Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for Penetration Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Penetration 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.

Penetration Testing
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 74 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - -
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.30% 0.76% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.95% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Gloucestershire median daily rate - £325 -
South West median daily rate £453 £350 £385
% change year-on-year +29.43% -9.09% -18.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - -

Penetration 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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 537 733 763
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 81.61% 79.24% 77.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 429 461
Gloucestershire median daily rate £401 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.88% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £227 £218 £213
90th Percentile £554 £563 £503
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 67 42
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.50 £38.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.11% -9.52% +16.67%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.20 £26.25
90th Percentile £56.14 £46.60 £54.21
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +44.44%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Penetration Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Gloucestershire

Penetration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Penetration Testing in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) ISACA

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 2 (100.00%) ISMS
1 2 (100.00%) IT Governance
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (100.00%) Security Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) ISACA
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS