The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Ethical Hacking skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Ethical Hacking over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Ethical Hacking
South East / Berkshire
Rank - 123 -
Contract jobs citing Ethical Hacking 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.12% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £410 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £410 £500
% change year-on-year -14.63% -18.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 - -

Ethical Hacking is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1491 1977 2180
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 80.55% 80.33% 75.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 692 1023 1134
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £280 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 45 54
Median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -30.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £96.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Ethical Hacking
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Ethical Hacking as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Ethical Hacking in Berkshire

Ethical Hacking
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Ethical Hacking in Berkshire

Ethical Hacking
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Ethical Hacking also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Ethical Hacking.

1 2 (100.00%) CISSP
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations

Ethical Hacking
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SIEM Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 2 (100.00%) Information Security
1 2 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Operations
1 2 (100.00%) SIEM
1 2 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CEH
1 2 (100.00%) CISM
1 2 (100.00%) CISSP