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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 1.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £60.00
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
152 253 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 68.47% 82.68% 86.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 136 223
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 35 11
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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