The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 425 430 421
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 26 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.051% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.062% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 14
Median daily rate £550 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +31.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £475 £525
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 -
Ethical Hacking
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19741 19475 19801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.76% 82.22% 81.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 14170 13879 13791
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 171 220 236
Median hourly rate £23.50 £22.24 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.68% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.17 £13.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Ethical Hacking as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in London

Ethical Hacking
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Ethical Hacking Daily Rate Trend in London

Ethical Hacking
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Ethical Hacking Daily Rate Histogram in London

Ethical Hacking
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the London region.

Ethical Hacking Hourly Rate Trend in London

Ethical Hacking
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the London region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +29 5 £513 +7.89% 1
Westminster - 1 £625 -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Ethical Hacking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 30 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
2 29 (60.42%) CEH
3 20 (41.67%) Security Architecture
3 20 (41.67%) CISSP
3 20 (41.67%) CREST Certified
4 18 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
5 17 (35.42%) Security Testing
6 16 (33.33%) OWASP
7 15 (31.25%) Information Security
8 13 (27.08%) Social Engineering
9 11 (22.92%) Open Source
9 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
10 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (20.83%) Web Development
10 10 (20.83%) Secure Coding
10 10 (20.83%) Static Code Analysis
10 10 (20.83%) Static Program Analysis
10 10 (20.83%) Fuzz Testing
11 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
12 8 (16.67%) Degree
13 7 (14.58%) SIEM
13 7 (14.58%) CISM
13 7 (14.58%) Firewall
13 7 (14.58%) Wireless
13 7 (14.58%) Python
14 6 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
14 6 (12.50%) Perl
14 6 (12.50%) Network Security
14 6 (12.50%) Ruby

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) IaaS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) Firewall
1 7 (14.58%) Wireless
2 6 (12.50%) Network Security
3 5 (10.42%) VPN
4 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (6.25%) Internet
5 3 (6.25%) SSL
6 2 (4.17%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.08%) DNS
7 1 (2.08%) Intranet
7 1 (2.08%) IPsec
7 1 (2.08%) LDAP
7 1 (2.08%) Multicast
7 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.08%) VLAN
7 1 (2.08%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.08%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (8.33%) Retail
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.08%) Electronics
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Marketing
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (31.25%) Penetration Tester
1 15 (31.25%) Tester
2 11 (22.92%) Security Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) CISSP Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Security Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Security Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Ethical Hacker
6 4 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Security Penetration Tester
6 4 (8.33%) Security Tester
7 3 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.17%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) CESG
2 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Cryptography
3 2 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.17%) SCADA
3 2 (4.17%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (62.50%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (41.67%) Security Architecture
3 18 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (35.42%) Security Testing
5 16 (33.33%) OWASP
6 15 (31.25%) Information Security
7 13 (27.08%) Social Engineering
8 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (22.92%) Open Source
9 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
9 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (20.83%) Fuzz Testing
9 10 (20.83%) Secure Coding
9 10 (20.83%) Static Code Analysis
9 10 (20.83%) Static Program Analysis
9 10 (20.83%) Web Development
10 7 (14.58%) SIEM
11 6 (12.50%) Vulnerability Management
12 5 (10.42%) Security Operations
12 5 (10.42%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.58%) Python
2 6 (12.50%) Perl
2 6 (12.50%) Ruby
3 5 (10.42%) C
3 5 (10.42%) C++
3 5 (10.42%) Java
4 3 (6.25%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.17%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (60.42%) CEH
2 20 (41.67%) CISSP
2 20 (41.67%) CREST Certified
3 9 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 8 (16.67%) Degree
5 7 (14.58%) CISM
6 5 (10.42%) GIAC
6 5 (10.42%) OSCP
7 4 (8.33%) CCNA
7 4 (8.33%) CCNP
7 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.17%) CHECK Team Member
8 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
8 2 (4.17%) MCSA
8 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (2.08%) CPTE
9 1 (2.08%) ECSA
9 1 (2.08%) GPEN
9 1 (2.08%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) vCloud
1 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.08%) Nessus
1 1 (2.08%) Nmap
1 1 (2.08%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 5 (10.42%) CheckPoint
1 5 (10.42%) Cisco
1 5 (10.42%) Mercator
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) FireEye
3 3 (6.25%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.08%) Infor
4 1 (2.08%) Qualys
4 1 (2.08%) SAP
4 1 (2.08%) VMware
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