The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacking
England / South East
Rank 223 239 253
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 15 13 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.21% 0.16% 0.086%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 0
Median daily rate £438 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £469 £410 £334
% change year-on-year
+14.32% +22.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5834 6635 7239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 80.38% 79.97% 77.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 3426 3972 3993
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 208 282 243
Median hourly rate £38.25 £44.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.06% +76.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 the South East

Ethical Hacking
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the South East region.

Ethical Hacking Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Ethical Hacking
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Ethical Hacking Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Ethical Hacking
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 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
Hampshire - 7 £438 -
Buckinghamshire +2 4 £475 +5.55%
Berkshire +14 2 £563 +30.81%
Surrey +13 2 £419 -1.52% 3
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 24 (70.59%) CEH
2 20 (58.82%) CISSP
3 17 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
4 16 (47.06%) Information Security
5 14 (41.18%) Windows
5 14 (41.18%) Python
5 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
5 14 (41.18%) Penetration Testing
6 13 (38.24%) CISM
7 12 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
7 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
8 11 (32.35%) SMTP
8 11 (32.35%) FTP
9 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
10 9 (26.47%) Cryptography
10 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
11 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 8 (23.53%) Database Security
11 8 (23.53%) Cyberthreat
11 8 (23.53%) C#
11 8 (23.53%) VB
11 8 (23.53%) Firewall
11 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
11 8 (23.53%) GIAC
11 8 (23.53%) GCIA
11 8 (23.53%) GCIH
12 7 (20.59%) CESG
12 7 (20.59%) Unix
12 7 (20.59%) Data Centre

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 4 (11.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (35.29%) Intrusion Detection
2 11 (32.35%) FTP
2 11 (32.35%) SMTP
3 8 (23.53%) Firewall
4 6 (17.65%) DNS
4 6 (17.65%) IPsec
4 6 (17.65%) VPN
5 5 (14.71%) SSH
6 4 (11.76%) Internet
7 1 (2.94%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (2.94%) Network Security
7 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Metasploit
2 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.88%) JIRA
2 2 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 8 (23.53%) Security Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Information Assurance Leader
3 6 (17.65%) Security Specialist
4 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Security Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Server Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Penetration Tester
6 2 (5.88%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Security Operations Specialist
6 2 (5.88%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) OAuth
2 1 (2.94%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Cryptography
2 8 (23.53%) Cyberthreat
3 7 (20.59%) CESG
3 7 (20.59%) Data Centre
3 7 (20.59%) PKI
4 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
5 5 (14.71%) Client/Server
6 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
7 1 (2.94%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Unix
3 6 (17.65%) CentOS
3 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 6 (17.65%) Ubuntu
4 4 (11.76%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Cybersecurity
2 16 (47.06%) Information Security
3 14 (41.18%) Penetration Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Database Security
4 8 (23.53%) Risk Management
5 7 (20.59%) Information Assurance
5 7 (20.59%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (17.65%) Email Filtering
6 6 (17.65%) Fuzz Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Web Filtering
7 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (14.71%) OWASP
7 5 (14.71%) Patch Management
8 4 (11.76%) Business Continuity
8 4 (11.76%) Computer Forensics
8 4 (11.76%) Forensic Analysis
8 4 (11.76%) Service Management
9 3 (8.82%) Security Operations
9 3 (8.82%) Security Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) PowerShell
1 14 (41.18%) Python
2 8 (23.53%) C#
2 8 (23.53%) VB
3 6 (17.65%) Perl
4 3 (8.82%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (70.59%) CEH
2 20 (58.82%) CISSP
3 13 (38.24%) CISM
4 12 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
6 8 (23.53%) GCIA
6 8 (23.53%) GCIH
6 8 (23.53%) GIAC
7 7 (20.59%) CESG Certified Professional
8 6 (17.65%) AWS Certification
8 6 (17.65%) RHCT
9 4 (11.76%) Degree
10 1 (2.94%) CCNA
10 1 (2.94%) CCNP
10 1 (2.94%) CCSA
10 1 (2.94%) CCSE
10 1 (2.94%) CCSP
10 1 (2.94%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
10 1 (2.94%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (20.59%) PCI DSS
3 3 (8.82%) RMADS
4 1 (2.94%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 9 (26.47%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.71%) Sendmail
3 3 (8.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (17.65%) Red Hat
3 5 (14.71%) Citrix
3 5 (14.71%) Oracle
4 2 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (2.94%) Arqiva
5 1 (2.94%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.94%) Intel Security
5 1 (2.94%) Juniper
5 1 (2.94%) Palo Alto