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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 250 230 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.043% 0.012% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.058% 0.016% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £433 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £484 £433 -
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -
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
6904 6079 5346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 74.77% 72.15% 70.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3808 3190 2643
Average daily rate £398 £380 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.85% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.40% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 256 330
Average hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £26.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -20.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £43.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.50 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-7.27% -12.69%

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 23 January 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
Berkshire - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) McAfee
3 6 (42.86%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 6 (42.86%) Open Source
3 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (35.71%) Reverse Engineering
4 5 (35.71%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
4 5 (35.71%) Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) BC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
6 1 (7.14%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (7.14%) UNIX
6 1 (7.14%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) Network Security
General
1 7 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Security Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Security Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacker
3 1 (7.14%) Network Security Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Information Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Network Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) UNIX
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
1 6 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (35.71%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Analysis
2 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
2 5 (35.71%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) BC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
1 6 (42.86%) McAfee