The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank - 68 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.13% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £340 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.99 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +42.29%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
760 572 564
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 80.85% 74.19% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 306 237
Average daily rate £400 £386 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.55% +3.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £540 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 24 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire