The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 38 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.29% - 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - -
Penetration Testing
South East

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 Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
259 207 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 83.55% 68.32% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 113 91
Average daily rate £400 £345 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.94% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 7
Average hourly rate £34.00 £18.51 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.70% -11.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.43 £11.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £142.50 £23.33
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Penetration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Penetration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

Penetration Testing
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Brighton - 4 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - - - -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (60.00%) Nessus
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) BGP
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) RIP
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) CCNP
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) VMware

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 5 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) HSRP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) RIP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco