The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 1.80% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £28.99 -
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
194 101 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brighton 87.39% 62.35% 75.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 61 58
Average daily rate £375 £328 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.50% -10.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £211 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £580 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 1
Average hourly rate £17.75 £15.88 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.81% -51.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Penetration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Brighton region.

Penetration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Brighton

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Top 17 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (75.00%) Nessus
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) HP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Brighton 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (25.00%) VMware
1 1 (25.00%) HP