The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 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 3 months to 24 June 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 East / East Sussex
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 48
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in East Sussex - - 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £405 £400
% change year-on-year - +1.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £52.50 - £52.99

Security Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in East Sussex with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
East Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 237 238 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in East Sussex 87.45% 82.93% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 146 214
Median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.14% +3.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £573 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 9
Median hourly rate £11.93 £21.36 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.13% +6.77%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in East Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Sussex citing Security Testing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in East Sussex

Security Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Testing in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9000
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Sussex 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Matrix Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9000