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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank 73 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 12 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.98% 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£491 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £369
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +15.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £28.99 £60.00
% change year-on-year
+19.00% -51.68%
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
921 1050 878
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 74.94% 76.36% 73.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 511 601 442
Average daily rate £413 £390 £411
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% -5.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 52 47
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -29.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £15.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 29 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Staines +5 6 £513 +20.58% 1
Cobham - 1 £470 -
Penetration Testing
South East

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 20 (60.61%) CISSP
1 20 (60.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (57.58%) PCI DSS
3 17 (51.52%) CISM
3 17 (51.52%) Risk Management
4 11 (33.33%) Information Security
4 11 (33.33%) Cryptography
4 11 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 11 (33.33%) PKI
4 11 (33.33%) Linux
4 11 (33.33%) CRISC
4 11 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (30.30%) ITIL
5 10 (30.30%) Data Protection Act
5 10 (30.30%) Data Protection
6 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
6 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 9 (27.27%) UNIX
7 8 (24.24%) XML
7 8 (24.24%) ISEB
7 8 (24.24%) LoadRunner
7 8 (24.24%) Security Management
7 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
7 8 (24.24%) XML Messaging
7 8 (24.24%) Change Control
7 8 (24.24%) Smart Meter
8 7 (21.21%) Information Security Management
8 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 (6.06%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) IaaS
1 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (6.06%) PaaS
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.06%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.06%) TeamCity
2 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Games
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Consultant
1 18 (54.55%) Security Consultant
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.06%) Lead Security Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Security Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Security Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Security Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Architect
5 1 (3.03%) Tester
5 1 (3.03%) Security Tester
5 1 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) XML
1 8 (24.24%) XML Messaging
2 1 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Cryptography
1 11 (33.33%) PKI
2 10 (30.30%) Data Protection Act
3 8 (24.24%) Smart Meter
4 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
5 3 (9.09%) Statistics
6 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (9.09%) Windows
4 1 (3.03%) Windows NT
4 1 (3.03%) AIX
4 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Risk Management
2 11 (33.33%) Information Security
2 11 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 11 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 10 (30.30%) ITIL
3 10 (30.30%) Data Protection
4 8 (24.24%) Security Management
4 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Performance Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Change Control
5 7 (21.21%) Information Security Management
5 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 6 (18.18%) OWASP
7 5 (15.15%) SDLC
7 5 (15.15%) PRINCE2
7 5 (15.15%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.15%) Information Management
7 5 (15.15%) ISMS
8 3 (9.09%) PDCA
Programming Languages
1 9 (27.27%) Shell Script
2 3 (9.09%) Python
2 3 (9.09%) C
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.03%) Java
4 1 (3.03%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VB
4 1 (3.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (60.61%) CISSP
2 17 (51.52%) CISM
3 11 (33.33%) CRISC
4 9 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 8 (24.24%) ISEB
6 6 (18.18%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (57.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nessus
1 1 (3.03%) Nmap
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (3.03%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.03%) HP
Staines, Middlesex
Lorien Resourcing
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