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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.35% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £385 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £28.99
% change year-on-year
- +55.22%
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
195 148 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 77.08% 77.89% 71.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 84 85
Median daily rate £400 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £29.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -30.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.35 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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