The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £405
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £46.25 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year
-2.63% -
Penetration Testing
East of England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
402 478 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 70.40% 74.80% 73.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 259 240
Average daily rate £450 £415 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.00 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.63% +5.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Penetration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Hertfordshire region.

Penetration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Penetration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 2 - - 1
Penetration Testing
East of England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) ABAP
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (50.00%) NetWeaver
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
1 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) NetWeaver
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) IaaS
1 1 (25.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (50.00%) SAP BW
1 2 (50.00%) SAP HANA
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (50.00%) MSTest
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
1 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) NetWeaver Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior NetWeaver Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SAP Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (50.00%) OOP
1 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) OWASP
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) SOA
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) SOLID
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) ABAP
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) EMC
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
1 2 (50.00%) VMware