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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 394 412 429
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +17
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 23 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.035% 0.009%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.044% 0.011%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 2
Median daily rate £525 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £429 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £640 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £513 £450
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +13.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
- +121.15%
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
18191 18320 18823
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.91% 80.97% 80.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 13326 12907 13499
Median daily rate £475 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 259 237
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.00 £21.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £80.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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
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 30 May 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 +44 1 £500 +11.11% 3
Canary Wharf - 1 £600 -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 27 (65.85%) CEH
2 22 (53.66%) CISSP
3 20 (48.78%) Penetration Testing
4 18 (43.90%) Information Security
5 15 (36.59%) Cybersecurity
5 15 (36.59%) CREST Certified
6 11 (26.83%) CISM
6 11 (26.83%) OWASP
6 11 (26.83%) Security Testing
7 10 (24.39%) Security Architecture
8 9 (21.95%) SIEM
8 9 (21.95%) Firewall
9 8 (19.51%) Degree
9 8 (19.51%) Security Operations
10 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 6 (14.63%) Network Security
11 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 6 (14.63%) OSCP
11 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Management
11 6 (14.63%) GIAC
11 6 (14.63%) Nessus
11 6 (14.63%) Finance
11 6 (14.63%) Internet
12 5 (12.20%) Python
12 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
12 5 (12.20%) Wireless
12 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.20%) Information Assurance
12 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
12 5 (12.20%) Social Engineering

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 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (21.95%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) Internet
2 6 (14.63%) Network Security
3 5 (12.20%) Wireless
4 4 (9.76%) VPN
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (4.88%) SSL
7 1 (2.44%) DNS
7 1 (2.44%) FTP
7 1 (2.44%) IPsec
7 1 (2.44%) LDAP
7 1 (2.44%) SMTP
7 1 (2.44%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Burp Suite
1 2 (4.88%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 4 (9.76%) Retail
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Penetration Tester
1 12 (29.27%) Tester
2 11 (26.83%) Analyst
3 9 (21.95%) Security Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Cybersecurity Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Security Specialist
5 5 (12.20%) IT Security Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Security Operations Analyst
6 4 (9.76%) Security Penetration Tester
6 4 (9.76%) Security Tester
7 3 (7.32%) Cyberthreat Analyst
7 3 (7.32%) Network Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) Security Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) CISSP Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Ethical Hacker
8 2 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) IT Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) IT Security Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.76%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (7.32%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (4.88%) CESG
4 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.88%) SCADA
4 2 (4.88%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Unix
1 4 (9.76%) Windows
2 3 (7.32%) Linux
3 2 (4.88%) Kali Linux
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (43.90%) Information Security
3 15 (36.59%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (26.83%) OWASP
4 11 (26.83%) Security Testing
5 10 (24.39%) Security Architecture
6 9 (21.95%) SIEM
7 8 (19.51%) Security Operations
8 7 (17.07%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 6 (14.63%) Vulnerability Management
10 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (12.20%) Information Assurance
10 5 (12.20%) Social Engineering
11 4 (9.76%) Automated Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Data Protection
11 4 (9.76%) Fuzz Testing
11 4 (9.76%) Operations Management
11 4 (9.76%) Secure Coding
11 4 (9.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 3 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (12.20%) Python
2 4 (9.76%) Perl
2 4 (9.76%) Ruby
3 3 (7.32%) C
3 3 (7.32%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) C++
3 3 (7.32%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (65.85%) CEH
2 22 (53.66%) CISSP
3 15 (36.59%) CREST Certified
4 11 (26.83%) CISM
5 8 (19.51%) Degree
6 6 (14.63%) GIAC
6 6 (14.63%) OSCP
7 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
9 3 (7.32%) CCNA
9 3 (7.32%) CCNP
9 3 (7.32%) CISA
9 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (7.32%) SC Cleared
10 2 (4.88%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (4.88%) CHECK Team Member
10 2 (4.88%) GCIA
11 1 (2.44%) CPTE
11 1 (2.44%) ECSA
11 1 (2.44%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.32%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.88%) RMADS
4 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.44%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (14.63%) Nessus
2 4 (9.76%) Nmap
3 2 (4.88%) OpenVAS
3 2 (4.88%) QRadar
4 1 (2.44%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) CheckPoint
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco
2 2 (4.88%) ArcSight
2 2 (4.88%) FireEye
2 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
2 2 (4.88%) Qualys
2 2 (4.88%) Splunk
3 1 (2.44%) Citrix
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle