The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank - 36 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £393 £295
% change year-on-year
+14.64% +33.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £48.75 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +21.87%
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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 Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
274 221 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 76.97% 66.77% 70.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 153 106
Average daily rate £365 £355 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 41
Average hourly rate £42.50 £17.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+142.85% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Southampton