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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 29 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - 26 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.60% -
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
South West

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
207 168 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.62% 79.25% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 93 79
Median daily rate £440 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset 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 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