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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacking
England / London
Rank 397 394 393
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 11 18 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.057% 0.087% 0.034%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.067% 0.10% 0.042%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 3
Median daily rate £475 £550 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £430 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £410 £484
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -15.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

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
16430 17382 16863
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.45% 84.20% 81.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 11872 12353 12152
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 211 188
Median hourly rate £32.25 £24.23 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.09% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.65 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.50 £50.99 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +1 2 £488 -11.36% 3
Hounslow - 1 - -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 23 (54.76%) Penetration Testing
2 11 (26.19%) CREST Certified
3 10 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (19.05%) Windows
4 8 (19.05%) Linux
4 8 (19.05%) CISSP
4 8 (19.05%) Finance
5 7 (16.67%) CESG
6 6 (14.29%) Firewall
7 5 (11.90%) Financial Institution
7 5 (11.90%) CEH
7 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.52%) Network Security
8 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
8 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
8 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
8 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
8 4 (9.52%) Retail
8 4 (9.52%) Python
8 4 (9.52%) Cisco
8 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 4 (9.52%) Threat Modelling
9 3 (7.14%) CHECK Team Leader
9 3 (7.14%) Mac OS X
9 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
9 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (7.14%) CISM
9 3 (7.14%) Information Security

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 (2.38%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Firewall
2 4 (9.52%) Network Security
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (4.76%) HTTP
4 2 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (4.76%) LAN
4 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.38%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.38%) Internet
5 1 (2.38%) Intranet
5 1 (2.38%) IPsec
5 1 (2.38%) Multicast
5 1 (2.38%) SSL
5 1 (2.38%) VLAN
5 1 (2.38%) VPN
5 1 (2.38%) VXLAN
5 1 (2.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Metasploit
1 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Financial Institution
3 4 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Penetration Tester
1 19 (45.24%) Tester
2 14 (33.33%) Ethical Hacker
3 9 (21.43%) Consultant
4 8 (19.05%) Security Consultant
5 5 (11.90%) Cybersecurity Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Security Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Cloud Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Information Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Information Security Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.38%) CISSP Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 1 (2.38%) LAN Engineer
8 1 (2.38%) Mobile Tester
8 1 (2.38%) Security Penetration Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) ELK Stack
1 1 (2.38%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) CESG
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Blog
3 1 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.38%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.38%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.05%) Linux
1 8 (19.05%) Windows
2 3 (7.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (2.38%) Kali Linux
3 1 (2.38%) Unix
3 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Penetration Testing
2 10 (23.81%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (11.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (9.52%) Security Architecture
4 4 (9.52%) Security Testing
4 4 (9.52%) Threat Modelling
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) DevOps
5 3 (7.14%) Information Security
5 3 (7.14%) Open Source
5 3 (7.14%) SDLC
5 3 (7.14%) SIEM
5 3 (7.14%) Social Engineering
6 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.76%) Cryptography
6 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (4.76%) Secure Coding
6 2 (4.76%) Security Management
6 2 (4.76%) Virtual Environments
6 2 (4.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) Python
2 2 (4.76%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) Ruby
2 2 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) CREST Certified
2 8 (19.05%) CISSP
3 5 (11.90%) CEH
3 5 (11.90%) Security Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) CHECK Team Leader
4 3 (7.14%) CISM
4 3 (7.14%) Degree
4 3 (7.14%) OSCP
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
5 2 (4.76%) CHECK Team Member
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.76%) MCSA
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.76%) SANS
5 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) Tigerscheme
6 1 (2.38%) CCNP
6 1 (2.38%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.38%) vCloud
2 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.38%) CSIRT
2 1 (2.38%) Nessus
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Cisco
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
3 2 (4.76%) Palo Alto
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) FireEye
4 1 (2.38%) Infor
4 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.38%) Splunk
4 1 (2.38%) WatchGuard