The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 93 108 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.56% 0.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 0
Median daily rate £450 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £455 £425 £396
% change year-on-year
+7.05% +7.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.87 £46.25 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+31.61% -2.63%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1191 1648 1498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.40% 82.40% 84.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 1130 1035
Median daily rate £404 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.00% +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 37 33
Median hourly rate £14.00 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.82 £12.00 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.31 £21.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Penetration Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the West Yorkshire region.

Penetration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +10 5 £425 - 5
Castleford - 2 £388 -
Penetration Testing
Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (50.00%) SIEM
1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
2 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
2 3 (37.50%) CISSP
2 3 (37.50%) CISM
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
3 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) CMS
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) C#
3 1 (12.50%) .NET

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) EPiServer
1 1 (12.50%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Information Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Security Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Security Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Umbraco Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations Centre
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Security Operations
1 4 (50.00%) SIEM
2 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISM
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (37.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft