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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 104 102
Rank change year-on-year 0 -2  
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 2 13 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.11% 0.65% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.81% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 12 12
Median daily rate - £409 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £405 £400
% change year-on-year - +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £52.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - £52.99

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 1455 1611 1798
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 81.19% 80.15% 83.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 861 1026 1158
Median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £477
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 82 92
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £57.50 £46.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.50 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +17.54% -5.00%  

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

Security Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Testing in Hampshire

Security Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth -4 1 - -
Security Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Java Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Management
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR