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 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
Penetration Testing
Rank - 49 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.23% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £34.50 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-43.11% +19.00%
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
351 331 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 75.48% 76.09% 65.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 206 143
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 20 33
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.50 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared

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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Gloucestershire
Annapurna HR
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago