The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 0.29% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£288 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.98 £55.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+10.87% +69.23%
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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 Oxford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
274 141 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 79.65% 64.68% 74.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 76 105
Average daily rate £413 £348 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+221.42% -15.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Security Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Security 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 Security Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing Security 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 Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Planning
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft