The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 24
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £460 £400
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +60.00%
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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 Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
662 338 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 81.63% 79.72% 72.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 232 74
Average daily rate £430 £368 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.00% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £258 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £578 £500 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 16 8
Average hourly rate £22.75 £18.53 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.77% +9.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £16.90 £16.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.95 £40.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Penetration Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Penetration Testing
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 Testing across the Tyne and Wear region.

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear