The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
England / London
Rank 340 370 355
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 57 50 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.29% 0.23% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.35% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 30 47
Median daily rate £500 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £647 £550 £605
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16467 18222 17587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.00% 84.99% 82.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 11922 13052 12521
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 219 209
Median hourly rate £33.00 £22.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +4.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £53.00 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in London

Security Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Security Testing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Security Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Security Testing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Security Testing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -5 5 £463 -7.50% 3
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 London region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.67%) Open Source
3 26 (24.76%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (24.76%) Java
4 21 (20.00%) OWASP
5 20 (19.05%) CISSP
6 19 (18.10%) Firewall
6 19 (18.10%) Risk Management
7 17 (16.19%) Cryptography
8 16 (15.24%) Degree
8 16 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
8 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
8 16 (15.24%) Finance
8 16 (15.24%) BDD
8 16 (15.24%) Cybersecurity
9 15 (14.29%) Information Security
9 15 (14.29%) Security Architecture
9 15 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
9 15 (14.29%) Selenium
10 13 (12.38%) QA
10 13 (12.38%) JIRA
10 13 (12.38%) Test Automation
11 12 (11.43%) CISM
11 12 (11.43%) Identity Management
11 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
12 11 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
12 11 (10.48%) Python
12 11 (10.48%) Information Assurance
12 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared

Security Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.81%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.81%) CMS
2 4 (3.81%) Drupal
3 1 (0.95%) Confluence
3 1 (0.95%) nginx
3 1 (0.95%) SAS
3 1 (0.95%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (6.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) FLEXCUBE
1 2 (1.90%) Temenos T24
1 2 (1.90%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.95%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.86%) PaaS
4 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.90%) IaaS
4 2 (1.90%) SaaS
5 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (18.10%) Firewall
2 8 (7.62%) Kerberos
3 7 (6.67%) VPN
4 6 (5.71%) Internet
4 6 (5.71%) Network Security
5 5 (4.76%) LDAP
6 3 (2.86%) HTTP
6 3 (2.86%) SCCP
7 2 (1.90%) 2G
7 2 (1.90%) 3G
7 2 (1.90%) 4G
7 2 (1.90%) Diameter Protocol
7 2 (1.90%) LTE
7 2 (1.90%) MVNO
7 2 (1.90%) Radio Access Network
7 2 (1.90%) VoLTE
8 1 (0.95%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.76%) Big Data
3 5 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.81%) InfluxDB
4 4 (3.81%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.90%) Apache Hive
5 2 (1.90%) Impala
5 2 (1.90%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.90%) Sqoop
6 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.95%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Selenium
2 13 (12.38%) JIRA
3 9 (8.57%) Cucumber
4 8 (7.62%) JMeter
5 7 (6.67%) Burp Suite
5 7 (6.67%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.76%) JUnit
6 5 (4.76%) LoadRunner
7 4 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.81%) Protractor
8 3 (2.86%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.86%) Hudson
8 3 (2.86%) Jasmine
8 3 (2.86%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.90%) Bugzilla
9 2 (1.90%) DbUnit
9 2 (1.90%) Mercurial
9 2 (1.90%) Rational Functional Tester
9 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (15.24%) Finance
2 4 (3.81%) Banking
2 4 (3.81%) Marketing
3 3 (2.86%) Retail
4 2 (1.90%) Advertising
4 2 (1.90%) Games
4 2 (1.90%) Law
4 2 (1.90%) Legal
5 1 (0.95%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (21.90%) Analyst
2 22 (20.95%) Tester
3 20 (19.05%) Architect
4 19 (18.10%) Security Analyst
