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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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
392 395 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 76.56% 68.82% 64.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 235 128
Average daily rate £425 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £516
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 62 39
Average hourly rate £21.00 £31.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +3.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.60 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £44.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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