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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Security Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 62 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.14% 0.098% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £60.00 -

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
566 808 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.86% 79.45% 72.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 475 377
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £15.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Security Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 22 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) OSSTMM
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
1 1 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Security Consortium
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Security Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Data Flow Diagram
1 1 (50.00%) OOD
1 1 (50.00%) OSSTMM
1 1 (50.00%) OWASP
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Threat Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CREST Certified
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) OSCP
1 1 (50.00%) SANS
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Emergency Response Teams