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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 59 60 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.21% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £575 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £382 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.80% +1.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.98 -
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
482 481 567
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 76.39% 73.89% 77.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 249 341
Median daily rate £444 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.38% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £588 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 32 24
Median hourly rate £45.00 £22.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% +2.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.20 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.50 £47.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) SuccessFactors
General
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Information Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) SOC Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP