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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 411 426 414
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 25 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.034% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% 0.042% 0.058%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 6
Median daily rate £525 £448 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.31% -12.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £463 £525
% change year-on-year
+10.27% -11.90%
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
18910 19258 18977
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 85.36% 81.63% 81.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 13678 13763 13297
Median daily rate £475 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
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 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 232 231
Median hourly rate £21.78 £21.50 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.30% +7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £64.25 £53.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 26 July 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 +49 3 £513 +7.89% 3
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 30 (69.77%) CEH
2 29 (67.44%) Penetration Testing
3 22 (51.16%) CISSP
4 21 (48.84%) CREST Certified
5 19 (44.19%) Security Architecture
6 18 (41.86%) Security Testing
7 17 (39.53%) OWASP
7 17 (39.53%) Information Security
8 16 (37.21%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (30.23%) Social Engineering
10 11 (25.58%) Open Source
11 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
11 10 (23.26%) Static Code Analysis
11 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (23.26%) Web Development
11 10 (23.26%) Secure Coding
11 10 (23.26%) Static Program Analysis
11 10 (23.26%) Fuzz Testing
12 9 (20.93%) Degree
13 8 (18.60%) CISM
13 8 (18.60%) SIEM
14 7 (16.28%) Python
14 7 (16.28%) Wireless
15 6 (13.95%) Security Operations
15 6 (13.95%) Perl
15 6 (13.95%) Vulnerability Management
15 6 (13.95%) Ruby
16 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
16 5 (11.63%) OSCP

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Wireless
2 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) VPN
3 3 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (6.98%) Firewall
3 3 (6.98%) Network Security
4 2 (4.65%) SSL
5 1 (2.33%) DNS
5 1 (2.33%) LDAP
5 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Burp Suite
1 1 (2.33%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (2.33%) Legal
3 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.33%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Penetration Tester
1 14 (32.56%) Tester
2 11 (25.58%) Security Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Analyst
4 7 (16.28%) CISSP Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Security Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Ethical Hacker
6 4 (9.30%) Operations Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Security Operations Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Security Penetration Tester
6 4 (9.30%) Security Tester
7 3 (6.98%) Cyberthreat Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) IT Security Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (6.98%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.65%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) SCADA
3 2 (4.65%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.33%) CESG
4 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Android
2 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.65%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (67.44%) Penetration Testing
2 19 (44.19%) Security Architecture
3 18 (41.86%) Security Testing
4 17 (39.53%) Information Security
4 17 (39.53%) OWASP
5 16 (37.21%) Cybersecurity
6 13 (30.23%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (30.23%) Social Engineering
7 11 (25.58%) Open Source
8 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
8 10 (23.26%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (23.26%) Fuzz Testing
8 10 (23.26%) Secure Coding
8 10 (23.26%) Static Code Analysis
8 10 (23.26%) Static Program Analysis
8 10 (23.26%) Web Development
9 8 (18.60%) SIEM
10 6 (13.95%) Security Operations
10 6 (13.95%) Vulnerability Management
11 5 (11.63%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 7 (16.28%) Python
2 6 (13.95%) Perl
2 6 (13.95%) Ruby
3 5 (11.63%) C
3 5 (11.63%) C++
3 5 (11.63%) Java
4 3 (6.98%) C#
4 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.65%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (69.77%) CEH
2 22 (51.16%) CISSP
3 21 (48.84%) CREST Certified
4 9 (20.93%) Degree
5 8 (18.60%) CISM
6 5 (11.63%) OSCP
6 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
7 4 (9.30%) GIAC
8 3 (6.98%) CCNA
8 3 (6.98%) CCNP
8 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (4.65%) CHECK Team Member
9 2 (4.65%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
10 1 (2.33%) CEPT
10 1 (2.33%) CESG Certified Professional
10 1 (2.33%) CPTE
10 1 (2.33%) ECSA
10 1 (2.33%) GPEN
10 1 (2.33%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (4.65%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.33%) RMADS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Fortify
1 1 (2.33%) Nessus
1 1 (2.33%) Nmap
1 1 (2.33%) OpenVAS
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Mercator
2 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
2 3 (6.98%) Cisco
3 2 (4.65%) FireEye
3 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.33%) Qualys
4 1 (2.33%) SAP