The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.73% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -6.25%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Hounslow region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hounslow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
28 47 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hounslow 57.14% 88.68% 81.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 37 51
Average daily rate £425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

Penetration Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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 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%) 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 Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hounslow 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) GDB
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Penetration Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
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