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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 256 250 238
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -12
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 9 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.093% 0.032% 0.047%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.043% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
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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 £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
7449 6954 6220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 77.32% 74.64% 72.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 4507 3809 3356
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £243 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 264 271
Average hourly rate £23.29 £22.00 £28.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% -22.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.76 £13.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £25.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+22.00% -19.35%

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 5 August 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 +8 8 £475 - 1
Hampshire -2 2 £558 - 5
West Sussex - 1 - -
Ethical Hacking
England

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 10 (76.92%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 6 (46.15%) Security Management
4 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (46.15%) Information Security Management
5 5 (38.46%) COBIT
5 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
6 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) HTTP
7 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 3 (23.08%) PKI
7 3 (23.08%) Degree
7 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
7 3 (23.08%) Cyber Security
8 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
8 2 (15.38%) F5
8 2 (15.38%) REST
8 2 (15.38%) SDLC
8 2 (15.38%) Time Management
8 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
8 2 (15.38%) SSH
8 2 (15.38%) VMware
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) VPN
8 2 (15.38%) SSL
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco
8 2 (15.38%) C++
8 2 (15.38%) Java
8 2 (15.38%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) HTTP
3 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) VPN
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) SSH
4 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
1 5 (38.46%) Security Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Security Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Security Specialist
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Cyber Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Information Security Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Information Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Security Researcher
4 1 (7.69%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Malware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) SOAP
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
1 2 (15.38%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Management Information System
2 3 (23.08%) PKI
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 2 (15.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) UNIX
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Information Security
3 6 (46.15%) Security Management
3 6 (46.15%) Information Security Management
4 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (23.08%) Cyber Security
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Data Security
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Six Sigma
5 2 (15.38%) Identity Management
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
6 1 (7.69%) Open Source
6 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.69%) Vulnerability Management
6 1 (7.69%) Database Security
6 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (7.69%) Malware Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) Malware Detection\Protection
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C++
1 2 (15.38%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) CISSP
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CISA
2 1 (7.69%) CEH
2 1 (7.69%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) COBIT
3 3 (23.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco
1 2 (15.38%) VMware
1 2 (15.38%) F5
2 1 (7.69%) Citrix
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee
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