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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +24.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £28.99 -
% change year-on-year
-1.69% -
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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
258 373 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 73.71% 83.26% 57.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 280 58
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 4
Average hourly rate £38.25 £33.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.90% +88.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £12.31 £9.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.40 £36.40 £17.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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