The table below looks at the statistics for OSSTMM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSSTMM over the 3 months to 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM)
Rank - - 545
Contract jobs citing OSSTMM 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - 0.006%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.008%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39401 35167 36247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.86% 74.61% 72.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25670 22283 21520
Average daily rate £424 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.69% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1124 1019 1347
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -1.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.00 £26.90
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +4.08%

OSSTMM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

OSSTMM Jobs Demand Trend in England

OSSTMM
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

OSSTMM Daily Rate Trend in England