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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.81 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+54.72% -
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
156 218 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 80.41% 88.26% 87.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 151 70
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £311 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 13 31
Median hourly rate £24.25 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £16.29 £21.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £55.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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