The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
England / East of England
Rank 115 113 126
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +13
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 10 10 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 0.42% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.54% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £538 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.47% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.52%

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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1693 1839 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.71% 77.99% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 994 1103 1211
Median daily rate £425 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 169 139
Median hourly rate £37.02 £40.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.45% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £55.00 £46.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.25
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +58.41%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England 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 of England

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Penetration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the East of England region.

Penetration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Penetration Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 7 £538 - 3
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 of England region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 15 (57.69%) Information Security
2 9 (34.62%) CISSP
2 9 (34.62%) PCI DSS
2 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 9 (34.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (30.77%) Network Security
3 8 (30.77%) SIEM
3 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco
3 8 (30.77%) Firewall
4 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
4 7 (26.92%) Nessus
4 7 (26.92%) CCNP
4 7 (26.92%) LAN
4 7 (26.92%) WAN
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (26.92%) Juniper
4 7 (26.92%) Splunk
4 7 (26.92%) ArcSight
4 7 (26.92%) LogLogic
4 7 (26.92%) Fortinet
4 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (26.92%) LogRhythm
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (23.08%) Performance Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) OWASP
5 6 (23.08%) Wireshark
5 6 (23.08%) Scalability Testing

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) Firewall
1 8 (30.77%) Network Security
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (26.92%) LAN
2 7 (26.92%) WAN
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
3 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 6 (23.08%) tcpdump
3 6 (23.08%) Wireshark
4 5 (19.23%) BGP
4 5 (19.23%) OSPF
5 1 (3.85%) DNS
5 1 (3.85%) NAS
5 1 (3.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
1 3 (11.54%) Local Government
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Consultant
2 15 (57.69%) Security Consultant
3 7 (26.92%) Applications Consultant
3 7 (26.92%) Information Security Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Security Management Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Security Technical Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Technical Security Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Management Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Security Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Information Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Process Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Security Specialist
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Security Specialist
7 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (7.69%) Test Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Vulnerability Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (7.69%) Cryptography
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Information Security
2 9 (34.62%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (30.77%) SIEM
4 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
4 7 (26.92%) Risk Management
5 6 (23.08%) OWASP
5 6 (23.08%) Performance Engineering
5 6 (23.08%) Scalability Testing
5 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (23.08%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (19.23%) Network Management
6 5 (19.23%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (15.38%) Security Operations
8 3 (11.54%) Data Protection
8 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
9 2 (7.69%) Internal Audit
9 2 (7.69%) Regression Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Data Analytics
10 1 (3.85%) Database Security
10 1 (3.85%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) C
1 2 (7.69%) C#
1 2 (7.69%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) CISSP
2 7 (26.92%) CCNP
2 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CESG Certified Professional
3 3 (11.54%) CISM
3 3 (11.54%) CLAS
3 3 (11.54%) CRISC
3 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Nessus
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) ArcSight
2 7 (26.92%) Fortinet
2 7 (26.92%) Juniper
2 7 (26.92%) LogLogic
2 7 (26.92%) LogRhythm
2 7 (26.92%) Splunk
3 6 (23.08%) F5
3 6 (23.08%) Tripwire
4 2 (7.69%) Intel
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
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