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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 574 554 540
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -14
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 24 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.030% 0.032%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.060% 0.040% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 8 7
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£475 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £525 £400
% change year-on-year
-11.90% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £57.50 - -
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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
40274 37756 35067
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 77.92% 76.45% 75.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26662 23794 21732
Average daily rate £422 £410 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1065 1106 1034
Average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -26.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.67 £13.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £46.34 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+13.20% -14.51%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -2 10 £461 +8.52% 6
South East -7 8 £475 - 7
East of England - 6 £275 - 2
North West - 1 - - 1
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Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 25 (67.57%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (56.76%) Cyber Security
3 17 (45.95%) Information Security
4 12 (32.43%) CEH
5 11 (29.73%) Finance
5 11 (29.73%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (27.03%) UNIX
6 10 (27.03%) Linux
7 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 8 (21.62%) Degree
8 8 (21.62%) Security Management
8 8 (21.62%) Firewall
8 8 (21.62%) Information Security Management
9 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
9 7 (18.92%) VMware
9 7 (18.92%) Windows
9 7 (18.92%) CISSP
10 6 (16.22%) Internet
10 6 (16.22%) COBIT
10 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
11 5 (13.51%) Digital Forensics
11 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
12 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
12 4 (10.81%) Wireless
12 4 (10.81%) Websense
12 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
12 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS
12 4 (10.81%) Qualys
12 4 (10.81%) Asset Management

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (2.70%) Apache
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) Internet
3 4 (10.81%) Wireless
4 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (5.41%) Network Security
5 2 (5.41%) HTTP
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) SSH
6 1 (2.70%) LAN
6 1 (2.70%) WAN
6 1 (2.70%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) MySQL
1 1 (2.70%) DB2
General
1 11 (29.73%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.11%) Retail
4 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Security Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 8 (21.62%) Consultant
4 8 (21.62%) Security Consultant
5 6 (16.22%) Penetration Tester
5 6 (16.22%) Tester
6 3 (8.11%) Security Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Risk Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Information Security Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Risk Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Information Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Information Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Security Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Security Researcher
8 1 (2.70%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Malware Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) SOAP
1 1 (2.70%) XML
1 1 (2.70%) Middleware
1 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Management Information System
2 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) PKI
3 2 (5.41%) SCADA
3 2 (5.41%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.70%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.03%) Linux
1 10 (27.03%) UNIX
2 7 (18.92%) Windows
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) Penetration Testing
2 21 (56.76%) Cyber Security
3 17 (45.95%) Information Security
4 11 (29.73%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (21.62%) Security Management
5 8 (21.62%) Information Security Management
6 5 (13.51%) Digital Forensics
7 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
8 3 (8.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.11%) Six Sigma
8 3 (8.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (8.11%) Security Architecture
9 2 (5.41%) SIEM
9 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
9 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Data Security
9 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
9 2 (5.41%) Database Security
9 2 (5.41%) Social Engineering
10 1 (2.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
2 2 (5.41%) C
2 2 (5.41%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.41%) Ruby
3 1 (2.70%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) CEH
2 8 (21.62%) Degree
3 7 (18.92%) CISSP
4 3 (8.11%) CISM
4 3 (8.11%) GIAC
4 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.41%) CISA
6 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.70%) GPEN
6 1 (2.70%) GSEC
6 1 (2.70%) MCTS
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.70%) MCSE
6 1 (2.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (16.22%) COBIT
3 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) VMware
2 4 (10.81%) Qualys
2 4 (10.81%) Websense
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.41%) Splunk
4 1 (2.70%) F5
4 1 (2.70%) Citrix
4 1 (2.70%) McAfee
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
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