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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 126 147 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.083% 0.097% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.12% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £47.50
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
1967 2577 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.42% 83.75% 78.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1292 1727 1317
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 96 56
Median hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £16.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £10.61 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 - 1 - - 1
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 (47.06%) Information Security
2 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (35.29%) CISSP
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Unix
3 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (29.41%) CISM
4 4 (23.53%) LAN
4 4 (23.53%) WAN
4 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (17.65%) Service Continuity Management
5 3 (17.65%) Network Security
5 3 (17.65%) ISMS
5 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
5 3 (17.65%) OWASP
5 3 (17.65%) Network Management
5 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (17.65%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) .NET
5 3 (17.65%) ITIL
5 3 (17.65%) CISA
5 3 (17.65%) Security Management
5 3 (17.65%) AWS Certification
5 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
5 3 (17.65%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (17.65%) Creative Problem-Solving

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 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) Network Security
2 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (11.76%) HTTP
3 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
3 2 (11.76%) SSL
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 2 (11.76%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Consultant
1 4 (23.53%) Security Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Architect
2 3 (17.65%) AWS Architect
2 3 (17.65%) Information Security Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Information Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) Risk Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Governance Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Information Governance Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Information Security Risk Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Penetration Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) SOC Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Security Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (17.65%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Unix
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Information Security
2 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Management
3 3 (17.65%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 3 (17.65%) ISMS
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) Network Management
3 3 (17.65%) OWASP
3 3 (17.65%) Security Management
3 3 (17.65%) Security Operations
3 3 (17.65%) Service Continuity Management
3 3 (17.65%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Data Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (11.76%) IT Audit
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Social Engineering
4 2 (11.76%) Vulnerability Scanning
5 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (5.88%) Threat Management
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CISSP
2 5 (29.41%) CISM
3 3 (17.65%) AWS Certification
3 3 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CISA
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (11.76%) CompTIA Security+
4 2 (11.76%) CREST Certified
4 2 (11.76%) Security+ Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CEH
5 1 (5.88%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) GSEC
5 1 (5.88%) GSLC
5 1 (5.88%) GSNA
5 1 (5.88%) PhD
5 1 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (35.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (17.65%) PCI DSS
3 2 (11.76%) COBIT
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) LogRhythm