The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 1 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 84 82 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 8 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.61% 0.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £37.49 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+20.03% -0.02%
Security Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1012 858 586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.79% 72.96% 72.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 487 357
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 28 22
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.97 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.19% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £25.80 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Security Testing
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +1 8 £400 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Security 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 Security Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) GIAC
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 7 (87.50%) CISSP
3 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (75.00%) Cyber Security
3 6 (75.00%) OWASP
4 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
5 3 (37.50%) Legal
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
6 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
7 1 (12.50%) Automotive
7 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Computer Science

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Security 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 Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (37.50%) Legal
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Architect
1 8 (100.00%) Security Architect
2 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 5 (62.50%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Information Security
1 8 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 6 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 6 (75.00%) OWASP
3 4 (50.00%) Security Architecture
4 2 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
5 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) GIAC
2 7 (87.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001