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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank - 97 94
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.31% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.40% 0.089%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £600 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £46.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+31.61% -2.63%

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
1161 1259 1126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.14% 78.88% 75.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 766 634
Median daily rate £375 £388 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 34 43
Median hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.75 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware