Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Penetration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Penetration Testing over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Penetration Testing
Hampshire > Basingstoke
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 34 38
Rank change year-on-year -27 +4 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.18% 1.18% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.56% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 17
Basingstoke median daily rate £625 £525 £558
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% -5.83% -
10th Percentile £563 £513 £325
90th Percentile £688 £538 £579
Hampshire median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - - -

Penetration Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 453 256 396
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 82.36% 75.29% 83.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 151 249
Basingstoke median daily rate £400 £340 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -9.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £204 £154 £209
90th Percentile £575 £469 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £402 £388
% change year-on-year -0.37% +3.61% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 16
Basingstoke median hourly rate £17.71 £16.00 £16.64
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.67% -3.83% +38.65%
10th Percentile £10.40 £10.13 £11.77
90th Percentile £41.01 £31.35 £33.13
Hampshire median hourly rate £34.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.15% -7.14% +62.79%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

Job postings citing Penetration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Basingstoke

Penetration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Penetration Testing in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Basingstoke region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Defence
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Actionable Insight
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Threat Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree