The table below looks at the statistics for Security Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £382 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.84% +17.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.49 - £37.49
Security Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
114 170 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 78.62% 79.07% 65.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 112 50
Average daily rate £340 £369 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.79% +13.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 9
Average hourly rate £11.08 £16.00 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.78% -4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.88 £10.00 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.95 £25.00 £21.92
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire