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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration 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
Penetration Testing
Rank 36 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.43% 0.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.13%
Penetration Testing
Hampshire

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
170 291 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 72.34% 85.34% 82.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 215 210
Median daily rate £388 £363 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% -52.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £45.00 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.63 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-6.14% +13.06%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 11 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Penetration 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001