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 24 August 2016 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - 73 66
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.31% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.41% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £356 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.37 £60.98 £55.00
% change year-on-year
-35.43% +10.87%
Security Testing
Berkshire

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
591 734 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.36% 75.28% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 469 319
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £558 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 23 8
Median hourly rate £22.35 £37.09 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.74% +95.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.61 £15.90 £15.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £38.84 £59.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft HRMS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Security Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Designer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) PeopleSoft