The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 45 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.30% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £345 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.43% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
- -25.00%
Penetration Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
355 363 301
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 77.01% 73.78% 64.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 239 145
Median daily rate £400 £408 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% +7.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 23 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £53.27 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Penetration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 4 - - 14
Gloucester - 1 £240 -
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Penetration 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (71.43%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Unix
3 4 (57.14%) Sun Certification
3 4 (57.14%) CEH
3 4 (57.14%) C
3 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 4 (57.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 3 (42.86%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (14.29%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (14.29%) CHECK Team Leader
6 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified
6 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
6 1 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
6 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
6 1 (14.29%) Wireless
6 1 (14.29%) LAN
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) PHP
6 1 (14.29%) VB.NET

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacker
1 2 (28.57%) Penetration Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Security Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (14.29%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (71.43%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (57.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) Anomaly Detection
4 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) C
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CEH
1 4 (57.14%) DV Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Sun Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CHECK Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) CREST Certified