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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 366 378 405
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +27
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 49 55 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.23% 0.096%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.29% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 41 18
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£475 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £325 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £389 £339 £300
% change year-on-year
+14.83% +12.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £55.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.87% +69.23%
Security Testing
England

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
18886 18915 19605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 79.63% 79.01% 78.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13486 13134 13711
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £303 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 205 216 236
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £14.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 9 £500 +25.00% 6
Enfield - 1 - -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing.

1 36 (37.89%) Software Testing
2 35 (36.84%) Information Assurance
3 29 (30.53%) Finance
3 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (26.32%) Automated Testing
5 24 (25.26%) Test Strategy
6 23 (24.21%) C#
7 20 (21.05%) Selenium
8 18 (18.95%) Test Automation
8 18 (18.95%) BDD
9 17 (17.89%) .NET
10 16 (16.84%) Open Source
11 15 (15.79%) WebDriver
11 15 (15.79%) SpecFlow
11 15 (15.79%) Regression Testing
12 14 (14.74%) QA
13 13 (13.68%) Load Testing
13 13 (13.68%) Cucumber
13 13 (13.68%) TDD
13 13 (13.68%) DevOps
14 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
14 12 (12.63%) Banking
14 12 (12.63%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (11.58%) Jenkins
15 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
16 10 (10.53%) Java
16 10 (10.53%) Windows
16 10 (10.53%) HTTP
16 10 (10.53%) Information Security
16 10 (10.53%) Capybara

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Security Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.05%) Node.js
4 1 (1.05%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (3.16%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.53%) HTTP
2 5 (5.26%) SAN
3 4 (4.21%) VLAN
3 4 (4.21%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.11%) Network Security
4 2 (2.11%) Internet
5 1 (1.05%) Firewall
5 1 (1.05%) Wireless
5 1 (1.05%) IPsec
5 1 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (1.05%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.05%) Wireless Security
5 1 (1.05%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.05%) Redis
2 1 (1.05%) Big Data
2 1 (1.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (21.05%) Selenium
2 15 (15.79%) WebDriver
2 15 (15.79%) SpecFlow
3 13 (13.68%) Cucumber
4 11 (11.58%) Jenkins
5 10 (10.53%) Karma Test Runner
5 10 (10.53%) Jasmine
5 10 (10.53%) Capybara
5 10 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 10 (10.53%) WATIR
6 8 (8.42%) SoapUI
7 7 (7.37%) HP UFT
8 5 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
9 3 (3.16%) TeamCity
9 3 (3.16%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (2.11%) JIRA
10 2 (2.11%) LoadRunner
11 1 (1.05%) JMeter
11 1 (1.05%) Maven
General
1 29 (30.53%) Finance
2 12 (12.63%) Banking
3 8 (8.42%) Retail
4 4 (4.21%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.05%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.05%) Legal
5 1 (1.05%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (16.84%) Analyst
2 15 (15.79%) Architect
3 13 (13.68%) Tester
4 11 (11.58%) Test Analyst
5 9 (9.47%) Developer
5 9 (9.47%) Security Architect
6 6 (6.32%) Test Manager
6 6 (6.32%) Automation Tester
7 5 (5.26%) Technical Manager
7 5 (5.26%) Release Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Security Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.21%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.21%) Security Analyst
8 4 (4.21%) Software Developer
9 3 (3.16%) .NET Developer
9 3 (3.16%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Information Analyst
9 3 (3.16%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.89%) .NET
2 10 (10.53%) RESTful
3 9 (9.47%) SOAP
4 5 (5.26%) HTML
4 5 (5.26%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.16%) Velocity
5 3 (3.16%) REST
6 2 (2.11%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.11%) XML
7 1 (1.05%) XSD
7 1 (1.05%) XSLT
7 1 (1.05%) SAML
7 1 (1.05%) LAMP
7 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.05%) CSS
7 1 (1.05%) CSS3
7 1 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (1.05%) Backbone.js
7 1 (1.05%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.05%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Management Information System
2 6 (6.32%) PKI
2 6 (6.32%) EPoS
3 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.11%) User Experience
6 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.05%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.05%) Derivative
6 1 (1.05%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.05%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.53%) Windows
2 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.05%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.05%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (37.89%) Software Testing
2 35 (36.84%) Information Assurance
3 29 (30.53%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (26.32%) Automated Testing
5 24 (25.26%) Test Strategy
6 18 (18.95%) BDD
6 18 (18.95%) Test Automation
7 16 (16.84%) Open Source
8 15 (15.79%) Regression Testing
9 13 (13.68%) TDD
9 13 (13.68%) Load Testing
9 13 (13.68%) DevOps
10 12 (12.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (11.58%) Software Engineering
12 10 (10.53%) Information Security
13 9 (9.47%) ITIL
14 8 (8.42%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (8.42%) Penetration Testing
14 8 (8.42%) Security Architecture
15 7 (7.37%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (24.21%) C#
2 10 (10.53%) Java
3 8 (8.42%) SQL
4 6 (6.32%) Groovy
5 5 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.16%) Ruby
7 1 (1.05%) Go
7 1 (1.05%) PHP
7 1 (1.05%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.05%) VBA
7 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) MCSE
1 8 (8.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (7.37%) ISEB
3 6 (6.32%) MCSA
3 6 (6.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (6.32%) Security Cleared
4 5 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.21%) Degree
5 4 (4.21%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (4.21%) CCNA
5 4 (4.21%) PMP
5 4 (4.21%) PMI Certification
6 3 (3.16%) ISTQB
7 2 (2.11%) MCITP
7 2 (2.11%) CISSP
8 1 (1.05%) CISA
8 1 (1.05%) CISM
8 1 (1.05%) CEH
8 1 (1.05%) GPEN
8 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.74%) QA
2 4 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.11%) COBIT
3 2 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 4 (4.21%) vSphere
2 3 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.05%) Varnish
3 1 (1.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.11%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.05%) Puppet
2 1 (1.05%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.05%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.42%) VMware
3 7 (7.37%) HP
4 5 (5.26%) Citrix
5 4 (4.21%) Cisco
6 2 (2.11%) Facebook
7 1 (1.05%) Twitter
7 1 (1.05%) Google
7 1 (1.05%) CA
7 1 (1.05%) Intel
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