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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - 70 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.40% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Median daily rate - £500 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £379 £375
% change year-on-year
+18.89% +0.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.98 -
Security Testing
North West

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
549 809 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.94% 80.18% 81.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 562 313
Median daily rate £421 £445 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +12.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £645 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 38
Median hourly rate £19.64 £18.00 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.12% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £25.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire 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 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