The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 100 106 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 18 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.86% 0.058% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.081% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 0 5
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£365 - £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 - £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 - £281
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 - -
Security 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
1527 1227 1512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 72.89% 71.50% 75.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 886 746 832
Average daily rate £370 £380 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% +7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £285 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 68 104
Average hourly rate £32.50 £23.13 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.54% -28.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Security Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Security Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Security 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 Security Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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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
Gosport - 10 £450 - 1
Southampton - 1 £240 - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Havant - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Security 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 Security Testing.

1 20 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (76.00%) MCITP
3 17 (68.00%) SC Cleared
4 16 (64.00%) UNIX
4 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (60.00%) Cisco
5 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (56.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (52.00%) Linux
8 12 (48.00%) HP
8 12 (48.00%) PowerShell
9 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
10 8 (32.00%) .NET
10 8 (32.00%) HTML
10 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
10 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
10 8 (32.00%) JSP
10 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
10 8 (32.00%) QA
11 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
12 6 (24.00%) VB
12 6 (24.00%) ISEB
12 6 (24.00%) C#
13 5 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
14 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
15 3 (12.00%) Billing
15 3 (12.00%) Project Management
15 3 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire region citing Security 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 Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (36.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
2 1 (4.00%) LAN
2 1 (4.00%) WAN
2 1 (4.00%) SMTP
2 1 (4.00%) FTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) LDAP
2 1 (4.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (4.00%) JMeter
2 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.00%) Selenium
2 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (12.00%) Billing
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Test Manager
1 5 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 4 (16.00%) Test Specialist
2 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Project Leader
3 3 (12.00%) Test Project Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Tester
4 2 (8.00%) Security Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Test Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Project Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Lead Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) .NET
1 8 (32.00%) HTML
1 8 (32.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (32.00%) JSP
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) UNIX
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
3 2 (8.00%) Windows
4 1 (4.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (4.00%) Solaris
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
3 3 (12.00%) Coaching
3 3 (12.00%) Revenue Management
3 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Validation
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Information Assurance
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) BDD
5 1 (4.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) VB
3 6 (24.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.00%) VBA
5 1 (4.00%) SQL
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 20 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 19 (76.00%) MCITP
3 17 (68.00%) SC Cleared
4 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (56.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (32.00%) DV Cleared
8 6 (24.00%) ISEB
9 2 (8.00%) MCSE
9 2 (8.00%) CCNA
10 1 (4.00%) CEH
10 1 (4.00%) GIAC
10 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) WebInspect
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) HP
3 3 (12.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Sourcefire
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