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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 114 106 100
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 5 15 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.25% 0.70% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.83% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 10
Median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +21.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.74 £55.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.43%
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
1560 1799 1600
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 78.75% 83.67% 78.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1012 1163 919
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £488 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 81 74
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.45 £12.50 £14.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

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 24 July 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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 - 2 £438 - 1
Southampton +1 1 £155 -63.52%
Portsmouth -18 1 £638 -
Havant - 1 £450 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 13 (68.42%) ISTQB
2 12 (63.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (57.89%) ISEB
4 10 (52.63%) Linux
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Unix
4 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
4 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
5 9 (47.37%) MCITP
5 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
5 9 (47.37%) HP
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco
6 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
6 8 (42.11%) HTML
6 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
6 8 (42.11%) .NET
7 7 (36.84%) VBScript
8 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (26.32%) Finance
9 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (21.05%) Information Assurance
10 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
10 4 (21.05%) Analytics
10 4 (21.05%) Cucumber

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (21.05%) JBoss
2 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) Cucumber
3 3 (15.79%) Selenium
4 1 (5.26%) MSTest
4 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
4 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Analyst
1 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Specialist
3 5 (26.32%) Security Specialist
4 4 (21.05%) Integration Specialist
5 3 (15.79%) Integration Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Integration Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Developer
7 1 (5.26%) CLAS Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) CLAS Security Consultant
7 1 (5.26%) Integration Tester
7 1 (5.26%) IT Security Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) OAT Manager
7 1 (5.26%) Security Tester
7 1 (5.26%) Software Quality Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
1 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
1 8 (42.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Linux
1 10 (52.63%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Test Scripting
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) CRM
3 4 (21.05%) Data Analytics
3 4 (21.05%) Information Assurance
3 4 (21.05%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
4 3 (15.79%) BDD
5 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.53%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (10.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
6 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
2 8 (42.11%) JavaScript
3 7 (36.84%) VBScript
4 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (68.42%) ISTQB
2 12 (63.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (57.89%) ISEB
4 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (47.37%) MCITP
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (5.26%) CCNA
6 1 (5.26%) CCNP
6 1 (5.26%) CESG Certified Professional
6 1 (5.26%) CLAS
6 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) EFQM
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (47.37%) Cisco
2 9 (47.37%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Qualys
4 1 (5.26%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Splunk
4 1 (5.26%) VMware