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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 32
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £455 £393
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +15.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
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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
362 291 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 73.28% 61.13% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 144 75
Average daily rate £400 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 18
Average hourly rate £27.50 £40.00 £14.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +178.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CISMP
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 1 (100.00%) Trainer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Cyber Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CISMP
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared