The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Security Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Tester
Rank 587 613 601
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Security Tester 11 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.016% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.017% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
Median daily rate £525 £510 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +45.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £319 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £680 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+71.87% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Security Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
43501 47980 48241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.93% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28710 31023 31043
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 1886 2016
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Security Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Security Tester in the job title.

Security Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Security Tester
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Security Tester Daily Rate Trend in England

Security Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Security Tester Daily Rate Histogram in England

Security Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Tester across the England region.

Security Tester Hourly Rate Trend in England

Security Tester
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 Security Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 8 December 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 West +18 4 £310 -3.12% 1
South East - 4 £575 -
London -7 2 £450 -30.76% 2
North East - 1 - -
Security Tester
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Security Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Security Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Security Tester in the job title.

1 19 (63.33%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (33.33%) Finance
3 9 (30.00%) CREST Certified
3 9 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (23.33%) Java
6 6 (20.00%) Unix
6 6 (20.00%) JMeter
6 6 (20.00%) Spring
6 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (16.67%) RESTful
7 5 (16.67%) Apache Solr
7 5 (16.67%) Drools
7 5 (16.67%) JIRA
7 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
7 5 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
7 5 (16.67%) Maven
7 5 (16.67%) JUnit
7 5 (16.67%) MySQL
7 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
8 4 (13.33%) .NET
8 4 (13.33%) Linux
8 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) Network Security
9 3 (10.00%) Communications Security
9 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center

Security Tester Skill Set
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 5 (16.67%) Apache Solr
1 5 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.33%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) Network Security
2 3 (10.00%) Firewall
2 3 (10.00%) Wireless
3 2 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.33%) HTTP
4 1 (3.33%) HTTPS
4 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Big Data
3 1 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (20.00%) JMeter
2 5 (16.67%) JIRA
2 5 (16.67%) JUnit
2 5 (16.67%) Maven
2 5 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (6.67%) Metasploit
3 2 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (3.33%) Burp Suite
4 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.00%) Spring
2 5 (16.67%) Drools
2 5 (16.67%) RESTful
3 4 (13.33%) .NET
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) AppFabric
5 2 (6.67%) WCF
6 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) CESG
1 2 (6.67%) Cryptography
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Unix
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
4 2 (6.67%) Kali Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Android
5 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (30.00%) Security Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (10.00%) Communications Security
7 3 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
7 3 (10.00%) Social Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Threat Modelling
8 2 (6.67%) Change Control
8 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
8 2 (6.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.67%) Information Security
8 2 (6.67%) Requirements Management
8 2 (6.67%) Scrum
8 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Test Planning
8 2 (6.67%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.67%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) C++
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) PHP
3 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) CREST Certified
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
3 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) Cyber Scheme
4 3 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (10.00%) ISEB
4 3 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.67%) CEH
5 2 (6.67%) CISSP
5 2 (6.67%) OSCP
5 2 (6.67%) SANS
6 1 (3.33%) CHECK Team Member
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CISM
6 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.33%) MCITP
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) WAI
2 1 (3.33%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (6.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) hybris
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) IBM
2 2 (6.67%) Sourcefire
2 2 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) HP
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