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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - 48 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton - 0.71% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £525 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.81 £22.50 -
% change year-on-year
+54.72% -
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
211 353 274
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 75.09% 84.05% 75.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 258 210
Median daily rate £375 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.45% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 7
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -51.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -1.58%

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