The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 63 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 +12
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.13% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £413 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 £60.98 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +10.87%
Security 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
553 547 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 73.73% 73.72% 80.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 303 277 412
Median daily rate £384 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.96% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 26
Median hourly rate £45.00 £21.53 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.05% +43.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £9.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £70.00 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +29.38%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Security Testing
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 6 (85.71%) SAP
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
1 6 (85.71%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Automation Testing
1 6 (85.71%) SuccessFactors
1 6 (85.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) QA
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (85.71%) SuccessFactors
General
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Information Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Security Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Automation Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) SAP
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