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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 399 428 419
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 21 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.098% 0.034% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.042% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 2
Median daily rate £525 £448 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.31% -26.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £603
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £600 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £496 £475 £450
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +5.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £57.50 -
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
18003 18905 18975
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.32% 81.16% 81.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 13176 13429 13454
Median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median 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 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 147 241 233
Median hourly rate £21.64 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.82% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £56.20 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 26 (70.27%) CEH
2 21 (56.76%) Penetration Testing
3 19 (51.35%) CISSP
4 18 (48.65%) Information Security
5 16 (43.24%) CREST Certified
6 13 (35.14%) Security Testing
6 13 (35.14%) Security Architecture
6 13 (35.14%) Cybersecurity
7 10 (27.03%) OWASP
7 10 (27.03%) CISM
8 8 (21.62%) Degree
9 7 (18.92%) Wireless
9 7 (18.92%) Python
10 6 (16.22%) Perl
10 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (16.22%) GIAC
10 6 (16.22%) Ruby
10 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
10 6 (16.22%) Network Security
10 6 (16.22%) OSCP
10 6 (16.22%) Social Engineering
10 6 (16.22%) SIEM
10 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Management
10 6 (16.22%) Security Operations
11 5 (13.51%) Fuzz Testing
11 5 (13.51%) Information Assurance
11 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 5 (13.51%) Firewall
11 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
11 5 (13.51%) C

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 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Wireless
2 6 (16.22%) Network Security
3 5 (13.51%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) Internet
4 4 (10.81%) VPN
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (5.41%) SSL
7 1 (2.70%) DNS
7 1 (2.70%) FTP
7 1 (2.70%) IPsec
7 1 (2.70%) LDAP
7 1 (2.70%) SMTP
7 1 (2.70%) SSH
7 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Burp Suite
1 2 (5.41%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (10.81%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Penetration Tester
1 14 (37.84%) Tester
2 9 (24.32%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Security Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Operations Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Security Operations Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Security Penetration Tester
5 4 (10.81%) Security Tester
6 3 (8.11%) CISSP Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Cyberthreat Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) IT Security Specialist
6 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.41%) Ethical Hacker
7 2 (5.41%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) IT Security Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (8.11%) Cyberthreat
2 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.41%) CESG
3 2 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) SCADA
3 2 (5.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
3 2 (5.41%) Kali Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Penetration Testing
2 18 (48.65%) Information Security
3 13 (35.14%) Cybersecurity
3 13 (35.14%) Security Architecture
3 13 (35.14%) Security Testing
4 10 (27.03%) OWASP
5 6 (16.22%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Security Operations
5 6 (16.22%) SIEM
5 6 (16.22%) Social Engineering
5 6 (16.22%) Vulnerability Management
6 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Fuzz Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Information Assurance
6 5 (13.51%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
7 4 (10.81%) Operations Management
7 4 (10.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 4 (10.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Python
2 6 (16.22%) Perl
2 6 (16.22%) Ruby
3 5 (13.51%) C
3 5 (13.51%) C++
3 5 (13.51%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) C#
4 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.41%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) CEH
2 19 (51.35%) CISSP
3 16 (43.24%) CREST Certified
4 10 (27.03%) CISM
5 8 (21.62%) Degree
6 6 (16.22%) GIAC
6 6 (16.22%) OSCP
6 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) CCNA
7 3 (8.11%) CCNP
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.41%) CESG Certified Professional
8 2 (5.41%) CHECK Team Member
8 2 (5.41%) CISA
9 1 (2.70%) CHECK Team Leader
9 1 (2.70%) CPTE
9 1 (2.70%) ISSAP
9 1 (2.70%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.41%) PCI DSS
2 2 (5.41%) RMADS
3 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Nessus
2 1 (2.70%) HP Fortify
2 1 (2.70%) Nmap
2 1 (2.70%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) CheckPoint
1 3 (8.11%) Cisco
2 2 (5.41%) FireEye
2 2 (5.41%) Palo Alto
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix
3 1 (2.70%) Mercator
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (2.70%) Qualys
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