The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.11% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £488 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £437 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
-2.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £60.00
Penetration Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
725 688 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.10% 76.96% 77.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 518 535 518
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 18 20
Median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.21% +105.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.60 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £72.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Penetration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Penetration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Penetration Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Security+ Certification
2 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (40.00%) COBIT
2 2 (40.00%) CISSP
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) CISA
2 2 (40.00%) CISM
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (40.00%) IT Audit
3 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
3 1 (20.00%) Nessus
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Governance Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Information Governance Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security Risk Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Risk Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) IT Audit
2 2 (40.00%) OWASP
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CISA
1 2 (40.00%) CISM
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 2 (40.00%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) COBIT
1 2 (40.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus