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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 263 249 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 12 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.022% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.029% -
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 0
Average daily rate
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£475 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £475 £525 £400
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £48.84 - -
Ethical Hacking
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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
7592 6850 6365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 76.66% 74.38% 72.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4673 3872 3526
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 255 267 252
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.09% -25.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £12.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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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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 +6 9 £475 - 1
Hampshire +3 5 £558 - 3
West Sussex - 1 - -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 11 (78.57%) Information Security
2 10 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
3 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Security Management
4 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (42.86%) Information Security Management
5 6 (42.86%) Firewall
5 6 (42.86%) HTTP
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
6 5 (35.71%) COBIT
6 5 (35.71%) PKI
7 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security
8 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
8 3 (21.43%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
8 3 (21.43%) SDLC
8 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
8 3 (21.43%) Database Security
8 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (21.43%) F5
8 3 (21.43%) REST
8 3 (21.43%) SSH
8 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 3 (21.43%) Time Management
8 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
8 3 (21.43%) Identity Management

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 3 (21.43%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) HTTP
1 6 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) SSH
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) VPN
2 3 (21.43%) SSL
2 3 (21.43%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Security Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Security Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Security Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Information Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Security Researcher
5 1 (7.14%) Cyber Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
1 3 (21.43%) XML
1 3 (21.43%) Middleware
1 3 (21.43%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (35.71%) PKI
3 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
3 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Information Security
2 10 (71.43%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Security Management
4 6 (42.86%) Information Security Management
5 4 (28.57%) Cyber Security
6 3 (21.43%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) Time Management
6 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Management
6 3 (21.43%) Database Security
6 3 (21.43%) Data Security
6 3 (21.43%) Identity Management
6 3 (21.43%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 2 (14.29%) Six Sigma
7 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C++
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) PHP
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (42.86%) PCI DSS
3 5 (35.71%) COBIT
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco
1 3 (21.43%) VMware
1 3 (21.43%) F5