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 25 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 47
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.13%
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
169 269 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 70.12% 79.82% 86.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 142 224
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 41 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £30.00 £33.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.28 £55.00 £36.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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