
Portsmouth - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Hook - - - - 1
Penetration Testing
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Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
2 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
2 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 3 (42.86%) Snort
2 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) SMTP
3 2 (28.57%) FTP
3 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
3 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 2 (28.57%) CESG
3 2 (28.57%) Network Security

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (42.86%) Wireshark
1 3 (42.86%) tcpdump
2 2 (28.57%) IPsec
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) SMTP
2 2 (28.57%) FTP
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Integrator
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Management Information System
2 2 (28.57%) CESG
2 2 (28.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 2 (28.57%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) SIEM
2 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) OSSTMM
4 1 (14.29%) OWASP
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Security Management
4 1 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) DV Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Snort
2 1 (14.29%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) ArcSight
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Sanderson
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £375.00 - £390 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £350.00 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 days ago