The first table below looks at the demand for the Security Tester role 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 Security Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Tester
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Contract jobs requiring a Security Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
499 309 461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.75% 91.96% 91.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 139 233
Average daily rate £350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £503 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 45 45
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Security Tester
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Security Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Tester in the job title across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Security Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Security Tester
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Security Tester Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Security Tester
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Security Tester in their job title 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 with Security Tester in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) CISMP
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP

Security Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region that cited Security Tester in their job title 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 with Security Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) GIAC
1 1 (100.00%) CEH
1 1 (100.00%) CISMP
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) GPEN
1 1 (100.00%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS