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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 58 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 20 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.15% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 0.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £405 £530 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.58% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
758 812 966
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.42% 82.27% 79.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 428 499
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 22
Median hourly rate £23.75 £16.20 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.65% +1.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £60.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +9 12 £405 -23.58% 1
Newport Pagnell - 3 £393 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
2 18 (64.29%) Unix
2 18 (64.29%) Windows
3 17 (60.71%) Risk Management
4 16 (57.14%) DV Cleared
4 16 (57.14%) OSCP
4 16 (57.14%) CEH
4 16 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 16 (57.14%) CREST Certified
5 13 (46.43%) Penetration Testing
6 12 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (35.71%) Protective Monitoring
7 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
8 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
9 6 (21.43%) Firewall
9 6 (21.43%) Information Security
9 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
10 5 (17.86%) GIAC
10 5 (17.86%) CISSP
10 5 (17.86%) Patch Management
10 5 (17.86%) Security Patching
10 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 5 (17.86%) SANS
10 5 (17.86%) CLAS
11 4 (14.29%) MS Project
11 4 (14.29%) MS Office
11 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
11 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
11 4 (14.29%) Microsoft

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
1 4 (14.29%) MS Project
1 4 (14.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (10.71%) Network Security
3 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.71%) JIRA
1 3 (10.71%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (3.57%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (14.29%) Legal
1 4 (14.29%) Retail
2 3 (10.71%) Back Office
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 7 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Tester
3 6 (21.43%) Penetration Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Architect
4 5 (17.86%) Security Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) DV Cleared Technical Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Security Architect
5 4 (14.29%) Security Technical Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Security Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Network Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Security Penetration Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Security Tester
6 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Unix
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Risk Management
2 16 (57.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 13 (46.43%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Cybersecurity
5 10 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 10 (35.71%) Protective Monitoring
6 6 (21.43%) Information Security
6 6 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
7 5 (17.86%) Patch Management
7 5 (17.86%) Security Patching
7 5 (17.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 4 (14.29%) OWASP
9 3 (10.71%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (7.14%) Information Assurance
10 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
10 2 (7.14%) Security Operations
10 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
11 1 (3.57%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 19 (67.86%) Security Cleared
2 16 (57.14%) CEH
2 16 (57.14%) CREST Certified
2 16 (57.14%) DV Cleared
2 16 (57.14%) OSCP
3 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) CISSP
4 5 (17.86%) CLAS
4 5 (17.86%) GIAC
4 5 (17.86%) SANS
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
2 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
2 1 (3.57%) Qualys
2 1 (3.57%) Splunk
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