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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 1.27% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £60.00
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
125 146 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 85.62% 92.41% 78.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 102 39
Median daily rate £413 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £427
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 19
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £30.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.82%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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