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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Security Testing
Rank - 59 49
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire - 0.58% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.75% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate - £410 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.20%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.25 - £9.50
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
538 533 427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 78.54% 77.81% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 400 374 276
Average daily rate £370 £450 £371
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% +21.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £309 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £563 £519
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 14
Average hourly rate £40.50 £23.75 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.52% -1.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £16.60 £15.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £28.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (33.33%) Email Filtering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) CISA
2 1 (33.33%) CISM
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System

Security Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Security Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Security Penetration Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Security Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Security Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
1 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
2 1 (33.33%) Email Filtering
2 1 (33.33%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (33.33%) Security Management
2 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 1 (33.33%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISA
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP