Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Security Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Security Testing over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Security Testing
South West > Bristol
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 111 99
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol - 0.058% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.069% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Bristol median daily rate - £488 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -11.36% -
South West median daily rate £575 £488 £350
% change year-on-year +17.95% +39.29% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

Security Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1563 1443 1404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 79.70% 82.98% 81.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1059 1045 1094
Bristol median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £263 £256 £263
90th Percentile £538 £550 £531
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 66 36
Bristol median hourly rate £23.00 £26.58 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.45% +47.64% -20.00%
10th Percentile £11.90 £12.00 £13.00
90th Percentile £48.50 £46.25 £48.75
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing Security Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Bristol

Security Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Security Testing in Bristol.

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Testing in Bristol