The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 26 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - - 50
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £338
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £389 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.04% +14.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 £60.98 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +10.87%
Security Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
375 499 393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 83.15% 76.77% 80.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 291 202
Median daily rate £338 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 61 45
Median hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £31.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.30 £41.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Essex