The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.82% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £470 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.81 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+54.72% -
Penetration Testing
Gloucestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
72 80 105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 65.45% 67.80% 80.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 56 68
Average daily rate £356 £400 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £180 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 5
Average hourly rate £12.25 £29.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-57.75% +81.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £29.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.85 £30.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.75 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+17.07% -2.38%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Penetration Testing
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing Penetration 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 Penetration Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing Penetration 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 Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java