The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank - 30 35
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.14% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.45% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 4
Average daily rate
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- £600 £713
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.73% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -6.25%
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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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
191 138 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 76.40% 78.41% 72.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 81 125
Average daily rate £393 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 21
Average hourly rate £16.00 £34.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +23.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.66 £10.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Dorset region.

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Dorset