5 14 (13.33%) Security Architect
6 13 (12.38%) Developer
7 11 (10.48%) IT Analyst
7 11 (10.48%) IT Security Analyst
8 10 (9.52%) Automation Tester
9 9 (8.57%) Penetration Tester
10 6 (5.71%) Consultant
10 6 (5.71%) Cybersecurity Architect
10 6 (5.71%) Developer in Test
10 6 (5.71%) Information Architect
10 6 (5.71%) Information Assurance Architect
10 6 (5.71%) Information Assurance Leader
10 6 (5.71%) Lead Architect
10 6 (5.71%) Security Consultant
10 6 (5.71%) Test Automation Developer
10 6 (5.71%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.62%) Gherkin
2 6 (5.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (5.71%) RESTful
2 6 (5.71%) SAML
3 5 (4.76%) .NET
3 5 (4.76%) HTML
4 4 (3.81%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.81%) CSS
4 4 (3.81%) SOAP
4 4 (3.81%) Spring
4 4 (3.81%) Web Services
5 3 (2.86%) Chai
6 2 (1.90%) Kafka
7 1 (0.95%) Java EE
7 1 (0.95%) OAuth
7 1 (0.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.67%) Data Protection Act
3 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.76%) CESG
4 5 (4.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.86%) BYOD
5 3 (2.86%) CESG CLAS
5 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.90%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.90%) SCADA
7 1 (0.95%) Blog
7 1 (0.95%) Fintech
7 1 (0.95%) FMCG
7 1 (0.95%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.95%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.57%) Unix
2 8 (7.62%) Windows
3 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.95%) Android
4 1 (0.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.48%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (26.67%) Open Source
3 26 (24.76%) Penetration Testing
4 21 (20.00%) OWASP
5 19 (18.10%) Risk Management
6 17 (16.19%) Cryptography
7 16 (15.24%) BDD
7 16 (15.24%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (15.24%) Cybersecurity
8 15 (14.29%) Information Security
8 15 (14.29%) Security Architecture
9 13 (12.38%) Test Automation
10 12 (11.43%) Identity Management
11 11 (10.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 11 (10.48%) Information Assurance
11 11 (10.48%) Performance Testing
11 11 (10.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 10 (9.52%) SIEM
13 9 (8.57%) SABSA
13 9 (8.57%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 26 (24.76%) Java
2 11 (10.48%) JavaScript
2 11 (10.48%) Python
3 8 (7.62%) SQL
4 7 (6.67%) C#
5 4 (3.81%) Scala
6 2 (1.90%) Perl
6 2 (1.90%) R
7 1 (0.95%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.95%) C
7 1 (0.95%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.95%) PHP
7 1 (0.95%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.95%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (19.05%) CISSP
2 16 (15.24%) Degree
2 16 (15.24%) Security Cleared
3 12 (11.43%) CISM
4 11 (10.48%) SC Cleared
5 9 (8.57%) OSCP
6 7 (6.67%) CREST Certified
7 5 (4.76%) DV Cleared
8 4 (3.81%) CEH
8 4 (3.81%) CISA
8 4 (3.81%) SANS
9 3 (2.86%) CLAS
9 3 (2.86%) ISTQB
10 2 (1.90%) CCSP
10 2 (1.90%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (1.90%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (1.90%) GIAC
10 2 (1.90%) GPEN
10 2 (1.90%) ISEB
10 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.38%) QA
2 8 (7.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.81%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.81%) RMADS
3 4 (3.81%) Web Application Security Consortium
4 3 (2.86%) ISO22301
4 3 (2.86%) ISO27002
4 3 (2.86%) ISO27005
5 2 (1.90%) BS7799
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) Ambari
1 6 (5.71%) HP Fortify
1 6 (5.71%) Nessus
2 4 (3.81%) collectd
2 4 (3.81%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 4 (3.81%) Grafana
2 4 (3.81%) HAProxy
2 4 (3.81%) Kubernetes
2 4 (3.81%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.90%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.95%) Ansible
5 1 (0.95%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.95%) CSIRT
5 1 (0.95%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (8.57%) HP
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) AppSense
3 6 (5.71%) Brocade
3 6 (5.71%) CheckPoint
3 6 (5.71%) Cisco
3 6 (5.71%) Fortinet
3 6 (5.71%) LogRhythm
3 6 (5.71%) Palo Alto
3 6 (5.71%) VMware
4 5 (4.76%) Google
5 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.90%) Calypso
5 2 (1.90%) Guidewire
5 2 (1.90%) IBM
5 2 (1.90%) Temenos
6 1 (0.95%) CA
6 1 (0.95%) CA Agile Central
6 1 (0.95%) Informatica
6 1 (0.95%) Oracle
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