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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - 44 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.07% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £34.50 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-43.11% +19.00%
Penetration Testing
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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
188 281 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 79.66% 83.88% 77.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 218 188
Median daily rate £375 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 3
Median hourly rate £13.00 £12.50 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -67.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £40.00 £61.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southampton 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 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