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 31 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM)
Rank - - 564
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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- - £525
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
39087 35732 35760
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 73.81% 74.62% 72.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 25636 22661 21299
Average daily rate £425 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1093 1059 1320
Average hourly rate £24.00 £27.30 £28.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.08% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.99 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -

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