The table below looks at the statistics for OSSTMM skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSSTMM over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing OSSTMM 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £525 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4251 4846 4804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 77.59% 77.24% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3317 3575 3640
Average daily rate £463 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £625 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 46 56
Average hourly rate £23.00 £23.50 £72.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.12% -67.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £17.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £92.50 £47.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

OSSTMM
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

OSSTMM Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

OSSTMM
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing OSSTMM across the City of London region.

OSSTMM Daily Rate Trend in the City of London