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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 391 388 358
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -30
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 7 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.023% 0.026%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.042% 0.030% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 4
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£500 £475 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £484 £433 £384
% change year-on-year
+11.84% +12.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
16509 16851 14875
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 78.15% 78.18% 76.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 11820 11613 10314
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 235 295
Average hourly rate £22.00 £23.50 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.38% -12.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £13.15 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £77.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.32
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -12.19%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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
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Last Year
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Daily Rate
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Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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City of London +11 1 £475 -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 15 (68.18%) Information Security
2 15 (68.18%) CEH
2 15 (68.18%) Penetration Testing
3 14 (63.64%) CISSP
3 14 (63.64%) Internet
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 9 (40.91%) GIAC
4 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (40.91%) Information Assurance
4 9 (40.91%) Change Control
4 9 (40.91%) Cyber Security
5 8 (36.36%) assyst
5 8 (36.36%) Network Security
5 8 (36.36%) Law
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (36.36%) Intranet
5 8 (36.36%) ITIL
5 8 (36.36%) MCSE
6 7 (31.82%) ISMS
7 6 (27.27%) Finance
7 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
7 6 (27.27%) Apache
8 5 (22.73%) UNIX
8 5 (22.73%) C++
8 5 (22.73%) Java
8 5 (22.73%) .NET
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco
8 5 (22.73%) Identity Management

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 6 (27.27%) Apache
2 1 (4.55%) nginx
2 1 (4.55%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 8 (36.36%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) Firewall
2 14 (63.64%) Internet
3 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 8 (36.36%) Network Security
4 8 (36.36%) Intranet
5 5 (22.73%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (4.55%) SSH
6 1 (4.55%) HTTP
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
2 1 (4.55%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.55%) Juju
General
1 8 (36.36%) Law
2 6 (27.27%) Finance
3 5 (22.73%) Legal
4 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Security Specialist
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Product Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Information Security Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Information Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Security Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Information Security Specialist
2 7 (31.82%) Product Specialist
2 7 (31.82%) Information Specialist
3 6 (27.27%) Consultant
4 5 (22.73%) Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Information Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Security Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Information Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Management Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Ethical Hacker
5 1 (4.55%) Forensic Investigator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (4.55%) SOAP
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Algorithms
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Clustering
3 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.55%) PKI
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Information Security
1 15 (68.18%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Information Assurance
2 9 (40.91%) Change Control
2 9 (40.91%) Cyber Security
3 8 (36.36%) ITIL
4 7 (31.82%) ISMS
5 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
6 5 (22.73%) Identity Management
6 5 (22.73%) Data Security
6 5 (22.73%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (22.73%) Computer Security
6 5 (22.73%) Data Privacy
6 5 (22.73%) Digital Forensics
6 5 (22.73%) Incident Management
7 4 (18.18%) SIEM
8 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) C++
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
2 2 (9.09%) Python
3 1 (4.55%) Ruby
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Tcl
3 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) CEH
2 14 (63.64%) CISSP
3 9 (40.91%) GIAC
4 8 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (36.36%) MCSE
5 5 (22.73%) GCIH
5 5 (22.73%) EnCE
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) Security+ Certification
7 1 (4.55%) CISA
7 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Nessus
1 1 (4.55%) Nagios
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) ZABBIX
1 1 (4.55%) Cacti
1 1 (4.55%) Munin
1 1 (4.55%) Cobbler
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) HAProxy
1 1 (4.55%) Ansible
1 1 (4.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
2 5 (22.73%) F5
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.55%) Rackspace