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 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
Security Testing
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £445 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
473 418 481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 77.67% 72.82% 76.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 222 251
Median daily rate £450 £450 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 38 25
Median hourly rate £45.71 £37.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.88% +11.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £14.70 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Security Testing
East of England

Security Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) SOC Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Remediation Plan
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Palo Alto
1 1 (50.00%) Sophos
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec