The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £28.99
% change year-on-year
- +55.22%
Penetration Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
183 270 386
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 75.93% 78.26% 87.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 155 286
Median daily rate £376 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £306 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 29 10
Median hourly rate £38.75 £38.77 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% +14.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.83 £30.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.45 £55.00 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Penetration Testing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Somerset