The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank - - 43
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.49 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -0.02%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
247 269 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 72.22% 73.70% 59.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 156 103
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 32 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £35.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £45.00 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge