The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 42 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.56% - 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£575 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £275
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.99 £37.49 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+41.34% +15.35%
Security 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
286 192 223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 80.79% 67.13% 76.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 102 134
Average daily rate £415 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 8
Average hourly rate £21.00 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.27 £13.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.45 £22.50 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

Security 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 Security Testing within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 30 June 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton - 2 £575 -
Security Testing
South East

Security Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Security 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 Security Testing.

1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Server Hardening
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) HP

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex region citing Security 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 Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) VMware
1 1 (33.33%) Fortinet