The table below looks at the statistics for the Ethical Hacker role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethical Hacker in their job title over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacker
Rank 408 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Ethical Hacker 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.013% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£603 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Ethical Hacker
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
22045 23287 24756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.54% 92.78% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14996 15957 16253
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 446 630
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -0.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Ethical Hacker
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethical Hacker in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Ethical Hacker Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ethical Hacker
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Ethical Hacker Daily Rate Trend in London

Ethical Hacker
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Ethical Hacker in their job title 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 with Ethical Hacker in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Nessus
1 3 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless

Ethical Hacker
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Ethical Hacker in their job title 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 with Ethical Hacker in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 2 (66.67%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) OWASP
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CEH
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Nessus
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee
1 1 (33.33%) Qualys