The table below looks at the statistics for Reverse Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Reverse Engineering over the 3 months to 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Reverse Engineering
Rank 149 190 201
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +11
Contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering 1 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.039% 0.067%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.038% 0.048% 0.085%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Average daily rate £475 £456 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -23.95%
UK excluding London average daily rate £588 £396 £425
% change year-on-year
+48.27% -6.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Reverse Engineering
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2644 4145 4733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 84.02% 80.94% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 2095 3226 3431
Average daily rate £488 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 36 51
Average hourly rate £24.00 £23.10 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.91% -15.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £45.50 £77.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Reverse Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Reverse Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Reverse Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the City of London region.

Reverse Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Reverse Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Reverse Engineering across the City of London region.

Reverse Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Reverse Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Reverse Engineering 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 Reverse Engineering.

1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) Nmap
2 2 (50.00%) OSCP
2 2 (50.00%) OSCE
2 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
2 2 (50.00%) Burp Suite
2 2 (50.00%) sqlmap
2 2 (50.00%) Kali Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Ettercap
3 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (25.00%) SANS
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) CRISC
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (25.00%) COBIT
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security

Reverse Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Reverse Engineering 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 Reverse Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Burp Suite
1 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
1 2 (50.00%) sqlmap
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Information Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Penetration Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Security Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Security Penetration Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Kali Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Malware Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Open Source
2 1 (25.00%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CISSP
2 2 (50.00%) CEH
2 2 (50.00%) OSCE
2 2 (50.00%) OSCP
3 1 (25.00%) CISA
3 1 (25.00%) CRISC
3 1 (25.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) COBIT
1 1 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ettercap
1 2 (50.00%) Nmap