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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank - 28 24
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.43% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.51% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £425 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £369
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £28.99 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+55.22% -51.68%
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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
131 197 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 68.59% 84.19% 70.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 124 98
Average daily rate £387 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £540 £572
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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