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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 84 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.24% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £393 £295
% change year-on-year
+14.64% +33.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £48.75 -
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
923 904 1058
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 73.60% 71.58% 72.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 553 490 535
Average daily rate £375 £388 £367
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 47 61
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £19.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
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
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 1 August 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnham - - - -
Guildford - - - - 1
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - - 1
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (30.00%) CMDB
3 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (30.00%) CISSP
3 3 (30.00%) CISM
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 1 (10.00%) F5
5 1 (10.00%) CRISC
5 1 (10.00%) Degree
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Firewall
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Analyst
1 7 (70.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Security Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Management Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) CMDB
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (30.00%) Security Management
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) CISSP
1 3 (30.00%) CISM
2 1 (10.00%) CRISC
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) F5
Cobham, Surrey
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