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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM)
Rank - - 228
Contract jobs citing OSSTMM 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.050%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £525
UK excluding London average daily rate - £500 -
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
4340 5599 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.05% 76.01% 75.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3227 4197 4466
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 71 87
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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