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 22 December 2014 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Ethical Hacking
Rank 250 243 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 13 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.012% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.016% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
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£425 £433 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £433 -
% change year-on-year
-42.19% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
7215 6120 5835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 72.97% 71.35% 69.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 4102 3284 2885
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 250 235 363
Average hourly rate £21.58 £21.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 22 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Berkshire - 7 £425 -
East Sussex - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 6 (40.00%) McAfee
3 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (40.00%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 6 (40.00%) Open Source
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) BC Cleared
6 2 (13.33%) Linux
6 2 (13.33%) Information Security
6 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) UNIX
7 1 (6.67%) Solaris
7 1 (6.67%) LDAP
7 1 (6.67%) LAN
7 1 (6.67%) WAN
7 1 (6.67%) SMTP
7 1 (6.67%) FTP
7 1 (6.67%) HTTP
7 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
2 1 (6.67%) Network Security
2 1 (6.67%) tcpdump
2 1 (6.67%) LDAP
2 1 (6.67%) LAN
2 1 (6.67%) WAN
2 1 (6.67%) SMTP
2 1 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
2 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Internet
General
1 7 (46.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
2 9 (60.00%) Security Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Security Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Ethical Hacker
4 1 (6.67%) Network Security Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Information Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 5 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Information Security
5 1 (6.67%) Computer Forensics
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (6.67%) SIEM
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (6.67%) Cyber Security
5 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Information Assurance
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) BC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) GIAC
4 1 (6.67%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
1 6 (40.00%) McAfee
2 1 (6.67%) Sourcefire
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