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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £60.00
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
422 649 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.47% 79.15% 71.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 370 319
Median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 37 45
Median hourly rate £35.00 £15.77 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.94% -47.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £60.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Penetration 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (100.00%) Speech Recognition
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) uWSGI

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) uWSGI
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Speech Recognition
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python