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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Penetration Testing
Rank 131 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.36% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £468 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 £28.99
% change year-on-year
- +55.22%
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
2372 2439 1803
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.08% 82.73% 76.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1651 1712 1186
Median daily rate £425 £365 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 55 55
Median hourly rate £15.84 £15.25 £15.39
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -0.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.60 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 30 June 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
West Yorkshire - 7 £435 - 4
South Yorkshire - 3 £500 - 1
Penetration Testing
England

Penetration Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 7 (36.84%) .NET
1 7 (36.84%) Information Security
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
2 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) HTTP
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
3 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
3 5 (26.32%) CREST Certified
4 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
5 3 (15.79%) Sitecore
5 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (15.79%) Open Source
5 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.79%) Puppet
5 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
5 3 (15.79%) Node.js
5 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
5 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (15.79%) Redis
5 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
5 3 (15.79%) Ansible
5 3 (15.79%) Docker
5 3 (15.79%) Sensu
5 3 (15.79%) logstash

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 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
2 5 (26.32%) HTTP
2 5 (26.32%) SSL
3 3 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (15.79%) LAN
3 3 (15.79%) WAN
4 2 (10.53%) HTTPS
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (5.26%) SAN
5 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MongoDB
1 3 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (15.79%) Redis
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (5.26%) Banking
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Legal
1 1 (5.26%) Military
1 1 (5.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Penetration Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Architect
3 3 (15.79%) AWS Architect
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Information Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Information Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Security Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (5.26%) CRM Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Junior Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Project Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Security Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) Node.js
2 3 (15.79%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Linux
1 6 (31.58%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
3 1 (5.26%) Kali Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Information Security
2 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
2 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (15.79%) DevOps
2 3 (15.79%) Ethical Hacking
2 3 (15.79%) OO
2 3 (15.79%) Open Source
2 3 (15.79%) Risk Management
2 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
2 3 (15.79%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (15.79%) Web Operations
3 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.53%) Information Assurance
3 2 (10.53%) ISMS
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Service Continuity Management
3 2 (10.53%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) C++
1 3 (15.79%) Java
1 3 (15.79%) Perl
1 3 (15.79%) PowerShell
1 3 (15.79%) Python
1 3 (15.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) CREST Certified
2 4 (21.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (21.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (15.79%) AWS Certification
3 3 (15.79%) CISSP
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
4 2 (10.53%) CEH
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.53%) CISM
5 1 (5.26%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (5.26%) CISA
5 1 (5.26%) GSEC
5 1 (5.26%) GSLC
5 1 (5.26%) GSNA
5 1 (5.26%) ISEB
5 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.26%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (26.32%) PCI DSS
2 2 (10.53%) ISO27005
2 2 (10.53%) RMADS
3 1 (5.26%) QA
3 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Ansible
1 3 (15.79%) Grafana
1 3 (15.79%) Kibana
1 3 (15.79%) logstash
1 3 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
1 3 (15.79%) Salt
1 3 (15.79%) Uchiwa
2 1 (5.26%) Nessus
2 1 (5.26%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.79%) Sitecore
1 3 (15.79%) VMware
2 2 (10.53%) Cisco
2 2 (10.53%) LogRhythm
3 1 (5.26%) Cyber-Ark
3 1 (5.26%) Forcepoint
3 1 (5.26%) Qualys