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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 556 551 564
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 33 26 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.052% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.080% 0.068% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 15 4
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£500 £400 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £400 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £558 £615 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £525 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £48.84 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.84 - -
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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
41497 38505 36269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 78.08% 76.52% 75.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 27539 24264 22731
Average daily rate £425 £413 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +0.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1118 1078 1016
Average hourly rate £31.22 £23.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.73% -23.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £12.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.30 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

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 28 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Ethical Hacking Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 August 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
South East -10 12 £475 - 4
London +8 11 £541 +35.31% 2
East of England - 8 £250 - 3
Yorkshire - 3 £563 - 2
South West -11 1 £365 -30.47% 5
North West - 1 - - 3
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Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (58.70%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (56.52%) Cyber Security
3 21 (45.65%) Information Security
4 16 (34.78%) Degree
4 16 (34.78%) UNIX
4 16 (34.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 15 (32.61%) Linux
6 14 (30.43%) Finance
7 13 (28.26%) CEH
8 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
8 12 (26.09%) Firewall
9 11 (23.91%) Security Management
9 11 (23.91%) VMware
10 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 10 (21.74%) Information Security Management
10 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (19.57%) Windows
11 9 (19.57%) Java
11 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
12 8 (17.39%) PCI DSS
12 8 (17.39%) VMware ESX
13 7 (15.22%) HTTP
13 7 (15.22%) CISSP
13 7 (15.22%) Internet
13 7 (15.22%) Digital Forensics
14 6 (13.04%) XML
14 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
14 6 (13.04%) Wireless
14 6 (13.04%) COBIT
14 6 (13.04%) PKI

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 4 (8.70%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (26.09%) Firewall
2 7 (15.22%) HTTP
2 7 (15.22%) Internet
3 6 (13.04%) Wireless
4 4 (8.70%) SSH
4 4 (8.70%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (8.70%) VPN
4 4 (8.70%) SSL
5 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.35%) Network Security
7 1 (2.17%) Wireless Security
7 1 (2.17%) LAN
7 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) DB2
2 3 (6.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Maven
General
1 14 (30.43%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.52%) Financial Institution
3 3 (6.52%) Retail
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Automotive
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 14 (30.43%) Security Analyst
3 12 (26.09%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 9 (19.57%) Consultant
4 9 (19.57%) Security Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) Tester
5 5 (10.87%) Penetration Tester
5 5 (10.87%) Security Specialist
6 4 (8.70%) Security Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Risk Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Cyber Security Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) IT Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Information Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) IT Security Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Risk Analyst
8 2 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Applications Manager
9 1 (2.17%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) XML
2 4 (8.70%) Middleware
2 4 (8.70%) .NET
2 4 (8.70%) SOAP
2 4 (8.70%) REST
3 3 (6.52%) HTML
3 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 3 (6.52%) J2EE
3 3 (6.52%) CSS
3 3 (6.52%) Ajax
3 3 (6.52%) HTML5
3 3 (6.52%) XSLT
3 3 (6.52%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 9 (19.57%) Computer Science
3 6 (13.04%) PKI
4 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 4 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.35%) SCADA
5 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.17%) BYOD
6 1 (2.17%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) UNIX
2 15 (32.61%) Linux
3 9 (19.57%) Windows
4 3 (6.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (58.70%) Penetration Testing
2 26 (56.52%) Cyber Security
3 21 (45.65%) Information Security
4 16 (34.78%) Vulnerability Management
5 11 (23.91%) Security Management
6 10 (21.74%) Information Security Management
7 7 (15.22%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (10.87%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
9 4 (8.70%) Time Management
9 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 4 (8.70%) Data Security
9 4 (8.70%) Identity Management
9 4 (8.70%) Database Security
9 4 (8.70%) SDLC
10 3 (6.52%) Malware Detection\Protection
10 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
10 3 (6.52%) UML
10 3 (6.52%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) Java
2 4 (8.70%) C++
3 3 (6.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (6.52%) PHP
3 3 (6.52%) Ada
4 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.35%) Ruby
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
4 2 (4.35%) C
4 2 (4.35%) C#
5 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Degree
2 13 (28.26%) CEH
3 7 (15.22%) CISSP
4 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.70%) CISM
6 3 (6.52%) GIAC
6 3 (6.52%) CISA
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.35%) CGEIT
8 1 (2.17%) GPEN
8 1 (2.17%) ISEB
8 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (17.39%) PCI DSS
3 6 (13.04%) COBIT
4 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Nessus
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) VMware
2 4 (8.70%) Qualys
2 4 (8.70%) F5
2 4 (8.70%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Cisco
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.70%) Websense
3 2 (4.35%) Splunk
3 2 (4.35%) Kony
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