The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 198 225 210
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 60 20 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.64% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 4 16
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£425 £210 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.38% -44.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £137 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £427 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.99 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +42.29%
Security Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7214 6642 5966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.10% 74.15% 71.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 4214 3656 3114
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 241 256 275
Average hourly rate £22.83 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.44% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Testing across the South East region.

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Security Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Security Testing Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Security Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Security Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Security Testing
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Security Testing Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

Security Testing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +17 24 £400 -
Hampshire +8 14 £425 -
Buckinghamshire +9 12 £450 - 1
Berkshire +14 6 £400 +90.47%
East Sussex - 2 £575 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £344 -
West Sussex - 2 £363 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 44 (46.81%) HP
2 40 (42.55%) ISTQB
3 39 (41.49%) Security Cleared
4 38 (40.43%) SC Cleared
5 37 (39.36%) UNIX
6 32 (34.04%) Penetration Testing
7 28 (29.79%) Information Security
8 27 (28.72%) Vulnerability Management
9 25 (26.60%) Linux
10 24 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
11 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (24.47%) Cisco
11 23 (24.47%) .NET
11 23 (24.47%) MCITP
11 23 (24.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 22 (23.40%) HTML
12 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
13 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET
13 21 (22.34%) JSP
14 20 (21.28%) Telecoms
14 20 (21.28%) CISSP
14 20 (21.28%) Knowledge Management
14 20 (21.28%) Test Scripting
14 20 (21.28%) PowerShell
14 20 (21.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
16 18 (19.15%) ISEB
17 17 (18.09%) TCP/IP
17 17 (18.09%) Risk Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (2.13%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.06%) nginx
2 1 (1.06%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Project
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (18.09%) TCP/IP
1 17 (18.09%) Firewall
2 2 (2.13%) Wireless
2 2 (2.13%) VPN
2 2 (2.13%) DNS
3 1 (1.06%) SSL
3 1 (1.06%) IPv6
3 1 (1.06%) 802.15
3 1 (1.06%) TACACS
3 1 (1.06%) GPRS
3 1 (1.06%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.06%) UMTS
3 1 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (1.06%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco ICM
3 1 (1.06%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.06%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.06%) Network Security
3 1 (1.06%) HSPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.83%) Oracle Database
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.06%) Redis
3 1 (1.06%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (14.89%) SoapUI
2 3 (3.19%) Selenium
2 3 (3.19%) WebDriver
3 2 (2.13%) JMeter
3 2 (2.13%) NSubstitute
4 1 (1.06%) Subversion
4 1 (1.06%) JUnit
4 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (21.28%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.45%) Legal
3 5 (5.32%) Finance
4 1 (1.06%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (25.53%) Architect
2 23 (24.47%) Consultant
3 21 (22.34%) Security Consultant
4 16 (17.02%) Analyst
5 14 (14.89%) Test Specialist
6 13 (13.83%) Security Architect
7 11 (11.70%) Test Analyst
8 8 (8.51%) Test Architect
9 7 (7.45%) Test Leader
9 7 (7.45%) Test Manager
10 6 (6.38%) Security Analyst
11 4 (4.26%) Tester
11 4 (4.26%) Security Manager
12 3 (3.19%) Security Engineer
12 3 (3.19%) IT Security Manager
13 2 (2.13%) Information Security Consultant
13 2 (2.13%) Team Leader
13 2 (2.13%) Security Specialist
13 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Architect
13 2 (2.13%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.47%) .NET
2 22 (23.40%) HTML
3 21 (22.34%) ASP.NET
3 21 (22.34%) JSP
4 14 (14.89%) SOAP
4 14 (14.89%) XML
4 14 (14.89%) XML Messaging
5 4 (4.26%) Web Services
6 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.06%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Management Information System
2 12 (12.77%) PKI
3 11 (11.70%) Data Protection Act
3 11 (11.70%) Smart Meter
3 11 (11.70%) Cryptography
4 3 (3.19%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.13%) RMADS
5 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.13%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.06%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.06%) User Experience
6 1 (1.06%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.06%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.06%) Statistics
6 1 (1.06%) Handset
6 1 (1.06%) NHS
6 1 (1.06%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 37 (39.36%) UNIX
2 25 (26.60%) Linux
3 5 (5.32%) Windows
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.06%) Android
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.06%) CentOS
4 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.04%) Penetration Testing
2 28 (29.79%) Information Security
3 27 (28.72%) Vulnerability Management
4 20 (21.28%) Test Scripting
4 20 (21.28%) Knowledge Management
5 17 (18.09%) Risk Management
5 17 (18.09%) Test Management
6 15 (15.96%) Cyber Security
6 15 (15.96%) Validation
6 15 (15.96%) Patch Management
6 15 (15.96%) Security Patching
7 14 (14.89%) Use Case
7 14 (14.89%) OWASP
8 12 (12.77%) Test Planning
9 11 (11.70%) Data Protection
10 10 (10.64%) Project Management
11 9 (9.57%) ITIL
11 9 (9.57%) Security Management
12 8 (8.51%) Software Testing
12 8 (8.51%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (23.40%) JavaScript
2 20 (21.28%) PowerShell
3 16 (17.02%) SQL
4 15 (15.96%) Perl
5 14 (14.89%) Shell Script
6 13 (13.83%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.13%) Java
7 2 (2.13%) C
7 2 (2.13%) C#
8 1 (1.06%) C++
8 1 (1.06%) PHP
8 1 (1.06%) Python
8 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 40 (42.55%) ISTQB
2 39 (41.49%) Security Cleared
3 38 (40.43%) SC Cleared
4 24 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (24.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (24.47%) MCITP
6 20 (21.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 20 (21.28%) CISSP
7 18 (19.15%) ISEB
8 16 (17.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (15.96%) GIAC
10 8 (8.51%) CISM
11 7 (7.45%) DV Cleared
12 6 (6.38%) Degree
12 6 (6.38%) CISA
13 5 (5.32%) CRISC
14 3 (3.19%) CCNA
15 2 (2.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 1 (1.06%) MCSE
16 1 (1.06%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (24.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (10.64%) PCI DSS
3 5 (5.32%) QA
4 1 (1.06%) JSP 440
System Software
1 2 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Firmware
2 1 (1.06%) Snort
2 1 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.06%) KVM
Systems Management
1 17 (18.09%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.13%) Nessus
3 1 (1.06%) Nmap
3 1 (1.06%) Nagios
Vendors
1 44 (46.81%) HP
2 24 (25.53%) Microsoft
3 23 (24.47%) Cisco
4 14 (14.89%) Oracle
5 4 (4.26%) VMware
6 3 (3.19%) Citrix
7 1 (1.06%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.06%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.06%) Coverity
7 1 (1.06%) Percona
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