The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 62 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.14% 0.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Penetration Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
517 507 492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 70.34% 75.11% 64.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 203 220
Average daily rate £358 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 41 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £40.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £51.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Penetration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Cambridgeshire region.

Penetration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Penetration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
Cambridge -2 1 - - 2
Peterborough - - - -
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Penetration 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 Penetration Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) Python
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Penetration 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 Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) C Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) PCI DSS