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 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 107 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 12 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.56% 1.03% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 1.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 0
Average daily rate £405 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £382 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +17.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.49 £45.00 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+34.42% +20.03%
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
1645 1788 1525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 76.37% 79.82% 75.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1055 1088 901
Average daily rate £380 £388 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 81 69
Average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -18.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.00 £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

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
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 30 April 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
Gosport -6 7 £405 -
Portsmouth +1 2 £419 -
Winchester -5 1 - -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 19 (79.17%) ISTQB
2 16 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 16 (66.67%) ISEB
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco
3 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
4 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
4 11 (45.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 11 (45.83%) MCITP
4 11 (45.83%) HP
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (45.83%) Unix
4 11 (45.83%) Linux
5 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 10 (41.67%) HTML
5 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
5 10 (41.67%) .NET
5 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
6 9 (37.50%) Finance
7 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (33.33%) Information Assurance
8 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (29.17%) Data Analytics
8 7 (29.17%) Analytics
8 7 (29.17%) VBScript

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 7 (29.17%) JBoss
2 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.83%) Cucumber
3 4 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (4.17%) MSTest
4 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Test Analyst
3 7 (29.17%) Test Specialist
4 6 (25.00%) Security Specialist
5 5 (20.83%) Integration Specialist
5 5 (20.83%) Security Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Integration Analyst
6 3 (12.50%) Integration Test Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Systems Test Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) C# Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Penetration Tester
8 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) .NET
1 10 (41.67%) ASP.NET
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 1 (4.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.17%) CESG
1 1 (4.17%) EPoS
1 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
1 1 (4.17%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (45.83%) Linux
1 11 (45.83%) Unix
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (45.83%) Test Scripting
2 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Information Assurance
2 8 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 7 (29.17%) Analytics
3 7 (29.17%) Data Analytics
4 6 (25.00%) CRM
5 5 (20.83%) Automation Testing
5 5 (20.83%) Project Management
6 4 (16.67%) BDD
7 3 (12.50%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (8.33%) Coaching
8 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
9 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
2 10 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (29.17%) VBScript
4 1 (4.17%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (79.17%) ISTQB
2 16 (66.67%) ISEB
2 16 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 12 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 11 (45.83%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (45.83%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 11 (45.83%) MCITP
4 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) CCNA
5 1 (4.17%) CCNP
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) Degree
5 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (45.83%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) SAP