The first table below looks at the demand 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 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
Security Testing
Rank 102 94 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 18 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.87% 0.58% 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.80% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 1
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£450 £375 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £318 £425
% change year-on-year
+3.93% -25.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
+69.23% -
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%
Security Testing
South East

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 25 July 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 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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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 -
Havant - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1
Farnborough - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (94.44%) ISTQB
1 17 (94.44%) SC Cleared
1 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
2 16 (88.89%) MCITP
3 13 (72.22%) UNIX
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (66.67%) Cisco
4 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 11 (61.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (55.56%) Linux
7 9 (50.00%) HP
7 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
8 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
8 8 (44.44%) QA
9 6 (33.33%) ISEB
9 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
9 6 (33.33%) C#
9 6 (33.33%) VB
10 5 (27.78%) HTML
10 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
10 5 (27.78%) .NET
10 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
10 5 (27.78%) JSP
11 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (16.67%) Oracle
11 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
12 2 (11.11%) Finance
12 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
12 2 (11.11%) Windows

Security 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 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 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
2 1 (5.56%) Internet
2 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (5.56%) Wireshark
2 1 (5.56%) tcpdump
2 1 (5.56%) LDAP
2 1 (5.56%) LAN
2 1 (5.56%) WAN
2 1 (5.56%) SMTP
2 1 (5.56%) FTP
2 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Test Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Project Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Test Specialist
2 3 (16.67%) Test Project Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Test Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Integration Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Lead Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) HTML
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
1 5 (27.78%) ASP.NET
1 5 (27.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) UNIX
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Solaris
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (5.56%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (5.56%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.56%) SIEM
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) VB
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) ISTQB
1 17 (94.44%) SC Cleared
1 17 (94.44%) Security Cleared
2 16 (88.89%) MCITP
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (61.11%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (44.44%) DV Cleared
7 6 (33.33%) ISEB
8 2 (11.11%) MCSE
8 2 (11.11%) CCNA
9 1 (5.56%) GIAC
9 1 (5.56%) CEH
9 1 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Cisco
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Sourcefire
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