The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank - - 27
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield - - 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £362 £365 £400
% change year-on-year
-0.95% -8.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £9.50 -
Security Testing
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
169 161 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 77.88% 68.51% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 80 69
Average daily rate £325 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £12.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.79 £29.00 £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield