The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 91 71 89
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 6 16 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.46% 1.25% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 1.62% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 1
Median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1048 985 1116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 80.99% 77.07% 78.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 538 639
Median daily rate £425 £400 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +4.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £279 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 36 57
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +50.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.31 £13.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.19 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Surrey 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 Surrey

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

Penetration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - 2 £418 - 2
Woking - 2 £425 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) SMTP
1 4 (57.14%) FTP
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
1 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) CentOS
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (42.86%) Metasploit
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) TACACS
3 2 (28.57%) Aruba
3 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
3 2 (28.57%) RHCT

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) FTP
1 4 (57.14%) SMTP
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) TACACS
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Metasploit
2 1 (14.29%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Programme Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) CentOS
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
1 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (14.29%) Change Management
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) AWS Certification
1 2 (28.57%) CEH
1 2 (28.57%) CISSP
1 2 (28.57%) RHCT
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
2 1 (14.29%) CCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) Aruba
2 2 (28.57%) Blue Coat
2 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
3 1 (14.29%) HP