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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 84 85 81
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.67% 0.79% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.00% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 4
Median daily rate £425 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £400 £460
% change year-on-year
+23.43% -13.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £60.00
% change year-on-year
-22.22% -25.00%
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
980 1104 991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 82.35% 79.08% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 697 649 601
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £523
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 34 29
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +26.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.29 £18.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £56.87 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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
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 30 August 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
Staines -3 3 - -
Guildford - 1 £425 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 6 (42.86%) Information Security
1 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (35.71%) Security Testing
2 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 5 (35.71%) CentOS
2 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 5 (35.71%) Python
2 5 (35.71%) VPN
2 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 5 (35.71%) SMTP
2 5 (35.71%) FTP
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 4 (28.57%) Apache
3 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 4 (28.57%) PKI
3 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
3 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
3 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
3 4 (28.57%) Metasploit
3 4 (28.57%) Hadoop

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Apache
1 4 (28.57%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) FTP
1 5 (35.71%) SMTP
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) TACACS
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Big Data
1 4 (28.57%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Metasploit
2 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Security Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior IT Security Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Governance Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Information Management Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Cryptography
1 4 (28.57%) Data Protection Act
1 4 (28.57%) PKI
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) CentOS
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Ubuntu
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Information Security
1 6 (42.86%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (35.71%) Security Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Data Protection
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security Management
4 3 (21.43%) Security Management
5 2 (14.29%) Change Control
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
5 2 (14.29%) Security Patching
5 2 (14.29%) Threat Management
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (7.14%) IT Audit
6 1 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (35.71%) Python
2 4 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CISSP
2 2 (14.29%) AWS Certification
2 2 (14.29%) CEH
2 2 (14.29%) RHCT
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CISA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CompTIA Security+
3 1 (7.14%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (28.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (14.29%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (14.29%) SSAE 16
3 1 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
1 5 (35.71%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.14%) Aruba
2 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat
2 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco
2 1 (7.14%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Juniper
2 1 (7.14%) Sourcefire