The first table below looks at the demand for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Swindon 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 40 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.21% - 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% - 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate
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£470 - £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £295
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +35.59%
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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
322 287 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 78.16% 72.29% 68.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 203 164
Average daily rate £430 £420 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
Average hourly rate £22.69 £15.50 £19.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.38% -19.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Penetration Testing
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Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Swindon region.

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) MS Visio
1 9 (81.82%) HP
1 9 (81.82%) Genesys
1 9 (81.82%) Empirix
1 9 (81.82%) Siemens
1 9 (81.82%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco IPCC
1 9 (81.82%) WFM
1 9 (81.82%) Matrix Management
1 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (81.82%) Performance Testing
1 9 (81.82%) System Testing
1 9 (81.82%) IVR
1 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
1 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
1 9 (81.82%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
1 9 (81.82%) IP Telephony
1 9 (81.82%) Verint
2 1 (9.09%) Nessus
2 1 (9.09%) Nmap
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
2 1 (9.09%) Military
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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.

Applications
1 9 (81.82%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) IP Telephony
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Test Manager
2 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
2 1 (9.09%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows 7
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) WFM
1 9 (81.82%) Matrix Management
1 9 (81.82%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (81.82%) Performance Testing
1 9 (81.82%) System Testing
1 9 (81.82%) Test Automation
1 9 (81.82%) Waterfall
1 9 (81.82%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco IPCC
1 9 (81.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (9.09%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) HP
1 9 (81.82%) Genesys
1 9 (81.82%) Empirix
1 9 (81.82%) Siemens
1 9 (81.82%) Verint