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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 116 100 86
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -14
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 6 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.27% 0.062% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.087% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£325 - £270
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 - £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 - £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
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
1668 1145 1161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 75.03% 71.30% 74.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 924 658 592
Average daily rate £360 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 45 102
Average hourly rate £24.38 £28.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £12.40 £12.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £42.50 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £29.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.56%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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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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
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Southampton - - - -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (76.92%) ISTQB
1 20 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 19 (73.08%) MCITP
3 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
4 16 (61.54%) PowerShell
4 16 (61.54%) UNIX
4 16 (61.54%) Cisco
4 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (53.85%) Linux
5 14 (53.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 13 (50.00%) HP
6 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (46.15%) .NET
7 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
7 12 (46.15%) HTML
7 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
7 12 (46.15%) JSP
8 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
9 9 (34.62%) DV Cleared
10 8 (30.77%) QA
11 7 (26.92%) Knowledge Management
11 7 (26.92%) Project Management
11 7 (26.92%) ISEB
12 6 (23.08%) C#
12 6 (23.08%) VB
13 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
14 3 (11.54%) Coaching
14 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 12 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.85%) tcpdump
2 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (3.85%) Internet
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
2 1 (3.85%) SMTP
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.85%) JMeter
2 1 (3.85%) Selenium
2 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (11.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (23.08%) Test Specialist
1 6 (23.08%) Security Specialist
2 5 (19.23%) Test Manager
3 4 (15.38%) Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Test Project Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Test Leader
4 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Project Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Tester
6 1 (3.85%) QA Tester
6 1 (3.85%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Security Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) .NET
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
1 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET
1 12 (46.15%) JSP
2 1 (3.85%) RESTful
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
2 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) UNIX
2 14 (53.85%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Test Scripting
2 7 (26.92%) Knowledge Management
2 7 (26.92%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Coaching
3 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
3 3 (11.54%) Revenue Management
4 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.85%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.85%) BDD
5 1 (3.85%) SIEM
5 1 (3.85%) Change Control
5 1 (3.85%) Information Security
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (3.85%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Software Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 12 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 6 (23.08%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) VB
4 2 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
5 1 (3.85%) VBA
5 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (76.92%) ISTQB
1 20 (76.92%) Security Cleared
2 19 (73.08%) MCITP
3 17 (65.38%) SC Cleared
4 16 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (53.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (34.62%) DV Cleared
8 7 (26.92%) ISEB
9 2 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (3.85%) GIAC
10 1 (3.85%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.85%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 16 (61.54%) Cisco
1 16 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 13 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire