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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank 332 377 371
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -6
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 99 46 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.21% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 22 46
Median daily rate £500 £475 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +28.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £330 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £523 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.98 £52.99 £37.49
% change year-on-year
+15.07% +41.34%
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
18518 18052 18296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.94% 80.98% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 13545 12688 13115
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £618 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 253 225
Median hourly rate £21.00 £21.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +37 10 £425 -10.52% 4
Croydon - 6 - -
Bromley - 1 £525 -
Security Testing
England

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 51 (34.23%) Finance
2 44 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (25.50%) Penetration Testing
4 34 (22.82%) Java
5 32 (21.48%) Banking
6 26 (17.45%) Information Assurance
7 25 (16.78%) Software Testing
8 21 (14.09%) CISSP
8 21 (14.09%) OWASP
9 18 (12.08%) Performance Testing
9 18 (12.08%) Information Security
10 17 (11.41%) ISEB
10 17 (11.41%) System Integration Testing
11 16 (10.74%) Test Scripting
11 16 (10.74%) BDD
11 16 (10.74%) Non-Functional Testing
11 16 (10.74%) JavaScript
12 15 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (10.07%) TDD
12 15 (10.07%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (10.07%) Selenium
12 15 (10.07%) Test Strategy
12 15 (10.07%) Open Source
13 14 (9.40%) Retail
13 14 (9.40%) CEH
13 14 (9.40%) Risk Management
13 14 (9.40%) Web Services
14 13 (8.72%) SQL
14 13 (8.72%) Firewall
14 13 (8.72%) Integration Testing

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 3 (2.01%) IIS
2 2 (1.34%) Apache
2 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.34%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.67%) CMS
3 1 (0.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.34%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.34%) MS Office
2 1 (0.67%) MS Project
2 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.72%) Firewall
2 10 (6.71%) VPN
3 8 (5.37%) Network Security
4 5 (3.36%) DNS
5 4 (2.68%) Internet
5 4 (2.68%) LDAP
5 4 (2.68%) Wireless
6 3 (2.01%) DHCP
6 3 (2.01%) DMZ
6 3 (2.01%) HTTP
6 3 (2.01%) IPsec
7 2 (1.34%) Kerberos
7 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.67%) Intranet
8 1 (0.67%) LAN
8 1 (0.67%) WAN
8 1 (0.67%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.70%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.36%) DB2
3 2 (1.34%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (10.07%) Selenium
2 13 (8.72%) Cucumber
3 10 (6.71%) JMeter
4 7 (4.70%) AppScan
4 7 (4.70%) WebDriver
5 6 (4.03%) Burp Suite
5 6 (4.03%) Metasploit
6 5 (3.36%) LoadRunner
6 5 (3.36%) Protractor
6 5 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (2.68%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.68%) JIRA
8 3 (2.01%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.01%) Gatling
8 3 (2.01%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.34%) NCrunch
9 2 (1.34%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (1.34%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.34%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.34%) Zephyr
General
1 51 (34.23%) Finance
2 32 (21.48%) Banking
3 14 (9.40%) Retail
4 9 (6.04%) Retail Banking
5 6 (4.03%) Front Office
6 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.34%) Advertising
7 2 (1.34%) Games
8 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.67%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (20.13%) Analyst
2 26 (17.45%) Tester
3 17 (11.41%) Penetration Tester
4 16 (10.74%) Test Analyst
5 14 (9.40%) Consultant
5 14 (9.40%) Security Engineer
6 13 (8.72%) Security Consultant
7 12 (8.05%) Developer
8 10 (6.71%) Test Manager
9 9 (6.04%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.70%) Programme Manager
10 7 (4.70%) Security Specialist
10 7 (4.70%) Security Tester
11 6 (4.03%) Application Security Specialist
11 6 (4.03%) Regulatory Business Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) Regulatory Reporting Business Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) Risk Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) Risk Business Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) Security Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (9.40%) Web Services
2 9 (6.04%) .NET
2 9 (6.04%) RESTful
3 6 (4.03%) HTML
3 6 (4.03%) SOAP
4 5 (3.36%) REST
5 4 (2.68%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.68%) JSP
6 3 (2.01%) J2EE
6 3 (2.01%) JMS
6 3 (2.01%) JMX
6 3 (2.01%) Middleware
7 2 (1.34%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.67%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.67%) CSS
8 1 (0.67%) DOM
8 1 (0.67%) Kafka
8 1 (0.67%) LAMP
8 1 (0.67%) SAML
8 1 (0.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.72%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.38%) User Experience
3 10 (6.71%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (6.04%) Cryptography
4 9 (6.04%) Management Information System
5 8 (5.37%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.03%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.36%) CESG
8 3 (2.01%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.01%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (2.01%) Market Risk
8 3 (2.01%) Mobile Banking
8 3 (2.01%) RSA SecurID
9 2 (1.34%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (1.34%) Learning Management System
9 2 (1.34%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.34%) Security Operations Centre
9 2 (1.34%) Statistics
10 1 (0.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.38%) Windows
2 10 (6.71%) Linux
3 6 (4.03%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.03%) Unix
4 4 (2.68%) Android
4 4 (2.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.01%) Kali Linux
6 2 (1.34%) Solaris
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.67%) VMS
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (29.53%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (25.50%) Penetration Testing
3 26 (17.45%) Information Assurance
4 25 (16.78%) Software Testing
5 21 (14.09%) OWASP
6 18 (12.08%) Information Security
6 18 (12.08%) Performance Testing
7 17 (11.41%) System Integration Testing
8 16 (10.74%) BDD
8 16 (10.74%) Non-Functional Testing
8 16 (10.74%) Test Scripting
9 15 (10.07%) Open Source
9 15 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (10.07%) TDD
9 15 (10.07%) Test Strategy
9 15 (10.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (9.40%) Risk Management
11 13 (8.72%) Integration Testing
12 12 (8.05%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 34 (22.82%) Java
2 16 (10.74%) JavaScript
3 13 (8.72%) SQL
4 10 (6.71%) C++
5 9 (6.04%) C
5 9 (6.04%) Python
6 8 (5.37%) Perl
7 6 (4.03%) C#
8 5 (3.36%) Ruby
9 3 (2.01%) COBOL
9 3 (2.01%) PHP
9 3 (2.01%) Scala
10 2 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.67%) Go
11 1 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (14.09%) CISSP
2 17 (11.41%) ISEB
3 14 (9.40%) CEH
4 12 (8.05%) CISM
4 12 (8.05%) CREST Certified
5 11 (7.38%) Degree
5 11 (7.38%) PMI Certification
5 11 (7.38%) PMP
6 10 (6.71%) Security Cleared
7 9 (6.04%) ISTQB
8 6 (4.03%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.36%) CISA
10 4 (2.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (2.01%) CEPT
11 3 (2.01%) GIAC
11 3 (2.01%) GPEN
11 3 (2.01%) OSCP
12 2 (1.34%) CPTE
12 2 (1.34%) SANS
12 2 (1.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.04%) QA
2 7 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.03%) Basel II
3 6 (4.03%) COREP
3 6 (4.03%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.68%) COBIT
5 3 (2.01%) Basel III
5 3 (2.01%) CRD IV
5 3 (2.01%) FINREP
6 2 (1.34%) SDET
7 1 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.67%) ISO27002
7 1 (0.67%) RMADS
7 1 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (2.01%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.01%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.34%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.34%) vSphere
3 1 (0.67%) Docker
3 1 (0.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (4.03%) HP Fortify
2 5 (3.36%) WebInspect
3 4 (2.68%) Nessus
4 3 (2.01%) Capistrano
4 3 (2.01%) Nagios
4 3 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.01%) Puppet
5 2 (1.34%) Backup Exec
5 2 (1.34%) SCCM
6 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.67%) Nmap
6 1 (0.67%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (6.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.36%) HP
2 5 (3.36%) Sybase
2 5 (3.36%) Veracode
2 5 (3.36%) VMware
3 4 (2.68%) Oracle
4 3 (2.01%) Cisco
4 3 (2.01%) Citrix
5 2 (1.34%) Akamai
5 2 (1.34%) ATG
5 2 (1.34%) CheckPoint
5 2 (1.34%) IBM
6 1 (0.67%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.67%) JDA
6 1 (0.67%) Juniper
6 1 (0.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (0.67%) Qualys
6 1 (0.67%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.67%) RedPrairie
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