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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Ethical Hacking
Rank 257 264 245
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 15 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.040% 0.054%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.052% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 4
Average daily rate £425 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £500 £500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £26.00
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 South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7674 7761 6992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 79.44% 77.77% 74.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4742 4367 3891
Average daily rate £400 £395 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 247 282 274
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.11 £12.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £46.75 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+22.95% -3.17%

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
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 28 April 2016.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Buckinghamshire +21 9 £525 - 3
Berkshire - 2 £418 -
Hampshire - 2 £426 -
Surrey - 2 £425 -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 18 (72.00%) CEH
2 14 (56.00%) CISSP
3 13 (52.00%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (52.00%) Cybersecurity
4 11 (44.00%) Python
5 10 (40.00%) Windows
6 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
7 8 (32.00%) ISMS
7 8 (32.00%) CESG Certified Professional
7 8 (32.00%) GIAC
7 8 (32.00%) CESG
8 7 (28.00%) FTP
8 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (24.00%) OWASP
9 6 (24.00%) RMADS
9 6 (24.00%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (24.00%) SMTP
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (24.00%) C#
9 6 (24.00%) VB
9 6 (24.00%) Cryptography
9 6 (24.00%) GCIA
9 6 (24.00%) GCIH
9 6 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (24.00%) Information Security
9 6 (24.00%) CISM
9 6 (24.00%) IPsec
9 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
10 5 (20.00%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (28.00%) FTP
2 6 (24.00%) IPsec
2 6 (24.00%) SMTP
3 4 (16.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) VPN
4 3 (12.00%) Internet
4 3 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (12.00%) SSH
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 1 (4.00%) DHCP
6 1 (4.00%) Firewall
6 1 (4.00%) HTTP
6 1 (4.00%) LAN
6 1 (4.00%) VoIP
6 1 (4.00%) WAN
6 1 (4.00%) Wireless
6 1 (4.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Analyst
1 10 (40.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Security Advisor
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Information Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Forensic Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Information Assurance Leader
5 2 (8.00%) Information Security Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Junior
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Information Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Junior Security Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Risk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) CESG
2 6 (24.00%) Cryptography
2 6 (24.00%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
5 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (16.00%) Linux
4 3 (12.00%) CentOS
4 3 (12.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Vista
5 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Cybersecurity
1 13 (52.00%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (32.00%) ISMS
3 6 (24.00%) Information Security
3 6 (24.00%) OWASP
3 6 (24.00%) Risk Assessment
3 6 (24.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (20.00%) Information Assurance
5 3 (12.00%) Computer Forensics
5 3 (12.00%) Fuzz Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (8.00%) Network Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Security Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Information Architecture
7 1 (4.00%) Security Hardening
7 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (4.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) Python
2 9 (36.00%) PowerShell
3 6 (24.00%) C#
3 6 (24.00%) VB
4 5 (20.00%) C
5 3 (12.00%) Perl
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) CEH
2 14 (56.00%) CISSP
3 8 (32.00%) CESG Certified Professional
3 8 (32.00%) GIAC
4 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (24.00%) CISM
5 6 (24.00%) GCIA
5 6 (24.00%) GCIH
6 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 3 (12.00%) AWS Certification
7 3 (12.00%) RHCT
8 2 (8.00%) CREST Certified
8 2 (8.00%) OSCP
9 1 (4.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.00%) Sendmail
2 3 (12.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Puppet
2 2 (8.00%) Nessus
2 2 (8.00%) Nmap
2 2 (8.00%) OpenVAS
3 1 (4.00%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 3 (12.00%) Citrix
3 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (8.00%) Qualys
5 1 (4.00%) Cisco
5 1 (4.00%) IBM
5 1 (4.00%) Symantec
South East
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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