Period
to 23 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 May 2018 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 - 62
Rank change year-on-year - +62 +3
Contract jobs citing Penetration Testing 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.53% - 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Swindon median daily rate £413 - £469
10th Percentile £381 - £429
90th Percentile £440 - £503
Wiltshire median daily rate £413 £440 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% -2.22% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Swindon median hourly rate - - -
Wiltshire 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 Swindon with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 453 560 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 80.18% 84.34% 82.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 377 413
Swindon median daily rate £438 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.79% +11.33% -8.87%
10th Percentile £311 £269 £260
90th Percentile £610 £575 £538
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 15
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £33.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -48.15% +170.00% -26.47%
10th Percentile £12.44 £13.83 £11.40
90th Percentile £28.10 £56.00 £46.10
Wiltshire median hourly rate £33.00 £38.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -14.29% +10.00% +76.39%

Penetration Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Testing in Swindon

Penetration Testing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Penetration Testing in Swindon

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Penetration Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Swindon region with a requirement for Penetration Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Penetration Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Operational Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Security Operations Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Security Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Security Operations
3 1 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SIEM
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft