The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -
Penetration Testing
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
100 110 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 85.47% 82.71% 89.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 67 73
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £278 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £600 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 14 21
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £42.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -35.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £13.50 £31.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Chester

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Chester

Penetration Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) WebInspect
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Veracode

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Chester region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Security
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Security
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Veracode