The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 51 63 65
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +2
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.70% 0.51% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.67% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £500 £365 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.98% -22.34%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - £60.00
Penetration Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
471 596 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 82.20% 75.73% 77.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 334 399 355
Median daily rate £385 £401 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.99% -4.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 10
Median hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% +51.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Penetration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

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 Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Swindon +12 4 £500 +36.98% 1
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) GIAC
2 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (60.00%) CEH
2 3 (60.00%) GWAPT
2 3 (60.00%) GPEN
2 3 (60.00%) CREST Certified
3 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 1 (20.00%) SANS
4 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (20.00%) Line Management
4 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) CISM
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Penetration Tester
1 3 (60.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Security Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Loss Prevention
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (20.00%) Information Security
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Security Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CEH
1 3 (60.00%) CREST Certified
1 3 (60.00%) GIAC
1 3 (60.00%) GPEN
1 3 (60.00%) GWAPT
2 1 (20.00%) CISM
2 1 (20.00%) CISSP
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) GCIA
2 1 (20.00%) SANS
2 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001