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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Tester
Rank 599 603 568
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -35
Contract jobs requiring a Security Tester 18 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.012% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.013% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 13
Median daily rate £500 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +37.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £358 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
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
46609 46602 46145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.92% 94.75% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 30764 29187 28941
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1328 1860 1972
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 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 24 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
London -5 7 £433 +57.27% 2
South East - 3 £508 - 5
Security Tester
UK

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 16 (55.17%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (44.83%) Security Testing
2 13 (44.83%) OWASP
3 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
4 9 (31.03%) CREST Certified
5 7 (24.14%) Information Security
6 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 6 (20.69%) CISSP
6 6 (20.69%) Java
6 6 (20.69%) Python
7 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
7 5 (17.24%) CEH
8 4 (13.79%) Ethical Hacking
8 4 (13.79%) .NET
8 4 (13.79%) Wireless
8 4 (13.79%) SANS
8 4 (13.79%) Cyber Scheme
8 4 (13.79%) Social Engineering
9 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (10.34%) Finance
9 3 (10.34%) C
9 3 (10.34%) C#
9 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
9 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
10 2 (6.90%) Wireless Security
10 2 (6.90%) Network Security
10 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.90%) Ruby
10 2 (6.90%) C++
10 2 (6.90%) Perl

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) Wireless
2 2 (6.90%) Network Security
2 2 (6.90%) Wireless Security
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
3 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) CESG
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.45%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
1 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Penetration Testing
2 13 (44.83%) OWASP
2 13 (44.83%) Security Testing
3 10 (34.48%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (24.14%) Information Security
5 6 (20.69%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 4 (13.79%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (13.79%) Social Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) Vulnerability Management
8 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (6.90%) Security Architecture
9 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
9 1 (3.45%) OSSTMM
9 1 (3.45%) Project Management
9 1 (3.45%) Test Scripting
9 1 (3.45%) Time Management
9 1 (3.45%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
1 6 (20.69%) Python
2 5 (17.24%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) C
3 3 (10.34%) C#
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) Ruby
4 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
5 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) CREST Certified
2 6 (20.69%) CISSP
3 5 (17.24%) CEH
4 4 (13.79%) Cyber Scheme
4 4 (13.79%) SANS
5 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
6 2 (6.90%) CISM
7 1 (3.45%) CHECK Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (3.45%) CISA
7 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.45%) Degree
7 1 (3.45%) ISEB
7 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
7 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (3.45%) MCITP
7 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.45%) OSCP
7 1 (3.45%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (3.45%) GPG13
2 1 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) WAI
2 1 (3.45%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco
1 1 (3.45%) HP
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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