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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South East / Surrey
Rank 74 89 81
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 8 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.22% 0.67% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.84% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 3
Median daily rate £419 £428 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% -14.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.52%

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
733 956 1140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 78.82% 80.00% 81.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 462 644 639
Median daily rate £428 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £518
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £393
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +1.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 48 23
Median hourly rate £41.00 £50.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £25.60 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £61.00 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 22 January 2017. 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 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
Cobham -1 1 - -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 (50.00%) Perl
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Python
1 6 (50.00%) SMTP
1 6 (50.00%) FTP
1 6 (50.00%) VPN
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
1 6 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (50.00%) CentOS
1 6 (50.00%) Metasploit
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
1 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 4 (33.33%) CISSP
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (25.00%) AWS Certification
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) RHCT
4 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (25.00%) CEH
5 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
5 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 2 (16.67%) Cryptography

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 2 (16.67%) Apache
1 2 (16.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) DNS
1 6 (50.00%) FTP
1 6 (50.00%) SMTP
1 6 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
2 2 (16.67%) Network Security
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Big Data
1 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Consultant
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Security Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Support
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Security Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Cryptography
1 2 (16.67%) Data Protection Act
1 2 (16.67%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) CentOS
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
1 6 (50.00%) Ubuntu
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Information Security
2 5 (41.67%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (16.67%) ITIL
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 2 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Threat Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Information Security Management
5 1 (8.33%) IT Audit
5 1 (8.33%) OWASP
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Perl
1 6 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CISSP
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (25.00%) AWS Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CEH
2 3 (25.00%) RHCT
3 2 (16.67%) CISM
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCSA
4 1 (8.33%) CISA
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (8.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (16.67%) Aruba
2 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
2 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Juniper
2 2 (16.67%) Sourcefire
3 1 (8.33%) VMware