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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 407 419 416
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -3
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 19 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.031% 0.038%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 0.037% 0.046%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 6 8
Median daily rate £550 £550 £539
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £525 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £600 £573
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £423 £250
% change year-on-year
+10.94% +69.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -
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
18130 18917 19369
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 84.86% 83.57% 80.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 13033 13514 14273
Median daily rate £476 £463 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 195 231 254
Median hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the London region over the 3 months to 4 December 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 -8 1 £500 -9.09% 3
Hounslow - 1 - -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 32 (62.75%) Penetration Testing
2 20 (39.22%) CREST Certified
3 16 (31.37%) CISSP
4 15 (29.41%) Security Architecture
5 14 (27.45%) CEH
6 13 (25.49%) Cybersecurity
7 11 (21.57%) Open Source
7 11 (21.57%) Security Testing
7 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (19.61%) Finance
8 10 (19.61%) OWASP
8 10 (19.61%) Social Engineering
9 9 (17.65%) Secure Coding
9 9 (17.65%) Windows
9 9 (17.65%) Linux
10 8 (15.69%) Static Code Analysis
10 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
10 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (15.69%) Web Development
10 8 (15.69%) Static Program Analysis
10 8 (15.69%) Fuzz Testing
11 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
11 7 (13.73%) CESG
11 7 (13.73%) Information Security
12 6 (11.76%) Firewall
13 5 (9.80%) Financial Institution
13 5 (9.80%) Python
13 5 (9.80%) Mercator
13 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 4 (7.84%) Retail

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 (1.96%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.96%) IaaS
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (11.76%) Firewall
2 3 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (5.88%) Network Security
3 2 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (3.92%) LAN
3 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.92%) Wireless
4 1 (1.96%) HTTP
4 1 (1.96%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.96%) Internet
4 1 (1.96%) Intranet
4 1 (1.96%) IPsec
4 1 (1.96%) Multicast
4 1 (1.96%) SSL
4 1 (1.96%) VLAN
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
4 1 (1.96%) VXLAN
4 1 (1.96%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Financial Institution
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 1 (1.96%) Electronics
4 1 (1.96%) Legal
4 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.96%) Marketing
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (39.22%) Penetration Tester
1 20 (39.22%) Tester
2 14 (27.45%) Ethical Hacker
3 11 (21.57%) Security Engineer
4 9 (17.65%) Consultant
5 8 (15.69%) Security Consultant
6 7 (13.73%) Cybersecurity Consultant
7 6 (11.76%) CISSP Engineer
8 4 (7.84%) Cloud Engineer
9 3 (5.88%) Architect
9 3 (5.88%) Security Architect
10 2 (3.92%) Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Cloud Architect
10 2 (3.92%) Information Architect
10 2 (3.92%) Information Security Architect
10 2 (3.92%) Information Security Consultant
10 2 (3.92%) Security Analyst
10 2 (3.92%) Security Specialist
10 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.96%) Cybersecurity Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) CESG
2 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.88%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.92%) Cryptography
4 2 (3.92%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.92%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.96%) Blog
5 1 (1.96%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.96%) PKI
5 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.96%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.65%) Linux
1 9 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.92%) Android
3 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Kali Linux
4 1 (1.96%) Unix
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (62.75%) Penetration Testing
2 15 (29.41%) Security Architecture
3 13 (25.49%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (21.57%) Open Source
4 11 (21.57%) Security Testing
5 10 (19.61%) OWASP
5 10 (19.61%) Social Engineering
6 9 (17.65%) Secure Coding
7 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (15.69%) Fuzz Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Static Code Analysis
7 8 (15.69%) Static Program Analysis
7 8 (15.69%) Web Development
8 7 (13.73%) Information Security
9 5 (9.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (7.84%) Security Management
10 4 (7.84%) SIEM
11 3 (5.88%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Python
2 4 (7.84%) Ruby
3 2 (3.92%) Assembly Language
3 2 (3.92%) C
3 2 (3.92%) C++
3 2 (3.92%) Java
3 2 (3.92%) Perl
4 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (39.22%) CREST Certified
2 16 (31.37%) CISSP
3 14 (27.45%) CEH
4 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.84%) Degree
6 3 (5.88%) CHECK Team Leader
6 3 (5.88%) CHECK Team Member
6 3 (5.88%) CISM
6 3 (5.88%) GIAC
6 3 (5.88%) OSCP
7 2 (3.92%) CCNA
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.92%) MCSA
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.92%) SANS
7 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.92%) Tigerscheme
8 1 (1.96%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.96%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.96%) vCloud
2 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 5 (9.80%) Mercator
2 4 (7.84%) Cisco
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.92%) Intel Security
4 2 (3.92%) Palo Alto
4 2 (3.92%) VMware
5 1 (1.96%) FireEye
5 1 (1.96%) Infor
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.96%) SAP
5 1 (1.96%) Splunk
5 1 (1.96%) WatchGuard