Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 18 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
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 147 96
Rank change year-on-year +57 -51 -14
Contract jobs citing Security Testing 3 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.35% 0.31% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £500 £410 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.95% -5.75% -
10th Percentile £475 £405 £280
90th Percentile £525 £415 £535
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £500 £410 £435
% change year-on-year +21.95% -5.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate - - -
Tyne and Wear 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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 752 1944 1192
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 87.24% 85.94% 85.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 541 1428 801
Newcastle upon Tyne median daily rate £388 £350 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -14.63% +9.33%
10th Percentile £256 £225 £263
90th Percentile £550 £525 £605
Tyne and Wear median daily rate £388 £350 £405
% change year-on-year +10.71% -13.58% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 77 45
Newcastle upon Tyne median hourly rate £32.00 £28.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +55.56% -3.82%
10th Percentile £10.68 £19.99 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.48 £36.36 £40.80
Tyne and Wear median hourly rate £30.00 £28.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +7.14% +60.00% -5.48%

Security Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing Security Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for Security Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

Security Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Security Testing in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Security Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) Capita
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection

Security Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Manager
1 3 (100.00%) Security Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Information Risk Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security Risk Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) Information Governance
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Capita