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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank - 52 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.62% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £55.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.87% +69.23%
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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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
478 371 328
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.36% 76.49% 71.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 196 158
Average daily rate £400 £400 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 45 57
Average hourly rate £32.65 £31.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.32% +3.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 £41.95 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

Security Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex region citing Security Testing 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 Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA