The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Tyne and Wear region that had Penetration Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Tester
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £433 £425
% change year-on-year
+15.60% +1.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Penetration Tester
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1251 591 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.79% 95.02% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 802 372 254
Median daily rate £321 £360 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.83% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 63 19
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £10.65 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £18.00 £26.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Penetration Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Tyne and Wear region that featured Penetration Tester in the job title.

Penetration Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Penetration Tester
Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Penetration Tester across the Tyne and Wear region.

Penetration Tester Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear