The table below looks at the statistics for Penetration Testing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Penetration Testing over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Penetration Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 119 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.50% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.17% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £500 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +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 Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1803 2287 1969
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.82% 81.82% 80.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1183 1481 1367
Median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £284 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 73 40
Median hourly rate £15.86 £19.50 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.66% +23.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.66 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Penetration Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Penetration Testing Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing across the Yorkshire region.

Penetration Testing Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Penetration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 17 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
West Yorkshire +13 2 £500 - 4
South Yorkshire -11 1 - -
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 6 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 5 (55.56%) CISM
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
4 2 (22.22%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (22.22%) IT Audit
4 2 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) SLA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) CISA
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) COBIT
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Finance

Penetration Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire 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 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (11.11%) LAN
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) WAN
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
1 2 (22.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Governance Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Information Governance Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Information Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security Risk Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Risk Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Security Manager
2 2 (22.22%) SOC Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Information Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Information Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Vulnerability Management
2 5 (55.56%) Information Security
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) OWASP
4 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (22.22%) IT Audit
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
4 2 (22.22%) Security Operations
4 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 2 (22.22%) Wealth Management
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) ISMS
5 1 (11.11%) Secure Coding
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CISM
1 5 (55.56%) CISSP
2 2 (22.22%) CISA
2 2 (22.22%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (22.22%) Security+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (22.22%) COBIT
2 2 (22.22%) SLA
3 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco
2 1 (11.11%) Juniper
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft