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 26 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester - - 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £34.50 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-43.11% +19.00%
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
157 210 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Chester 78.89% 87.14% 87.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 141 60
Median daily rate £413 £400 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £320 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 18
Median hourly rate £20.78 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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