The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
South East / Kent
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing OWASP 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.44% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.58% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Kent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
209 173 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 80.08% 76.21% 75.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 135 108
Median daily rate £375 £345 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 14 11
Median hourly rate £9.61 £33.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.52% -15.62%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

OWASP
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

OWASP Daily Rate Trend in Kent

OWASP
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing OWASP 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 Kent region with a requirement for OWASP.

1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (100.00%) IT Audit

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Governance Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Governance Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Risk Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) IT Audit
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISA
1 1 (100.00%) CISM
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) CompTIA Security+
1 1 (100.00%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) COBIT
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001