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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 110 119 102
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 11 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.60% 0.36% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.43% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 14
Median daily rate £500 £381 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% +4.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £375 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £607 £410 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £39.37 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
-35.43% -
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
1424 1848 1589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.20% 82.10% 76.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 920 1125 915
Median daily rate £400 £383 £372
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £511 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 85 74
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

Security Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Security Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Security Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Security Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - 3 £600 - 1
Gosport +19 2 £343 -18.45%
Southampton +12 1 £155 -60.00%
Portsmouth - 1 £635 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 6 (42.86%) Linux
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) Qualys
5 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
5 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (21.43%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
5 3 (21.43%) VBScript
5 3 (21.43%) .NET
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) ISEB
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
5 3 (21.43%) MCITP
6 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
6 2 (14.29%) Scrum

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Firewall
1 2 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (7.14%) JIRA
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Tester
2 3 (21.43%) Security Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Software QA Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Quality Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (14.29%) Cryptography
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
1 6 (42.86%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Internal Audit
3 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (14.29%) QMS
3 2 (14.29%) Quality Management
3 2 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Test Management
4 1 (7.14%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
1 3 (21.43%) VBScript
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
2 8 (57.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (21.43%) MCITP
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (14.29%) IRCA
5 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (7.14%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (7.14%) CLAS
5 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) EFQM
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
1 4 (28.57%) VMware
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco
2 3 (21.43%) HP
2 3 (21.43%) Qualys
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
3 2 (14.29%) Splunk