The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £460 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
313 290 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 81.72% 79.02% 68.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 213 158
Average daily rate £350 £365 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 21
Average hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +142.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.67 £27.63 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Penetration 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 Penetration Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (66.67%) Snort
2 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) FTP
2 2 (66.67%) HTTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Penetration 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 Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
1 2 (66.67%) FTP
1 2 (66.67%) HTTP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (66.67%) Wireshark
1 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (66.67%) CESG
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Solaris
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) SIEM
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 2 (66.67%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) IT Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Snort
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Sourcefire