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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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 Sheffield 0.27% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £475 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £52.99 £37.49
% change year-on-year
- +41.34%
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
300 220 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Sheffield 81.08% 78.85% 67.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 149 81
Median daily rate £438 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £201
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 14
Median hourly rate £14.00 £12.50 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

Security Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) GSEC
2 4 (66.67%) GCIH
2 4 (66.67%) Information Management
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) CEH
3 1 (16.67%) Social Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) HTTP
1 4 (66.67%) Network Security
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless
2 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Security Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Information Management
1 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 4 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (16.67%) Security Operations
2 1 (16.67%) Social Engineering
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) GCIH
1 4 (66.67%) GSEC
2 1 (16.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix