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 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
Penetration Testing
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - 0.78% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.89% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50
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
90 112 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 81.08% 87.50% 81.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 86 37
Median daily rate £403 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £360 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 19
Median hourly rate - £22.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -19.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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