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 24 May 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
24 May 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 - 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £275 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.98 £52.99 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+15.07% +41.34%
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
461 554 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.53% 74.56% 80.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 295 280
Median daily rate £413 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 61
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

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