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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 105 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 13 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.69% 0.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Average daily rate £388 £463 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.21% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £9.50
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
1487 1568 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.18% 78.20% 73.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 851 687
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 72 60
Average hourly rate £47.50 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.70% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.51 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.00 £125.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Southampton +10 2 £331 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Gosport +9 1 - -
Winchester - 1 - -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 9 (56.25%) ISEB
3 8 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
5 6 (37.50%) Cisco
5 6 (37.50%) Finance
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Information Assurance
6 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (31.25%) Data Analytics
6 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
6 5 (31.25%) MCITP
6 5 (31.25%) Analytics
6 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (31.25%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) Linux
6 5 (31.25%) JBoss
6 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
6 5 (31.25%) HTML
6 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (31.25%) .NET
6 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
6 5 (31.25%) Unix
7 4 (25.00%) CRM

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) Selenium
4 1 (6.25%) MSTest
4 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Integration Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Security Specialist
3 3 (18.75%) Test Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Non-Functional Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
1 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.25%) CESG
1 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
1 1 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Linux
1 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Information Assurance
1 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Analytics
2 5 (31.25%) Data Analytics
2 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (18.75%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Coaching
5 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) ISTQB
2 9 (56.25%) ISEB
3 8 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (43.75%) SC Cleared
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (31.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 5 (31.25%) MCITP
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
7 1 (6.25%) CISSP
7 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) Cisco
3 5 (31.25%) HP