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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 76 80 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 3 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.29% 0.62% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 0.77% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £488 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.87% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.49 £45.00 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+34.42% +20.03%
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
882 1038 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 84.48% 80.47% 77.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 504 505
Median daily rate £405 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 28
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +27.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.59 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -4 1 £525 +31.25%
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Cryptography
3 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 3 (50.00%) IPsec
3 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) SMTP
3 3 (50.00%) FTP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Internet
3 3 (50.00%) OWASP
3 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 3 (50.00%) Sendmail
3 3 (50.00%) OSCP
3 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
3 3 (50.00%) Cyber Scheme
3 3 (50.00%) Fuzz Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) CREST Certified
4 2 (33.33%) Tigerscheme
4 2 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) FTP
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
1 3 (50.00%) IPsec
1 3 (50.00%) SMTP
1 3 (50.00%) SSH
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) NAS
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Security Advisor
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Cryptography
2 3 (50.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Fuzz Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Information Assurance
1 3 (50.00%) OWASP
1 3 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 2 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (33.33%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) ISMS
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) SWOT Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Threat Modelling
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Cyber Scheme
3 3 (50.00%) OSCP
4 2 (33.33%) CESG Certified Professional
4 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 2 (33.33%) CREST Certified
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Tigerscheme
5 1 (16.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) RMADS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Citrix
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) VMware