The first table below looks at the demand for Ethical Hacking skills 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 Hacking over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 395 408 406
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 13 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.055% 0.025% 0.015%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.072% 0.032% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 4
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£413 £359 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.98% +43.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £200
% change year-on-year
+31.25% +100.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18021 18552 19435
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.80% 76.41% 73.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 12558 12874 12943
Average daily rate £443 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 253 382
Average hourly rate £20.35 £27.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.31% -9.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £51.30 £48.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-19.35% -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the London region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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City of London - 1 £625 - 4
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (87.50%) CEH
2 11 (68.75%) CISSP
3 10 (62.50%) Information Security
4 9 (56.25%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Cyber Security
5 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
6 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (43.75%) MCSE
6 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 7 (43.75%) GIAC
7 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 6 (37.50%) Change Control
7 6 (37.50%) Information Assurance
7 6 (37.50%) Network Security
8 5 (31.25%) ISMS
8 5 (31.25%) Intranet
8 5 (31.25%) Internet
8 5 (31.25%) Law
8 5 (31.25%) assyst
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
10 3 (18.75%) BCP
10 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (18.75%) SIEM
11 2 (12.50%) Nessus
11 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) Firewall
2 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 6 (37.50%) Network Security
3 5 (31.25%) Intranet
3 5 (31.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (31.25%) Law
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Security Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Product Specialist
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security Specialist
2 5 (31.25%) Information Specialist
2 5 (31.25%) Information Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Information Security Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Security Specialist
2 5 (31.25%) Product Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Security Architect
3 4 (25.00%) Architect
4 2 (12.50%) Ethical Hacker
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Officer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Information Manager
5 1 (6.25%) IT Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
1 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (56.25%) Cyber Security
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 6 (37.50%) Change Control
4 6 (37.50%) Information Assurance
5 5 (31.25%) ISMS
6 4 (25.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (18.75%) BCP
7 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (18.75%) Business Continuity Planning
7 3 (18.75%) SIEM
8 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
9 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 1 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) CEH
2 11 (68.75%) CISSP
3 7 (43.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (43.75%) MCSE
3 7 (43.75%) GIAC
4 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) CCNA
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.25%) CISA
5 1 (6.25%) CISM
5 1 (6.25%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (43.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) Nessus
2 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) McAfee
2 1 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 1 (6.25%) Qualys