The table below looks at the statistics for the Penetration Tester role in IT contracts advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Tester
Rank - 12 -
Contract jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - 1.82% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £530 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £60.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Hounslow region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
45 54 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 90.00% 98.18% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 50
Average daily rate £425 £380 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £23.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.96%

Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Tester in the job title across the Hounslow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Penetration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Penetration Tester Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) GDB
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast

Penetration Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow region that cited Penetration Tester in their job title 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 with Penetration Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) GDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell