The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Testing over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank - 62 71
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.75% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.91% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £400 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +77.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £348
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
608 660 663
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 81.39% 83.02% 76.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 502 521
Median daily rate £395 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 22 10
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% -5.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.04 £27.50 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.00 £50.00 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Security Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified

Security 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 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CREST Certified
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nessus