The table below looks at the statistics for the Security Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Tester
Rank 121 103 94
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Security Tester 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.14% 0.12% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£475 £429 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1960 1613 1420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 89.74% 92.81% 93.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1097 882 704
Average daily rate £350 £360 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 102 171
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.19% -21.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Security Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Tester in the job title across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Security Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Security Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Security Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Tester across the Hampshire region.

Security Tester Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Security Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Security Tester in their job title 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 with Security Tester in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Nessus
2 5 (83.33%) Nmap
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
4 3 (50.00%) SSL
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) JSP
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (50.00%) Workflow
4 3 (50.00%) Validation
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 3 (50.00%) Wireshark

Security Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region that cited Security Tester in their job title 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 with Security Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (50.00%) SSL
1 3 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (50.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Workflow
1 3 (50.00%) Validation
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) SC Cleared
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Nmap
2 1 (16.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Nessus
2 3 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft