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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank - - 53
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - - 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £44.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.13%
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
519 542 532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 78.05% 79.71% 78.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 368 363
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -40.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (55.56%) GWAPT
1 5 (55.56%) CREST Certified
2 4 (44.44%) GPEN
2 4 (44.44%) SIEM
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) GIAC
2 4 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (44.44%) CEH
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) SANS
4 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) GCIA
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) RMADS
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) CISSP
5 1 (11.11%) Internet

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 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) Network Security
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Penetration Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Network Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) SOC Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
1 4 (44.44%) SIEM
2 3 (33.33%) Information Security
2 3 (33.33%) Line Management
3 2 (22.22%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Email Filtering
4 1 (11.11%) IT Audit
4 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (11.11%) OWASP
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Security Architecture
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) Java
1 1 (11.11%) MATLAB
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CREST Certified
1 5 (55.56%) GWAPT
2 4 (44.44%) CEH
2 4 (44.44%) GIAC
2 4 (44.44%) GPEN
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) SANS
3 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) CISSP
4 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) GCIA
4 1 (11.11%) OSCE
4 1 (11.11%) OSCP
4 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (11.11%) RMADS