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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 390 407 399
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 18 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.085% 0.038% 0.036%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.047% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 2
Average daily rate £550 £513 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £483 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £595 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £410 £459 £433
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
17658 17038 17712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 83.38% 80.34% 80.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 12589 12189 12162
Average daily rate £475 £450 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 215 200 245
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% -10.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.39 £47.50 £70.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +37 4 £550 +10.00% 1
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 13 (61.90%) CISSP
2 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) Information Security
3 9 (42.86%) CEH
4 8 (38.10%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
5 7 (33.33%) CISM
5 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (28.57%) GIAC
6 6 (28.57%) Nessus
6 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 5 (23.81%) CISA
7 5 (23.81%) Unix
7 5 (23.81%) Windows
7 5 (23.81%) Risk Analysis
7 5 (23.81%) CREST Certified
8 4 (19.05%) Security Operations
8 4 (19.05%) Network Security
8 4 (19.05%) SIEM
8 4 (19.05%) OWASP
8 4 (19.05%) Nmap
9 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
9 3 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
9 3 (14.29%) Internet
9 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
9 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
9 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Degree

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Firewall
2 4 (19.05%) Network Security
3 3 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (9.52%) SSH
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) FTP
5 1 (4.76%) HTTP
5 1 (4.76%) IPsec
5 1 (4.76%) SMTP
5 1 (4.76%) SSL
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Metasploit
2 1 (4.76%) Burp Suite
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Security Specialist
2 6 (28.57%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) IT Security Specialist
4 4 (19.05%) Security Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Application Security Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Cyberthreat Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Specialist
6 1 (4.76%) Ethical Hacker
6 1 (4.76%) IT Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) IT Security Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Operational Security Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Security Advisor
6 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Manager
6 1 (4.76%) SOC Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) SOC Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Middleware
1 1 (4.76%) REST
1 1 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Cryptography
2 2 (9.52%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (9.52%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) CESG
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Unix
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Kali Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) VxWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Information Security
2 8 (38.10%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (23.81%) Risk Analysis
5 4 (19.05%) OWASP
5 4 (19.05%) Security Operations
5 4 (19.05%) SIEM
6 3 (14.29%) Process Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 3 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (14.29%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 2 (9.52%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
7 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
7 2 (9.52%) IT Governance
7 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (9.52%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (9.52%) Secure Coding
7 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
7 2 (9.52%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C++
1 2 (9.52%) Java
2 1 (4.76%) C
2 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (61.90%) CISSP
2 9 (42.86%) CEH
3 7 (33.33%) CISM
4 6 (28.57%) GIAC
5 5 (23.81%) CISA
5 5 (23.81%) CREST Certified
6 3 (14.29%) Degree
7 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
7 2 (9.52%) GCIA
7 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (4.76%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (4.76%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (4.76%) DBS Check
8 1 (4.76%) OSCP
8 1 (4.76%) SANS
8 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.76%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (14.29%) PCI DSS
3 1 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (4.76%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Nessus
2 4 (19.05%) Nmap
3 2 (9.52%) QRadar
4 1 (4.76%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) ArcSight
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Splunk
2 1 (4.76%) Cisco
2 1 (4.76%) Citrix
2 1 (4.76%) F5
2 1 (4.76%) Qualys
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