Period
to 20 July 2017

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 20 July 2017 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
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 49 47
Rank change year-on-year -16 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 0.29% 1.38% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.91% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Basingstoke median daily rate £513 £560 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.48% +45.93% -26.90%
10th Percentile £471 £379 £351
90th Percentile £544 £620 £466
Hampshire median daily rate £550 £375 £388
% change year-on-year +46.67% -3.23% -26.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Basingstoke median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £60.87 - -

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

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 595 419 370
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 85.12% 72.49% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 218 198
Basingstoke median daily rate £359 £394 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.89% +1.61% +10.71%
10th Percentile £205 £200 £184
90th Percentile £498 £544 £500
Hampshire median daily rate £401 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.69% +4.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 19 15
Basingstoke median hourly rate £25.00 £17.45 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.27% +16.33% -34.07%
10th Percentile £10.29 £12.50 £10.43
90th Percentile £38.75 £38.75 £32.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.75 £38.00 £22.83
% change year-on-year -5.92% +66.45% -29.75%

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 20 July 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) SANS

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:

General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Information Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Security Officer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS