The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +10.34%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
664 384 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 77.30% 73.14% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 247 109
Average daily rate £395 £350 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 13 17
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -47.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.63%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Penetration Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Penetration 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 Penetration Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Penetration 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 Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle ERP
General
1 1 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) ERP Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle