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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM)
Rank - - 544
Contract jobs citing OSSTMM 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - - 0.002%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.003%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £500
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
38588 36620 34046
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.62% 76.48% 75.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25416 23196 20943
Average daily rate £420 £405 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1044 1112 1039
Average hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £12.83 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £48.84
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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

OSSTMM
Top 16 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OSSTMM 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 OSSTMM.

1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (100.00%) Social Engineering

OSSTMM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing OSSTMM 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 OSSTMM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
1 1 (100.00%) Social Engineering
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP