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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 102 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.066% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.076% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £34.50 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-43.11% +19.00%
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
1322 1162 1018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 86.63% 85.50% 83.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 941 836 717
Median daily rate £425 £370 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% +9.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 18
Median hourly rate £15.25 £17.50 £16.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.06 £13.60 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £110.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Metasploit
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) CREST Certified
2 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Nessus
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Management
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) OWASP
4 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Kali Linux
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Military
4 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (20.00%) CRM

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Military
1 1 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Penetration Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Security Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) OWASP
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CREST Certified
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nessus