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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 104 103 110
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 11 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.55% 0.63% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.78% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 3
Median daily rate £486 £393 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.88% -25.23%
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £34.50 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-43.11% +19.00%
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
1540 1663 1506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.31% 81.16% 75.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 980 1072 867
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 77 68
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke -9 4 £620 +62.09%
Andover -8 2 £350 -17.64%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 12 (44.44%) Security Operations
3 10 (37.04%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (29.63%) Security Operations Centre
5 8 (29.63%) IBM
5 8 (29.63%) Information Security
5 8 (29.63%) Military
5 8 (29.63%) Intrusion Detection
6 7 (25.93%) VPN
6 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) LAN
6 7 (25.93%) WAN
7 6 (22.22%) Linux
7 6 (22.22%) .NET
7 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 6 (22.22%) SIEM
8 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
8 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (18.52%) TypeScript
8 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
8 5 (18.52%) jQuery
8 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
8 5 (18.52%) Web Development
8 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (14.81%) IIS
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint
1 4 (14.81%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Firewall
2 8 (29.63%) Intrusion Detection
3 7 (25.93%) LAN
3 7 (25.93%) VPN
3 7 (25.93%) WAN
4 4 (14.81%) BGP
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (14.81%) Internet
4 4 (14.81%) IPsec
4 4 (14.81%) IPv4
4 4 (14.81%) IPv6
4 4 (14.81%) MPLS
4 4 (14.81%) Multicast
4 4 (14.81%) OSPF
4 4 (14.81%) VLAN
5 2 (7.41%) HTTP
6 1 (3.70%) DHCP
6 1 (3.70%) DNS
6 1 (3.70%) FTP
6 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (14.81%) InterSystems Cache
3 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Balsamiq Mockups
1 4 (14.81%) Jasmine
1 4 (14.81%) Selenium
1 4 (14.81%) SpecFlow
1 4 (14.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 8 (29.63%) Military
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Security Analyst
2 7 (25.93%) Security Consultant
3 6 (22.22%) Security Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) .NET Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) SIEM Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) SOC Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Management Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Security Management Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Senior Security Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) SOC Consultant
7 2 (7.41%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) .NET
2 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
2 5 (18.52%) Ajax
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
2 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (18.52%) Entity Framework
2 5 (18.52%) jQuery
2 5 (18.52%) Web Services
3 4 (14.81%) Breeze.js
3 4 (14.81%) Durandal
3 4 (14.81%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (14.81%) React
3 4 (14.81%) SAML
3 4 (14.81%) Windows Identity Foundation
4 3 (11.11%) OAuth2
4 3 (11.11%) OpenID
5 1 (3.70%) Apache Flex
5 1 (3.70%) Middleware
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Security Operations Centre
2 4 (14.81%) AS400
2 4 (14.81%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (14.81%) Mainframe
2 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) N-Tier
3 3 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (11.11%) PKI
4 2 (7.41%) Cryptography
5 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (3.70%) CMDB
5 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Security Operations
2 9 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 8 (29.63%) Information Security
4 6 (22.22%) SIEM
4 6 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 5 (18.52%) Integration Testing
5 5 (18.52%) Vulnerability Management
5 5 (18.52%) Web Development
6 4 (14.81%) Content Management
6 4 (14.81%) CRM
6 4 (14.81%) High Availability
6 4 (14.81%) Risk Management
6 4 (14.81%) Security Management
6 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (14.81%) Threat Management
6 4 (14.81%) Unit Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Wireframes
7 3 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (11.11%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 3 (11.11%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) C#
1 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
1 5 (18.52%) TypeScript
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
3 3 (11.11%) C
3 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.70%) C++
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.81%) CISSP
3 2 (7.41%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (7.41%) CLAS
4 1 (3.70%) CEH
4 1 (3.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (14.81%) ISO27002
1 4 (14.81%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.41%) JSP 440
2 2 (7.41%) RMADS
3 1 (3.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Cacti
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) IBM
2 7 (25.93%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.81%) ArcSight
3 4 (14.81%) CheckPoint
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) LogRhythm
3 4 (14.81%) NetIQ
3 4 (14.81%) Novell
3 4 (14.81%) Q1 Labs
3 4 (14.81%) Splunk
3 4 (14.81%) Symantec
3 4 (14.81%) Tripwire
3 4 (14.81%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) F5
5 1 (3.70%) Progress