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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank - 43 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Average daily rate
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- £475 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £460 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
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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
243 282 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 84.08% 83.93% 72.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 211 119
Average daily rate £369 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.40% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £290 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 11 2
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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