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 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 126 141 148
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 7 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.29% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.38% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 3
Median daily rate £410 £525 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.90% +40.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £339
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +18.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 £60.98 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +10.87%
Security 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 of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1987 2400 2496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.35% 77.77% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 1450 1491
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 168 151
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedfordshire -3 5 £410 -21.90% 1
Hertfordshire +8 3 £413 - 1
Security Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) SAP
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 6 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
1 6 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) QA
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
5 1 (8.33%) APMP
5 1 (8.33%) Splunk
5 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity

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 6 (50.00%) SuccessFactors
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 3 (25.00%) IT Security Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Security Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Information Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Information Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 6 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (16.67%) Change Management
4 2 (16.67%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (8.33%) Information Assurance
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (8.33%) Splunk