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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - -
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 £400 £450 £384
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +17.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
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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
164 159 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 78.85% 73.61% 75.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 90 81
Average daily rate £381 £415 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.13% +18.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £530 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 10 12
Average hourly rate £32.00 £42.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.70% +32.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £18.30 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

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

Penetration Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) People Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Test Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) VMware