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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - 70 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - 0.36% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £285 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 £60.98 -
% change year-on-year
-35.43% -
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
423 648 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.51% 78.64% 71.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 369 323
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 £240
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 46 39 45
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £63.50 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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