The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the London region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacker
Rank 404 420 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Contract jobs requiring an Ethical Hacker 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.009% 0.004% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£625 £500 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21789 22449 24429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.69% 92.50% 92.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 14922 15272 15897
Average daily rate £425 £448 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.12% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 402 467 652
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £44.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Ethical Hacker
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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 30 July 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Qualys
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

Ethical Hacker
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) OWASP
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nessus
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Qualys
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee