The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 115 94 94
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% 0.58% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.80% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 5
Average daily rate
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- £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £385 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.88% +18.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £48.75 -
% change year-on-year
-8.72% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1523 1249 1173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 73.50% 72.11% 68.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 704 593
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £280 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 89 103
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £11.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Penetration Testing
South East

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 25 July 2014. 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
Aldershot - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Southampton - - - - 2
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) Information Security
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Security Management
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (25.00%) SIEM
5 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) SAN
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 3 (25.00%) Service Management
5 3 (25.00%) CISA
5 3 (25.00%) CISM
5 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (25.00%) MBA
5 3 (25.00%) Military
5 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
5 3 (25.00%) CESG
5 3 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) SAN
1 3 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) SSH
2 2 (16.67%) ATM
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) LDAP
3 1 (8.33%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) SMTP
3 1 (8.33%) DHCP
3 1 (8.33%) FTP
3 1 (8.33%) HTTP
3 1 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (8.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security
3 1 (8.33%) tcpdump
General
1 3 (25.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) Service Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Data Manager
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Manager
1 3 (25.00%) CLAS Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Wintel Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (25.00%) CESG
1 3 (25.00%) CESG CLAS
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Security Management
3 3 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (25.00%) Project Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 3 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM
3 3 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (25.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Management
4 2 (16.67%) Data Security
5 1 (8.33%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (8.33%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (8.33%) Change Control
5 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
5 1 (8.33%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
1 2 (16.67%) C++
1 2 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) CISSP
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) CISA
5 3 (25.00%) CISM
5 3 (25.00%) MBA
6 1 (8.33%) GIAC
6 1 (8.33%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) HP
1 2 (16.67%) Nokia
2 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire