The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.73% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate - £505 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £375 £405
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - £9.50
Security Testing
South East

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
210 196 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 71.67% 71.79% 61.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 113 79
Average daily rate £343 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 13 10
Average hourly rate £170.00 £40.00 £16.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+325.00% +146.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.67 £9.12 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £185.00 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Kent