The first table below looks at the demand for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

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.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 90 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.47% - 0.059%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% - 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £530 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £384 £321
% change year-on-year
+17.26% +19.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.25
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1109 940 1194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 74.28% 73.27% 70.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 612 467 639
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £560 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 50 69
Average hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £15.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £53.00 £49.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Guildford - - - - 2
Leatherhead - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (60.00%) CISSP
1 6 (60.00%) CISM
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (20.00%) CMDB
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRISC

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Security Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) CMDB
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Information Security
2 5 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) CISSP
1 6 (60.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (50.00%) PCI DSS