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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 249 247 225
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -22
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 2 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.022% 0.011% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.029% 0.015% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Average daily rate
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- £500 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £513 £475 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.89% +31.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6906 6535 5827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.33% 72.77% 71.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3956 3616 3078
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 240 253 246
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethical Hacking across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. 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
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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
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Open Source
2 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Security Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Security Researcher
3 1 (16.67%) Cyber Security Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Malware Specialist
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
1 3 (50.00%) Malware Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) MCTS
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (16.67%) MCSE
1 1 (16.67%) CISA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix
3 1 (16.67%) VMware