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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 71 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.31% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £530 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.25 - £9.50
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
793 929 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.17% 78.53% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 478 430
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £530 - 1
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) OSCP
2 3 (50.00%) Cyber Scheme
3 2 (33.33%) CREST Certified
3 2 (33.33%) Tigerscheme
3 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 2 (33.33%) Sendmail
3 2 (33.33%) NAS
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) OWASP
3 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
3 2 (33.33%) SSH
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
3 2 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 2 (33.33%) FTP
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) FTP
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) IPsec
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) SMTP
1 2 (33.33%) SSH
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) ICT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Information Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Security Risk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (33.33%) Cryptography
2 1 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (33.33%) OWASP
2 2 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Line Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) Security Management
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Cyber Scheme
1 3 (50.00%) OSCP
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CREST Certified
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Tigerscheme
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) ISSMP
3 1 (16.67%) MBCS
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) Sendmail
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Citrix
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) VMware