The table below looks at the statistics for Security 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 Security Testing over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Security Testing
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.61% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£382 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £52.99 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +42.29%
Security 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
494 488 406
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 75.77% 77.09% 77.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 322 282
Average daily rate £388 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £521 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 16
Average hourly rate £20.19 £37.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.17% +134.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £20.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Security Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Security Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Security Testing Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Security 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 Security Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. 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
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 4 £382 -
Security Testing
South West

Security Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Security 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 Security Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) CISM
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
1 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
1 5 (71.43%) Test Planning
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) AppFabric
3 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
3 2 (28.57%) Snort
4 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) WCF
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Security 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 Security Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Applications Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Security Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) AppFabric
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Information Security
1 5 (71.43%) Data Protection
1 5 (71.43%) Test Planning
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) CISM
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) CISSP
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (28.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft