The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 569 562 524
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -38
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 11 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.027% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.028% 0.036% 0.052%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 10
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£525 £475 £434
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +9.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £249 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £503 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.00 -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
38718 38644 32529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 76.48% 75.21% 74.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 24517 24337 19918
Average daily rate £423 £405 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.32% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1106 1127 1038
Average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.45% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £12.24 £13.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ethical Hacking
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Ethical Hacking Daily Rate Trend in England

Ethical Hacking
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Ethical Hacking Daily Rate Histogram in England

Ethical Hacking
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the England region.

Ethical Hacking Hourly Rate Trend in England

Ethical Hacking
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
London +5 6 £525 +31.25% 9
South East -21 3 £500 - 8
East of England +19 1 - - 1
North West -16 1 £550 +22.22% 3
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 3
Yorkshire - - - -
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Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 15 (46.88%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) Information Security
3 12 (37.50%) CEH
3 12 (37.50%) Windows
3 12 (37.50%) CISSP
4 11 (34.38%) Penetration Testing
5 10 (31.25%) Cyber Security
5 10 (31.25%) Finance
6 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
7 8 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
8 7 (21.88%) Open Source
8 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
8 7 (21.88%) McAfee
8 7 (21.88%) Internet
8 7 (21.88%) ITIL
8 7 (21.88%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (18.75%) Data Privacy
9 6 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (18.75%) IBM
9 6 (18.75%) Linux
9 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (18.75%) Migration
9 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (15.63%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (15.63%) Reverse Engineering
10 5 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
10 5 (15.63%) Degree
10 5 (15.63%) EnCE
10 5 (15.63%) Computer Security
10 5 (15.63%) PCI DSS

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 (3.13%) Apache
1 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (3.13%) nginx
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.13%) OpenStack
1 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) Firewall
2 7 (21.88%) Internet
3 5 (15.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (9.38%) Network Security
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless Security
5 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) MySQL
1 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Juju
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Legal
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Law
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Analyst
1 10 (31.25%) Security Analyst
2 6 (18.75%) Security Specialist
3 4 (12.50%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 3 (9.38%) Malware Specialist
4 3 (9.38%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (6.25%) Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.25%) Tester
5 2 (6.25%) Security Officer
6 1 (3.13%) Forensic Investigator
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Malware Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Network Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Information Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Open Source
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) Clustering
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Private Cloud
4 1 (3.13%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 12 (37.50%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Linux
3 5 (15.63%) UNIX
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Information Security
2 11 (34.38%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (31.25%) Cyber Security
4 9 (28.13%) Incident Management
5 8 (25.00%) Digital Forensics
6 7 (21.88%) ITIL
6 7 (21.88%) Service Delivery
6 7 (21.88%) Malware Analysis
7 6 (18.75%) Data Privacy
7 6 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (18.75%) Migration
7 6 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
8 5 (15.63%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (15.63%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (15.63%) Computer Security
9 4 (12.50%) Security Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Data Security
11 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
11 2 (6.25%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) C
1 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
1 1 (3.13%) Perl
1 1 (3.13%) PHP
1 1 (3.13%) Python
1 1 (3.13%) Tcl
1 1 (3.13%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) CISSP
1 12 (37.50%) CEH
2 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) EnCE
2 5 (15.63%) GCIH
3 3 (9.38%) ISEB
3 3 (9.38%) CISA
4 2 (6.25%) CISM
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) BC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) GPEN
5 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.13%) MCTS
5 1 (3.13%) CHFI
5 1 (3.13%) CCNA
5 1 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.13%) GIAC
5 1 (3.13%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) PCI DSS
2 4 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (9.38%) VMware ESX
1 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.13%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Cobbler
2 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
2 1 (3.13%) Ansible
2 1 (3.13%) logstash
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (3.13%) ZABBIX
2 1 (3.13%) Cacti
2 1 (3.13%) Munin
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) McAfee
2 6 (18.75%) IBM
3 4 (12.50%) VMware
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 2 (6.25%) Qualys
5 2 (6.25%) Websense
6 1 (3.13%) Rackspace
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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