The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford - - 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £429
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -
Penetration Testing
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
25 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedford 86.21% 62.86% 52.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 13
Average daily rate £425 £363 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +36.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £638 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £9.00 £17.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.57% -46.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bedford

Penetration Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Publishing
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
2 2 (66.67%) TickIT
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) MBCS
3 1 (33.33%) ISSMP
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bedford region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Publishing
2 2 (66.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) ICT Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP Manager
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Line Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) ISSMP
1 1 (33.33%) MBCS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) TickIT