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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 49 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.28% 0.66% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.84% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Median daily rate £250 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-54.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £46.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+31.61% -2.63%

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
300 357 365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 84.03% 78.81% 73.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 192 225
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.91% +5.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.75 £29.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Integration Engineer
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix