The first table below looks at the demand for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wiltshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Penetration Testing
Rank 57 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.62% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£470 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £60.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.84% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
480 425 383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 73.96% 75.76% 67.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 293 227
Average daily rate £400 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 16 24
Average hourly rate £37.50 £18.00 £24.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.33% -27.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
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Last Year
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Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Vacancies
Swindon - 4 £470 -
Penetration Testing
South West

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) HP
2 9 (69.23%) Genesys
2 9 (69.23%) Empirix
2 9 (69.23%) Siemens
2 9 (69.23%) MS Visio
2 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco IPCC
2 9 (69.23%) IVR
2 9 (69.23%) IP Telephony
2 9 (69.23%) WFM
2 9 (69.23%) Matrix Management
2 9 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Performance Testing
2 9 (69.23%) System Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
2 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
2 9 (69.23%) Verint
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
4 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
4 3 (23.08%) PKI
4 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 3 (23.08%) Statistics
4 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
4 3 (23.08%) Symantec

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Penetration Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) IP Telephony
2 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Test Manager
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) IT Security Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Security Tester
3 1 (7.69%) IT Security Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Penetration Tester
3 1 (7.69%) Tester
3 1 (7.69%) IT Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) IVR
2 3 (23.08%) Cryptography
2 3 (23.08%) PKI
2 3 (23.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Disaster Recovery
1 9 (69.23%) WFM
1 9 (69.23%) Matrix Management
1 9 (69.23%) User Acceptance Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Performance Testing
1 9 (69.23%) System Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
1 9 (69.23%) Waterfall
2 3 (23.08%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Security Architecture
2 3 (23.08%) Security Testing
2 3 (23.08%) Risk Management
2 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) UAG
2 1 (7.69%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco IPCC
1 9 (69.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) HP
1 9 (69.23%) Genesys
1 9 (69.23%) Empirix
1 9 (69.23%) Siemens
1 9 (69.23%) Verint
2 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
2 3 (23.08%) Symantec
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco