The table below looks at the statistics for OSSTMM skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OSSTMM over the 3 months to 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Open Source Security Testing Methodology Manual (OSSTMM)
Rank 618 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing OSSTMM 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.006% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.007% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £514 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £514 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
OSSTMM
UK

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
40513 39097 37433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 82.14% 79.31% 78.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 27151 25186 24001
Median daily rate £450 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 905 1113 1137
Median hourly rate £27.50 £28.69 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.14% -0.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

OSSTMM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing OSSTMM as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing OSSTMM within the England region over the 3 months to 26 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 2 £514 -
London - 1 - -
OSSTMM
UK

OSSTMM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing OSSTMM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for OSSTMM.

1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) WebInspect
2 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) HTTP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Fiddler

OSSTMM
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Node.js
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) AppScan
1 1 (33.33%) Fiddler
1 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
1 1 (33.33%) Metasploit
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Security Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OWASP
1 3 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SANS
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WebInspect
2 1 (33.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP