The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Testing
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.22% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £55.00
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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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
587 760 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 64.86% 68.90% 66.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 395 264
Average daily rate £413 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £528 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 26
Average hourly rate £27.83 £15.25 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+82.49% -12.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Security Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) IVR
2 1 (33.33%) CESG
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
1 1 (33.33%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Information Assurance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS