The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the London region that had Security Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
Security Tester
Rank 410 415 410
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Security Tester 7 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.009% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.010% 0.028%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 6
Median daily rate £433 £275 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.27% -28.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £275 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £550 £425
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +29.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Security Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20620 20986 21502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 94.88% 94.64% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 14993 14495 15145
Median daily rate £460 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 395 388
Median hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £55.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Security Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the London region that featured Security Tester in the job title.

Security Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Tester
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Security Tester Daily Rate Trend in London

Security Tester
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Security Tester Daily Rate Histogram in London

Security Tester
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Tester across the London region.

Security Tester Hourly Rate Trend in London

Security Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, Security Tester contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region featuring Security Tester in the job title.

1 9 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Security Testing
3 5 (41.67%) OWASP
3 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (33.33%) CEH
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security
4 4 (33.33%) CISSP
5 3 (25.00%) C
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Python
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (25.00%) CREST Certified
5 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (16.67%) SANS
6 2 (16.67%) Social Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Network Security
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 2 (16.67%) Perl
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) CISM
6 2 (16.67%) Wireless
7 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) CISA

Security Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 2 (16.67%) Network Security
1 2 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Security Testing
3 5 (41.67%) OWASP
3 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (33.33%) Information Security
5 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
6 2 (16.67%) Security Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Social Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) Fuzz Testing
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Secure Coding
7 1 (8.33%) Static Program Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CEH
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
2 3 (25.00%) CREST Certified
3 2 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) SANS
4 1 (8.33%) CHECK Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) CHECK Team Member
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) OSCP
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) Tigerscheme
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Fortify
West London
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