The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Testing over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
England / East of England
Rank 121 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.046% 0.085% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £200 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £382 £345
% change year-on-year
+16.41% +10.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £53.81 -

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
1711 1823 1940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.51% 77.54% 77.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1001 1086 1196
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 176 131
Median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +63.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £16.05 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.70 £54.58 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Security 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 Security Testing across the East of England region.

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Security 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 Security Testing across the East of England region.

Security Testing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Security 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 Security Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 18 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
Essex +2 1 - -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Security Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management

Security 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
2 2 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Security Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Security Operations Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
3 1 (25.00%) SOC Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Defect Management
1 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Matrix Management
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Security Operations
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS