The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 117 123 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 9 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.35% 0.041% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.054% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £525 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.84 - -
Ethical Hacking
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1883 1836 1819
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 72.87% 74.94% 70.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1106 902 845
Average daily rate £400 £388 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 23 37
Average hourly rate £33.50 £17.07 £25.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+96.25% -32.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £59.00 £44.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Ethical Hacking
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the Berkshire region.

Ethical Hacking Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Ethical Hacking
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 9 £475 -
Ethical Hacking
South East

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ethical Hacking also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ethical Hacking.

1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Information Security Management
3 6 (66.67%) Security Management
4 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
4 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (55.56%) COBIT
5 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 3 (33.33%) Time Management
5 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 3 (33.33%) F5
5 3 (33.33%) REST
5 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
5 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Identity Management
5 3 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) DB2
5 3 (33.33%) SOAP
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Apache
5 3 (33.33%) HTTP
5 3 (33.33%) VPN

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Ethical Hacking also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Ethical Hacking. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) HTTP
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) SSL
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) Security Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Information Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) SOAP
1 3 (33.33%) Middleware
1 3 (33.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (33.33%) PKI
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Information Security
1 9 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Security Management
2 6 (66.67%) Information Security Management
3 3 (33.33%) Data Security
3 3 (33.33%) Identity Management
3 3 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C++
1 3 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (55.56%) COBIT
2 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) F5