Period
to 15 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 15 January 2019 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
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 76 88 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 - +86
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.54% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £338 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.71% - -
East of England median daily rate £375 £525 £410
% change year-on-year -28.57% +28.05% +36.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate - - -
East of England 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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 920 1,132 868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 86.06% 86.68% 82.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 558 371
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.39% +2.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £263 £254 £213
90th Percentile £588 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 100 100
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +15.11% -0.71%
10th Percentile £11.53 £11.77 £13.40
90th Percentile £52.50 £51.38 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £19.25 £33.33 £32.40
% change year-on-year -42.24% +2.87% +8.00%

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Cambridgeshire

Security Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Testing in Cambridgeshire

Security Testing
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 15 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +13 2 £338 -35.71% 2
Security Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Security Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) CISA
2 1 (50.00%) CISM
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Tester
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software QA Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Governance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) People Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CISA
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GDPR
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle