Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 187 195
Rank change year-on-year -21 +8 +16
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 5 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.097% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.20% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 12
East of England median daily rate £525 £413 £515
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.27% -19.90% +37.33%
10th Percentile £433 £404 £271
90th Percentile £538 £469 £563
England median daily rate £500 £438 £400
% change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £57.50 £39.37 £60.74
% change year-on-year +46.05% -35.18% -

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 the East of England with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4265 3967 4640
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 82.66% 81.39% 78.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 2460 2302 2704
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £224 £233
90th Percentile £575 £548 £550
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 320 400
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £31.95 £23.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.41% +35.24% -1.56%
10th Percentile £11.53 £13.75 £11.50
90th Percentile £49.75 £47.50 £45.43
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +18.42%

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Security Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in the East of England

Security Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Testing in the East of England

Security Testing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Testing in the East of England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Security Testing in the East of England

Security Testing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire - 4 £525 - 1
Bedfordshire -12 1 - -
Security Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Security 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 East of England region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) COBIT
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) JMeter
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Big Data
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) BlazeMeter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Gatling
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) JMeter
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Taurus
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Information Security
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 3 (60.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Security Management
2 3 (60.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Data Entry
3 1 (20.00%) ETL
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001