The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon - - 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Median daily rate - - £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £34.50 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-43.11% +19.00%
Penetration Testing
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
247 250 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.54% 75.76% 81.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 192 263
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £318 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -10.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Swindon 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 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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) GIAC
1 5 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
1 5 (100.00%) GWAPT
1 5 (100.00%) GPEN
1 5 (100.00%) CREST Certified
2 1 (20.00%) IT Audit

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Penetration Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) IT Audit
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CEH
1 5 (100.00%) CREST Certified
1 5 (100.00%) GIAC
1 5 (100.00%) GPEN
1 5 (100.00%) GWAPT