The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for Security Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 March 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.

Security Testing
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 96 110
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire - 1.18% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.47% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 16 7
Median daily rate - £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £340
% change year-on-year +12.50% +17.64%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.50 -

Security 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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1487 1764 1783
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 79.73% 79.96% 81.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 899 1189 1017
Median daily rate £425 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 68 88
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -6.49% +27.48%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire citing Security Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Hampshire

Security Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Testing in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) OAT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Server Building
1 1 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys