The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - 66 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.14% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £382 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +17.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.49 - £37.49
Security 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
471 541 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 76.84% 74.93% 78.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 277 285 269
Average daily rate £425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 41 57
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire