The table below looks at the statistics for Ethical Hacking skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Ethical Hacking
Rank 587 590 526
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -64
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 15 14 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.025% 0.046%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.033% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 10 13
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£513 £475 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +21.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £249 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £610 £503 £487
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £375
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
42744 42016 35128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 76.36% 74.77% 73.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 26677 26116 20973
Average daily rate £415 £400 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £361
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1227 1185 1074
Average hourly rate £30.00 £27.94 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.38% -12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.21 £12.39 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £29.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+5.68% -7.03%

Ethical Hacking
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Ethical Hacking Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ethical Hacking
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the UK.

Ethical Hacking Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Ethical Hacking
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the UK over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

Ethical Hacking Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Ethical Hacking
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Ethical Hacking within the UK.

Ethical Hacking Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 21 April 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
England +2 12 £525 +10.52% 22
London +4 7 £525 +31.25% 8
South East -8 3 £500 - 7
City of London - 3 £450 - 3
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
East of England +11 1 - - 1
North West -15 1 £550 +22.22% 2
Scotland - - - -
South West - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
North Wales - - - -
Malmesbury - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 1
Denbighshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Peterborough - - - -
Reading - - - - 2

Ethical Hacking
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 17 (48.57%) Firewall
1 17 (48.57%) CEH
2 15 (42.86%) Information Security
3 14 (40.00%) CISSP
3 14 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (34.29%) Windows
5 11 (31.43%) Finance
6 10 (28.57%) Cyber Security
7 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Management
8 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
8 8 (22.86%) Linux
9 7 (20.00%) UNIX
9 7 (20.00%) Internet
9 7 (20.00%) GCIH
9 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 7 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 7 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
10 6 (17.14%) Reverse Engineering
10 6 (17.14%) Open Source
10 6 (17.14%) McAfee
10 6 (17.14%) ITIL
10 6 (17.14%) Data Privacy
10 6 (17.14%) Malware Analysis
11 5 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (14.29%) IBM
11 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (14.29%) Legal
11 5 (14.29%) Migration
11 5 (14.29%) Computer Security
11 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 1 (2.86%) Apache
1 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.86%) nginx
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Firewall
2 7 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 7 (20.00%) Internet
3 3 (8.57%) Network Security
3 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (5.71%) DNS
4 2 (5.71%) SSL
4 2 (5.71%) FTP
4 2 (5.71%) HTTP
4 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless
5 1 (2.86%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Juju
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 10 (28.57%) Security Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Security Specialist
3 5 (14.29%) Cyber Security Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Security Consultant
5 2 (5.71%) Penetration Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Information Security Officer
5 2 (5.71%) Ethical Hacker
5 2 (5.71%) Malware Specialist
5 2 (5.71%) Security Officer
6 1 (2.86%) Forensic Investigator
6 1 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Operations Consultant
6 1 (2.86%) Malware Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) IT Security Officer
6 1 (2.86%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Open Source
2 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Private Cloud
4 1 (2.86%) BYOD
4 1 (2.86%) Clustering
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 7 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Information Security
2 14 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (28.57%) Cyber Security
4 9 (25.71%) Vulnerability Management
5 8 (22.86%) Incident Management
6 7 (20.00%) Service Delivery
6 7 (20.00%) Digital Forensics
7 6 (17.14%) ITIL
7 6 (17.14%) Data Privacy
7 6 (17.14%) Reverse Engineering
7 6 (17.14%) Malware Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
8 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (14.29%) Migration
8 5 (14.29%) Computer Security
9 4 (11.43%) SIEM
9 4 (11.43%) Technical Analysis
9 4 (11.43%) Security Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Asset Management
10 3 (8.57%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.86%) C
1 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
1 1 (2.86%) Perl
1 1 (2.86%) PHP
1 1 (2.86%) Python
1 1 (2.86%) Tcl
1 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (48.57%) CEH
2 14 (40.00%) CISSP
3 7 (20.00%) GCIH
4 5 (14.29%) Degree
4 5 (14.29%) EnCE
5 3 (8.57%) GIAC
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.57%) CCNA
5 3 (8.57%) ISEB
5 3 (8.57%) CISA
5 3 (8.57%) GPEN
6 2 (5.71%) BC Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) CISM
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.71%) SSCP
6 2 (5.71%) MCSE
7 1 (2.86%) GSEC
7 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.86%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) PCI DSS
2 4 (11.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
1 2 (5.71%) Snort
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.86%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (5.71%) OPNET
2 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
2 1 (2.86%) Cacti
2 1 (2.86%) Munin
2 1 (2.86%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) Cobbler
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) HAProxy
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) McAfee
2 5 (14.29%) IBM
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.57%) Websense
4 3 (8.57%) VMware
4 3 (8.57%) Qualys
5 2 (5.71%) ArcSight
5 2 (5.71%) LogLogic
5 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 1 (2.86%) Rackspace
6 1 (2.86%) Sun
6 1 (2.86%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
Oxfordshire
LA International
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day
Posted: 7 days ago