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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - 54 57
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.19% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.25% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £200 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -61.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.98 £52.99 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+15.07% +41.34%
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
352 407 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 79.82% 76.65% 75.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 219 262
Median daily rate £400 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 32 37
Median hourly rate £22.50 £40.60 £31.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.58% +28.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £46.20 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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

Security Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
3 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (33.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft