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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 555 547 573
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 24 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.027% 0.013%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.062% 0.036% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 7
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£400 £440 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +193.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £150
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +166.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
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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
38990 35877 38861
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 74.32% 74.50% 72.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 24756 22624 22935
Average daily rate £415 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.17% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1094 994 1445
Average hourly rate £23.50 £29.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.96% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.45 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £47.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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 +24 20 £400 -16.66% 11
South East - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 £525 -
West Midlands - - - - 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
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Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 23 (76.67%) CEH
2 22 (73.33%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (63.33%) Information Security
4 18 (60.00%) CISSP
5 17 (56.67%) Firewall
6 15 (50.00%) GIAC
6 15 (50.00%) ITIL
6 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (50.00%) Information Assurance
6 15 (50.00%) Change Control
6 15 (50.00%) Cyber Security
7 14 (46.67%) Network Security
7 14 (46.67%) MCSE
7 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (46.67%) Internet
8 13 (43.33%) Intranet
8 13 (43.33%) assyst
9 12 (40.00%) ISMS
9 12 (40.00%) Law
10 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
11 4 (13.33%) Security Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
11 4 (13.33%) Finance
11 4 (13.33%) Linux
12 3 (10.00%) Windows
12 3 (10.00%) PHP
12 3 (10.00%) Apache

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 3 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Office
1 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (43.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
1 1 (3.33%) PaaS
1 1 (3.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (56.67%) Firewall
2 15 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 14 (46.67%) Network Security
3 14 (46.67%) Internet
4 13 (43.33%) Intranet
5 2 (6.67%) HTTP
6 1 (3.33%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.33%) Wireless
6 1 (3.33%) SSH
6 1 (3.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) DNS
6 1 (3.33%) SSL
6 1 (3.33%) SAN
6 1 (3.33%) LDAP
6 1 (3.33%) LAN
6 1 (3.33%) WAN
6 1 (3.33%) SMTP
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Cucumber
General
1 12 (40.00%) Law
2 4 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Analyst
1 13 (43.33%) Security Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Product Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Product Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Information Specialist
3 4 (13.33%) Ethical Hacker
3 4 (13.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Security Architect
4 3 (10.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Tester
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.33%) Information Manager
5 1 (3.33%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) SOAP
2 1 (3.33%) Web Services
2 1 (3.33%) Middleware
2 1 (3.33%) LAMP
2 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 2 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) PKI
2 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Linux
2 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) UNIX
4 1 (3.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (63.33%) Information Security
3 15 (50.00%) ITIL
3 15 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 15 (50.00%) Cyber Security
3 15 (50.00%) Change Control
4 12 (40.00%) ISMS
5 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
5 4 (13.33%) Security Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (10.00%) BCP
6 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 3 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 3 (10.00%) SIEM
7 2 (6.67%) OWASP
7 2 (6.67%) Security Architecture
7 2 (6.67%) Data Security
7 2 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.00%) PHP
2 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 2 (6.67%) Python
2 2 (6.67%) Ruby
2 2 (6.67%) C++
2 2 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) CEH
2 18 (60.00%) CISSP
3 15 (50.00%) GIAC
4 14 (46.67%) MCSE
4 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 3 (10.00%) Degree
8 1 (3.33%) MCP
8 1 (3.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (3.33%) CISA
8 1 (3.33%) CISM
8 1 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (3.33%) CCNA
8 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Nessus
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Cisco
2 2 (6.67%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) HP
3 1 (3.33%) Citrix
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) McAfee
3 1 (3.33%) VMware
3 1 (3.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (3.33%) Qualys
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