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 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - 65 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £435
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -10.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £47.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -
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
464 551 380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.64% 80.44% 71.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 318 192
Average daily rate £400 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £210 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 40
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -38.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £41.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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