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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 393 409 384
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -25
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 10 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.044% 0.034% 0.019%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.057% 0.043% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 3
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£539 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.72% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £433 -
% change year-on-year
-42.19% -
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
17625 18479 15938
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 77.45% 77.65% 76.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12904 12836 10936
Average daily rate £450 £450 £445
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 232 316
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.63 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.36% -5.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.20 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £76.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 2 £501 +5.52%
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 22 (73.33%) Information Security
2 22 (73.33%) CEH
3 21 (70.00%) Penetration Testing
4 20 (66.67%) CISSP
5 19 (63.33%) Internet
6 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (50.00%) GIAC
6 15 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 15 (50.00%) Information Assurance
6 15 (50.00%) Change Control
6 15 (50.00%) Cyber Security
7 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
7 14 (46.67%) ITIL
7 14 (46.67%) MCSE
8 13 (43.33%) Intranet
8 13 (43.33%) Law
8 13 (43.33%) Network Security
8 13 (43.33%) assyst
9 12 (40.00%) ISMS
10 7 (23.33%) Finance
10 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
11 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
11 6 (20.00%) Apache
12 5 (16.67%) UNIX
12 5 (16.67%) C++
12 5 (16.67%) Java
12 5 (16.67%) .NET
12 5 (16.67%) Cisco

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (3.33%) nginx
2 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 13 (43.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (76.67%) Firewall
2 19 (63.33%) Internet
3 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
4 13 (43.33%) Intranet
4 13 (43.33%) Network Security
5 5 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (3.33%) SSH
6 1 (3.33%) HTTP
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
6 1 (3.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (3.33%) Juju
General
1 13 (43.33%) Law
2 7 (23.33%) Finance
3 5 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Security Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Information Security Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Information Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Product Analyst
2 12 (40.00%) Information Security Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Product Specialist
2 12 (40.00%) Information Specialist
3 6 (20.00%) Consultant
4 5 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Information Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Ethical Hacker
6 1 (3.33%) Forensic Investigator
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Information Security Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (3.33%) Middleware
3 1 (3.33%) REST
3 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Open Source
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) Clustering
3 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (73.33%) Information Security
2 21 (70.00%) Penetration Testing
3 15 (50.00%) Information Assurance
3 15 (50.00%) Change Control
3 15 (50.00%) Cyber Security
4 14 (46.67%) ITIL
5 12 (40.00%) ISMS
6 7 (23.33%) Incident Management
7 6 (20.00%) Service Delivery
8 5 (16.67%) Identity Management
8 5 (16.67%) Data Security
8 5 (16.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (16.67%) Digital Forensics
8 5 (16.67%) Computer Security
8 5 (16.67%) Data Privacy
9 4 (13.33%) SIEM
9 4 (13.33%) Business Continuity
10 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (6.67%) Automated Testing
10 2 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C++
1 5 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (6.67%) PHP
2 2 (6.67%) Python
3 1 (3.33%) Tcl
3 1 (3.33%) Ruby
3 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 22 (73.33%) CEH
2 20 (66.67%) CISSP
3 15 (50.00%) GIAC
4 14 (46.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (46.67%) MCSE
5 5 (16.67%) EnCE
5 5 (16.67%) GCIH
6 4 (13.33%) Degree
7 2 (6.67%) CISA
8 1 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Nagios
1 1 (3.33%) Nessus
1 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
1 1 (3.33%) Cacti
1 1 (3.33%) Munin
1 1 (3.33%) Puppet
1 1 (3.33%) Cobbler
1 1 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.33%) HAProxy
1 1 (3.33%) Ansible
1 1 (3.33%) logstash
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.67%) Cisco
2 5 (16.67%) F5
3 1 (3.33%) Rackspace
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat