The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 28 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.68% - 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% - 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £550 - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £444 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +18.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50
Penetration Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
119 133 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 81.51% 82.61% 79.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 78 103
Median daily rate £400 £413 £434
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +30.43%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex 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 Middlesex

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Penetration Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Middlesex region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Internal Audit

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Compliance Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Internal Audit
1 1 (100.00%) ISMS
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS