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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 43 - 38
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.47% - 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% - 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
Average daily rate
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£385 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 - £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 - £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+60.00% -6.25%
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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
333 220 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.62% 69.84% 73.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 174 208
Average daily rate £445 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.95% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 7
Average hourly rate £23.85 £11.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+116.77% -66.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £20.20 £97.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.56% +5.26%

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 1 October 2014.

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Penetration Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Genesys
1 4 (80.00%) Empirix
1 4 (80.00%) Siemens
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (80.00%) IVR
1 4 (80.00%) IP Telephony
1 4 (80.00%) WFM
1 4 (80.00%) Matrix Management
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) System Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
1 4 (80.00%) Verint
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Military

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 4 (80.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) WFM
1 4 (80.00%) Matrix Management
1 4 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Testing
1 4 (80.00%) System Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
1 4 (80.00%) Waterfall
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco IPCC
1 4 (80.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) HP
1 4 (80.00%) Genesys
1 4 (80.00%) Empirix
1 4 (80.00%) Siemens
1 4 (80.00%) Verint