The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 3 months to 25 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.

Penetration Testing
South East / Surrey
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - 71
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 2 0 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.17% - 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.19% - 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Median daily rate £425 - £470
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 - £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 - £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £475 £400
% change year-on-year +1.57% +18.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £60.00 - £45.00

Penetration 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 Surrey with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Surrey
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1034 1048 1015
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 85.88% 84.24% 78.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 716 700 580
Median daily rate £435 £430 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.16% +4.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 53 22
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £21.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.00 £52.19
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Surrey

Penetration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Penetration Testing in Surrey

Penetration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Surrey

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Penetration Testing in Surrey over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Penetration Testing in Surrey

Penetration Testing
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Penetration Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Esher - 1 £325 -
Penetration Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
2 1 (50.00%) CRISC
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) BYOD
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 22301
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (50.00%) Smart Energy
2 1 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (50.00%) SSAE 16
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
1 1 (50.00%) Hadoop
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) BYOD
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Smart Energy
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (50.00%) Data Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISMS
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) (ISC)2 CCSP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSP
1 1 (50.00%) CEH
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CISM
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) GDPR
2 1 (50.00%) ISAE 3402
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 22301
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27005
2 1 (50.00%) SSAE 16