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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 121 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.079% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £418 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £484 £433
% change year-on-year
-15.24% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
1992 1941 1978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 78.39% 73.33% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1061 988 1018
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £545 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 36 58
Average hourly rate £16.09 £27.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.49% +71.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £13.65 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £127.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Newbury - 1 £410 - 1
Ethical Hacking
South East

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (40.00%) Security Hardening
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) REST
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) C++

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) SSH
2 1 (20.00%) SSL
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
1 3 (60.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Forensic Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Forensic Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) IT Security Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) SOAP
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (20.00%) FMCG
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Information Security
1 2 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Security Hardening
1 2 (40.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Forensics
2 1 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Identity Management
2 1 (20.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C++
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (20.00%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) F5
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec