The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 2 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - 102 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.19% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50
Penetration Testing
West Yorkshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
972 1379 964
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 84.82% 87.28% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 643 921 656
Median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £560 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 31 13
Median hourly rate £13.50 £15.38 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -3.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Penetration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Leeds region.

Penetration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Penetration Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Penetration 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) AWS Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) GSEC
3 1 (16.67%) GSNA
3 1 (16.67%) GSLC
3 1 (16.67%) Legal
3 1 (16.67%) CISA
3 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (16.67%) SIEM
3 1 (16.67%) SANS

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Architect
1 3 (50.00%) AWS Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (33.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 2 (33.33%) Data Loss Prevention
1 2 (33.33%) Security Operations
1 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
1 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CISA
2 1 (16.67%) CISSP
2 1 (16.67%) GSEC
2 1 (16.67%) GSLC
2 1 (16.67%) GSNA
2 1 (16.67%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) LogRhythm
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft