The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 92 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.12% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Penetration Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1125 1126 1036
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.27% 70.77% 65.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 582 453
Average daily rate £400 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £140 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 46 85
Average hourly rate £16.30 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.84% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.60 £55.53 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Penetration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - - - -
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) Software AG
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) webMethods
2 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (50.00%) ISSEP
2 1 (50.00%) ISSMP
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Information Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) GIAC
2 1 (50.00%) ISSAP
2 1 (50.00%) ISSEP
2 1 (50.00%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP
1 1 (50.00%) Software AG
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods