Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 20 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 89 101
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire - 0.29% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.38% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Hertfordshire median daily rate - £413 -
East of England median daily rate £525 £413 £515
% change year-on-year +27.27% -19.90% +37.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1250 1051 1234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 80.08% 76.66% 75.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 627 608 621
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £411 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.74% +2.81% +6.67%
10th Percentile £213 £223 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £565
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 55 98
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £18.00 £31.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.94% +47.60% +30.45%
10th Percentile £13.00 £10.42 £9.70
90th Percentile £46.50 £53.75 £42.88
East of England median hourly rate £31.03 £31.45 £25.50
% change year-on-year -1.34% +23.33% +5.99%

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Hertfordshire

Security Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Testing in Hertfordshire