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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 132 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.10% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £500 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.63 £34.50 £28.99
% change year-on-year
-43.11% +19.00%
Penetration Testing
England

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
2389 2413 1936
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.12% 82.86% 76.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1684 1662 1285
Median daily rate £425 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £265 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 52 53
Median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.30 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 28 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South Yorkshire - 2 £500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 6
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 8 (44.44%) Linux
1 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
1 8 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
1 8 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 7 (38.89%) ISO27005
2 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (38.89%) RMADS
2 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
2 7 (38.89%) Information Security
3 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (27.78%) CREST Certified
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
5 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Metasploit
5 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
5 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
6 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 3 (16.67%) Sitecore
6 3 (16.67%) Redis
6 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
6 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (16.67%) Sensu
6 3 (16.67%) logstash
6 3 (16.67%) DevOps

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (16.67%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) HTTP
2 3 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (16.67%) SSL
3 2 (11.11%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 3 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (16.67%) Redis
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Metasploit
2 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.56%) Banking
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Military
1 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) Tester
3 5 (27.78%) Penetration Tester
4 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (5.56%) CRM Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Information Assurance Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Penetration Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Project Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) SOC Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) Sensu
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
2 4 (22.22%) Windows
3 1 (5.56%) Kali Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Ethical Hacking
1 8 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 7 (38.89%) Data Protection
2 7 (38.89%) Information Security
3 6 (33.33%) Information Assurance
3 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
4 5 (27.78%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (16.67%) DevOps
6 3 (16.67%) OO
6 3 (16.67%) Open Source
6 3 (16.67%) Software Delivery
6 3 (16.67%) Web Operations
7 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
8 1 (5.56%) Secure Coding
8 1 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C++
1 3 (16.67%) Java
1 3 (16.67%) Perl
1 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 3 (16.67%) Python
1 3 (16.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CREST Certified
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
3 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.56%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) PCI DSS
2 7 (38.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (38.89%) ISO27005
2 7 (38.89%) RMADS
3 1 (5.56%) QA
3 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Ansible
1 3 (16.67%) Grafana
1 3 (16.67%) Kibana
1 3 (16.67%) logstash
1 3 (16.67%) Nessus
1 3 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
1 3 (16.67%) Salt
1 3 (16.67%) Uchiwa
2 1 (5.56%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Sitecore
1 3 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Cyber-Ark
2 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
2 1 (5.56%) LogRhythm
2 1 (5.56%) Qualys
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