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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 54 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 8 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.13% 0.45% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 0.56% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 4
Median daily rate £450 - £438
90% offered a daily rate of more than £391 - £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 - £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £480 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+12.94% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -10.52%

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
563 537 505
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 79.75% 80.27% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 397 368
Median daily rate £413 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 23
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.93% +42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £10.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £45.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 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
Salisbury - 5 £450 -
Swindon +1 2 - -
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
1 8 (66.67%) SANS
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Metasploit
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
4 5 (41.67%) CEH
4 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 5 (41.67%) CREST Certified
5 4 (33.33%) Network Packet Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Network Packet Capture
5 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
5 4 (33.33%) Nmap
5 4 (33.33%) OWASP
6 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
6 3 (25.00%) SIEM
6 3 (25.00%) GWAPT
6 3 (25.00%) GPEN
6 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (25.00%) GIAC
6 3 (25.00%) Information Security
7 2 (16.67%) Migration
7 2 (16.67%) Wireless
7 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (16.67%) Firewall
7 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
7 2 (16.67%) Security Management
7 2 (16.67%) SQL

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Wireshark
2 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) LAN
2 2 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (16.67%) VPN
2 2 (16.67%) WAN
2 2 (16.67%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Penetration Tester
1 9 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Penetration Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Information Security Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Security Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Security Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Information Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) CESG
2 1 (8.33%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Kali Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (33.33%) Network Packet Analysis
2 4 (33.33%) Network Packet Capture
2 4 (33.33%) OWASP
3 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (25.00%) Information Security
3 3 (25.00%) Security Architecture
3 3 (25.00%) SIEM
4 2 (16.67%) Data Encryption
4 2 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Network Segmentation
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Social Engineering
4 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (8.33%) Data Loss Prevention
5 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) SANS
2 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) CISSP
4 5 (41.67%) CEH
4 5 (41.67%) CREST Certified
4 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
5 3 (25.00%) GIAC
5 3 (25.00%) GPEN
5 3 (25.00%) GWAPT
6 2 (16.67%) CHECK Team Leader
6 2 (16.67%) OSCP
7 1 (8.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Nmap
2 2 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (16.67%) Nessus
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Aruba
1 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
1 2 (16.67%) Citrix
1 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
1 2 (16.67%) Juniper
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft